Stem cell transplant was viable and effective in halting or reversing degenerative disc disease of the spine, a meta-analysis of animal studies showed, in a development expected to open up research in humans. Recent developments in stem...Show More Summary
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by Alex Balk "Peter Glickman, who helped revive the cleanse in a 2004 book, writes that the first three days are the hardest and that serenity, euphoria and mental clarity set in after about Day Eight. The Mayo Clinic's Dr. Hensrud says it could be incipient starvation instead." 0 Comments The post Hungry For That Mentally Clear Feeling? appeared first on The Awl.
What are the signs of clinical depression? A Mayo Clinic expert discusses the criteria used to diagnose the condition.
Mayo Clinic will host a special sneak preview of the highly anticipated documentary, Head Games: The Global Concussion Crisis. This is the film's west coast premiere.
A new approach to breast reconstruction surgery aimed at helping patients' bodies get back to normal more quickly cut their postoperative opioid painkiller use in half and meant a day less in the hospital on average, a Mayo Clinic study found. Show More Summary
Worried about infant constipation? A Mayo Clinic specialist explains how to treat it.
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Feb. 26, 2014 — Somali Americans develop twice the antibody response to rubella from the current vaccine compared to Caucasians in a new Mayo Clinic study on individualized aspects of immune response. A non-Somali,...Show More Summary
Mayo Clinic researchers have fashioned a new key to unlocking the secrets of the human genome. The Binary Indexing Mapping Algorithm, version 3 (BIMA V3) is a freely available computer algorithm that identifies alterations in tumor genomes up to 20 times faster and with 25 percent greater accuracy than other popular genomic alignment programs. Show More Summary
Blacks may be twice as likely as whites to develop multiple myeloma because they are more likely to have a precursor condition known as monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS), a Mayo Clinic study has found. Not only...Show More Summary
A pilot program shows how mobile technology can be used to improve health outcomes and lower costs.
The average obese woman gets only one hour of vigorous exercise each year, and obese men get less than four, according to a new study. Participants in the study, published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings, had accelerometers that tracked their...Show More Summary
Researchers say the discovery of how sodium ions pass through the gill of a zebrafish may be a clue to understanding a key function in the human kidney. The findings from a collaboration between Mayo Clinic and the Tokyo Institute of Technology appear in the online issue of the American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology.
Poinsettia plants — A Mayo Clinic specialist explains what you need to know about poinsettia plants.
A group of physicians from the Mayo Clinic have teamed up with Silicon Valley investors to launch a startup.
A new study produced by the Mayo Clinic has found that cat bites are potentially more serious than most individuals, and medical experts, previously thought.
Physicians at Mayo Clinic's Individualized Medicine Clinic and researchers at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) have personalized drug treatments for patients with cholangiocarcinoma using genomic sequencing technologies. Show More Summary
Mayo Clinic researchers have shed light on a new mechanism by which prostate cancer develops in men. Central to development of nearly all prostate cancer cases are malfunctions in the androgen receptor - the cellular component that binds to male hormones. Show More Summary
Walter Mondale, who served as vice president of the United States under President Jimmy Carter in the late 1970s, underwent heart surgery on Wednesday and is now recovering, said doctors at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. “He is resting comfortably and is expected to make a full recovery,” the world-renowned clinic said in a... Show More Summary