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December 8th, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for December 8, 2017

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

      NBC News, Is this the shoe that will help rewrite marathon history? by David Cox — Dr. Michael Joyner, a Mayo Clinic researcher who predicted that a sub-two hour marathon might be physiologically possible back in 1991, notes that Kipchoge had help from a team of 30 pacemakers, who helped break the […]

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Tags: AIDS, alcohol, alzheimer's disease, antibiotics, Apple Watch, Aromatherapy, ASU, blood pressure, Cancer, carotid stenting, CPR, dementia


December 8th, 2017

MCHS launches $65 million surgical suite expansion

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

KEYC Mankato by Samantha Hoot A $65 million surgical suite expansion and modernization project is underway at Mayo Clinic Health System Mankato. On Wednesday, MCHS officials unveiled project renderings that are part of its renovation. “This project will enhance our patients experience and will allow them to experience a broader array of surgical procedures right […]

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Tags: Dr. James Hebl, Dr. Mike Kendrick, KEYC Mankato, Mayo Clinic Health System


December 7th, 2017

Real America with Jorge Ramos: Dr. Q’s American Dream

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Fusion TV Jorge Ramos scrubs in for surgery with Dr. Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa, or Dr. Q, a world-renowned neurosurgeon, as he tries to remove a brain tumor from a patient who will be awake the entire time. More Dr. Q on Real America with Jorge Ramos: Fusion TV Meet Dr. Q Fusion TV Watch Dr. Q […]

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Tags: brain surgery, Dr. Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, Fusion TV, neurosurgery


December 7th, 2017

Send a gift to a sex trafficking victim

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Post-Bulletin by Anne Halliwell This holiday season, Minnesotans can add a victim of sex trafficking to their gift list. Mayo Clinic partnered with The Link, a nonprofit that fights poverty and crime, including sex trafficking and exploitation, to create the Rise Up gift registry for victims of sex trafficking. The registry includes necessities such as […]

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December 7th, 2017

New lung restoration center coming to Mayo Clinic’s Duval County campus

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

ActionNewsJax By early 2019, a lung restoration facility will be added to the Mayo Clinic’s Duval County campus. “It’s going to be regenerating lungs that would otherwise be thrown in the trash,” professor of medicine Charles Bruce said.  Bruce called the facility a first of its kind in the state.  It will essentially be a […]

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Tags: ActionNewsJax, Dr Charles Bruce, Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, lung restoration center, lung transplants


December 1st, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for December 1, 2017

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

      CNN, How marriage might be linked to lower dementia risk by Jacqueline Howard — The researchers found no evidence that dementia risk in divorced people differed from those who were married, and they could not examine whether the duration of being widowed or divorced had any influence on the findings. With pooled […]

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Tags: Alatus project, antibiotics, artificial Intelligence, biomedical sciences, blood pressure guidelines, Breast Cancer, breast imaging, Cancer, carpal tunnel syndrome, Chris Wendt, Cologuard, colon cancer


December 1st, 2017

Intense pain. Debilitating weakness. What was driving a young man to the brink of death?

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

STAT by Allison Bond …McEwen took his advice and booked an appointment at Mayo with neurologist Dr. Sarah Berini. When she saw him in clinic, her first impression was how debilitated McEwen had become. He was incredibly thin and very weak, unable to move his arms at all. “He was very young and very, very […]

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Tags: autonomic neuropathy, Dr. Sarah Berini, peripheral neuropathy, porphyria, STAT


December 1st, 2017

Mayo’s Thomas Brott honored by the American Heart Association for his research

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Florida Times-Union by Charlie Patton Neurologist Thomas Brott, a professor of neurosciences on Mayo Clinic’s Jacksonville campus, has been selected as the recipient of the 2017 Research Achievement Award from the American Heart Association. The recognition rewards distinguished lifetime scientific achievement in the field of cardiovascular research. Brott’s wide-reaching research has focused on various aspects […]

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Tags: 2017 Research Achievement Award, american heart association, Dr. Thomas Brott, Florida Times-Union


November 30th, 2017

Dying to lose weight: Lucrative ties between border surgeries and U.S. middlemen

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

AZCentral.com by Ken Altucker Arizona bariatric surgeons say it’s not uncommon for them to treat patients following botched surgeries in Mexico. Patients might think they are getting operations at bargain rates, only to experience harmful complications. “Unfortunately, we do see this, not only Lap-Band patients but sleeve gastrectomy as well,” said Dr. James Madura, a […]

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Tags: Arizona Central, Arizona Republic, bariatric surgery, Dr. James Madura


November 30th, 2017

Doctor’s long journey from Mexican poverty to trying to ‘cure the world’

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Florida Times-Union by Charlie Patton When Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa was approached last year about coming to the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville as the William J. and Charles H. Mayo professor and chairman of the department of neurologic surgery, he was thinking about his legacy. Dr. Q, as he is known to colleagues, calculated he had already […]

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Tags: Dr. Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, Florida Times-Union, neurosurgery


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