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With the epidemic of burnout amongst doctors and the majority not recommending medicine to their children, how can you know whether or not you would be happy as a future physician? Here’s how to find out. 💌 Sign up for my weekly newsletter – https://medschoolinsiders.com/newsletter 🌍 Website & blog – https://medschoolinsiders.com 📸 Instagram – https://instagram.com/medschoolinsiders
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Over time, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, or GERD, can lead to Barrett’s esophagus, dysplasia or even esophagus cancer (adenocarcinoma.) This video shows how an esophagectomy removes abnormal or cancerous cells by removing part of the esophagus, the top part of the stomach and nearby lymph nodes. It also discusses some of the risks and possible complications
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There’s nothing like a good night’s sleep. But for people with obstructive sleep apnea, decent shut eye is hard to get. They often snore and repeatedly stop breathing during the night. This not only causes daytime sleepiness, but also other health issues. More on risks of sleep apnea and what you can do about it
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So You Want to Become a Military Doctor. Here’s how you can decide if military medicine is a good field for you, how to become a military doc, and some of the lesser known truths of being one. 💌 Sign up for my weekly newsletter – https://medschoolinsiders.com/newsletter 🌍 Website & blog – https://medschoolinsiders.com 📸 Instagram
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It hurts when I run. That’s what many orthopedic surgeons hear when runners and other athletes come into their offices. Sometimes people have obvious problems, such as strains or sprains. Other times these issues can be tricky to diagnose. The runner you’re about to meet had symptoms he thought were no big deal. But he
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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
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Drug company Biogen Inc. intends to pursue regulatory approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for their experimental Alzheimer’s drug, aducanumab, based on new analyses of data from their Phase 3 clinical trials. The study results showed reduced decline in people with mild cognitive impairment and mild dementia due to Alzheimer’s disease who received
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Dr. Vishal Khullar joined the department of Cardiovascular Surgery at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota in 2018. He completed his residency training in cardiovascular and thoracic surgery from Bombay Hospital and Medical Research Center, Mumbai, India. He continued his training in advanced cardiovascular surgery at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, and sub-specialization training in advanced
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When people with celiac disease or non-celiac gluten sensitivity continue to have symptoms, they may be interested in exploring new diets. Jacalyn See, clinical dietitian at Mayo Clinic, offers some insight into the FODMAP diet, and whether this diet could help people with gluten-related disorders. To learn more, visit https://mayocl.in/2Nz8cIz
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Acoustic neuroma, also known as vestibular schwannoma, is a noncancerous and usually slow-growing tumor that develops on the main (vestibular) nerve leading from your inner ear to your brain. Branches of this nerve directly influence your balance and hearing, and pressure from an acoustic neuroma can cause hearing loss, ringing in your ear and unsteadiness.
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This sketch video about epigenetics was created by Armando Hasudungan, in collaboration with Professor Susan Clark and Dr Kate Patterson at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research. It has been created for a broad, non-expert audience to highlight key messages about the role epigenetics plays in biological processes like development and diseases such as cancer.
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So You Want to Become a Trauma Surgeon. Here’s how you can decide if trauma surgery is a good field for you, how to become a trauma surgeon, and some of its lesser known truths. 💌 Sign up for my weekly newsletter – https://medschoolinsiders.com/newsletter 🌍 Website & blog – https://medschoolinsiders.com 📸 Instagram – https://instagram.com/medschoolinsiders 🐦
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COVID-19, the disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, affects people in many ways. Early symptoms have included fever, cough and chills. The list of symptoms in people with confirmed COVID-19 disease has expanded since early reports of the disease. “We’re learning more about the virus and more about the syndrome that it causes as people
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COVID-19 most commonly presents with respiratory symptoms, including cough and shortness of breath, as well as fever. However, digestive symptoms also can occur in patients with COVID-19, and with or without respiratory symptoms. In this Q&A, Dr. Sahil Khanna, a Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist, answers questions about gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms related to COVID-19. Read more: https://newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org/discussion/mayo-clinic-expert-explains-gastrointestinal-symptoms-related-to-covid-19/
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Andre Pearson, a heart failure patient who has been at Mayo Clinic since March, initially was too ill to leave the Rochester, Minn., hospital to go to his daughter’s wedding in California. He had resigned himself to watching it online. But a few days before the Saturday evening ceremony, with Mr. Pearson doing well, his
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