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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...
  • 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...
  • The Mayo Clinic: Reasons for developing allergies later in life not always clear

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I didn't have allergies when I was younger. But now in my 40s, I seem to get allergy symptoms during the spring and summer. Is it possible to develop allergies as an adult? Should I get tested? If so, what do allergy tests involve?...
  • 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...
  • Clearing up some common questions about psychiatric medications

    Taking medications on a daily basis can be a chore, but it becomes more challenging if there's lack of understanding of or misconceptions about your medication. "In my practice, I come across many patients who are skeptical about taking psychiatric...
  • Two cultures, same risk for cognitive impairment from diabetes

    ROCHESTER, Minn. Diabetes is a known risk factor for cognitive decline and dementia, age-related conditions that affect memory and thinking skills. However, little is known about how the diabetes-cognitive decline link compares across cultures....
  • Towns and Tyus arrive, Bjelica coming next to Timberwolves

    Jacqueline Cruz-Towns sat on a bench in the Minnesota Timberwolves' sparkling new practice facility, proudly wearing a Wolves hat on her head and a big smile on her face as she recalled a pre-draft visit her son Karl-Anthony made to Minneapolis last week....
  • Meditate on this: Mindfulness can improve well-being

    If you've heard of or read about mindfulness a form of meditation you might be curious about how to practice it. Kayla Dascher, Mayo Clinic Health System nurse practitioner, shares how to do mindfulness exercises and how they might benefit you. What is...
  • Keep stress out of summer vacation

    Keep stress out of summer vacation
    You may not think that summer and stress go together, but they often do. Routines change frequently, and downtime can lead to complaining and sibling squabbles. Summertime events, such as graduations, family reunions and vacations, come with their own set...