COVID-19

This week’s research roundup features: The management of cancer symptoms and treatment-induced side effects with cannabis or cannabinoids.

By Chantell Canfield • December 8, 2021

In a recent Wall Street Journal article, the director of Mayo Clinic’s Infectious Diseases Serology Laboratory, Elitza Theel, Ph.D., was among a group of experts discussing the value of COVID-19 antibody testing.

By Tracy Will • December 7, 2021

Topic's Include: Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Boosters reduce vulnerability to COVID-19 variants, what Mayo experts know about the omicron variant, and mental health and the holidays: Resilience.

By Chantell Canfield • December 6, 2021

Today's Highlights Include: What are omicron variant symptoms? Everything to know about the latest COVID-19 strain, it’s flu season, and here’s why you should get your flu shot this winter, and will the vaccines stop Omicron? Scientists are racing to find out.

By Chantell Canfield • December 3, 2021

This week on "Answers From the Lab," William Morice II, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic and president of Mayo Clinic Laboratories, joins the "Answers From the Lab" podcast for his weekly leadership update with Bobbi Pritt, M.D. As the omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 gains attention and generates concern, Dr. Morice and Dr. Pritt discuss what’s being done to learn more about this new variant and the effects it could have on the fight against COVID-19.

By Suzanne Ferguson • December 2, 2021

This week’s research roundup features: Tumor junction burden and antigen presentation as predictors of survival in mesothelioma treated with immune checkpoint inhibitors.

By Chantell Canfield • November 30, 2021

Topic's Include: Preventing, treating COVID-19 infection, Mayo Clinic rolls out COVID-19 booster vaccinations for all adults, and mental health and the holidays: Grieving.

By Chantell Canfield • November 29, 2021

Today's Highlights Include: Military doctors land in Minneapolis to take on hospital surge, hospital robots will save the lives of hundreds of premature babies, and Minnesotans reflect on the power of giving thanks before a meal.

By Chantell Canfield • November 26, 2021

Topic's Include: COVID-19 questions about natural immunity, boosters, breakthrough cases and the holidays, Mayo Clinic Minute: Fighting influenza, and navigating the holidays safely.

By Chantell Canfield • November 22, 2021

Today’s Highlights Include: Johnson & Johnson to split into 2, aim for faster growth, report: ‘whole of society’ effort must fight misinformation, and question's being answered about COVID-19 boosters with Dr. Abinash Virk.

By Chantell Canfield • November 19, 2021

This week on "Answers From the Lab," Shannon Bennett, director of Regulatory Affairs for Mayo Clinic’s Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, joins William Morice II, M.D., Ph.D., and Bobbi Pritt, M.D., to discuss tests that are developed by individual laboratories, rather than commercial manufacturers, and how upcoming regulation may affect those tests.

By Suzanne Ferguson • November 18, 2021

Topic's Include: U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services visits Mayo Clinic to emphasize the importance of pediatric COVID-19 vaccinations, safety and side effects of COVID-19 vaccinations for kids, and Mayo Clinic Q and A: COVID-19 vaccines and boosters.

By Chantell Canfield • November 15, 2021

Today’s Highlights Include: Where to get a COVID shot and a booster, this newspaper is cutting back on print and training readers to use iPads instead-will it work, and the U.S. lifts travel ban for vaccinated foreigners.

By Chantell Canfield • November 12, 2021