Oncology & Cancer

Q&A: Ovarian cancer symptoms and treatment options

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: A woman I work with was diagnosed with ovarian cancer two years ago at 60. She reportedly was having a lot of abdominal bloating and pain on one side after meals. I heard she had a recurrence recently, and ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Q&A: Back pain issues

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 45 and relatively healthy. But about a year ago, I hurt my lower back while working in the yard. I felt a sharp pain and could barely walk. It took about a month to heal. Then about a month ago, I hurt ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Yoga, Tai Chi, and meditation bring specific benefits for veterans

Three popular complementary and integrative health (CIH) therapies—yoga, tai chi, and meditation—lead to significant improvements in key outcomes perceived by Veterans receiving care in the Veterans Health Administration ...

Neuroscience

Medical management alone better for brain AV malformations

(HealthDay)—Among patients with unruptured brain arteriovenous malformation, medical management alone is superior to its combination with interventional therapy for prevention of death or symptomatic stroke in the long ...

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