As flu season approaches, it's important to understand the need to get vaccinated for influenza, or flu. Indications are it could be a different flu [...]
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: When the weather is nice, I enjoy being outdoors and being active, including walking, swimming and boating. I prefer to wear scoop-neck T-shirts, [...]
Every 40 seconds, someone in the U.S. has a heart attack. In thousands of cases each year, a condition known as cardiogenic shock can follow [...]
Many people with colon cancer experience no symptoms in the early stages of the disease. With time, though, the cancer cells can grow to invade [...]
Music soothes, energizes and inspires. It also fortifies pathways in your brain that neurologists say can lead to a better understanding of cognition and dementia. To [...]
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about breast cancer types and what your type means.
Breast cancer accounts for 1 [...]
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have had ongoing nasal congestion and mucus for the past several months. I thought it was allergies, but my doctor says I [...]
Somatic mutations naturally occur in cells throughout human development and during aging. However, it has yet to be determined whether the frequency of somatic mutations [...]
September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about the different types of thyroid cancer.
Nearly 44,000 new cases of thyroid cancer [...]
According to drugmakers Eisai and Biogen, a Phase 3 clinical study on a potential new Alzheimer's disease drug shows promise. The study findings show that the drug, lecanemab, [...]
September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about your risk of developing ovarian cancer.
Ovarian cancer accounts for more deaths than [...]
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 50 years old and live an active lifestyle. Recently, I started having more aches and pains, especially in my knees and [...]
Three are main forms of diabetes — Type 1, Type 2 and gestational — which can happen during pregnancy and go away once the baby is born. Those with Type [...]