Cardiology

Q and A: 21st century stroke prevention strategies

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: A family member had a stroke a month ago. I'm 45 years old, and I maintain a healthy lifestyle with regular exercise and a good diet. What steps can I take to make sure this doesn't happen to me?

Medical research

New report guides drug-device combination risk management

Experts from industry and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently joined forces to take a closer look at the interface of medical device and drug development, called combination products. Their new technical ...

Pediatrics

Should I send my kids trick-or-treating this year?

The kids are begging to partake in one of their favorite holiday traditions of the year—trick-or-treating. But we are still deep in the global pandemic. So do we skip the door-to-door candy festivities this year or is there ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How much do I need to clean at home?

It's a big ask to wipe down everything in sight to avoid bringing COVID-19 home, but having a strategy will keep it manageable, says a University of Alberta expert.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Elderly patients also benefit from kidney transplantation

People in industrialized countries are getting older and are very often in good health as a result of good nutrition, a healthier lifestyle and a higher level of education. More people nowadays know how to keep fit and prevent ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

EU seeks better coordination to tackle coronavirus

European Union nations will on Thursday discuss ways to increase cooperation in a bid to tackle the threat posed by the coronavirus which has killed over 1,100 people in China and spread to several EU member states.

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