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 [...]
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. — Sixty years ago, treatment options were few for a child born with a structural heart defect. Innovations in therapies have since transformed [...]
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is one of the most common digestive disorders in the world.
It happens when acid comes up from the stomach, which is [...]
Barrett's esophagus is a condition in which the lining esophagus becomes damaged by acid reflux, which causes the lining to thicken and become red. Over [...]
LONDON — Mayo Clinic Healthcare, an outpatient clinic that provides personalized health care including specialty care such as cardiology, gastroenterology and pulmonary medicine, second opinions, advanced [...]
When someone has a stroke, every second is crucial. The longer it takes to receive treatment, the more likely it is that damage to the [...]
World Arthritis Day is Oct. 12
ROCHESTER, Minn. — For joints to work well, they need cartilage, a slippery tissue that covers the ends of bones, [...]
Heart failure — sometimes known as congestive heart failure — occurs when the heart muscle doesn't pump blood as well as it should. When this [...]
LONDON — Many people have experienced the discomfort of food or a beverage accidentally going to the wrong place when swallowing. But swallowing issues sometimes become [...]
LONDON — Heart failure may seem like a disease of advanced age, but it can develop at any time in life. And, in many cases, it can [...]
Finding ways to keep your body cool during extremely high temperatures is important and so is ensuring your medications aren't exposed to extreme heat.
Scott Hall, a Mayo [...]
Parts of Europe are experiencing a heat wave that is causing emergency situations for millions of residents. And, in the United States, many parts of [...]
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