Items Tagged ‘Associated Press’

May 17, 2019

‘Zombie cells’ buildup in your body may play role in aging

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Associated Pressby Malcolm Ritter Call them zombie cells — they refuse to die. As they build up in your body, studies suggest, they promote aging and the conditions that come with it like osteoporosis and Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers are studying drugs that can kill zombie cells and possibly treat the problems they bring. Basically the […]

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Tags: Associated Press, Dr. James Kirkland, senescent cells, zombie cells


December 14, 2018

Comeback Player: Dartmouth’s Simmer back from brain surgery

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Associated Press by Ralph D. Russo During his freshman season at Dartmouth, Seth Simmer was having trouble hearing the linebackers call signals from his defensive tackle spot just a few yards away. What was first diagnosed as an ear infection brought on by a severe head cold turned out to be a brain tumor that […]

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Tags: Associated Press, Mayo Clinic Comeback Player of the Year Award, Seth Simmer


October 19, 2018

Rising drug prices widen gap between have, have-not patients

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Washington Post (Associated Press) by Linda Johnson For Bridgett Snelten, changing her health insurance meant enduring wild blood sugar swings, bouts of vomiting and weight gain. The Sandy, Utah mother of two young girls has diabetes and has had to change health insurance plans three years in a row. Twice, new insurers wouldn’t cover Trulicity, […]

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Tags: Associated Press, Dr. Stephen Kopecky, prescription drug prices, Washington Post


September 28, 2018

Implant, intense rehab help 3 paralyzed for years take steps

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Associated Press by Lauran Neergaard Three people whose legs were paralyzed for years can stand and take steps again thanks to an electrical implant that zaps the injured spinal cord — along with months of intense rehab, researchers reported Monday. The milestone, reported by two teams of scientists working separately, isn’t a cure. The patients […]

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Tags: Associated Press, Dr. Kendall Lee, Dr. Kristin Zhao, Jered Chinnock, paralysis, physical therapy, spinal cord stumulation


November 17, 2017

Tearful Meeting for Pair Forever Linked by Face Transplant

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Associated Press by Kyle Potter Standing in a stately Mayo Clinic library, Lilly Ross reached out and touched the face of a stranger, prodding the rosy cheeks and eyeing the hairless gap in a chin she once had known so well. “That’s why he always grew it so long, so he could try to mesh […]

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Tags: Andy Sandness, Associated Press, Calen "Rudy" Ross, face transplant


September 15, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W 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. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   CBS News Is it a good idea to let your dog sleep […]

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Tags: 3-D printing, ABC News, ABC Radio Melbourne, Albany Times-Union, alcoholism, alzheimer's disease, amputees, Associated Press, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Becker’s Hospital Review, bee sting, blood donation


July 28, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W 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. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   Washington Post Healthier living could reduce worldwide dementia by a third, report […]

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Tags: 3D imaging, ABC News, advisory board, AliveCor, Allergic Living, alzheimers, Anne Johnson, Arizona Republic, Associated Press, AZ Central, breast pump, Business Insider


July 21, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W 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. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   US News & World Report Mayo Clinic Launches New $1B Electronic Records […]

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Tags: ABC News, Albert Lea Tribune, AliveCor, alzheimer's disease, American Nursing Informatics Association, Andy Sandness, anxiety, Arizona Republic, Associated Press, ASU Now, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Austin Daily Herald


May 19, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

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. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   CNN What snacks to eat for better sleep by Jacqueline Howard […]

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Tags: ABC News, ACL, AliveCor, Angie Murad, arrhythmia, Associated Press, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, autism, Aviation Pros, Beacon Health System, Becker’s Hospital Review, brain function


March 17, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W 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. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   KTTC Mayo Clinic researchers pinpoint experimental drug that may shrink tumors […]

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