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Discovery’s Edge Online Issue
Here are highlights from the online issue of Discovery's Edge, Mayo Clinic's research magazine. You may cite and link to this publication as often as you wish. Republication is allowed with proper attribution. Please include the following subscription information as your editorial policies permit: Visit Discovery's Edge for subscription information.
Regenerating Heart Tissue Through Stem Cell Therapy
Read the details of how Mayo Clinic's unique stem cell technique restored strength and endurance to heart attack patients in three European countries. This groundbreaking study shows the feasibility of healing the heart from within, potentially avoiding transplants in some cases.
Reducing Radiation Exposure One Image at a Time
A Mayo Clinic team of researchers is finding new ways to use modern diagnostic tools such as CT scans, but with a fraction of prior levels of radiation. It's all about making patients safer while restoring their health.
A Full-Court Press on Understanding and Preventing Glaucoma
It's the leading cause of blindness in the world, sending thousands into darkness every year. A Mayo researcher is taking his search to the molecular level to discover better treatments, drugs, and approaches to glaucoma.
Eviction Notice for Biofilms and Prosthetic Joint Infections
Biofilms are the sticky infections that can occur on implanted devices and artificial joints. Mayo infectious disease experts are finding new ways to combat them and prevent them from happening.
Discovery's Edge, Mayo Clinic's online research magazine, highlights stories of leading medical investigators. Many features cover ongoing projects long before they reach the journals. Science writers and medical reporters seeking story ideas will want to check out the articles, which span a wide range of conditions and feature visuals they can use in their own publications.