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Tuesday Q and A: Many conditions result in dementia, but Alzheimer’s is most common

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What is the difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s disease? Are they hereditary? ANSWER: Dementia is a broad term used to describe a group of symptoms that interferes with a person's thinking and the ability to function well in day-to-day activities. Many conditions can result in dementia, but [...]

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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Measles Measles cases in the U.S. are at a 20-year high, according to the CDC. Be sure you and your loved ones are up to date with your vaccines. Cholesterol medications: When diet and exercise aren't enough If you can't control your cholesterol with lifestyle changes, [...]

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THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

Easy bruising: Common as you age Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) Rheumatoid arthritis: Does pregnancy affect symptoms? Managing diabetes: Looking beyond carbs Exercise and multiple sclerosis

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Advancements in Multiple Sclerosis Research Hold Promise for Patients

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Feb. 26, 2014 — The future holds promise for multiple sclerosis research based on advancements of the past two decades according to a review from Mayo Clinic neurologists published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. The paper states that many people with newly diagnosed or early stage MS are overwhelmed [...]

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Mayo Clinic Expert Available to Discuss Long-Term Health for People with Multiple Sclerosis

Note: Updated version ROCHESTER, Minn. — For people with multiple sclerosis — as many as 350,000 Americans, and an estimated 200 new diagnoses every week — managing the debilitating symptoms can be an arduous process. A range of medications are available to help with the fluctuating neurological symptoms such as [...]

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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Meatless meals: The benefits of eating less meat You can eat healthfully without spending a lot. One way to achieve healthy savings is to serve meat less often. Managing fatigue with multiple sclerosis The fatigue that often accompanies MS can make it hard to do what [...]

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