It's flu season again, so most people get a flu shot and strive to stay healthy. But can certain foods or supplements boost the immune system and [...]
World AIDS Day will be observed Thursday, Dec. 1, which makes this a good time to learn more about treating this chronic, potentially life-threatening condition.
More than 32 [...]
At Mayo Clinic, the Department of Business Development is the front door to business. From technology commercialization to strategic partnerships, the ultimate goal of innovation [...]
Heart disease remains a leading cause of death around the world. And diabetes is one of the risk factors for heart disease. Diabetes is a growing global health concern, with [...]
November is National COPD Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD.
COPD is a leading [...]
Mayo Clinic researchers and collaborators have identified key clinical findings that can help clinicians recognize patients with potentially treatable causes of rapidly progressive dementia, who [...]
Jerry Costello has spent a lifetime serving his community and country. After retiring, the southwestern Illinois native was looking forward to a new chapter. He [...]
November is National Diabetes Month, which makes this a good time to learn what you can do to prevent diabetes complications.
More than 37 million people in [...]
Facial paralysis can affect one side or both sides of the face and can affect eye closure, the smile and lower lip movement. Facial paralysis [...]
A new Mayo Clinic study finds 1 in 6 people with pancreatic cancer harbor inherited genetic mutations.
Identifying hereditary gene mutations in pancreatic cancer can help [...]
Turkey, stuffing and mashed potatoes are Thanksgiving staples. Yet, potatoes tend to get a bad rap when it comes to eating a healthy diet. But [...]
LA CROSSE, Wis. ― The tradition of embedding crucifixes in the cement pillars of Mayo Clinic buildings is a little-known fact. Beginning in 1967 with [...]
November is Stomach Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about treating stomach cancer.
More than 26,000 people in the U.S. will [...]
As a five-year survivor of anaplastic pancreatic cancer, Jim Smith belongs to a small group of people to have reached the important milestone. In the [...]
Thanksgiving Day marks Family Health History Day, an annual national public health campaign to encourage people to better understand what health characteristics run in their [...]
November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about the risk factors for pancreatic cancer and what you [...]
Cardiac amyloidosis is a type of amyloidosis, which occurs when the body produces abnormal proteins that bind together to form a substance called amyloid. Amyloids can [...]
Diabetes is a chronic condition that impairs the body's ability to regulate blood sugar due to inadequate insulin production. Producing insulin is a function [...]
The urban legend about how the tryptophan in turkey makes you tired is as much a Thanksgiving tradition as stuffing and cranberries. Like many long-told tales, there's [...]
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