Mayo Developing Blood Test For Concussion DetectionDays after the Vikings' quarterback took a major hit to the head, new research suggests there may be a new way to detect concussions by way of a simple blood test. Researchers at Orlando Health found that a blood test correctly identified traumatic brain injuries in 94 percent of the cases studied.
5 Steps The NFL Uses For Players Recovering From ConcussionsFrom little league to professional sports, concussions have been in the news constantly as of late. Doctors say the head injuries are a serious problem. The National Football League's team doctors use a sideline concussion assessment tool to evaluate players suspected of suffering a concussion.
Sports Greats Boost Fundraiser For Spinal Cord Injury ResearchOn Saturday night, the Jack Jablonski Believe in Miracles Foundation announced a $300,000 contribution to groundbreaking research at the Mayor Clinic to help those suffering from spinal cord injuries.
Former Sen. Norm Coleman Reveals He Has CancerFormer Sen. Norm Coleman revealed to his followers on Facebook that he has been diagnosed with throat cancer. He said that he has been meeting with oncologists and doctors in the Twin Cities as well as at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester.
Dalai Lama Blesses Followers After Release From ClinicThe Dalai Lama plans to meet with members of Minnesota's Tibetan community in Rochester, the city where he has been receiving medical care.
Dalai Lama Plans Private Audience With Minnesota TibetansThe Dalai Lama plans a private audience with members of Minnesota's Tibetan community on Wednesday in the same city where he has been receiving medical attention since last week.
Dalai Lama Remains At Mayo Clinic For Evaluation The Dalai Lama remains at Minnesota's Mayo Clinic after canceling his U.S. appearances for the month of October.
Devoted Hockey Mom Dies After Fight With CancerLynn Acker was fighting cancer and decided to forgo some treatments that would have kept her in the hospital.
Good Questions: Lynx Jerseys, Bullpens & ChurchesThe Minnesota Lynx are seeking their third WNBA title. And that got Sue from Alexandria wondering: Why does it say "Mayo Clinic" instead of "Lynx" on the front of their jerseys? The Lynx announced a multi-year partnership with Mayo Clinic last year. As part of the agreement, Mayo Clinic was allowed marquee placement on the team jerseys.
Advised To Rest, Dalai Lama Cancels October US VisitThe University of Colorado says it has been informed that the Dalai Lama has canceled U.S. appearances next month following a checkup at Minnesota's Mayo Clinic. The school says it was told of the cancelations Friday by the Office of Tibet in Washington, D.C. He had been scheduled to appear there Oct. 20.
Dalai Lama At Mayo Clinic In Minnesota For EvaluationThe Dalai Lama is visiting the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, for a medical evaluation. A Mayo spokeswoman confirmed the visit Thursday. No details were released.
Minnesota Patient 1st To Try New Weight Loss BalloonThere's excitement about a new weight loss procedure just approved by the FDA. Mayo Clinic doctors say it could be a powerful tool in the fight against obesity.