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Prostate Cancer Surgery Can Lead to Anxiety, Depression, Quality of Life Issues

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — September 24, 2012.  Men who undergo surgical removal of prostate cancer can experience significant levels of anxiety one year after surgery, and higher levels of anxiety appear to be linked to poor sexual satisfaction and depression, say researchers at Mayo Clinic's campus in Florida. Their recent study, [...]

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Mayo Clinic Opens Florida Biobank to Research Kidney Cancer, Other Diseases

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — September 12, 2012.  Today's researchers have a new set of tools to help uncover the roots of human disease and personalize prevention and treatment efforts. To take advantage of the emergence of faster, more affordable DNA sequencing technology, Mayo Clinic is establishing a biobank at its campus [...]

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Mayo Clinic: Vitamin D's Link to Diseases Prevalent in Black Americans

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Vitamin D is primarily produced in the body through direct exposure of the skin to sunlight. While it has long been touted for its important role in maintaining healthy bones, more recent research suggests that sustaining healthy levels of vitamin D in the bloodstream can also reduce [...]

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