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It was May 25, 2021. After Tom Lansing of Stewartville, Minnesota, mowed his mom's yard, the then 59-year-old decided it was a perfect late afternoon [...]
Mayo Clinic researchers replicated chronic dry mouth from radiation damage in preclinical models, laying the foundation for stem cell research to regenerate salivary tissue after [...]
Beginning Tuesday, Dec. 6, patients at Mayo Clinic in Rochester may request an unlimited number of visitors to be placed on their visitor list.
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Three respiratory viruses — COVID-19, influenza and respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV — are currently circulating in the U.S., and experts worry that holiday travel [...]
Flaxseed is a great source of fiber, minerals and nutrients. A small amount can pack a nutritional punch. They have a light, nutty taste and can be [...]
During the first months of the COVID-19 pandemic, clinicians across Mayo Clinic transitioned to virtual modes of care to continue to treat patients safely — [...]
Winter means snow starts falling in many parts of the country. But there's a different kind of snow that appears year-round for some people across [...]
Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week will be observed Dec. 1–7, which makes this a good time to learn about the risk factors for developing these disorders.
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am a 50-year-old man who enjoys running. I have completed several half-marathons and began training for longer distances. A few months ago, [...]
Have you recently taken a COVID-19 test? If you're waiting for your COVID-19 test results, Mayo Clinic COVID-19 diagnostic experts have some helpful guidelines to walk you [...]
It's important to incorporate movement into your day as much as possible. But that can be difficult if you're stuck at a desk and don't [...]
A diagnosis of pancreatic cancer is almost synonymous with hopelessness. As the least survivable type of cancer, the perception is understandable. "As soon as patients [...]
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 [...]
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: A friend recently went through a bout of shingles. I really don't know much about this condition, but I know it was painful. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am in my early 50s and enjoy an active lifestyle. I recently heard reports of an increase in ankle sprains and broken [...]
Food tends to be the focus on Thanksgiving, but preparing that food is often trickier than many people expect. Dr. Sanj Kakar, a Mayo Clinic [...]
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 [...]
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My husband has had terrible neck pain for a few years. It has gotten to the point where he cannot turn his head [...]
A traditional American Thanksgiving meal often centers around a turkey. And unknowingly, an improperly cooked turkey can be contaminated with bacteria, like salmonella.
Most people recover on [...]
World Antimicrobial Awareness Week is observed Nov. 18–24. This year's theme is "Preventing antimicrobial resistance together."
Antimicrobials are medicines used to prevent and treat infections in [...]
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic announces the recipients of its 2022 Distinguished Alumni Award. The award was established in 1981 to acknowledge and show appreciation [...]
Epilepsy is a neurological disorder in which brain activity becomes abnormal, causing seizures or periods of unusual behavior, sensations, and sometimes loss of awareness. Anyone [...]
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