Friday, January 04, 2013
Here are highlights from the online issue of Discovery's Edge, Mayo Clinic's research magazine. You may cite and link to this publication as often as you wish. Republication is allowed with proper attribution. Please include the following subscription information as your editorial policies permit: Visit Discovery's Edge for subscription information.
Parkinson's Disease and Individualized Medicine — A team of researchers at Mayo Clinic in Florida is piling up discoveries in Parkinson's genetics with the help of the latest technologies.
Breast Cancer: Predicting Individual Risk — With genomic research, one of the top breast cancer scientists in the country is quietly making inroads into the disease.
Heart Devices, Infections and Treatments — How do you keep artificial body parts from becoming infected? This team has been doing it for years.
Biomechanics: The Wrist in Motion — To understand how something works, sometimes you have to take it apart and reconstruct it. When that something is the human wrist, the same principles apply.
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