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Discovery’s Edge online issue: Explore research feature stories from Mayo Clinic

February 20, 2018

collage of images featured in Discovery's Edge edition

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Discovery's Edge, Mayo Clinic's online and print research magazine, highlights stories of leading medical investigators. Science writers and medical reporters seeking story ideas will want to check out the articles, a sample of which are linked below. These articles span a wide range of conditions and feature visuals that can be used in their publications. Citing and linking to this publication is welcome. Republication is allowed with proper attribution. Here are some of the stories you'll find in Discovery's Edge:

Getting to the heart of sleep
Sleep apnea makes it difficult to get a good night's rest, but, beyond that, it can cause heart problems that put you in danger.

Regenerative medicine at Mayo ramps up
From joint pain to organ transplant and dermatology to brain injury, Mayo researchers are expanding research on how stem cells can transform patient care.

The science of health care delivery
Since its founding, Mayo Clinic has sought ways to improve patient care. More than improving quality control or increasing efficiency, Mayo Clinic has turned health care delivery into a science. This story focuses on three areas of health care research: opioid prescribing, emergency department efficiency and low-risk pregnancy care.

The fish farm
As genetic investigations become more important for individualized diagnosis and treatment, the zebrafish is becoming more valuable for medical research because of its ability to be genetically manipulated.

Researching to invention
If necessity is the mother of invention, then it's no wonder Mayo physicians and researchers report at least one new idea or innovation every day. Here are 10.

Autoimmune disorders unmasked
Recently, Mayo Clinic launched a first-in-the-U.S. clinical test to help patients get the right diagnosis faster when it comes to diseases such as multiple sclerosis. This is the story of how tests like that are developed at Mayo.

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About Discovery's Edge
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 publications

About Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit organization committed to clinical practice, education and research, providing expert, comprehensive care to everyone who needs healing. Learn more about Mayo Clinic. Visit the Mayo Clinic News Network.

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