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Women's Wellness: Blood pressure, estrogen and menopause What's the connection between estrogen and blood pressure? Mayo Clinic anesthesiologist?and exercise expert?Dr. Michael Joyner says,?"One of the things that happens when you look
Infographic: Esophageal cancer Learn more about esophageal cancer. Other health tip infographics:
Mayo Clinic Minute: How often do kids need to shampoo? A child?s hair-washing routine depends on age, activity level and ethnicity, according to dermatologists. The American Academy of Dermatology?s guidelines say, older, more active
Tumor software: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr.?George Vasmatzis comments on software that is helping genetically decode some cancer tumors. To listen, click the link below. Tumor
Mayo Clinic PathWays: What's the diagnosis? This week's case study reviews colon biopsies from a 55-year-old woman with no significant medical history who presented to the emergency department with abdominal pain, bloating
Consumer Health Tips: Living with Parkinson's disease Living with Parkinson's disease If you've received a diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, you'll need to work closely with your doctor to find a treatment plan that offers you the
Discovery's Edge: Mayo Clinic and NASA ? Exploring two frontiers Space?with near-zero gravity, no atmosphere, and extremes of heat and cold?is an unusual and often hostile environment. But it?s also an opportunity?for medical researchers who see
In the Loop: Transplant patient dedicates donated home to care team In the mountains of Guatemala, in a small Mayan village called Xepatan, is a house. A newly constructed house that sits in stark contrast to the cane and dirt floor homes found
Parasite Wonders: A parasitologist's view of the world This week's case?involves a middle-aged man from West Africa who presented with a chief complaint of worms in his stool. Four tan-white objects were received in saline, and an egg
Protecting babies from eczema risk: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute A common household product has been shown to be the cheapest and most effective way to reduce the risk of?eczema?in babies, according to a new?study?published in?JAMA Pediatrics
Mayo Clinic Minute: Interval training fights aging There's no question that exercise is good for your health. Revving up your heart rate fights conditions such as obesity, heart disease and diabetes. And a new Mayo Clinic study
Multiple Mayo Clinic campuses recognized by Practice Greenhealth for environmental stewardship ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Mayo Clinic?campuses in Jacksonville, Florida; Rochester; Eau Claire, Wisconsin; and La Crosse, Wisconsin, have been awarded for their sustainability efforts by?
Mayo Clinic Q and A: Understanding and managing familial hypercholesterolemia DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What is familial hypercholesterolemia? Is that just another way of talking about high cholesterol? How is it diagnosed? ANSWER: Familial hypercholesterolemia?is
Infectious Diseases A-Z: HPV vaccination guidelines to prevent cervical cancer The American Society of Clinical Oncology released the first global HPV?vaccination guidelines?to prevent cervical cancer. Mayo Clinic oncologist Dr. Gerardo Colon-Otero says these
Want a healthy brain as you age? Live a healthy life ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Adopting a healthy lifestyle can protect the brain against several risk factors for Alzheimer?s disease, Mayo Clinic research shows. Controlling blood pressure
Rheumatoid arthritis and cardiovascular risk: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, we hear from Dr. Eric Matteson on the increased cardiovascular risk for women with rheumatoid arthritis. To listen, click the link below
Mayo Clinic Minute: Register to give life For the fourth year in a row,?a record number or organ transplants were performed in 2016 in the U.S.?Since 2012, the annual number of transplants has increased 20 percent
Housecall: Planning ahead for safe travels THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Deep vein thrombosis: Prevention If vacation plans are in your future, plan ahead to stay safe on the way. Sitting for long stretches in a car or plane
Sharing Mayo Clinic: Infant survives rare, life-threatening brain tumor To the delight of everyone who knows 3-year-old Rayna Speary, her head is perfectly round and smooth and average size. Given that the youngster was diagnosed and treated for an
Mayo Clinic Q and A: Suicide and genetics ? a complicated association DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Why does it seem that suicide tends to run in families? Does it have anything to do with genetics? ANSWER: The association between genetics and suicide?is