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Mayo Clinic is an integrated clinical practice, education and research institution specializing in treating patients.
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Complex medical issues like transplants, kidney disease, and cancer may be helped by knowing more about how cells communicate. https://mayocl.in/2MCZpAJ

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In the fight against cancer, one of the most promising treatment advances is harnessing the power of the body’s own immune system to fight the cancer. This weekend on Mayo Clinic Radio, we'll learn about chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy (CAR T-cell therapy) which uses genetically modified versions of a patient’s own immune cells to fight his or her cancer.

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As back-to-school routines fill calendars with homework and after-class activities, it may be tempting to skip family dinners. However, dietitian Kate Zeratsky says that time around the table can offer some of the most important lessons of the day.

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Transcranial magnetic stimulation has been shown to effectively improve symptoms of depression, particularly in people who haven't seen improvement with other treatments, such as antidepressant medications and psychotherapy. Learn more from Dr. Simon Kung, a psychiatrist.

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Girls often face significant pressure to look attractive. The quest for a perfect body or appearance can take a heavy toll, though. Find out what you can do to help your daughter develop and maintain a healthy body image and self-esteem.

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Did you miss the show? The 9/15/18 #MayoClinicRadio podcast is now available: https://mayocl.in/2pc7gM6.
#MayoClinicRadio podcast: 9/15/18
#MayoClinicRadio podcast: 9/15/18
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If you're over 70 and don't have a heart attack or stroke history, a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine says baby aspirin isn't necessary for good health. "This study showed that giving aspirin to all patients to try to reduce heart attack was not beneficial," says Dr. Stephen Kopecky, a cardiologist who was not involved with the study. https://mayocl.in/2per41F

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There is no scientific evidence that eliminating dietary lectins will cure any medical disorders or conditions. But your diet certainly can have an effect on the way you feel, especially if you have a chronic condition. Learn more from Katherine Zeratsky, a registered dietitian nutritionist.

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Mild to moderate arthritis pain may be relieved with self-care measures and lifestyle changes. If you rely on over-the-counter pain relievers to help manage your arthritis pain, though, it's important to know the potential side effects. Learn more from Dr. April Chang-Miller, a Mayo Clinic rheumatologist.

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Ovarian cancer is hard to detect in its early stages due to its vague symptoms. Women may experience constipation, bloating, early satiety after eating and back pain. While ovarian cancer tends to occur in post menopausal women, anyone can be at risk. Learn more: https://mayocl.in/2xf2i4R.
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