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Winter Issue of Discovery's Edge

Discovery's Edge Winter Issue --

Research features from Mayo Clinic

ROCHESTER, Minn., Dec. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Here are highlights from the winter issue of Discovery's Edge, Mayo Clinic's research magazine. You may cite and link to this publication as often as you wish. Reprinting is allowed with proper attribution. Please include the following subscription information as your editorial policies permit: Visit Discovery's Edge for subscription information.


Deep Brain Stimulation -- It Boggles the Mind

How a Mayo research team of physicians, scientists and engineers are extending treatments for neurological conditions.

Osteoporosis in Men

Brittle bones, breaks and complications -- they happen to men as well and in some cases, with more severe results.

Combat Injuries -- Regenerating the Nerves

From the battlefield to the laboratory, Mayo researchers are spearheading nerve regeneration research to help combat veterans.

Multiple Myeloma and the Genome

A collaborative and team approach aimed at one of the worst types of cancer.

The Spotlight tells of Mayo researchers' role in the fight against tuberculosis in the 1940s.

Discovery's Edge, Mayo Clinic's online research magazine, highlights stories of leading medical investigators. Many features cover ongoing projects long before they reach the journals. Science writers and medical reporters seeking story ideas will want to check out the articles, which span a wide range of conditions and feature visuals they can use in their own publications.

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