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  • 2 new drugs aim to prevent migraines; early tests done

    2 new drugs aim to prevent migraines; early tests done
    Two drugs given to people who suffer migraines reduced the frequency of their headaches in early trials, scientists said. The test results “may potentially represent a new era in preventive therapy for migraine,” Dr. Peter Goadsby, an author...
  • Looking at cognitive loss and how it affects mortality

    Looking at cognitive loss and how it affects mortality
    Scientists trying to figure out the effect of memory on how much longer an older person will live say memory loss and problems with language and decision-making were both associated with increased mortality, but the association is stronger for people...
  • Researchers finding ways to erase unhappy memories

     Researchers finding ways to erase unhappy memories
    We all have things we'd like to forget — being the victim of a crime, a bad relationship, an embarrassing faux pas. What if we could erase those bad memories? Or at least take the edge off them? Over the last 10 or 15 years, researchers have...
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Stay within guidelines of moderate drinking to avoid related health problems

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I enjoy a glass of wine each night with dinner and sometimes have another before bed. My husband is concerned and thinks I should take a break from it to make sure I'm not becoming addicted. Is it possible to become an alcoholic just...
  • Fecal transplants: A therapy whose time has come

    Clostridium difficile is a dangerous infection that, as its name implies, is not always easy to treat successfully with antibiotics. In many cases, the infection is actually triggered by antibiotic use during hospitalization; the medications kill...
  • It's time to recognize pharmacists as health care providers [Commentary]

    It's time to recognize pharmacists as health care providers [Commentary]
    Students and faculty from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy have an important message for the Maryland General Assembly this year: Empower pharmacists to perform a greater role as health care providers in order to improve health care quality...
  • The risk of sustaining a concussion is higher after already having one

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My daughter, 17, was hit while playing soccer last fall and suffered a mild concussion. Her doctor says it's OK for her to play again in the spring, but I'm worried. Isn't she more likely to get another concussion if she's had one...
  • Differences between men and women can impact their risk of heart disease

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I know that heart disease is the leading killer among men and women, but is it true that men and women have different risk factors for heart disease? ANSWER: You're correct that heart disease is the leading cause of death in men and...
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Timing of surgery to repair cleft lip can't be determined until baby is born

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm 30 weeks pregnant with our first baby. After an ultrasound last week, our doctor informed us that our baby will likely have a cleft lip. How soon after he's born do you recommend surgery? Will I still be able to breastfeed him?...
  • Neurologist tells Howard Co. seniors they can slow down brain drain

    Howard County's rapidly growing senior population got some mixed news last week. The bad news: The part of their brain that controls short-term memory has been shrinking at an average rate of .5 percent a year since they turned 50. The good news: That...
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: There are several choices available to treat degenerative hip disease in a younger patient

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm 36 years old and have had constant pain in my right hip for two years. Last year, I was diagnosed with moderate degenerative hip disease. Medication managed my pain initially but is no longer effective. My doctor says the next step...