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Headaches/Ebola Update/Newborn Care: Mayo Clinic Radio

Tune in this week for an encore performance of Mayo Clinic Radio. A headache is usually just a minor inconvenience. But, some headaches, including migraines, can ruin your whole day. In the next episode of Mayo Clinic Radio, neurologist Dr. Michael Cutrer discusses the different types of headache, what causes them and how they're treated. […]

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Risk for Depression After Traumatic Brain Injury

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is there a link between traumatic brain injury, or TBI, and depression? Would the treatment for depression in someone with a TBI be different than treatment for depression without this sort of injury? ANSWER: Quite a bit of research has been done on this topic. The results clearly show that when people […]

Summertime Safety and Alcohol: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Lots of people enjoy a cold adult beverage on a warm day.  But, in this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Donald Jenkins reminds us that it is important to drink responsibly. To listen, click the link below. Summertime Safety and Alcohol

Mayo Clinic Minute: E. coli Fast Facts

The return of the summer barbecue brings with it the risk for sickness from E. coli in food that hasn’t been handled properly. Most varieties of E. coli are harmless or cause brief sickness. However, a few particularly nasty strains, such as E. coli O157:H7, can cause more severe symptoms. And, unlike many other disease-causing bacteria, […]

NIH Awards Mayo Clinic $145M to Create Biobank for Precision Medicine Initiative

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded Mayo Clinic $142 million over five years as part of President Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative to create the world’s largest biobank for the PMI Cohort Program. Mayo Clinic will...Show More Summary

Evaluación posterior a accidente cerebrovascular puede ayudar a identificar afecciones que son sus causas comunes

ESTIMADA MAYO CLINIC: ¿Se puede siempre descubrir la causa de un accidente cerebrovascular? Mi marido sufrió uno hace dos meses, a los 38 años, y ahora está casi completamente recuperado, pero los médicos nunca precisaron la causa. Yo quiero que él vaya donde un especialista para estar seguros que nada más anda mal… ¿es buena […]

Mayo Clinic to be Home of National Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) Cohort Program Biobank

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic will be awarded $142 million in funding over five years by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to serve as the national Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) Cohort Program biobank. The biobank will hold a research repository of biologic samples, known as biospecimens, for this longitudinal program that aims to enroll 1 […]

Avoiding Ticks: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

It's that time of year again, tick season!  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Bobbi Pritt has some tips on avoiding picking up these potentially dangerous hitchhikers. To listen, click the link below. Avoiding Ticks

Researchers Identify Best Drug Therapy for Rare, Aggressive, Pancreatic Cancer

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Each year, about 200 to 400 Americans develop pancreatic acinar cell carcinoma, a rare form of pancreatic cancer that has no effective standard of care. A study involving researchers on Mayo Clinic’s Florida and Rochester campuses has found that the chemotherapy drug oxaliplatin is effective in stopping the growth of this cancer. […]

Surrogate Endpoints Poor Proxy for Survival in Cancer Drug Approval Process

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Surrogate endpoints used to support the majority of new cancer drugs approved in the U.S. often lack formal study, according to the authors of a study published in the June issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings. This analysis questions whether the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is adhering to standards that demand that […]

Mayo Clinic Minute: The Facts on Stroke

May is National Stroke Awareness Month, and the National Stroke Association wants everyone to know the signs and symptoms of the disease. Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the U.S., and it is a leading cause of disability. But, when treated early, soon after symptoms start, the effects of stroke often can […]

Imágenes cerebrales de pacientes con demencia y coprofagia mostraron neurodegeneración

ROCHESTER, Minnesota: La coprofagia, o sea comer las propias heces, es algo común entre los animales, pero rara vez se ve en los seres humanos. Los científicos de Mayo Clinic revisaron los casos de una docena de pacientes adultos diagnosticados con coprofagia en los últimos 20 años y descubrieron que ese comportamiento se relaciona con […]

Mayo Clinic Expert on Zika Virus in the U.S.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has changed its reporting of U.S. pregnant women affected by Zika virus to gain a bigger picture of the impact of the infection during pregnancy. In the U.S., 279 women are infected. This figure includes 122 women in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The World Health Organization says 58 countries have […]

Mayo Clinic Minute: Sleep Challenges for Women

Women are more likely than men to have difficulty falling and staying asleep, according to the National Sleep Foundation. In one foundation survey on woman and sleep, results showed the average woman ages 30–60 sleeps only 6 hours and 41 minutes on weeknights — less than what’s recommended for most adults. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, sleep […]

Sistema de Salud Beacon se une a la Red de Atención Médica de Mayo Clinic

SOUTH BEND, Indiana: El Sistema de Salud Beacon y Mayo Clinic anunciaron hoy la suma del primero a la Red de Atención Médica de Mayo Clinic, compuesta por una red de proveedores de atención médica comprometidos en servir mejor a los pacientes y sus familiares a través de la colaboración mutua. Beacon es la primera […]

NorthBay Healthcare Joins Mayo Clinic Care Network

  FAIRFIELD, Calif. — NorthBay Healthcare is the newest member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, a growing network of health care providers committed to serving patients and their families through collaboration. NorthBay Healthcare is the first health care organization in northern California to join the network. This formal agreement gives NorthBay Healthcare access to […]

Hepatitis C Recurrence and Liver Transplant: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Surakit Pungpapong comments on a study that looked at hepatitis C recurrence in liver transplant patients. To listen, click the link below. Hepatitis C Recurrence and Liver Transplant

Mayo Clinic PathWays May 24: What’s the Diagnosis?

This week's Mayo Clinic PathWays case study is LIVE View the case and make your diagnosis. Learn more about Mayo Clinic PathWays in this news release.

Mayo Clinic Minute: Tick Season Tactics

This time of year, ticks are active and abundant, especially in the Northeast or Upper Midwest. Lyme disease, the most common tick-borne illness, is transmitted by the bite of an infected black-legged tick, commonly known as a deer tick. Mayo Clinic experts say the key to preventing Lyme disease is to avoid tick bites. In […]

Speeding Recovery: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Nobody wants to spend more time laid up after surgery than is necessary.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Robert Cima has tips on speeding your recovery. To listen, click the link below. Speeding Recovery

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