Category Archives: Neurology & Neurosurgery

Parkinson’s disease

Dr. J. Eric Ahlskog  joined the program to discuss Parkinson’s Disease.  We discussed the latest research to help prevent Parkinson’s and more about medications and treatment to help patients already diagnosed. Medical Edge Weekend Full Show 7-9-12 – 45 min

Neurology ~ Stroke prevention

The April 28th Medical Edge Weekend program featured Dr. Robert Brown of Mayo Clinic talking about stroke.  A stroke occurs when the blood supply to the brain is interrupted.  When the blood flow is not restored, brain cells begin to die.   We discussed how to determine if someone is having a stroke, how to […]

Dr. Ronald Petersen: Alzheimer’s Disease

On Saturday, February 25th our guest was Mayo Clinic physician Dr. Ronald Petersen discussing Alzheimer’s disease. Medical Edge Weekend 2-25-12 The Mayo Clinic Alzheimer’s disease blog can be found here. The Meeting of the Minds Dementia conference will be held in St. Paul at the River Centre on Saturday March 17th from 8:30-4:30pm  The meeting is for […]

Dr. Ian Parney: Brain Cancer Research

This Medical Edge Weekend program features Mayo Clinic physician Dr. Ian Parney on brain cancer research. Medical Edge Weekend 2-11-12

Dr. Gregory Cascino on Epilepsy

On Saturday, August 13,  Mayo Clinic Medical Edge Weekend  featured Mayo Clinic neurologist, Dr. Gregory Cascino, on epilepsy. Medical Edge Weekend 8-13-11 For background, here’s some video of Dr. Cascino talking about diagnosing epilepsy, from Mayo Clinic’s YouTube channel.

Dr. Ronald Petersen on Alzheimer’s Disease

This Saturday’s Medical Edge Weekend program is a “best of” with Dr. Ronald Petersen on Alzheimer’s Disease. Medical Edge Weekend 7-2-11 For background, here’s some video of Dr. Petersen talking about mild cognitive impairment, an early stage of Alzheimer’s disease, from Mayo Clinic’s YouTube channel.

Dr. Andrew McKeon on Multiple Sclerosis

This Medical Edge Weekend program is a “best of” with Dr. Andrew McKeon on multiple sclerosis. Medical Edge Weekend 4-16-11

Dr. Robert Brown on Stroke

On Saturday, April 2, Mayo Clinic neurologist, Dr. Robert Brown, was the guest on Medical Edge Weekend. The topic is stroke. Medical Edge Weekend 4-2-11

Dr. Ronald Petersen on Alzheimer’s Disease

This Medical Edge Weekend featured Mayo Clinic physician Dr. Ronald Petersen on Alzheimer’s disease. Medical Edge Weekend 12-6-10 For background, here’s some video of Dr. Petersen talking about a study on mild cognitive impairment, a precursor to Alzheimer’s disease, from Mayo Clinic’s YouTube channel.

Dr. Eric Ahlskog on Parkinson’s Disease

This Mayo Clinic Medical Edge Weekend episode is a “best of” with Dr. Eric Ahlskog talking about Parkinson’s Disease. Medical Edge Weekend 11-27-10 To watch a video of Dr. Ahlskog talking about Parkinson’s Disease, click here.