• Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
    Mehmet Oz, MD has posted a blog entry:
    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    Q: Every year, I have a harder time getting back into my regular summer workouts—running 10Ks, swimming, playing tennis. I’m...Full Post
  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
    Mehmet Oz, MD answered:
    There are a couple of stages the body goes through that can give you early warning signs of heat stroke. Being able to recognize these so that you can cool down in time can keep you from getting into trouble.
    • Heat cramps: These muscle cramps can be an early sign of overheating. You may also feel
    ...Read More
  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
    Mehmet Oz, MD has posted a blog entry:
    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    Actor Frank Langella gave Barbara Walters the chicken pox a couple of years ago when he kissed her just as he was coming...Full Post
  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
    Mehmet Oz, MD has posted a blog entry:
    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    Can’t hear the TV, a quiet conversation, or your best friend on the phone? You’re not alone. Up to 52% of adults over...Full Post
  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
    Mehmet Oz, MD answered:
    Pancreatic cancer is relatively uncommon, but deadly. It often spreads quickly and tends to have few signs or symptoms in its early stages. As a consequence, it is often not caught until later in the course of the disease when it's harder to treat, which is one reason it is the fourth leading cause...Read More
  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
    Mehmet Oz, MD has posted a blog entry:
    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    “Beans, beans, the musical fruit/The more you eat, the more you toot./The more you toot, the better you feel./So eat your beans...Full Post
  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
    Mehmet Oz, MD answered:
    As we age, our immune system weakens, making us even more vulnerable to disease. That's why diseases like cancer become more common as we age—they grow because we have decreased surveillance (and decreased protection) in our bodies. Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Genetic Medicine:

    FRIDAY, Aug. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have pinpointed a gene mutation that causes a potentially deadly heart condition in Newfoundland dogs.

    The inherited condition -- called subvalvular aortic stenosis (SAS) -- also affects children and other dog breeds. Surgery can correc...Full Article

  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
    Mehmet Oz, MD answered:
    The liver is the only internal organ that can regenerate itself. In fact, you can lose up to 75 percent of your liver, and the remaining parts can regenerate itself into a whole liver again. Amazing stuff. ("If only hair worked the same way," says the bald man...)

    Hepatocytes are the liver cells that...Read More
  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
    Mehmet Oz, MD answered:
    People can become infected with human papillomavirus (HPV) through oral, vaginal or anal sex, through skin-to-skin, genital-to-genital, and genital-to-mouth contact with an infected person. Although HPV is typically acquired during anal and vaginal intercourse with an infected partner, penetration is not n...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology:

    TUESDAY, Aug. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The benefits of long-term use of cholesterol-lowering statin drugs greatly outweigh the risks, according to a review of research published over 20 years.

    Some experts fear that statins may be overused, but these new findings could offer reassuranc...Full Article

  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
    Mehmet Oz, MD posted a photo:
    Do you know the new guidelines for tracking your max heart rate? Read the article Dr. Roizen and I wrote for more details on Maximum Heart Rate (MHR). http://bit.ly/1mjr5a5
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology:

    FRIDAY, Aug. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Across the country, barbershops serve as a time-honored destination for a good cut and conversation.

    Now experts want to see whether barbershops might also be the spot to tackle an often overlooked health concern: high blood pressure among black m...Full Article

  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
    Mehmet Oz, MD answered:
    Having high blood pressure can really magnify the effects of diabetes by aging your arteries –both high blood pressure and high blood sugar cause nicks or holes in the arteries' walls. Aged arteries then would lack the ability to deliver blood supply to certain key areas, like the heart, brain, penis,...Read More
  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
    Mehmet Oz, MD answered:
    You actually have two types of sweat glands that produce stuff that looks and feels like sweat. Most of this secreted fluid serves a beneficial purpose by helping to flush toxins out of your body. It's only the apocrine sweat gland that secretes the odor-the smell that produces part of our identity,...Read More