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  1. Incontinence Drug May Help Ease Severe Hot FlashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WebMD

    It also helped patients who did not have breast cancer but who were bothered by frequent or severe menopausal symptoms, according to a presentation at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 2018. "Hot flashes are a big problem across the general population, but breast cancer survivors are at higher risk for experiencing either more severe or longer-lasting hot flushes, often as a consequence of our therapies," said lead author Roberto Leon-Ferre, MD, an assistant professor of oncology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.

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  2. Aromatherapy: Can You Smell Relief?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | WebMD

    Dec. 13, 2018 -- Donna Audia, RN, an integrative care nurse at University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, was called to the bedside of a woman who was at the end of her life and had severe nausea. The woman had tried anti-nausea medications, but they weren't enough.

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  3. Drug May Cut Hot Flashes After Breast CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | WebMD

    Hot flashes , a common curse in menopause, can be especially bothersome after breast cancer . But a new study suggests an existing medication may help.

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  4. Polio-Like Illness Strikes Kids, Frustrates DoctorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2018 | WebMD

    Oct. 19, 2018 -- Federal health officials know that a rare nervous system disorder is on the rise and that it is mostly affecting children across the country. But what officials with the CDC don't know about acute flaccid myelitis, a polio-like illness that can cause paralysis, is nearly everything else.

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  5. Spinal Implant Could Be Breakthrough in ParalysisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2018 | WebMD

    A paraplegic man has regained the ability to move his legs and walk with assistance, thanks to an implanted electrode stimulating his spinal cord, Mayo Clinic researchers say. Surgeons implanted the electrode below the level of 29-year-old Jered Chinnock's spinal cord injury.

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  6. Online History Gives Clues to Heart IllsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | WebMD

    Online searches about heart disease peak in the winter, a new study says. That's when deaths from heart disease top out, too.

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  7. Can Tragedy Teach Resilience, and Can It Last?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | WebMD

    Aug. 22, 2018 -- On the morning of Dec. 14, 2012, Michele Gay decided not to put her daughter Josephine on the school bus. The first-grader was recovering from a concussion, and Michele thought a little more rest at home might be good for her.

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  8. Mayo, Cleveland Clinics Again Top Hospital RankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | WebMD

    Aug. 14, 2018 -- For the third consecutive year, the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, claimed the No. 1 spot in the annual honor roll of best hospitals published by US News and World Report .

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  9. Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Genes ID'dRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | WebMD

    "Triple-negative breast cancer is an aggressive type of cancer that cannot be treated using targeted therapies ," study leader Fergus Couch, a geneticist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., explained in a clinic news release. "It accounts for 15 percent of breast cancer in the Caucasian population and 35 percent in the African-American population.

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  10. As Opioid Epidemic Rages, Painkiller Prescriptions Don't DropRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | WebMD

    In a sign that the U.S. opioid epidemic is still not under control, a new report shows that prescriptions for the highly addictive painkillers haven't declined in the last decade. After peaking in 2012-2013, opioid use and doses leveled off.

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  11. New Drug Shows Promise Against Alzheimer'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | WebMD

    July 25, 2018 -- After a string of failures in Alzheimer's disease treatment, drug companies say they might have a medication that both clears toxic amyloid proteins from the brain and significantly slows the rate of a patient's mental decline. In early July, drugmakers Biogen and Eisai set the Alzheimer's world abuzz with news that they had an experimental drug -- BAN2401 -- that had shown positive results in human patients.

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  12. How Transplanted Livers Help Stop Organ RejectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2018 | WebMD

    "This study shows that the liver transplant itself regulates the host's immune responses. Compared to the other organs, the liver is immunologically a very active organ, so it is capable of regulating the immune responses against itself," explained study author Dr. Timucin Taner, a transplant surgeon at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.

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  13. Medical Marijuana May Not Help Your Sleep ApneaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2018 | WebMD

    Medical marijuana shouldn't be used to treat sleep apnea , the American Academy of Sleep Medicine says in a new position statement. The group warned that the drug and its synthetic extracts haven't been shown to be safe, effective or well-tolerated by patients with this condition.

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  14. Anesthesia Doesn't Seem to Harm Child's IQ: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2018 | WebMD

    However, having anesthesia a number of times at a young age may affect fine motor skills, behavior and learning problems, the Mayo Clinic researchers found. "For the majority of kids undergoing surgery, the results overall are reassuring," said lead author Dr. David Warner, a pediatric anesthesiologist at the Mayo Clinic Children's Center in Rochester, Minn.

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  15. A Big Belly Bad for Your HeartRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | WebMD

    "People with a normal weight but a fat belly have more chance of heart problems than people without a fat belly, even if they are obese according to BMI [ body mass index ]," said study author Dr. Jose Medina-Inojosa. He's with the Mayo Clinic's division of preventive cardiology, in Rochester, Minn.

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  16. Opioids Still Overprescribed After Surgery: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | WebMD

    In fact, one of every three patients prescribed an opioid, such as Oxycontin, didn't take a single pill during their recuperation, said lead researcher Elizabeth Habermann. She is scientific director for surgical outcomes at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.

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  17. Poor Sleep May Heighten Alzheimer's RiskRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | WebMD

    Older adults who are sleepy during the day might have harmful plaque building in their brain that is a sign of impending Alzheimer's disease, researchers report. A hallmark of Alzheimer's is the accumulation of a protein in the brain called beta-amyloid.

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  18. Could the Deadly 1918 Flu Pandemic Happen Again?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | WebMD

    The "Spanish" flu of 1918-19 infected an estimated one-third of the world's population and killed between 50 million and 100 million people, modern epidemiologists estimate. That raises the inevitable question as the United States battles its way through another severe flu season -- could a pandemic as devastating in scope occur in the future? It's "100 percent" certain that another global flu crisis will happen, said Dr. Greg Poland, a virologist and vaccine researcher with the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.

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  19. Another Alzheimer's Drug Fails; Scientists StymiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2018 | WebMD

    As more experimental drugs fail to stop Alzheimer's from destroying human memory, experts now wonder whether research into the devastating brain disease has been marching in the wrong direction. In recent weeks, a pair of high-profile disappointments have been reported, including one just announced on a trial of the Eli Lily drug solanezumab.

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  20. Hysterectomy May Have Long-Term Health RisksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | WebMD

    Women who undergo a hysterectomy are at greater risk for heart disease and other health issues -- even if they keep their ovaries , new research suggests. " Hysterectomy is the second most common gynecologic surgery, and most are done for benign reasons, because most physicians believe that this surgery has minimal long-term risks," said lead researcher Dr. Shannon Laughlin-Tommaso, of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.

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