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HealthLink On Air radio show: Aug 24, 2014

August 21st, 2014 by Rebecca Cerio

HealthLink on Air radio show Dr. Sharon Brangman from Upstate Medical University and Alexander Travis from Cornell University explain how biosensors could be used to detect neurological diseases such as Alzheimer’s and stroke. Scientist Stephen Faraone talks about his research into Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Dr. Stephen Knohl tells how to prevent kidney stones. Dr. Steven Blatt goes over the state’s new immunization guidelines for children.


Fitness enthusiast tackles a triathlon

August 27th, 2014 by Rebecca Cerio

Heather NelsonUpstate graduate student and fitness enthusiast Heather Nelson shares her inspirational story of how she trained, and eventually finished first place for her age group and tied for fourth overall, in her first Iron Girl triathlon. Read the blog: Upstate students show their mettle in Iron Girl triathlon


Depression

August 21st, 2014 by Rebecca Cerio

Ronald Pies, MDPsychiatrist Ronald Pies, MD, gives an overview of depression–who is most affected, how is it treated most successfully, and how to help a friend who says they are depressed. Pies is professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Upstate Medical University and Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston; and editor-in-chief emeritus of the Psychiatric Times.


How to prevent kidney stones

August 21st, 2014 by Rebecca Cerio

Stephen J Knohl, MDStephen Knohl, MD, explains what causes kidney stones, and tells us the single most important measure in preventing them is to drink lots of fluids. Upstate’s Metabolic Stone Clinic provides the region’s only nephrologist that is solely dedicated to kidney stone prevention. Knohl is associate professor of Medicine in the division of Nephrology; Residency program director and vice chair for Education in the Department of Medicine at Upstate Medical University. Read more: Summer Stones — Kidney Stones in August


A visit from the healing muse: ‘From the Motel Window’

August 21st, 2014 by Rebecca Cerio

Deirdre Neilen, PhDDeirdre Neilen, PhD shares a selection from Upstate’s literary journal, “The Healing Muse” every Sunday on HealthLink on Air. Neilen is the editor of the annual publication featuring fiction, poetry, essays and visual art focused on themes of medicine, illness, disability and healing. Read The Healing Muse Cafe Blog.

Today’s selection is ‘From the Motel Window’, by Amy Haddad, and can be found in the The Healing Muse, Volume 11. Order your copy of “The Healing Muse” today!


‘Expert Advice’: New immunization guidelines

August 21st, 2014 by Rebecca Cerio

Pediatrician Steven Blatt, mdSteven Blatt, MD, explains what the new immunization guidelines mean.


Check-Up From The Neck-Up: Remembering my sister Deirdre

August 14th, 2014 by Rebecca Cerio

Richard O'Neill, PhD Psychologist Richard O’Neill talks about his sister Deirdre, who was severely retarded, and how important it is not to define each other by our differences.

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Understanding attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

August 13th, 2014 by Rebecca Cerio

Researcher and psychiatrist Stephen V Faraone, PhDStephen Faraone, PhD, helps us understand Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), one of the most common childhood disorders that can continue through adolescence and adulthood. Faraone is an international expert in ADHD research, and distinguished professor of Psychiatry and of Neuroscience & Physiology at Upstate Medical University.

 


A visit from the healing muse: ‘Off-Track Bet’

August 13th, 2014 by Rebecca Cerio

Deirdre Neilen, PhDDeirdre Neilen, PhD shares a selection from Upstate’s literary journal, “The Healing Muse” every Sunday on HealthLink on Air. Neilen is the editor of the annual publication featuring fiction, poetry, essays and visual art focused on themes of medicine, illness, disability and healing. Read The Healing Muse Cafe Blog.

Today’s selection is ‘Off-Track Bet’, by Diane Halsted, and can be found in the The Healing Muse, Volume 11. Order your copy of “The Healing Muse” today!


News from the transplant team

August 12th, 2014 by Rebecca Cerio

Vaughn E Whittaker, MDKidney transplant surgeon Vaughn Whittaker, MD, talks about new breakthroughs that have increased the options for patients awaiting kidney transplants, including blood type compatibility and kidney exchanges. Whittaker is assistant professor of surgery, specializing in hepatobiliary, pancreatic and transplant surgery at Upstate Medical University. Upstate University Transplant Services

 


HealthLink On Air radio show: Aug 10, 2014

August 10th, 2014 by Rebecca Cerio

HealthLink on Air radio show Dr. Timothy Endy, division chief of infectious disease at Upstate, discusses the international Ebola outbreak. Gynecologist Renee Mestad answers whether pelvic exams are necessary. Dermatologist Ramsay Farah talks about sun protection. Orthopedic surgeon William Lavelle tells what to do for shoulder knots.


HealthLink On Air radio show: Aug 17, 2014

August 7th, 2014 by Rebecca Cerio

HealthLink on Air radio show Sriram Narsipur, MD, provides an overview of kidney disease, and Vaughn Whittaker MD, discusses breakthroughs in transplant surgery. Gerontologist Sharon Brangman, MD, explains a new partnership that will explore frailty and issues related to aging. Psychologist Rich O’Neill shares a “Check Up From the Neck Up.”