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Some patients with COVID-19 experience severe complications, such as organ damage, shortness of breath, neurological impairment and chronic fatigue. A team of researchers within Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine is contributing to the global effort of using advanced genetic sequencing to find out which genes influence disease outcomes. “Our findings will be crucial in treating and...
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ESTIMADA MAYO CLINIC: Después de ponerme la vacuna contra la COVID-19, ¿es peligroso que visite en persona a amigos y familiares? RESPUESTA: Después de ponerse la vacuna contra la COVID-19, todavía es importante tomar precauciones de seguridad, como evitar el contacto estrecho con los demás, para prevenir la propagación del virus que causa la enfermedad del...
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The Food and Drug Administration has granted emergency use authorization for a new COVID-19 vaccine developed by Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson. The announcement means the U.S. now has three vaccines that effectively prevent severe COVID-19. Unlike the first two vaccines authorized for emergency use from Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna, which are...
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Sarcoma is the general term for a broad group of cancers that begin in the bones and soft tissues. Soft tissue sarcoma forms in the tissues that connect, support and surround other body structures. This includes muscle, fat, blood vessels, nerves, tendons and the lining of your joints. There are more than 70 types of...
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Clinical trials are currently underway to determine if probiotics can help reduce the severity of COVID-19 and improve recovery, as your gut microbiota plays an important role in your overall health. In the past months, doctors and researchers have also discovered that people with poor gut health have a higher risk of severe illness from...
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At Mayo Clinic in Arizona, the COVID-19 pandemic means expanding virtual capabilities, increasing innovation, communicating and coordinating even more than usual, and streamlining patient care. Dr. Richard Gray, CEO of Mayo Clinic in Arizona, says the medical teams and staff continue to be nimble and flexible, and they are learning each step of the way....
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In 1962, in a now infamous experiment shown in the video above, Yale University psychologist Stanley Milgram tested the limits of human obedience to authority. The study administrator instructed the study subjects — the “teachers” — to give electric shocks to a student. The “student” was actually an actor, but the study subjects were unaware...
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SARS-CoV-2 (red dots) on the surface of a cultured Vero cell (nucleus is at the bottom left). Image courtesy of the Mayo Clinic Microscopy and Cell Analysis Core. A year after the first case of COVID-19 was reported in the U.S., more than 26 million Americans are confirmed to have had this disease, caused by the SARS-CoV-2...
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Positron emission tomography (PET)/MRI has changed how Mayo Clinic specialists treat patients with pancreatic cancer. Mayo Clinic pioneered the use of PET/MRI to manage pancreatic cancer. Now a new study by Ananya Panda, M.B.B.S., and colleagues systematically evaluates the strengths of PET/MRI for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC). In less than five years, Mayo’s PET/MRI practice...
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ROCHESTER, Minn. — Social distancing guidelines have reduced the spread of COVID-19, but lockdowns and isolation also have created or aggravated other well-being concerns, reports new research. Mayo Clinic investigators found a significant increase in loneliness and a decrease in feelings of friendship during the pandemic. The study, published Feb. 20 in the journal Social...
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