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  • Mayo Clinic Q&A: Antidepressants offer gradual, not instant relief

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: How soon after starting on antidepressants should I begin to feel better? What type of changes will I notice? It's been three weeks and I don't feel like my depression has lessened. If anything, it seems to be getting worse. Do I need to try another medication?
  • Air dryers may spread more hand germs

    By Janice Neumann (Reuters Health) – What's better for limiting the spread of bacteria in washrooms: paper towels, or air dryers? New research funded by a trade organization of paper towel manufacturers suggests that towels spread less bacteria....

    Roche's Genentech defends supply shift for top cancer drugs

    Genentech, U.S. biotech unit of Roche Holding, faces growing pressure over a decision to allow only a handful of distributors to supply three of the world's most widely used cancer drugs, a move that prominent hospitals say will create delays and raise...

    Carefully consider treatment options when diagnosed with early stage breast cancer

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I just found out I have stage I breast cancer, and I'm trying to decide on the kind of surgery I'll have. My doctor says I could have either a mastectomy or a lumpectomy. I'm leaning toward a lumpectomy. But how do you know if a...

    Hearing loss should be evaluated as soon as it's recognized

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My husband is 68 and has some hearing loss but won't go to see the doctor. He says it's a normal part of aging and thinks there's not much that can be done for it anyway. How is age-related hearing loss treated, other than a hearing aid?...