Aspirin affects platelets, which are the components in blood responsible for clotting. If a tear happens in your coronary arteries platelets help stop bleeding.
Updated: May 14, 06:38 PM
When you're a quilter like Sandy Huber, there's always lots to sew, lots to cut -- lots to miss out on when carpal tunnel syndrome strikes.
Updated: May 07, 06:45 PM
Hours after birth, doctors told parents Michele and Brett that standard newborn screening blood tests revealed their precious baby twins had something wrong with their blood – a condition that could develop into leukemia if not treated: Amegakaryocyticthrombocytopenia.
Updated: May 01, 10:22 AM
Giant cell myocarditis remains unknown, it results in the immune system attacking the heart.
Updated: Apr 23, 07:09 PM
With two-thirds of the American population overweight, and an obesity epidemic creating a host of medical maladies, Mayo Clinic may have found a minimally invasive solution.
Updated: Apr 16, 05:37 PM
Lynch Syndrome is a form of hereditary colorectal cancer that runs in families. Those families are at risk not only of colon cancer but of a variety of other cancers.
Updated: Apr 02, 07:39 PM
Doctors at Mayo Clinic are trying to improve those statistics. They're using MRI's to look inside the heart to find disease and tailor treatment to keep people healthier longer.
Updated: Mar 26, 07:54 PM
High-tech imaging allows them to monitor not only changes to the physical structure but also chemical functions within the brain.
Updated: Mar 05, 05:46 PM
Atrial Fibrillation is a problem experienced by millions of people. It's when your heart races, which can increase the risk of stroke. Doctors at Mayo Clinic are using a new treatment to stop the racing, by freezing heart muscles.
Updated: Feb 27, 02:10 PM
Six months. Maybe one year. That was how long one woman was told she would live after being diagnosed with heart failure.
Updated: Feb 12, 06:56 PM
A 12-year veteran of the NFL is tackling a big opponent off the field, lung cancer.
Updated: Feb 05, 06:39 PM
Henry Cluney made it through a car crash and several bomb blasts in his homeland of Northern Ireland. But then he got hit with another blow; a diagnosis that threatened his music career and his life.
Updated: Jan 29, 05:48 PM