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Archive for the ‘ Upstate Medical University/University Hospital’ Category

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

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

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)

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

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’

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

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

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

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

Sunday, August 10th, 2014

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

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

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.”


Expert Advice: ‘What to do for a knot in your shoulder’

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

William F Lavelle, MDUpstate orthopedic surgeon William Lavelle, MD, gives us some simple advice for what to do when you have a “knot” in your shoulder. Lavelle is an assistant professor of adult and pediatric spine and scoliosis surgery at Upstate Medical University. Learn more about the Upstate Bone and Joint Center, the most comprehensive orthopedic center in Central New York.


A visit from the healing muse: ‘Waiting Room’

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

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 isWaiting Room, by Elizabeth W. Carey, and can be found in the The Healing Muse, Volume 11. Order your copy of “The Healing Muse” today!


Kidney disease and treatments

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Sriram S Narsipur, MDNephrologist Sriram Narsipur, MD helps us understand chronic kidney disease – its prevalence, how it’s detected, and treatment options. Narsipur is chief of Nephrology and medical director of Transplant Services at Upstate Medical University.


Staving off Alzheimer’s with exercise

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

http://www.upstate.edu/search/?tab=people&ID=aversd Dale Avers, DPT, explains that the key to staving off Alzheimer’s is maintaining a healthy brain – through exercise and mental stimulation. Avers is associate professor in the department of Physical Therapy Education, College of Health Professions at Upstate Medical University. Read the story in What’s Up at Upstate blog: How to stave off Alzheimer’s with exercise


Understanding the Ebola virus

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Timothy P Endy, MD, MPHTimothy Endy, MD, MPH, helps us understand the Ebola virus, a severe, often fatal illness in humans, and discusses the international outbreak. Endy is professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology, and Public Health and Preventive Medicine and division chief of Infectious Disease at Upstate Medical University.


Check-Up From The Neck-Up: “Year of the book” update

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

Richard O'Neill, PhD Psychologist Richard O’Neill gives an update on his “year of the book” resolution…..how do you think he is doing?

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