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Ginger for Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea

Ginger for chemotherapy-induced nausea: Does it work? Research shows that ginger may help ease nausea and vomiting during and after chemotherapy treatments. Biomarkers help define individualized cancer treatment A new biomarker program can help doctors customize cancer treatment. Find out which types of cancer are involved. Mayo Clinic Cancer Center [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Genomics of Lung Cancer Progression Varies Widely Among Patients; Offers Clues to Predictive Biomarkers

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Tumor sequencing of several different lung cancers and their surrounding tissue complicates the prevailing theory of linear lung cancer progression and offers new insights for management of this deadly cancer, according to a new Mayo Clinic study. Sequencing results provide, for the first time, strong molecular evidence [...]

Created by Sam Smith

Mayo Clinic Researchers Discover Biomarkers for Prostate Cancer Detection, Recurrence

ROCHESTER, Minn. — May 14, 2012.  Alterations to the "on-off" switches of genes occur early in the development of prostate cancer and could be used as biomarkers to detect the disease months or even years earlier than current approaches, a Mayo Clinic study has found. These biomarkers — known as [...]

Created by Joe Dangor

Biomarkers to Create Better Health Solutions

Mayo Clinic is receiving funding from the Biomarkers of Gut Function and Health program to identify and validate biomarkers that can guide new ways to improve the health of children in the developing world. The program is part of the Grand Challenges in Global Health initiative, launched by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Healthy Muscle Linked To Healthy Bones

Healthy muscle mass is linked to healthy bones, and there are gender differences as well. These findings, just released by Mayo Clinic, could be used to better identify people at higher risk for falls and fractures. Researchers have been aware that the progressive loss of muscle mass and bone density is a natural [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

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