Mayo Clinic in Arizona Part of Study to Help Regulate Immune System

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Researchers from Mayo Clinic and the University of Arizona are shedding light on a mechanism in the human body that may result in more effective treatments for conditions such as autoimmune disorders, cancer, allergies and chronic inflammation. The team has discovered a novel function of a protein previously believed to only help […]

Los procedimientos salvan las extremidades de más pacientes con arteriopatía periférica, descubre Mayo Clinic

SAN FRANCISCO, California — 12 de junio de 2013.  Las arteriopatías periféricas son problemas circulatorios comunes, en los que la menor irrigación sanguínea puede derivar en complicaciones que atentan contra las extremidades y que hasta podrían requerir una amputación. En los últimos 20 años, los procedimientos conocidos como revascularizaciones han disminuido la necesidad de las […]

Neurólogos de Mayo Clinic presentan sus investigaciones durante la reunión anual de la Academia Americana de Neurología

SAN DIEGO, California: 26 de marzo de 2013.  Los expertos de Mayo Clinic en neurología presentaron los resultados de sus investigaciones sobre la enfermedad de Parkinson, la enfermedad de Alzheimer, los trastornos del sueño, las conmociones cerebrales, la esclerosis múltiple y más, durante la reunión anual de la Academia Americana de Neurología en San Diego, […]

Number of Factors Can Contribute to Fatigue in Patients with Lupus

Number of Factors Can Contribute to Fatigue in Patients with Lupus February 15, 2013 Dear Mayo Clinic: One year ago, at the age of 33, I was diagnosed with lupus. I am taking medications to help with flares, which are reasonably controlled, but I am exhausted all of the time. Is this just a part […]

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Can Get Gout Too, Mayo Clinic Study Finds

WASHINGTON — Refuting a belief long held by many physicians, a Mayo Clinic study found that rheumatoid arthritis patients also can get gout. The research is among several studies Mayo Clinic is presenting at the American College of Rheumatology annual meeting in Washington. Researchers also found that gut bacteria has potential to treat autoimmune disorders, […]

Mayo Clinic descubre que la artritis reumatoide incide mucho en el desempleo y en la muerte prematura

ROCHESTER, Minnesota — 6 de julio de 2012.  En el ámbito de las enfermedades mortales e incapacitantes, las afecciones como el cáncer o la enfermedad de Alzheimer parecen atraer la atención de la mayoría de medios de comunicación; sin embargo, existen otras afecciones igual de complicadas y la artritis reumatoide es una de ellas, dicen […]

Mayo Clinic Uses New Approach to Reverse Multiple Sclerosis in Mice Models

ROCHESTER, Minn. — June 27, 2012.   Mayo Clinic researchers have successfully used smaller, folded DNA molecules to stimulate regeneration and repair of nerve coatings in mice that mimic multiple sclerosis (MS). They say the finding, published today in the journal PLoS ONE, suggests new possible therapies for MS patients. VIDEO ALERT: Video resources with […]

Sick from Your Stomach: Gut Bacteria May Trigger Diseases such as Rheumatoid Arthritis

ROCHESTER, Minn. — June 11, 2012.  The billions of bugs in our guts have a newfound role: regulating the immune system and related autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, according to researchers at Mayo Clinic and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Larger-than-normal populations of specific gut bacteria may trigger the development of diseases like […]

Mayo Clinic: Obesity Epidemic Fueling Rise in Rheumatoid Arthritis Among Women

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Obesity and the painful autoimmune disorder rheumatoid arthritis are each becoming more common, raising a logical question: Could one have something to do with the other? For women, it appears there is a link, Mayo Clinic researchers say. They studied hundreds of patients and found a history of obesity puts women at […]

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