Items Tagged ‘Apple Watch’

September 14, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for September 14, 2018

By Emily Blahnik

  Washington Post, ‘Black hairy tongue’ is an actual medical condition, and it looks as weird as it sounds by Lindsey Bever — …Luckily, black hairy tongue, or lingua villosa nigra, is typically painless and temporary. It occurs when the tiny bumps on the tongue, called papillae, which are normally about 1 millimeter in length, […]

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Tags: 3D mammography, Alfred Moes, AliveCor, Apple Watch, Barrett's esophagus, black hairy tongue, blood donation, Brad Keselowski, Breast Cancer, Christopher Ewers, CRISPR, dementia

December 15, 2017

Emojis for Medical Use?

By Karl Oestreich

KIMT By Annalisa Pardo Mayo Clinic researchers found using emojis instead of “traditional emotional scales” were helpful in assessing patients’ quality of life. Using emojis over lengthy, “burdensome” questionnaires could lead to more accurate reports by patients. Researchers say more accurate data could then lead to “determining the best treatment options.” “Emojis are a near […]

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Tags: American Society of Hematology, Apple Watch, Dr. Carrie Thompson, emojis, iPhone, KIMT

December 8, 2017

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

By Karl Oestreich

      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

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