Dermatology

June 4, 2012

Beating the Bugs This Summer

By Mystery User

Nothing ruins a perfect summer evening like a swarm of mosquitoes. What begins as a pleasant afternoon barbecue can quickly turn into a frantic battle of swatting and scratching. The war against the almighty mosquito starts with water. These blood sucking pests like to lay their eggs on the surface of water, and they only […]

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Tags: DEET, Dr. Dan Dockham, KEYC, mosquitoes


May 18, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

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May 18, 2012 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 oestreich.karl@mayo.edu […]

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Tags: ABC News, alzheimer's disease, Chicago Sun-Times, Dr. Farris Timimi, Dr. James Kirkland, Dr. Lyle Joyce, Dr. Ronald Peterson, Dr. Sharonne Hayes, Dr. Thomas Boyce, Dr. Timothy Young, KAAL, KARE11


May 18, 2012

Phoenix Children’s Sheds Light on Melanoma, Sun Safety

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Dr. Ronald Hansen has an eye for skin cancer. Hansen, who is a consultant for the Mayo Clinic in the Northeast Valley and on staff at Phoenix Children’s Hospital in Phoenix, said dermatologists can “lock in” on a mole or area of skin that looks abnormal. “All of the people I train and those at […]

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Tags: Arizona Republic, Dr. Ronald Hansen, melanoma, skin cancer


May 8, 2012

Melanoma Rates Increasing Dramatically In People Under 40

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A new study from the Mayo Clinic found a dramatic increase in skin cancer among people under 40.  Between 1970 and 2009, first time diagnoses of melanoma increased eightfold among women and fourfold among men. Dr. Greg Daniels, director of UC San Diego’s clinical program in melanoma, talked to KPBS about reasons for this increase. […]

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Tags: Dr. Greg Daniels, KPBS Calif, melanoma, skin cancer


April 13, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Mystery User

April 13, 2012 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 oestreich.karl@mayo.edu […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, Artificial Heart, CNBC, Dr. Charles Adler, Dr. Jerry Brewer, Dr. Lyle Joyce, Dr. Ron Peterson, Los Angeles Times, melanoma, MPR News, Pioneer Press, Skin Cancer Foundation


April 9, 2012

Skin Cancer Cases Rising Drastically Amongst Young

By Mystery User

Recent news has emphasized on the fact that the number of cases encountered regarding Melanoma are increasing. Moreover, it has been uncovered that the cases have majority of adolescents and young adults…The lead author of the study and Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Jerry D. Brewer, MD, affirmed that the findings […]

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Tags: Dr. Jerry Brewer, melanoma


April 6, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Mystery User

April 6, 2012 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. KarlOestreich, manager enterprise media relations oestreich.karl@mayo.edu NBC […]

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Tags: Chicago Tribune, Dr. Jerry Brewer, Dr. Mark Frye, Dr. Michael Stuart, Guthrie Theater, hip replacement, Jeremy Lin, Kay Redfield Jamison, Mary Pat Gleason, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Medical Edge, melanoma


April 4, 2012

Former BSU Soccer Player Loses Her Life to Melanoma

By Mystery User

Over the weekend, a former Bronco athlete lost her life to the deadliest form of skin cancer, melanoma.  Her death comes just as a new Mayo Clinic study was released about a sharp increase in melanoma among women 18-39. “Some people would consider melanoma especially in young women almost an epidemic.” Dr. Jerry Brewer, Mayo Clinic […]

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Tags: Dr. Jerry Brewer, melanoma


April 3, 2012

Skin Cancer on the Rise

By Mystery User

Results from a new Mayo Clinic study show some startling results about skin cancer. Researchers said they’ve found a dramatic rise, specifically among people under age 40…But those UV rays may also be doing some serious damage to Hovendick’s skin. “The amount of UVA is almost 12 times the dose that you get over a year, in one […]

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Tags: Dr. Jerry Brewer, skin cancer, tanning beds


April 1, 2012

As Prom Season Approaches, Debate Over Tanning Beds For Minors Heats Up

By Mystery User

Providing ammunition for supporters of the restrictions is a Mayo Clinic study being released Monday indicating that cases of melanoma in young women have increased in recent years. Its authors are calling for a national ban on tanning beds for those younger than 18…The incidence of melanoma among woman increased eightfold over the 40-year period, […]

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Tags: Dr. Jerry Brewer, melanoma, tanning beds


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