Items Tagged ‘autoimmune disease’

February 10, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl 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   Neurology Today The Neurologist as National Health Care Leader: Mayo Clinic’s […]

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Tags: ABC News, Action News Jax, Alatus development, Albert Lea Tribune, alzheimers, AMA, Answer Man, Associated Press, autoimmune disease, BBC Mundo, birth control, blood pressure

March 26, 2010

Sisters turn to Mayo Clinic in struggle with Behcet’s disease


In a continuing quest to find the right pieces to solve the puzzle of their daughters’ debilitating disease, the Adelhardt family will travel to the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota in June. The Gamma Beta women’s service organization will host a chili feed with cinnamon rolls next Thursday to help with travel and expenses. “The public […]

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Tags: autoimmune disease, Bahcet's Disease, sisters

November 30, 2009

Pork Plant Illness Coverage

By Kelley Luckstein

An answer, questions in Austin plant illnesses When 21 slaughterhouse workers at an Austin, Minn., pork plant came down with a mysterious neurological disorder in 2007, it prompted a nationwide investigation into the unique autoimmune disease…   In a study published Monday in Lancet Neurology they confirmed an initial theory — that the workers had […]

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Tags: autoimmune disease, mysterious neurological disorder, pork plant

August 27, 2009

‘I’m going to beat this…’

By Kelley Luckstein

Human skin is composed mainly of collagen. This protein provides the strength our tissue and organs need, but too much of it can cause problems in the human body, and that is one of the main reasons Circuit Court Judge Peter Fryefield was admitted to Mayo Clinic recently.   The Civil Court judge has scleroderma, […]

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Tags: autoimmune disease, scleroderma

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