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2013-10-28 11:50:33

It may seem counterintuitive, but young and middle-aged fibromyalgia patients report worse symptoms and poorer quality of life than older patients.

2013-10-15 12:25:25

Mayo Clinic researchers have found a surprising occupational hazard for teachers: progressive speech and language disorders.

2013-10-01 17:56:33

The total hospital cost of mitral valve repair surgery — from the time a patient is admitted to the hospital until release — is similar, whether performed through small port incisions using robotic equipment or via the conventional open-chest method, a Mayo Clinic study of 370 patients found. Importantly, robotic surgeries were just as safe as conventional open procedures, but patients who underwent robotic mitral valve repair recovered more rapidly and returned home earlier than patients...

2013-09-24 13:18:13

Sulfasalazine, a drug commonly prescribed to reduce diarrhea in patients with inflammatory bowel disease, does not reduce diarrhea in patients receiving radiation therapy for cancers in the pelvic area.

2013-09-17 23:02:22

Mayo will add medical technology transfer expertise and intellectual property to second installation of competition. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) September 17, 2013


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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