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Mayo Clinic’s first face transplant patient meets donor’s family

One and a half years after the surgery that transformed his life, Andy Sandness meets the widow of the donor. source About HealthLynked Improving healthcare is the mission of HealthLynked. HealthLynked focuses on improving healthcare services for patients as well as physicians. Our technology shortens wait time with online scheduling of appointments, Real-time appointments by … Continue reading “Mayo Clinic’s first face transplant patient meets donor’s family”

14 Bolts of Inside[r] Info on Lightning | National Safety News

This weekend, for Father’s Day, I had the opportunity to celebrate early with my oldest, her husband and their newborn.  They asked me what I wanted to do, and I volunteered a boat ride to a distant restaurant on the lake we all love.  I say this, but I know my wife, wisely, does not … Continue reading “14 Bolts of Inside[r] Info on Lightning | National Safety News”

Postural Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) – Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic pediatric and adolescent physician Philip Fischer, M.D., introduces a patient diagnosed with postural tachycardia syndrome, more commonly known as POTS. POTS is a rapid increase in heart rate that occurs when you stand. POTS is most common in girls between the age of 12 and 20. Symptoms include dizziness or passing out when … Continue reading “Postural Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) – Mayo Clinic”

What Is a Spleen and What Does it Do?

It’s that organ right behind the stomach and under the lungs, but honestly what does the spleen do? Can you live without it? Learn more: http://wb.md/2cCQMJj Subscribe to WebMD here: https://www.youtube.com/user/WebMD Follow WebMD here: Website: http://webmd.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WebMD/ Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/webmd/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/WebMD Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/webmd/ Source by [author_name] WebMD,health,anatomy,spleen,what is a spleen,what does the spleen do,stomach,organ,red … Continue reading “What Is a Spleen and What Does it Do?”

Frontotemporal Dementia | Medical News

Dementia is a problem of the elderly, right? Generally that’s true. But there is one form of the disease that can strike people when they are very young, in their twenties or even their teens. It’s called Frontotemporal Dementia, or FTD. And while rare, it devastates lives by rapidly turning young, vital people into those … Continue reading “Frontotemporal Dementia | Medical News”

Rotationplasty-Mayo Clinic

This is a pre-surgical video which describes rotationplasty, who the procedure is appropriate for and possible complications. This video depicts the process of being fitted for a prosthesis and learning to use it. The patient describes her active and satisfying life after rotationplasty, her emotions and the process of adjusting to living with a prosthesis. … Continue reading “Rotationplasty-Mayo Clinic”

A First-Person Account of Binge Eating Disorder

Source   About HealthLynked Improving healthcare is the mission of HealthLynked. HealthLynked focuses on improving healthcare services for patients as well as physicians. Our technology shortens wait time with online scheduling of appointments, Real-time appointments by local providers and provides easy access to yours as well as your family’s updated medical records. Appointments can be … Continue reading “A First-Person Account of Binge Eating Disorder”

World Sickle Cell Day | Symptoms and Emerging New Treatments

Approximately 70,000 to 100,000 Americans have sickle cell disease.  Though rare, it is the the most common form of inherited blood disorders. In Africa, the burden is much higher – Sub-Saharan Africa has an estimated 64% of the 300, 000 people born annually with sickle cell disease in the world,  Sickle Cell Day each June 19th … Continue reading “World Sickle Cell Day | Symptoms and Emerging New Treatments”

Top Health News | Stress at Work Could be Harming Your Heart

Job strain could be harming your heart Published Tuesday 5 June 2018 By Catharine Paddock PhD Fact checked by Jasmin Collier Individuals with high-strain jobs are more likely to develop atrial fibrillation, which is a common heartbeat disorder that can significantly raise the risk of stroke. People who have high-stress jobs — such as assembly … Continue reading “Top Health News | Stress at Work Could be Harming Your Heart”

Week Three of National CMV Awareness Month – “CMV is Preventable”

  National legislation has been passed designating the month of June as “National Cytomegalovirus Awareness Month” recommending “more effort be taken to counsel women of childbearing age of the effect this virus can have on their children”.   In this thhird week, the theme is “CMV is Preventable”. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) … Continue reading “Week Three of National CMV Awareness Month – “CMV is Preventable””