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Leading US hospitals team up to promote COVID-19 vaccination

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CLEVELAND, Ohio, and ROCHESTER, Minn. — A coalition of 60 top hospitals and health care institutions have joined forces in a nationwide campaign to encourage adults to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Led by Cleveland Clinic and Mayo Clinic, the campaign “Get the Vaccine to Save Lives” is designed to reassure the public that vaccines are […]

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Childhood obesity should be regarded as a threat to children’s rights, says expert

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Increasing rates of obesity among children should be framed as a critical issue, according to global health experts. Addressing overweight and obesity early on could preventing the development of other noncommunicable diseases.

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Mayo study finds colon cancer driven by hereditary gene mutations in 1 in 6 patients

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ROCHESTER, Minn. — A new Mayo Clinic study bolsters evidence that colorectal cancer is often imprinted in family genes and passed on from one generation to the next. In the study, published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, researchers within the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine found 1 in 6 patients with colorectal cancer had an […]

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Salud del consumidor: ¿Qué sabe sobre la malaria?

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El Día Mundial de la Malaria se celebrará el domingo, 25 de abril, de manera que es buen momento para informarse más sobre esta enfermedad potencialmente mortal. La causa de la malaria es un parásito unicelular del género Plasmodium. Este parásito se transmite a los seres humanos frecuentemente a través de picaduras de mosquito. Como […]

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Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Head and neck cancers are becoming increasingly common

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There are many causes of head and neck cancers, and treatment is complicated. And one of the fastest growing demographic of cancers in the U.S. is human papillomavirus (HPV) in younger people, says Dr. Daniel Ma, a Mayo Clinic radiation oncologist. “This is a treatable disease,” says Dr. Ma. “It’s a disease that’s very responsive […]

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Mayo researchers, collaborators identify ‘instigator’ gene associated with Alzheimer’s disease

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — In a new paper published in Nature Communications, Mayo Clinic researchers and collaborators report the protein-coding gene SERPINA5 may worsen tau protein tangles, which are characteristic of Alzheimer’s disease, and advance disease. By combining clinical expertise, brain tissue samples, pathology expertise and artificial intelligence, the team clarified and validated the relevance of […]

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Mayo Clinic Q and A: Should pregnant women be vaccinated for COVID-19?

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DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am a teacher at a middle school that is teaching students in person. I have been vigilant about following safety guidelines, but now that I am pregnant, I worry even more about contracting COVID-19 and the risk to my baby. Our state is opening up COVID-19 vaccines to educators, and I am […]

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From tears to wonderful – a mother shares her story on raising a child with autism

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A mother was devastated when she learned her daughter was autistic. With support and education raising her daughter is challenging, but ‘wonderful.’

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‘Necessary,’ ‘terrible’ and ‘confusing’—Health workers on the frontline react to the J&J vaccine rollout pause

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In this special report, Health-e News spoke to healthcare workers and experts in all nine provinces to get their reactions to the suspension of the COVID-19 Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccine amid safety precautions. Sixteen of the 20 we spoke to already received the jab and this what they had to say.

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Terapia con láser para regenerar la piel

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Mayo Clinic adopta un nuevo enfoque que potencializa la capacidad del cuerpo de sanar las cicatrices debidas a quemaduras graves. Los dermatólogos de Mayo Clinic emplean tratamientos con láser para desencadenar el poder regenerativo de la piel quemada e intentar mejorar la apariencia y la funcionalidad. El Centro para Medicina Regenerativa en Mayo Clinic impulsa […]

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