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Mayo Clinic researchers identify gene types driving racial disparities in myeloma ROCHESTER Minn. ? Researchers at Mayo Clinic have identified three specific gene types that account for a known two-to-three-fold increase in myeloma diagnoses among African-
CDC reports an increase in cases of rare acute flaccid myelitis An uptick in cases of?acute flaccid myelitis?has been reported since August 2014, according to the?Centers for Disease and Control (CDC). To date, the CDC has received information
Gerstner family donates $10 million to Mayo Clinic for five research, education initiatives ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Mayo Clinic announced on Monday, Oct. 8, that it received a $10 million grant from The Louis V. Gerstner Jr. Fund at Vanguard Charitable on the recommendation of
Using emojis to track cancer patients: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute Treating cancer patients, with all of their symptoms, can be complicated. But a Mayo Clinic study shows communicating how a patient is managing treatment may be as simple as a
Mayo Clinic Minute: Why breast cancer survivors need mammograms Breast cancer survivors are not getting the recommended number of mammograms following surgery, according to a recent study?led by?Dr. Kathryn Ruddy, a Mayo Clinic oncologist. The
Science Saturday: Research News Roundup -- September 2018 Each month, we publish Mayo Clinic's Research News Roundup. This article includes brief summaries and links to news releases from the preceding month that discuss some of our
Mayo Clinic Q and A: Screening teens for depression risk DEAR MAYO CLINIC: At her most recent well-child checkup, my 13-year-old daughter was given a questionnaire about depression, even though she doesn?t have any symptoms of depression
Why kids need to play: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute In a recent report, the American Academy of Pediatrics stresses the importance of letting children play. They say unstructured play allows for proper development and relieves toxic
Mayo Clinic Minute: What causes hiccups? Faking hiccups ? including the "hic" sound ? is pretty easy. Getting rid of the real ones can be difficult. "It?s all an involuntary contraction of the diaphragm, followed by
Home Remedies: What about those wrinkles? Wrinkles are a natural part of aging, especially for the face, neck, hands and forearms. But some people are more prone to wrinkles based on sun-exposure and other factors
Mayo Mindfulness: Tai chi is a gentle way to fight stress If you're looking for a way to reduce stress, consider tai chi (TIE-CHEE). Originally developed for self-defense, tai chi has evolved into a graceful form of exercise that's now
Infographic: Employee health pays dividends for business Learn more about employee and executive health. Other health tip infographics: mayohealthhighlights.startribune.com
Mayo Clinic Minute: Osteoporosis affects men, too Worldwide, 1 in 3 women over age 50 will experience a bone fracture due to osteoporosis, according to the International Osteoporosis Foundation. But it's not just women, as 1 in 5
Tuesday Tips: 10 ways to accept help when you have cancer It's not easy to accept help when you have cancer, but here are some examples of what might be good decisions to consider when you're feeling overwhelmed.? Make a list of what
Mayo Clinic Q and A: Calf muscle injury common in runners over 40 DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I tore my calf muscle while running a few months ago and went to physical therapy for treatment. It seemed to heal well, but last weekend I tried running for the
In the Loop: Breast cancer survivor continues to (up) lift her way through life When she was diagnosed with breast cancer, Marianne Huebner feared her days of competitive weightlifting were over. Her care team at Mayo Clinic had other ideas. Marianne Huebner
Liver transplant, weight-loss surgery combination benefits obese patients in long term ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Obese patients who underwent a life-saving liver transplant and weight-loss surgery at the same time were better able to keep the weight off long term and had
Baxter and Mayo Clinic announce collaboration to establish renal care center of excellence in the U.S. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. ? Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX), a global innovator in renal care, and Mayo Clinic today announced a new collaboration to develop a renal care center of
Infectious Diseases A-Z: Time to get your flu shot It's time to pull up your sleeve and get your flu shot. "The best thing you can do to prevent flu infection is to get vaccinated," says Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a pediatric
#MayoClinicRadio podcast: 9/29/18 Listen: Mayo Clinic Radio 9/29/18 On this week's Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Dr. Shanda Blackmon, a thoracic surgeon at Mayo Clinic, explains lung cancer screening and surgical