Items Tagged ‘atrial fibrillation’

February 28, 2020

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for February 28, 2020

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Los Angeles Times, Medical experts decline to endorse cognitive screening for older adults by Judith Graham — Dr. Ronald Petersen, director of the Mayo Clinic’s Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, cautioned that doctors shouldn’t be discouraged from evaluating older patients’ memory and thinking. “It would be a mistake if physicians didn’t pay more attention to cognition […]

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Tags: AI, Amy Klobuchar, artificial Intelligence, atrial fibrillation, Big Blue Dragon Festival, board of trustees, brain chip, Cancer, Chad Schmitz, Chris Barr, Chron's disease, cognitive screening


December 13, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for December 13, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Khaleej Times, Online communities can help patients, caregivers emotionally by Saman Haziq — Talking about his personal journey that led him to take up research and development of online patient communities professionally, Dan Hinmon, community director of the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network, said: “I was just 25 when my newborn was diagnosed with a […]

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Tags: A.L.S., Aducanumab, alzheimer's disease, atrial fibrillation, back pain, birth control, Breast Cancer, Caring Canines, Charlie Waite, Chris Barr, COPD, Dani Johnson


August 29, 2019

How artificial intelligence can determine a person’s ‘physiological age’

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

CNBC A new study from the Mayo Clinic shows how artificial intelligence can determine a person’s actual “physiological age,” which could be years above or below a person’s chronological age. Dr. Paul Friedman, chair of the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine at the Mayo Clinic, joins “Squawk Box” to explain what that means. Reach: CNBC is […]

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Tags: artificial Intelligence, atrial fibrillation, CNBC, Dr. Paul Friedman, Squawk Box


August 29, 2019

Mayo Clinic uses AI to glean patients’ overall health from EKG heart test

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Wall Street Journalby John McCormick Artificial intelligence could help doctors learn more than the condition of a patient’s heart from an electrocardiogram: Applying AI to the heart test data could indicate overall health status, researchers at the Mayo Clinic have discovered. Electrocardiograms, which record electrical activity in the heart to check for heart disease, reflect […]

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Tags: artificial Intelligence, atrial fibrillation, Dr. Paul Friedman, heart test data, Wall Street Journal


August 23, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for August 23, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Wall Street Journal, They’re Committed to Each Other—And a 444-Mile Tandem Bike Ride by Jen Murphy — Katherine Zeratsky, a registered dietitian nutritionist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., says muscles run off carbs and fat, so in an endurance situation, fries and burger buns equal fast energy…Ms. Zeratsky says it’s important to remember […]

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Tags: Ann Curry, atrial fibrillation, back to school, Breast Cancer, Cancer, CBD oil, celiac, cold, Dennis Dahlen, diabetes, Dr. Amaal Starling, Dr. Amid Sood


August 9, 2019

AI may help to spot heart problems

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

BBC Atrial fibrillation affects one million people in the UK and increases the risk of stroke and long-term heart problems. It is relatively simple to diagnose when the heart is beating irregularly, but not when it returns to normal. Computer modelling at the Mayo Clinic in the US may have identified signs that indicate previous […]

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Tags: AF, AI, artificial Intelligence, atrial fibrillation, BBC, Dr. Paul Friedman


March 22, 2019

Should you get pills or surgery for a-fib?

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

HealthDay by E.J. Mundell Many older Americans have the worrisome and potentially dangerous irregular heartbeat known as atrial fibrillation, or “a-fib,” and they’re typically offered medicines or a surgery called ablation to correct it. Which works best? Two new trials may have the answer. Researchers say ablation and medicines perform similarly in protecting a-fib patients […]

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Tags: atrial fibrillation, Dr. Douglas Packer, HealthDay, JAMA


May 18, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for May 18, 2018

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

      Reuters, Doctors don’t always explain sexual side effects of prostate treatments — “Patients didn’t previously have choices about their treatments and accepted the side effects,” said Dr. Tobias Kohler of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, who wasn’t involved in the study. “But now, we’re seeing minimally invasive treatments that offer excellent […]

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Tags: AliveCor, allergies, Allie Wergin, Alyssa Duane, alzheimer's disease, Amazon Alexa, Amy Lannen, angiography, artificial Intelligence, atrial fibrillation, biotetch, Breast Cancer


September 1, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

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   Star Tribune Gut bacteria may play role in fighting MS, Mayo researcher […]

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Tags: ActionNewsJax, advisory board, altitude sickness, Alyssa Sandeen, Alzforum, American Medical Association, Amyloidosis, Anatomage, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, atrial fibrillation, ayo Clinic Health System-Franciscan Healthcare, Becker’s Hospital Review


June 9, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

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   Wall Street Journal Mayo Clinic’s Unusual Challenge: Overhaul a Business That’s […]

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Tags: "un-Minnesotan.", 13 WMAZ, 9 News Colorado, a-fib, ActionNewsJax, advisory board, allergies, atrial fibrillation, Becker’s Hospital Review, BioWorld, blood thinners, BMI


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