In other news of moms and food: A study published in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings yesterday set out to examine how many calories it took to be a mother. It compared contemporary mothers to a control sample of mothers — the Ideal Mothers of History — mothers from 1965. Because... More »
An ancient philosopher revealed the secret of being healthy and happy at work. Workplace stress can literally kill you. According to the Mayo Clinic, "stress that's left unchecked can contribute to health problems, such as high blood...Show More Summary
The perception that doctors who are based in hospitals burn out quicker than doctors in outpatient settings is just wrong - doctor burnout happens equally, according to a new Mayo Clinic study, published in the November issue of the Journal of Hospital Medicine.
People with epilepsy may have a new high-tech way to manage hard-to-control seizures. A new implantable medical device that delivers responsive neurostimulation has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The technology...Show More Summary
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic researchers found that improvement of mood over the course of post-acute brain rehabilitation is associated with increased participation in day-to-day activities, independent living, and ability to work...Show More Summary
Mayo Clinic researchers found that improvement of mood over the course of post-acute brain rehabilitation is associated with increased participation in day-to-day activities, independent living, and ability to work after rehabilitation is complete.
Welcome to the world of online medical sites and diagnostics — WebMD, Mayo Clinic, MedicineNet, take your pick. While it’s tempting to easily type in symptoms and research potential illnesses when feeling under the weather, I advocate that these sites do more harm than good and only propel worries further. I’ll be the first to […]
The case against doing so: Mayo Clinic psychiatrist J. Michael Bostwick recently addressed(pdf) this subject: Just because the general public wants to believe the tautology that heinous crimes must be the province of the mentally ill (because no one in his right mind would perpetrate such acts) does not make it so. In a nationwide Swedish […]
Chicago – Horng H. Chen, M.B.B.Ch., of the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn., and colleagues conducted a randomized trial to determine whether, as compared with placebo, the addition of low-doses of the drugs dopamine or nesiritide to diuretic therapy would enhance urine output and preserve kidney function in patients with acute heart failure and kidney dysfunction. read more
The progressive loss of skeletal muscle during aging, known as sarcopenia, underlies limitations in physical function and mobility, which in turn lead to falls, loss of independence, institutionalization and even death. Mayo Clinic researcher...Show More Summary
Research has shown that the intestinal microbiome plays a large role in the development of Type 1 diabetes.
Patients with rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and other chronic forms of inflammatory arthritis can face life-threatening complications, and heart disease tops the list. People with such rheumatic diseases are twice as likely as the average person to develop heart problems.
Which antiplatelet medication is best after a coronary stent? The costly and potential life-or-death question lingers after most of the 600,000 angioplasties performed every year in the United States. The answer may lie in your genes, but professional cardiovascular societies and many working cardiologists question the U.S. Show More Summary
Researchers at Mayo Clinic in Florida, the University of Florida in Gainesville, and the Institute for Systems Biology in Seattle have received a $7.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to take a new and more expanded approach to identifying drug targets to treat and possibly prevent Alzheimer's disease.
Daytona 500 winner and Roush Fenway Racing ( RFR ) driver Trevor Bayne has announced today that he has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Bayne – 22 years old – has undergone extensive testing at the Mayo Clinic and has been cleared by doctors and NASCAR to compete behind the wheel. “I’ve never been more driven to compete,” said Bayne. Show More Summary
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Richard Sharp, Ph.D., joins Mayo Clinic as director of the newly-formed Mayo Clinic Biomedical Ethics Program. Dr. Sharp and his team help researchers, physicians and patients address ethical questions brought about by advances in biology and medicine.
A Mayo Clinic pilot in team- and institutional-based quality-improvement projects is paving the way to reform the outdated MOC system.
New research finds that half of elderly patients who start dialysis after age 75 will die within one year.
New research from Mayo Clinic finds that half of elderly patients who start dialysis after age 75 will die within one year. The findings are being presented this week at the American Society of Nephrology's Kidney Week 2013 in Atlan...
Geron shares skyrocket on news from a Mayo Clinic study. Is the stock poised to move even higher now?