Over one-third of people diagnosed with major depressive disorder don't respond sufficiently to specific antidepressant treatments. As a result, often patients need to try different options until they find [...]
New research led by Mayo Clinic shows that more people are being diagnosed with lupus than in the past, while risks of severity and death remain the [...]
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 25 million Americans have asthma, and that number is increasing every year.
In the last 10 years, [...]
A multidisciplinary team of Mayo Clinic researchers and others is looking at the ergonomics of people who use manual wheelchairs. They seek to identify metrics to quantify [...]
For children, the opioid epidemic can be about adults in their lives with opioid use disorder or accidental overdoses when a child finds their parent's [...]
In "An Institutional Approach to Managing the Opioid Crisis," the authors describe the elements of Mayo Clinic's Opioid Stewardship Program. The study's first author, Halena Gazelka, M.D., [...]
If a person is in danger of drowning, offering a life preserver is appropriate. However, if a person is surrounded by flames in a burning [...]
March is Women's History Month and in honor of International Women’s Day on March 8, Mayo Clinic honors and recognizes women's contributions in medicine and [...]
Targeting mitochondria is a promising therapeutic strategy.
"Mitochondria are the powerhouses of the cell." Many a young science student has heard that truism.
"Mitochondria are extremely important [...]
More than 34 million people in the U.S. have diabetes, reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Of these, the vast majority have type 2, or [...]
Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disorder that causes inflammation and pain throughout the body. Most common in women (9 of 10 diagnosed cases); it attacks both [...]
Holiday gatherings have gone virtual this year, but one thing hasn't changed: the social pressure to find interesting things to say to our relatives. Whether [...]
Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest forms of cancer, but patients who are diagnosed at an early stage can survive five years or longer.