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Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common intestinal problem that affects more than 30 million Americans. Signs and symptoms can include cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, gas and a change in bowel habits. While IBS is a chronic condition, many people can control their symptoms by managing diet, lifestyle and stress.
It is a craze that’s sweeping the country. People are taking their belongings one by one and deciding does it spark joy? But beyond the physical act of cleaning clutter, are there any mental health benefits to tidying up as well?
On this episode of the Mayo [...]
The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center recently received a grant from the National Cancer Institute to help cancer patients who use tobacco get treatment to help them kick the habit. The two-year, $500,000 grant is part of the National Cancer Institute’s Cancer Moonshot Initiative, and it’ll fund programs at Mayo [...]
If you’ve ever groaned, “Oh, my aching back,” you’re not alone. As people age, it’s estimated that 8 of 10 adults experience back pain from life's normal wear and tear on the spine. One common cause of back pain is the narrowing of the spinal canal, called "spinal stenosis." [...]
Mayo Clinic researchers are launching a study to find the best individualized treatments for alcohol use disorder, also known as alcoholism. Drawing from the disciplines of psychiatry, genetics, pharmacogenomics, artificial intelligence, and metabolomics to conduct this study, researchers will look at how an individual’s genetic makeup affects their response to [...]