Items Tagged ‘Bloomberg Businessweek’

October 16th, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Laura Wuotila with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations   Wall Street Journal Exercise, Diet and Sleep […]

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July 3rd, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations   New York Times Medical Boards Draft Plan […]

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May 22nd, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

    Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations   TIME Measles Vaccine Cures Woman […]

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April 18th, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations Star Tribune Mayo Clinic builds ‘Better’ app to […]

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April 4th, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations Fox Business Part 1 — Mayo Clinic CEO: […]

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February 14th, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations USA Today A cat bite can turn into […]

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March 29th, 2013

A Setback on the Road to a Parkinson’s Cure

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

One of the most promising treatments for Parkinson’s disease has hit a snag after researchers found evidence that it may make patients worse…The NorthShore study examined 1,098 Parkinson’s patients who had their DNA sequenced at the Mayo Clinic and were then contacted up to 15 years later. Those with a genetic variant that led to […]

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Tags: alpha synuclein, Bloomberg Businessweek, DNA sequence, genetic variant, NorthShore, parkinson's disease, setback


March 27th, 2013

The Myth of the Healthy Wrap

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

It seems people associate bread with fat: Obesity is mentioned half as often when discussing wraps (in 2 percent of mentions), compared with buns and bread (4 percent). Is this an illusion? It depends on how an item is prepared, of course. Jennifer Nelson, director of clinical nutrition at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., cautions that […]

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Tags: Bloomberg Businessweek, fat, healthy wrap, Jennifer Nelson, myth, Obesity, serving size, sodium


March 25th, 2013

A Choice for Employees: Get a Health Screening or Pay an Extra $600

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

CVS Caremark employees with company health insurance are being asked to take a free health screening—for basic metrics such as weight, body fat, blood pressure, and glucose levels—or have their premiums increase by $50 per month ($600 annually). ..Financial incentives, even negative ones, do seem to get people’s attention. A recent Mayo Clinic study of obese Mayo employees and dependents […]

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Tags: Bloomberg Businessweek, CVS Caremark, financial incentives, health insurance, health screening, premium increase


March 21st, 2013

Parkinson’s Patients May Be Harmed by Novel Treatment

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

The study examined the progression of 1,098 patients who had their DNA sequenced at the Mayo Clinic and were contacted as many as 15 years later to determine how they were faring…Alnylam, based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, licensed alpha- synuclein technology from the Mayo Clinic and is developing a product that would be delivered directly into […]

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Tags: Alnylam, Bloomberg Businessweek, DNA sequence, new technology, parkinson's disease


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