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Dec 30, 2020

Physicians have new guidelines for managing rare genetic, metabolic disorders

By Susan Murphy @susanmurphy
Physicians now have a blueprint for diagnosing and managing two specific rare inherited metabolic diseases within a group of nearly 150 congenital disorders of glycosylation. These diseases can cause serious and sometimes fatal malfunctions of several organs at or before birth, as well as chronic debilitating symptoms in adults.  The consensus [...]
Physicians have new guidelines for managing rare genetic, metabolic disorders
Dec 24, 2020

2020 Mayo Clinic Precision Medicine Advances

By Susan Murphy @susanmurphy
This year, Mayo Clinic's Center for Individualized Medicine was at the forefront of COVID-19 research, working to unravel the complexities of the virus in order to discover life-saving treatments and prevention — from testing to building a pandemic response biobank to identifying COVID-19 strains within individual patients. But even in [...]
2020 Mayo Clinic Precision Medicine Advances
Dec 15, 2020

A regenerative detour for lymphedema

By Susan Buckles @susanbuckles
Mayo Clinic is refining its regenerative approach to treating lymphedema, a debilitating buildup of fluid after cancer treatment. Research by Antonio Forte, M.D., Ph.D., a Mayo Clinic plastic surgeon, seeks to better pinpoint who is most likely to benefit from surgery aimed at regenerating a faulty lymphatic system. Mayo Clinic's Center [...]
A regenerative detour for lymphedema
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