Items Tagged ‘DNA’

April 28th, 2017

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. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   Star Tribune How to survive a 250-day flight to Mars? Mayo […]

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Tags: aerospace medicine, Albert Lea Tribune, Albuquerque Journal, ALS Research Forum, alzheimer's disease, American Nursing Informatics Association, ASU, Austin Herald, AZ Bio, AZ Family, BioWorld, Breast Cancer


August 28th, 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 offers at-home colon cancer […]

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Tags: A.L.S., ACA, ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, AP, Arizona Republic, bladder cancer, BringMeTheNews, Business Insider, Cardio3, CBS Baltimore, CBS DC, CBS News


April 19th, 2013

Noninvasive Cancer Test Is Effective, Study Finds

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

A new noninvasive screening test can detect most cases of colorectal cancer and also many precancerous polyps, potentially helping to sharply reduce the death toll from the disease, according to results of a study released on Thursday…But detecting that DNA in the stool is extremely difficult. Virtually all the DNA in the stool comes from bacteria, said […]

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Tags: Cologuard test, Colorectal Cancer, death toll, DNA, Dr. David A. Ahlquist, New York Times, polyps


August 8th, 2012

How Senescent Cells Spur Aging and Cancer

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In 1999 JAN M. VAN deursen and his colleagues at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., wanted to see whether mangled chromosomes cause cancer. So they engineered mice deficient in a protein that helps to maintain chromosomal integrity. The rodents’ coils of DNA were duly deranged. Surprisingly, though, the animals were not particularly tumor-prone. Instead […]

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Tags: chromosomes, DNA, Scientific American, tumors


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