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April 5, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

    April 5, 2013 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 […]

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Tags: Breast Cancer, celiac disease, Cora Kanow Professor of Alzheimer’s Disease Research at Mayo Clinic, Dr. Cesar Keller, Dr. Fergus Couch, Dr. Joseph Murray, Dr. Ronald Petersen, Dr. Sandhya Pruthi, gastroenterology, GI, Hepatology, Ivanhoe


March 7, 2013

To Prevent Colon Cancer, Get Your Butt to the Doctor

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

CDC director  Dr. Tom Frieden and chief medical and scientific officer of the American Cancer Society Dr. Otis Brawley  tweeted their thoughts, along with experts from the National Institutes of Health; the Colon Cancer Alliance; Mayo Clinic; New York University Langone Medical Center; and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute…“We think it takes 10 years for a polyp to […]

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Tags: ABC News, American Cancer Society, colon cancer, Colon Cancer Alliance, Dr. John Kisiel, Dr. Otis Brawley, Dr. Tom Frieden, National institutes of Health


March 6, 2013

National Screening Benchmarks For Finding Polyps During a Colonoscopy Might be Too Low, Mayo Clinic Says

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

Current national guidelines provide benchmarks regarding the number of polyps physicians should detect, on average, during a colonoscopy. Recent studies at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Florida suggest these benchmarks may be too low…”Our study suggests that national benchmarks may be too low given our increasing ability to find polyps using the high-definition colonoscopy tools that a majority of physicians use […]

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Tags: benchmarks, colonoscopy, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Dr. Michael Wallace, high-definition colonoscopy, national guidelines, polyp detection, WXOW


March 1, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

March 1, 2013 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 CNBC […]

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Tags: A.L.S., ABC-15, Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology, alzheimer's disease, American Gastroenterological Association, American Medical News, avastin, Barrett's esophagus, brain cancer, branding, Business Insider, chronic acid reflux


February 22, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

    February 22, 2013 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 […]

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Tags: American Gastroenterological Association, Barrett's esophagus, Cannon Falls, Cannon Falls Beacon, cardiovascular surgery, chronic acid reflux, Controlled Substances Act, Decade of Discovery, destination medical center, DMC, Dr. Bradly Narr, Dr. C. Daniel Smith


February 11, 2013

A Pill So People With Celiac Disease Can Eat Freely?

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

“This is the earliest phase, and you now have to show that it actually breaks down the gluten peptides that trigger a response in the stomach at a speed that will protect the human,” said Dr. Joseph Murray, a professor of medicine in the division of gastroenterology and the department of immunology at the Mayo […]

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Tags: alternative medicine, celiac disease, Dr. Joseph Murray, gluten peptides, HealthDay


January 30, 2013

Botox Shots in Belly Won’t Help Weight Loss

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

They found that the injection slowed movement of food through the stomach but it did not cause weight loss, the journal Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology reports. “On the basis of our findings, I would not recommend gastric Botox injections to people who want to lose weight,” said Mark Topazian, professor of medicine at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, who […]

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Tags: Botox injections, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Dr. Mark Topazian, risk, Times of India


December 21, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

    December 21, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. This week’s report covers two weeks of highlights because we were unable to publish last week due to technical difficulties. This will be the last news summary of 2012. Our first report of 2013 will be […]

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Tags: AHA, american heart association, C. diff, chest compression-only CPR, chest compressions, cluster headache, concussion, concussion testing, CPR, doctor shortage, Dr. Colin West, Dr. David Dodick


October 19, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl 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 Wall Street […]

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Tags: All Voices, alzheimer's disease, arthritis, Arthritis Today, Breast Cancer, Cancer, carbohydrates, Chicago Tribune, chronic diseases, constipation, diarrhea, Dr. Debra Barton


October 15, 2012

Gut Check: Your Guide to Digestive Health

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

Your digestive tract—a.k.a. “the second brain”—is a smart system that is acutely sensitive to your feelings. Here’s how to keep it healthy (and happy)….“Which came first, the chicken or the egg?” It’s the same with digestive issues and anxiety. “We don’t know whether stress is causing the bowel to go wrong or the bowel going […]

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Tags: chronic digestive symptoms, digestive track, Dr. Yuri Saito, Real Simple


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