Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by Sheryl M. Ness, R.N.
Phoenix, Arizona - This week, I'd like to introduce you to our American Cancer Society Navigators, Jeri Lensing and Angela Young at Mayo Clinic Cancer Center in Rochester, Minnesota, and Cathy Mikkelson at Mayo Clinic Cancer Center in Phoenix.
- Written by Mayo
Imperial, California - When you try to communicate with a loved one living with Alzheimer's disease, you may feel like you've dropped through the rabbit hole into Alice's wonderland.
- Written by Daniel K. Hall-Flavin, M.D.
Imperial, California - Depression and anxiety are different conditions, but they commonly occur together. They also have similar treatments. Feeling down or having the blues now and then is normal. And everyone feels anxious from time to time - it's a normal response to stressful situations. But severe or ongoing feelings of anxiety and depression can be a sign of an underlying mental health disorder.
- Written by Jan Kasperbauer, M.D.
Rochester, Minnesota - It is possible that a blocked salivary gland could be causing your symptoms. But another disorder might be the source of the problem, too. Treatment for your condition will need to be based on the underlying cause. Make an appointment to see a doctor for an evaluation. Once the root cause is identified, your doctor can make a treatment plan that fits your situation.
- Written by Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota - DHEA is often touted as an anti-aging therapy, used to ward off chronic illness and maintain energy and vigor. However, most research doesn't back up these claims. Here, K. Sreekumaran Nair, M.D., Ph.D., an endocrinologist at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, answers questions about DHEA.
Combination Therapy Offers Quicker, Less Toxic Eradication of Hepatitis C in Patients with Transplanted Livers
- Written by Paul Scotti
Jacksonville, Florida - All patients with hepatitis C who receive a liver transplant will eventually infect their new livers. These transplanted organs then require anti-viral treatment before they become severely damaged. But traditional post-transplant hepatitis C therapy can take up to a year, is potentially toxic and can lead to organ rejection.
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