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Gastric acid suppression medications increase risk for recurrence of Clostridium difficile infection ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Researchers at Mayo Clinic have found patients who use gastric suppression medications are at a higher risk for recurrent Clostridium difficile (C-diff
Home Remedies: Having chronic hives Hives, also known as urticaria (ur-tih-KAR-e-uh), are reddened, itchy welts that may be triggered by exposure to certain foods, medications or other substances.??The welts vary in
Do you get enough of these 4 nutrients: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute Vitamin D and potassium are among the nutrients that will be required on?the updated nutrition facts label?for packaged foods. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says that?s
Mayo Clinic Minute: Spring break sun safety After a long winter, many students and their families can't wait to go somewhere warm and sunny for spring break. Time in the sun may be good for the soul, but it also may be bad
Two Mayo Clinic staff members honored for lifetime contributions to quality ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Randall Linton, M.D.?and Dennis Manning, M.D.,?were recently presented with the Mayo Clinic Diamond Quality Fellow Lifetime Achievement Award at Mayo Clinic?s
Living With Cancer: Small bowel cancer Small bowel cancer: An Overview Small bowel cancer is an uncommon type of cancer that occurs in the small intestine. Treatment options depend on the type of small bowel cancer and
Age-related hearing loss: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute It's no secret that many people have hearing troubles as they get older. ?In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Gayla Poling explains age-related hearing loss. To listen
Stem cells splash down from space After nearly a month orbiting the Earth attached to the International Space Station, the SpaceX Dragon capsule containing Dr. Abba Zubair's stem cell research detached from the
Something to Think About: Personal and global meaning Dr. Amit Sood?says, "It is easier and more useful to make your life more meaningful than to search for the ultimate meaning of life." Dear friend, Our mind doesn?t have access to
Making Mayo's Recipes: Cracked wheat chili Try this quick, zesty vegetarian chili packed with bell peppers, bulgur wheat, beans, tomatoes and spices. The bulgur wheat looks like ground beef and adds a lot of fiber. As a
Mayo Clinic Minute: Avoid weight gain on vacation For many people, vacations are great ways to relax, recharge and refresh. But those days away from your normal routine are also an easy time to pack on a few extra pounds. And
Women's Wellness: Sex and gender in medical research Transforming medical practice through sex and gender-based research has been the focus of physiologist and surgical researcher Virginia Miller's?work for over 25 years. She says
Contralateral prophylactic mastectomy: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute It's not uncommon for women undergoing mastectomy to treat breast cancer to also have their healthy breast ?removed. ?It's called contralateral prophylactic mastectomy. ?But the
Prevention is key to brain injuries More than 5 million people are living with a brain injury in the U.S., according to the?Brain Injury Association of America. Annually, the association estimates approximately 3.5
Infographic: Acupuncture use is on the rise Learn more about acupuncture and the benefits. &nbsp
Mayo Clinic PathWays: What's the diagnosis? This week's case study reviews slides from a 67-year-old woman who presented with multiple episodes of blood in her urine. Urine cytology was consistent with malignancy, and a
Mayo Clinic Minute: When your workout doesn't work If you diligently hit the gym but don't see results, you could be doing an exercise that's just not right for your body. A new study?shows that if you switch exercises, you'll
Consumer Health Tips: Keeping your brain in shape Healthy aging: 7 tips to improve your memory Do you forget where you left your keys or glasses, or the name of your favorite coffee shop barista? Everyone forgets things
Discovery's Edge: Cell research on amyloidosis At Mayo Clinic, Marina Ramirez-Alvarado, Ph.D., studies one type of protein abnormality associated with a complex and incurable disease called light chain amyloidosis. This type of
Creating healthier yogurts: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute Not all yogurts are created equal, and some come with ingredients you may not want for breakfast. "The No. 1?thing would be added sugar," says Jen Welper, an executive wellness