Medical economics

Financial risks posed by unproven stem cell interventions in Japan

The research group led by Professor Misao Fujita conducted a study to estimate the total amount the Japanese government would refund if a patient received unproven cell interventions and applied for a medical expense deduction.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Separating COVID-19 fact from fiction

Information about the COVID-19 pandemic is ever-evolving, and it can be difficult to keep track of what's fact and what's fiction. Mayo Clinic experts will continue to be a reliable resource for the latest, credible COVID-19 ...

Medical research

Improving patient experiences in cancer clinical trials

Cancer clinical trials (CCTs) provide patients an opportunity to receive experimental drugs, tests, and/or procedures that can lead to remissions. For some, a CCT may seem like their only option. Yet little is known about ...

Vaccination

Why you shouldn't forgo your second COVID-19 vaccine dose

More than 35% of the U.S. population is fully vaccinated for COVID-19, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). And for anyone who receives the Moderna or Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines, two doses are ...

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