Items Tagged ‘Research’

June 23rd, 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   New York Times Who Really Needs to Be Gluten-Free? by Jane […]

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June 24th, 2016

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. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   Golf Channel Struggle is real: Is there a cure for […]

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January 31st, 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 Modern Healthcare Symptoms, diagnosis and a prescription: How […]

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February 25th, 2010

What Makes Edith Perez Run: How She Combines Multiple Passions to Benefit Breast Cancer Research

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

In addition to Edith A. Perez, MD’s considerable accomplishments as a breast cancer clinician and researcher, the Mayo brothers would also be very proud of the medical oncologist’s role as a multitasking model of medical efficiency…   The Director of Mayo Clinic’s Breast Program and Chair of the Clinical Study Unit at Mayo Clinic Jacksonville […]

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Tags: Breast Cancer, Dr. Edith Perez, Research


February 2nd, 2010

Mayo’s Florida campus home to world-class research

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

Scientific research accounts for a significant share of Mayo Clinic Florida’s operations and mission. Clinical trials are important because they support the clinical practice, but Mayo Clinic has also been behind internationally recognized research on Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases, cancer and neuroscience.   Jacksonville Business Journal, by Kimberly Morrison, 2/1/2010

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October 16th, 2009

Scientists Remove Amyloid Plaques From Brains Of Live Animals With Alzheimer’s Disease

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

A breakthrough discovery by scientists from the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, FL, may lead to a new treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease that actually removes amyloid plaques — considered a hallmark of the disease — from patients’ brains…   “Our study highlights the notion that manipulating the brain’s immune response could be translated into clinically tolerated […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, Research


August 31st, 2009

Mayo Clinic Receives Ovarian Cancer Grant

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

The Mayo Clinic has been awarded a multi-million dollar grant to fund ovarian cancer research. The National Cancer Institute award totals $11.5-million over 5 years.   Mayo says improved treatment options for women suffering from ovarian cancer over the past 30 years have extended the average survival time but the ultimate cure rate has not […]

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Tags: Ovarian Cancer, Research


August 17th, 2009

Drug Metabolite Patents Prompt Legal Battle

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

U.S. medical groups are lining up this week against a biotech company in a rare federal court battle over whether a specific drug test can be patented. One side says the patents apply to aspects of the human metabolism that should not become private property. The other side says such patents are vital to foster […]

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Tags: Research


August 6th, 2009

August 6: Study Results Raise Questions About Vertebroplasty

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

Studies Question Using Cement for Spine Injuries Two new studies cast serious doubt on a widely used and expensive treatment for painful fractures in the spine…I’m going to be the most reviled radiologist on the planet,” said Dr. David F. Kallmes, the first author of one of the studies and a professor of radiology at […]

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