RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Mayo Clinic

A collection of news and information related to Mayo Clinic published by this site and its partners.

Top Mayo Clinic Articles

Displaying items 111-121
  • Should states require doctors to report dense breast tissue to catch cancer?

    Should states require doctors to report dense breast tissue to catch cancer?
    An ongoing debate on the cancer front is whether doctors should be required to notify women following mammograms if they have dense breast tissue, which can fool the screening test and miss tumors. Minnesota recently became the latest state to create...
  • Controversial high-protein diet author tackling sugar next

    Controversial high-protein diet author tackling sugar next
    He went to Harvard and Stanford universities to become a scientist, but then Gary Taubes discovered investigative journalism. He had a bachelor's degree in physics and was working on a master's degree in aerospace engineering at Stanford when he chose a...
  • With high blood pressure, light to moderate drinking may protect heart

    With high blood pressure, light to moderate drinking may protect heart
    Drinking alcohol has been tied in the past to a higher risk of high blood pressure, but in a new analysis of past studies, researchers found that a drink or two a day seemed to protect even those with hypertension from heart disease and death. People...
  • Several treatment options can effectively decrease symptoms of Graves' disease

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Three months ago, I was diagnosed with Graves' disease. I've decided to have a thyroidectomy and want to know what to expect after the procedure. Will all of my symptoms (Graves' ophthalmopathy, heart palpitations, irritability) go...
  • Hopkins students invent method to treat battlefield wounds

    Hopkins students invent method to treat battlefield wounds
    Polyurethane foam, long used in products such as bedding, furniture and insulation to make people more comfortable, someday also may save lives. Eight Johns Hopkins University biomedical engineering students have devised a tool that may stop profuse...
  • If essential tremor interferes with daily activities, treatment may be helpful

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My father-in-law, husband and daughter all have essential tremor. My husband has never needed treatment, since the tremor is quite mild. But my daughter was just diagnosed at 41, and her symptoms seem to really bother her. What are the...
  • Jellyfish sting swimmers at Daytona Beach

    Jellyfish sting swimmers at Daytona Beach
    Nearly 400 swimmers were stung by jellyfish this weekend at Daytona Beach. The stings occurred both Saturday and Sunday according to the Volusia County Lifeguard Corps, who flew purple and yellow "pest" flags to warn swimmers about the presence of...
  • Advocate Health Care and NorthShore to merge

     Advocate Health Care and NorthShore to merge
    Two of Chicago's largest hospital systems on Thursday approved plans to combine, creating a 16-hospital, $6.8 billion system that promises to change the competitive landscape of health care in the Chicago region. Advocate Health Care, the state's...
  • Delicious Health Benefits of Eating Dark Chocolate

    Delicious Health Benefits of Eating Dark Chocolate
    You’ve got to love this: Dark chocolate isn’t just a slightly decadent indulgence with which to woo the object of your affection. It’s also good for your heart, your health, your mental function and memory, your mood, your energy...
  • NBA prospect Austin has Marfan syndrome

    NBA prospect Austin has Marfan syndrome
    Baylor center Isaiah Austin, an NBA hopeful, is ending his playing career after being diagnosed with Marfan syndrome, a rare genetic disorder. Marfan syndrome affects the body's connective tissue. According to the Mayo Clinic, complications from it...
  • Seniors and Pets, Part I: Health Benefits of Seniors owning Pets

      Seniors and Pets, Part I: Health Benefits of Seniors owning Pets  Pets give more to humans than humans could ever give in return. The benefits we receive from pets are abundant. They provide companionship, emotional support, bonding, and some even...