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  • Study suggests which glioblastoma patients may benefit from drug treatment

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. Clinicians testing the drug dasatinib, approved for several blood cancers, had hoped it would slow the aggressive growth of the deadly brain cancer glioblastoma. While clinical trials to date have not found any benefit, researchers at Mayo Clinic, who conducted one of those clinical trials, believe they know why dasatinib failed and what to do about it.
  • TIA increases risk of a stroke in the future

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What is a "mini-stroke" and how does it differ from the stroke we typically hear about? My mother recently had a mini-stroke, but her symptoms went away. Now she seems fine. Is she at greater risk of having another stroke? ANSWER: The...

    Many safe choices available to help whiten teeth

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What's the most effective way to whiten teeth? Is it worth it to pay for treatment from a dentist, or do the over-the-counter options work just as well? Are they safe for your teeth? ANSWER: There are quite a few choices available if...

    Summer safety tips for the Fourth and beyond

    With the 4th of July holiday upon us, experts at Mayo Clinic are offering up some injury prevention tips on some of the most common reasons that send people to the emergency department this time of year. Consume alcohol in moderation. Imbibing too much...

    Mayo Clinic Q&A: Hair removal safe for kids, but study techniques before treatment

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My daughter is 12 and has coarse, dark hair on her upper lip and wants to have it removed. I'm worried that this process is not safe for someone her age. Is laser hair removal appropriate for kids? Are there other methods that would be...