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  • Sharing Mayo Clinic: An active life restored, thanks to regenerative medicine
    on December 9, 2018 at 12:00 am

    For years, Rick Amatuzio lived with severe back pain that kept him from the active life he'd always savored. But advanced diagnostic tests and regenerative medicine therapy at Mayo Clinic ultimately led to a complete recovery. Now Rick once again can play sports and enjoy the outdoors free from pain.? ? A typical weekend for [... […]

  • Science Saturday: Finding the right drug, dose for cancer therapy through pharmacogenomics
    on December 8, 2018 at 12:00 am

    Each year, nearly 300,000 patients receive the lifesaving chemotherapy 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) to treat many types of cancer, including colorectal, breast, bowel, skin, pancreatic, and esophageal cancer. While it can be an effective treatment, it doesn?t work for everyone. In fact, up to 30 percent of those who receive the standard dose can have serious, life-threatening [... […]

  • Mayo Clinic Minute: How to avoid 'holiday heart'
    on December 7, 2018 at 12:00 am

    The holiday season is a time of celebration and excess, but too much salt, caffeine and alcohol can lead to a little-known condition called "holiday heart" that can have drastic consequences. https://youtu.be/hFZmV76yTd0 Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1:00) is in the downloads. Read the script. "Holiday heart" may sound like another [... […]