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Mayo Clinic Researchers: Improvement of Mood Associated With Improved Brain Injury Outcomes

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic researchers found that improvement of mood over the course of post-acute brain rehabilitation is associated with increased participation in day-to-day activities, independent living, and ability to work after rehabilitation is complete. MULTIMEDIA ALERT: Video of Dr. Bergquist is available for download from the Mayo Clinic News Network. Each year, millions of [...]

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Muscle Loss and Aging: Mayo Clinic Expert Discusses Strategies, Therapies to Restore Muscle Health

Notes that exercise remains the 'silver bullet' to maintain muscle mass in the aging ROCHESTER, Minn. — The progressive loss of skeletal muscle during aging, known as sarcopenia, underlies limitations in physical function and mobility, which in turn lead to falls, loss of independence, institutionalization and even death. Mayo Clinic [...]

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Cancer Patients May Not be Getting Adequate Care for Debilitating Fatigue, Mayo Clinic Finds

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Many people who have been through cancer and its treatment have trouble with their recovery because of severe, debilitating fatigue that can last for months or even years. But even though a variety of treatments exist for cancer-related fatigue, few doctors are recommending them to patients, according [...]

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