Diet and nutrition can play a major role in making sure you have healthy kidneys.
Top 10 Common Habits that Damage Your Kidneys
The kidneys are two bean-shaped organs, located against the back muscles in the upper abdominal cavity just below the rib cage, one on each side of the spine. The kidneys detoxify the blood and aid the body in filtering out waste products through urine. Another primary function of the kidneys is to remove excess water …
Kidney Month: 10 Ways to Keep Your Kidneys Healthy
Concerned about your kidney health? In honor of National Kidney Month, we are sharing 10 tips that'll help you keep your kidneys healthy for the long run.
Mayo Clinic Minute: What to Eat for Brain Health
Does what you eat matter when it comes to brain health? Mayo Clinic experts say what's good for the body [...]
Mayo Clinic named to Fortune’s ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ list
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Fortune named Mayo Clinic to its 2017 [...]
Mayo Clinic Researchers Develop Accurate Way to Measure Growth Factor Linked to Aging
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Researchers at Mayo Clinic have developed an accurate way to measure a circulating factor, called GDF11, to better [...]
Mayo Clinic Minute: A doctor's advice about naps
Springing forward on the clock to daylight saving time can [...]
Mayo Clinic Minute: Why sunglasses are a must
The area around and on your eyelids has some of your body's most delicate skin. Ultraviolet (UV) light from the sun [...]
Mayo Clinic Minute: How Multitasking Hurts Your Relationships
While multitasking makes it easier to get to the end of your to-do list, doing it habitually can come with a cost. [...]
Mayo Clinic Minute: How Yoga Can Improve Your Health
To teach people about the benefits of yoga, the United Nations has proclaimed June 21 to be the International Day of [...]
Mayo Clinic Minute: How to keep your mind sharp
Many people forget where they put the car keys now [...]
Jimmy Kimmel and Guillermo Learn How to Wash Their Hands
Washing your hands is very important. Jimmy wanted to make sure he was doing it right, so we got in touch with a doctor at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota named...
How Does Human Behavior Lead to Surgical Errors? Mayo Clinic Researchers Count the Ways
Four to nine factors contributed to each `never event,’ study finds ROCHESTER, Minn. — Why are major surgical errors called [...]
Fitness tip: Get physical at home
Health tips from Mayo Clinic, featuring simple strategies for a healthy lifestyle.
Healthy tips for Cinco de Mayo
Celebrate the great flavors of Cinco de Mayo without putting a dent in your diet!
What causes healthy young mothers to have a heart attack?
Researchers at Mayo Clinic are discovering why an uncommon heart attack called SCAD strikes young, healthy women.
Mayo Clinic: Have Fun in the Sun, But Be Sun Smart
Mayo Clinic research shows skin cancer is on the rise among young people, even teenagers. It can be deadly. Because many teens and their parents think melano...
Ovarian removal to prevent ovarian cancer should not be an option for most premenopausal women,...
ROCHESTER, Minn. – A Mayo Clinic research team has found evidence suggesting that the controversial practice of ovary removal in premenopausal [...]
Mayo Clinic creates genetic test to help guide diagnosis, treatment of lymphoma patients
Mayo Clinic has created a genetic test to help guide diagnosis and treatment of patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, the most common type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
What happens when you have a disease doctors can't diagnose
Five years ago, TED Fellow Jen Brea became progressively ill with myalgic encephalomyelitis, commonly known as chronic fatigue syndrome, a debilitating illne...
Cutting Down on Sugar: Advice from Dr. Donald Hensrud, Author of the Mayo Clinic Diet
Like nearly everyone I know, I’ve been trying to figure out ways to cut back on certain unhealthy elements in my diet and life, with excess sugar and far too much stress being two of the worst offenders. Early this year I spoke with Donald Hensrud, executive director and author of The Mayo Clinic Diet [...]
Mayo Clinic Minute: What About Whooping Cough?
Whooping cough (pertussis) is a highly contagious respiratory tract infection marked by a cough so severe it chokes away the ability [...]