Items Tagged ‘aging’

January 17, 2020

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for January 17, 2020

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

USA Today, Drinking tea regularly may help you live longer and healthier, new study finds by Joshua Bote — The study also acknowledged that the positive benefits of tea were more robust in men than women. Dr. Eugenia Gianos, the director of women’s heart health at New York City’s Lenox Hill Hospital, said that may […]

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Tags: aging, AI, alzheimer's disease, artificial Intelligence, birth defects, brain health, Cheeriodicals, cross-country skiing, cystic fibrosis, diabetes, Don Elliott, Dr. Angela Mattke


January 10, 2020

Exercise may keep your brain healthy

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

HealthDay Exercise may do more than build body strength: New research shows it might also keep brain cells in shape. According to the study, exercise helps maintain the brain’s gray matter, which is linked to various skills and thinking abilities. So, keeping your gray matter intact may help prevent thinking declines, the German researchers explained. […]

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Tags: aging, brain health, Dr. Ronald Petersen, exercise, Mayo Clinic Proceedings


November 1, 2019

What 71,000 Americans did to help them live longer

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Forbesby Robin Seaton Jefferson In January, Robert J. Pignolo, MD, PhD, of the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, published a review of literature on exceptional longevity in the clinical journal, Mayo Clinic Proceedings. In it he held that “the basis for exceptional longevity is multi-factorial and involves disparate […]

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Tags: aging, Dr. Robert Pignolo, Forbes, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, resilency


October 11, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for October 11, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Wall Street Journal, Doctors Limit What to Tell Patients About Their DNA Test. Should They? by Melanie Evans and Anna Wilde Mathews — The Mayo Clinic is scanning 20,000 genes for thousands of patients to study genes’ role in disease. It will hand over results for just 59. Mayo will look for certain disease-causing gene […]

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Tags: 3D mammography, aging, alzheimer's disease, apps, Bounce Day, Cancer, cancer vaccine, celiac disease, centers of excellence, childhood trauma, Civica Rx, dermoid cyst


September 27, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for September 27, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Reuters, Patients, doctors may not share priorities for chronic diseases by Carolyn Crist — Patients and doctors often have different views about which chronic health conditions are their top priorities, suggests a study in France.  After separate surveys of patients and their physicians, researchers found that priorities matched up for some conditions, such as diabetes […]

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Tags: ADHD, aging, AI, alzheimer's disease, Andreas Cancer Center, anti-aging, artificial Intelligence, Best Buy, biotin, birth control, board of trustees, Breast Cancer


September 20, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for September 20, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Wall Street Journal, Israel Prepares to Unleash AI on Health Care by Dov Lieber — Israel is becoming a testing ground for the power of artificial intelligence to improve health care… ​In May, Israel’s Innovation Authority signed a memorandum with the Mayo Clinic for Israeli health startups to team up with the U.S. institution’s researchers […]

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Tags: ADHD, aging, AI, alzheimer's disease, Apple Tree Dental, artificial Intelligence, Ben Crenshaw, BioSig, Blood Donor Program, board of trustees, bone marrow transplant, C. diff


September 20, 2019

Scientists take a step towards beating the pain of old age

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

The Timesby Rhys Blakely Scientists have said that they may be able to reverse the frailty of old age after using drugs to flush toxic cells from the body for the first time. The trial led researchers closer to a revolution in medicine that could transform the care and treatment of older people with chronic […]

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Tags: aging, Dr. James Kirkland, senescent cells, senolytic drugs, The Times


September 6, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for September 6, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

NBC, Signs of a deadly mosquito virus found in several states by Erika Edwards — … Infectious disease specialists have their eyes on mosquitoes that are transmitting diseases in other parts of the world, too, such as yellow fever and the Mayaro virus in South America, dengue in Asia and Rift Valley fever in Africa. […]

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Tags: ADHD, Affordable care act, aging, AI, artificial Intelligence, asthma, back pain, back to school, Battle of the Badges, biotech, bullying, burnout


June 12, 2019

A Mayo scientist wants to help you live longer — and better

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Star Tribune By Connie NelsonWhen asked if he’s searching for the fountain of youth, Nathan LeBrasseur doesn’t say no. At least not right away. “For some people, that explanation might make sense,” he offers after a pause. LeBrasseur, a professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation, collaborates with multiple teams at his lab at Mayo Clinic […]

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Tags: aging, foundation of youth, Mayo Clinic, Nathan LeBrasseur, Star Tribune, zombie cells


May 24, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for May 24, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

New York Times, In Health Care, Too Much Privacy Is a Bad Thing by Luke Miner — Data-sharing agreements should be standardized so that doctors and hospitals don’t have to draft custom ones every time they want to share information. Some effort has already been made to reform fines by taking into account the “culpability” […]

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Tags: addiction, aging, alcoholism, alzheimer's disease, anxiety, ASU, bariatric surgery, blood donation, blood thinners, cardiac rehab, Chiari malformation, Christine Hughes


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