Items Tagged ‘alzheimer’s disease’

May 10, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for May 10, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

New York Times, In This Doctor’s Office, a Physical Exam Like No Other by Carl Zimmer — To scientists like Michael Snyder, chair of the genetics department at Stanford University, the future of medicine is data — lots and lots of data. He and others predict that one day doctors won’t just take your blood […]

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Tags: active shooter training, alzheimer's disease, Biofourmis, CABANA, Cancer, cancer drugs, CBD oil, Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center, Chron's disease, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, clinical trials, COPD


April 26, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for April 26, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Reuters, In many states, pregnancy invalidates a woman’s DNR by Linda Carroll — Most states have statutes that invalidate a woman’s advance directive if she is pregnant, a U.S. study finds. And because those statutes are often not clearly outlined in the DNR form, women filling out an advance directive most likely would not know […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, amputee, Aneurysm, Arthur Stanley, ASU, Beyoncé, Brooke Kluck, bubble boy, CPR, CSPAN, DNR, Dr. Ammar Killu


April 26, 2019

15 things neurologists do to prevent Alzheimer’s disease

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Reader’s Digestby Kim Fredericks Alzheimer’s disease is the leading cause of dementia, accounting for approximately 80 percent of dementia cases and affecting more than 5.5 million people in the United States. But all dementia is not Alzheimer’s, says David Knopman, MD, a neurologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester Minnesota, and Fellow of the American […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, Dr. David Knopman, Reader’s Digest


April 19, 2019

Ethnic differences in Alzheimer’s

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

BBC Dr. Murray’s study on ethnic differences in Alzheimer’s: Runs from the 9-minute, 18-second mark to the 12-minute, 34-second mark. Context: A team of Mayo Clinic researchers found Hispanic-American patients with Alzheimer’s tend to survive significantly longer with the disease than other ethnoracial groups, according to a study in Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, BBC, Dr. Melissa Murray, ethnic differences, ethnoracial groups


April 18, 2019

More Alzheimer’s drug trial failures: Are researchers on the wrong track?

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

HealthDayby Dennis Thompson Researchers pulled the plug early on the latest failed clinical trial, after patients’ brain power continued to decline even though the amyloid beta blocker verubecestat successfully lowered amyloid levels in their brains and spinal fluid. The disappointing verubecestat results appear in the April 11 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, Dr. David Knopman, drug trials, HealthDay


April 12, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for April 12, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

  NBC News, UC Davis Medical Center warns 200 people of potential measles exposure by Linda Carroll — “With the drop in vaccination rates, we may be headed back in that direction,” said Roberto Cattaneo, a measles researcher and a professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. “It seems […]

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April 5, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for April 5, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Wall Street Journal, What AI Can Tell From Listening to You by John McCormick — The Mayo Clinic conducted a two-year study that ended in February 2017 to see if voice analysis was capable of detecting coronary-artery disease. Every person’s voice has different frequencies that can be analyzed, explains Amir Lerman, director of the Cardiovascular […]

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Tags: acoustic neuroma, AI, Allie Metzler, alzheimer's disease, artificial Intelligence, back pain, Beth Dittbenner, Beyond Verbal, BIOMEX, brain tumor, breast cancer screening, Breath Diagnostics


March 29, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for March 29, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Reuters, Biogen scraps two Alzheimer drug trials, wipes $18 billion from market value by Julie Steenhuysen — Biogen Inc and partner Eisai Co Ltd are ending two late-stage trials of their experimental Alzheimer’s disease drug aducanumab, a major setback in the quest to find a treatment for the mind-wasting disease and a blow to Biogen, […]

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March 22, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for March 22, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

New York Times, When Email Comes to the Doctor’s Office, Wait Times Decrease by Austin Frakt — Most studies report high satisfaction from specialists, but one found that a large minority (26 percent) of them were dissatisfied. The concerns expressed included unclear clinical questions and the possible liability associated with providing medical advice for patients […]

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Tags: allergy season, Alliance to HEAL, alzheimer's disease, arthritis, Aspirin, asthma, Bret Adler, burnout, C-SPAN, CABANA, Chad Corey, chicken pox


March 8, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for March 8, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

NBC News, Was there something ‘I missed’: Kentucky cheerleader’s sudden death leaves dad agonized by Farnoush Amiri — The sudden death of a 13-year-old Kentucky cheerleader on the day of a competition has shocked her community and left her father agonizing over whether he could have done more…Her father, Dan Schalck, said his daughter’s hands […]

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