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Mayo Clinic Q and A: Diabetes and risk of peripheral neuropathy

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I was diagnosed with diabetes a few months ago, and I am concerned about peripheral neuropathy in my feet. Is there anything I can do to prevent this? ANSWER: Peripheral neuropathy is a common problem that can happen as a result of diabetes. But it isn’t inevitable. To help prevent peripheral neuropathy, closely […]

Hypertension as we age: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

There are lots of factors that can contribute to hypertension or high blood pressure.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Vincent Canzenello tells us about one of those risk factors. To listen, click the link below. Hypertension as we age.

Mayo Clinic Minute: When to take your child to the emergency department

Every cold and flu season, emergency departments fill with people suffering from symptoms. Many of these patients are children ? some of whom truly need emergency medical care. However, some don't. If your child gets sick, how do you know when it's time to go to the emergency department? In this Mayo Clinic Minute, reporter Vivien […]

Memory loss worsens more with age in men than in women

A recent study published in JAMA Neurology has found evidence that memory loss worsens with age for both sexes, though it happens faster for men. Dr. Clifford Jack of the Mayo Clinic confirmed this, stating “We see worse brain volumes...Show More Summary

Mayo Clinic inscribe al primer paciente en estudio de fase 1 sobre cápsula oral para tratar infección recurrente por Clostridium difficile

ROCHESTER, Minnesota: Mayo Clinic anunció hoy la inscripción del primer paciente en un estudio de fase 1 sobre una cápsula oral descongelada y formulada para tratar la infección por Clostridium difficile. La cápsula está formulada para rehabilitar al microbioma del intestino humano a través de la entrega de una amplia gama de microbios vivos al […]

2017 Minnesota Twins Winter Caravan to stop at Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine in Rochester

WHAT: Minnesota Twins center fielder Byron Buxton and pitcher Trevor May will stop at Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine at Mayo Clinic’s Rochester, Minnesota, campus for a training and educational event with local youth baseball players. Buxton and May will answer questions, sign autographs and pose for photos. Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine experts will share tips on […]

2017 Minnesota Twins Winter Caravan to stop at Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine in Minneapolis

WHAT: Minnesota Twins center fielder Byron Buxton and pitcher Trevor May will make a stop at Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine at Mayo Clinic for a training and educational event with local youth baseball players. Minnesota Twins players Byron Buxton and Trevor May will answer questions, sign autographs and pose for photos. Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine experts […]

Mayo researchers identify mechanism of oncogene action in lung cancer

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Researchers at Mayo Clinic have identified a genetic promoter of cancer that drives a major form of lung cancer. In a new paper published this week in Cancer Cell, Mayo Clinic researchers provide genetic evidence that Ect2 drives lung adenocarcinoma tumor formation. “This paper demonstrates, for the first time, that Ect2 is required […]

Mayo Clinic Minute: Move more at work

How many minutes of exercise do you get every week? According to the American Heart Association, healthy adults should aim for 150 minutes of moderate activity per week or 75 minutes of vigorous activity per week. Some people have difficulty fitting that amount of exercise into their schedules. Mayo Clinic experts have a solution to […]

Mayo Clinic Radio: Thyroid Disease Awareness Month

The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped endocrine gland in your neck, just above your collarbone. The thyroid makes hormones to help control the rate of many activities in your body, including how fast you burn calories and how fast your heart beats. But, sometimes, problems develop with the thyroid gland, and it doesn’t secrete the right level of […]

Healthcare providers on how healthcare may change under Trump

The CEOs of the Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic and New York-Presbyterian Hospital sat down with CBS News at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. They offered their thoughts on how healthcare may change in the incoming Trump administration.

Cancer researchers stumble onto drugs' fat-blasting powers

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While the scientific inquiry process is generally linear and highly regimented, every once in awhile, happenstance works its way in. That's just what happened when researchers at the Mayo Clinic were studying the influence obesity has...Show More Summary

Investigadores de Mayo Clinic identifican fármacos contra el cáncer que ayudan a los ratones con obesidad mórbida a perder peso

PHOENIX: Las investigaciones científicas, a veces, derivan en descubrimientos casuales que cambian el enfoque de las investigaciones. Ese fue el caso de los científicos de Mayo Clinic en Arizona, cuyos estudios que tratan acerca de la repercusión de la obesidad sobre el tratamiento para el cáncer derivaron en un descubrimiento inesperado que cambió el enfoque […]

Mayo Clinic PathWays: What’s the diagnosis?

This week's case reviews a positron emission tomography scan from an asymptomatic 78-year-old man who presented with a spiculated mass in the lingula — a mass of tissue with spikes or points on the surface in the upper lobe of the left lung. He is a former cigarette smoker, who smoked for 45 years. He […]

Mayo Clinic enrolls first patient in phase 1 study of orally delivered capsule to treat recurrent Clostridium difficile infection

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Mayo Clinic announced today that it has enrolled the first patient in a phase one study of a unfrozen oral capsule formulated to treat Clostridium difficile infection. The capsule is formulated to rehabilitate the human gut microbiome delivering a broad spectrum of live microbes into the patient's intestinal tract. The gut microbiome […]

Weight gain and menopause: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Stephanie Faubion addresses weight gain during menopause. To listen, click the link below. Weight Gain and Menopause

El tratamiento para el linfedema normalmente empieza con vendas y compresión

ESTIMADA MAYO CLINIC: ¿Qué recomiendan ustedes para alguien con linfedema en la pierna que no responde a las vendas ni a la compresión? ¿En qué punto es la cirugía para reducir la hinchazón una opción razonable? RESPUESTA: El pilar del tratamiento para el linfedema es la terapia conservadora, que no implica cirugías, y normalmente empieza […]

Mayo Clinic Minute: Ideas for dealing with pain

Pain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined, according to the American Academy of Pain Medicine. Pain from disease or injury can diminish quality of life — a toll that can be physical and mental. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, resiliency expert Dr. Amit Sood offers ideas for dealing with temporary and long-term […]

En algunas mujeres, la menopausia puede desencadenar una variedad de síntomas

ESTIMADA MAYO CLINIC: Hace unos años, atravesé por la menopausia y no tuve ninguno de los signos ni síntomas habituales. Sin embargo, últimamente observo que la zona vaginal está bastante seca y que las relaciones sexuales se vuelven incómodas, hasta con un lubricante. ¿Existe alguna otra alternativa? RESPUESTA: Su situación es común. La menopausia puede […]

Parasite Wonders: A parasitologist’s view of the world

This week's case involves the object shown, which was found in a corneal culture.  Check out the blog post to see a video in addition to the microscopic images. What is it? Every week, Mayo Clinic microbiologist Dr. Bobbi Pritt posts a new case, along with the answer to the previous case. Read Dr. Pritt's blog, Creepy, Dreadful, Wonderful […]

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