As the number of cases of COVID-19 rises, experts continue to learn more about the disease. They know that symptoms include fever, cough and shortness of breath. But what does the virus do inside your body to cause those symptoms? Dr. Neal Patel, a Mayo Clinic pulmonary and critical care medicine specialist, says that like
When deciding on a specialty, we often think about clinical interests, the bread and butter, and lifestyle. But there are several more often overlooked qualities that make up an important component in your long term happiness and career satisfaction. Here is what you shouldn’t overlook when considering a specialty as a medical student and future
Keynote speaker Donald Berwick, who recently led the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, told graduates that in a contentious and sometimes confusing time for medicine, a physician’s “true compass” should always be the oath to care for all patients. Like Harvard Medical School on Facebook: https://goo.gl/4dwXyZ Follow on Twitter: https://goo.gl/GbrmQM Follow on Instagram:
Harvard Medical School alumnus Doug Kelling, a practitioner of primary care medicine, shows pluck in a time of change. Visit the Winter 2013 issue of Harvard Medicine magazine to learn more about Kelling and the state of primary care in the United States: http://hms.harvard.edu/harvard-medicine Like Harvard Medical School on Facebook: https://goo.gl/4dwXyZ Follow on Twitter: https://goo.gl/GbrmQM
So you want to become a physician assistant. You want to work in healthcare, but being a doctor seems like overkill. Why not get most of the benefit without all the crazy competition, super long training, and unnecessary stress. Here’s how you can decide if becoming a PA is a good career for you. Big
Caffeine and Coffee can be our saviors on challenging days, but did you know there is a right and a wrong way to drink coffee? Check out the video to find out how to make coffee and caffeine have the best bang for your buck. Become an Insider at https://patreon.com/medschoolinsiders Connect with me! WEBSITE: https://medschoolinsiders.com
Shane Shapiro, M.D., orthopedic physician at Mayo Clinic in Florida, discusses a regenerative medicine clinical research trial to treat knee arthritis, which is the bone marrow stem cell treatment (BMAC) for knee osteoarthritis. Mayo Clinic and the Mayo Center for Regenerative Medicine is studying biologically based non-surgical treatments for osteoarthritis. One such treatment is the
Richard W. Joseph, M.D., medical oncologist at Mayo Clinic in Florida talks about the most deadly form of skin cancer, known as melanoma. Here he explains the differences in the four stages of melanoma. View all of our “skin cancer” related videos at: http://bit.ly/SkinCancerVideos Dr. Joseph on twitter: http://twitter.com/RichardWJoseph
Spinal cord stimulation and physical therapy have helped a man paralyzed since 2013 regain his ability to stand and walk with assistance. The results, achieved in a research collaboration between Mayo Clinic and UCLA, are reported in Nature Medicine. With an implanted stimulator turned on, the man, Jered Chinnock, was able to step with a
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Mayo Clinic’s Robert Orenstein, D.O., and John K. DiBaise, M.D., explain and demonstrate the FMT procedures and techniques. To request an appointment, visit http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/c-difficile/diagnosis-treatment/request-appointment/ptc-20202448?mc_id=us&utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=sm&utm_content=video&utm_campaign=mayoclinic&geo=national&placementsite=enterprise&cauid=100504
This video is one in a series that explains the diagnosis and treatment of sleep apnea. For more information, visit www.understandingsleep.org Like Harvard Medical School on Facebook: https://goo.gl/4dwXyZ Follow on Twitter: https://goo.gl/GbrmQM Follow on Instagram: https://goo.gl/s1w4up Follow on LinkedIn: https://goo.gl/04vRgY Website: https://hms.harvard.edu
Susan Sterler, a registered nurse at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, introduces the first video in our series of constipation videos. The series covers the common causes and symptoms of constipation, the role of the colon, lifestyle and behavior modifications, and helpful tips for relieving constipation. In this video, Susan explains what is constipation as well
How to Study Better and Get Better Grades: Learn how to study smarter and more efficiently, which translates to better grades and more free time for the things you enjoy. These are the study strategies and tips I wish I had known in college, as they would have made my life much easier. This video
Intimidating? Perhaps. But these researchers and staff members at Harvard Medical School’s Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology know how to balance hard work and fun.
Meningitis is an illness that can be very scary. It’s an infection that can make people very, very sick. Babies who get the disease are at particular risk of getting dangerously ill because it can be tricky to diagnose and symptoms can escalate quickly. More on how to recognize and treat meningitis from Mayo Clinic.
This video from Harvard Medical School’s HMX Fundamentals Immunology online course offers a high-level overview of the immune system at work in the context of daily life. HMX has created a free resource including videos and interactive materials to help with understanding how the body reacts to threats like the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Learn
This video shows animations related to blood mixing between the artificial ECMO circulation and the patient’s native circulation during VA ECMO with central cannulation. The video discusses factors affecting blood mixing during various hemodynamic states.
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“It’s a very gratifying job, and you’re able to do so much with the training that you have and the experiences that you accumulate in primary care.”
Dr. J. D. Bartleson, neurologist, explains cervical spinal stenosis and Mayo Clinic’s unique approach to treatment and care for patients. Visit http://mayocl.in/2zjCNCY for more information on spine care at Mayo Clinic. Mayo Clinic’s Spine Center treats cervical spinal stenosis, which is the narrowing of the spinal canal in the neck due to the overgrowth of