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Newer diabetes drugs cost more, but may not work better

Two newer classes of drugs to treat adult-onset diabetes may be no more effective than the old standby, yet they cost significantly more over...

Are concussions related to Alzheimer’s disease?

A new study suggests that a history of concussion involving at least a momentary loss of consciousness may be related to the buildup of...

Pain drugs used in prostate gland removal linked to cancer outcome

The methods used to anesthetize prostate cancer patients and control pain when their prostate glands are surgically removed for adenocarcinoma may affect their long-term...

Teachers More Likely to Have Progressive Speech and Language Disorders

Mayo Clinic researchers have found a surprising occupational hazard for teachers: progressive speech and language disorders. The research found that people with speech and language...

Kids born small should get moving

Female mice who were growth restricted in the womb were born at a lower birth weight, but were less active and prone to obesity...

Acting out your dreams? Prepare for Lewy bodies dementia

The strongest predictor of whether a man is developing dementia with Lewy bodies — the second most common form of dementia in the elderly...

Mild cognitive impairment is common, affects men most

Researchers involved in the Mayo Clinic Study of Aging reported today that more than 6 percent of Americans age 70 to 89 develop mild...

‘Rare’ brain disorder may be more common than thought

A global team of neuroscientists, led by researchers at Mayo Clinic in Florida, have found the gene responsible for a brain disorder that may...

Vaccine attacks breast cancer in mice

Researchers at Mayo Clinic in Arizona (http://www.mayoclinic.org/arizona/) and the University of Georgia (UGA) have developed a vaccine that dramatically reduces tumors in a mouse...

Scientists develop vaccine that successfully attacks breast cancer in mice

Researchers at Mayo Clinic in Arizona (http://www.mayoclinic.org/arizona/) and the University of Georgia (UGA) have developed a vaccine that dramatically reduces tumors in a mouse model that mimics 90 percent of human breast and ...

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