Lack of sleep increases unhealthy abdominal fat

Lack of sleep increases unhealthy abdominal fat

ROCHESTER, Minn. — New research from Mayo Clinic shows that lack of sufficient sleep combined with free access to food increases calorie consump...

April 6th, 2022 |  


What is the best sleeping position?

What is the best sleeping position?

Most people spend a third of their lives either asleep or resting, according to the Sleep Foundation. During sleep, the body recharges and repairs its...

April 6th, 2022 |  


Teen’s ‘miracle’migraine solution

Teen’s ‘miracle’migraine solution

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One morning when she was in middle school, Sonja Mae Burnett woke up at home in Arkansas with a migraine headache. It was her...

April 5th, 2022 |  



Caffeine’s effects on blood sugar and blood pressure

Caffeine’s effects on blood sugar and blood pressure

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I love to drink coffee. I often have multiple cups a day. Recently, I was diagnosed with diabetes and high blood pressure. My doctor...

March 30th, 2022 |  


Learn more about eye shingles

Learn more about eye shingles

You’re probably familiar with shingles, a viral infection that causes a painful rash — usually on the body’s torso. But did you know...

March 30th, 2022 |  


Engineers build robot to perform surgery without doctor

Engineers build robot to perform surgery without doctor

BALTIMORE — In a high-tech lab on Johns Hopkins University’s Homewood campus in Baltimore, engineers have been building a robot that may b...

March 30th, 2022 |  


What is ‘12-3-30′? The treadmill routine taking over TikTok

What is ‘12-3-30′? The treadmill routine taking over TikTok

You may have noticed people talking about the viral “12-3-30″ workout on social media recently, or seen the workouts believers for yoursel...

March 26th, 2022 |  


What’s the future of the vaccination effort?

What’s the future of the vaccination effort?

PHILADELPHIA — It’s 2 p.m. on a Wednesday in Chester, Pennsylvania, and nurses Susan Pollock and Carol Von Colln are inside a Delaware Cou...

March 23rd, 2022 |  


Thoracic aortic aneurysms

Thoracic aortic aneurysms

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My friend was diagnosed with a thoracic aortic aneurysm. What causes this type of aneurysm, and how fast does it grow? Also, how are...

March 23rd, 2022 |  


When colorectal cancer runs in the family

When colorectal cancer runs in the family

National guidelines recommend people of average risk of developing colorectal cancer begin screening at age 45. However, Dr. Lisa Boardman, a Mayo Cli...

March 23rd, 2022 |