Items Tagged ‘Cancer’

December 6, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for December 6, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

NBC News, Toxic metal, leached from e-cigarette coil, permanently scars woman’s lung by Erika Edwards — Doctors have discovered yet another way that vaping — and vaping THC, in particular — can damage the lungs: when the metal coils of electronic cigarettes heat up to turn e-liquids into aerosols, toxic metals can leach into the […]

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Tags: 3D printing, Abri Bentley, BioSig, Cancer, crows, Dawn Kirchner, Diversity, DNA kits, Dr. Andre Terzic, Dr. Christopher Camp, Dr. David Homes Jr, Dr. Joerg Herrmann


November 27, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for November 27, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

New York Times, Fitting in Family Fitness at the Holidays by Gretchen Reynolds — Jump Around: Consider also supplying the household with jump ropes, said Dr. Michael Joyner, an anesthesiologist and exercise physiologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and a committed athlete. Jump ropes, by themselves, provide all the equipment needed for a […]

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Tags: Abu Dhabi, alzheimer's disease, Cancer, carbon ion treatment, Carteret Health, Chateau Theatre, chocolate milk, cholesterol, Dennis Dahlen, diabetes, Dr. Andrew Jagin, Dr. David Knopman


November 22, 2019

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

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

USA Today, A super-vaccine for the flu is being marketed to people 65 and older. Is it legit or a scam? by Adrianna Rodriguez — Flu season is upon us, and the demographic most vulnerable to the disease is people 65 and older. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 70%-80% of […]

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Tags: 3D printer, alzheimer's disease, asthma, blood-brain barrier, Breast Cancer, c-section, Cancer, CAR-T cell, carbon ion therapy, celiac disease, deer season, diabetes


November 21, 2019

Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville plans North America’s first carbon ion therapy center to fight cancer

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Florida Times-Unionby Matt Soergel It’s still a few years away, but Mayo Clinic plans to add a “promising” cancer treatment to its Jacksonville campus, the first of its kind in North America. The Mayo Clinic plans to build a carbon ion treatment facility to fight cancer at its Jacksonville campus, which Mayo says would be […]

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Tags: Cancer, carbon ion therapy, Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, Dr. Kent Thielen, Dr. Steven Buskirk, Florida Times-Union


November 21, 2019

Rochester cancer therapy firm to collaborate with drugmaker on melanoma treatment

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Star Tribuneby Joe Carlson Vyriad, a company in southeastern Minnesota that is designing viruses to selectively kill cancer cells, has signed a major agreement with the biotech drugmaker Regeneron to collaborate on a drug therapies to target melanoma and cancers of the lung, liver and uterus. A Vyriad spokesman said the agreement would lead to […]

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Tags: Cancer, Dr. Stephen Russell, Imanis Life Sciences, oncolytic virotherapy, Regeneron, Star Tribune, Vyriad


November 15, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for November 15, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

NBC News, New NASA study finds long-haul danger for astronauts: Blood flow in reverse by Denise Chow — Spaceflight can halt and even reverse blood flow in astronauts’ upper bodies, a NASA report said Wednesday, a startling discovery that has important implications for future trips to Mars and other long-duration missions…“Medicine in space is a […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, anxiety, blood donation program, Breast Cancer, burning mouth syndrome, Cancer, cannabis, Carla Brunsvold, Carrie Apuan, CHAMPs, Chemotherapy, Cindy Shireman


November 8, 2019

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

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Quartz, Rare genetic mutations protected a woman from developing Alzheimer’s by Katherine Ellen Foley — This case study “leads us to think about the importance of such studies in relatively understudied populations,” says Nilufer Ertekin-Taner, a neurogeneticist with the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, who was not involved with the study. Scientific knowledge of the […]

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Tags: Andrea Malenya, Anne Bauch, anxiety, artificial Intelligence, bariatric surgery, biotech, Breast Cancer, Bu, Cancer, cardiovascular disease, Chemotherapy, Children's Center


November 1, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for November 1, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Washington Post, Health-care system causing rampant burnout among doctors, nurses by William Wan — Complex regulations on hospital reimbursement gives rise to a long list doctors must tic through in physical exams, even as they try to figure out what’s ailing a patient, so hospitals can charge more or less based on the exam’s complexity…“It’s […]

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Tags: AI, artificial Intelligence, Ashley Musch, asthma, Barbara Slaggie, Ben Merck, Biogen, blood pressure, brain tumor, breakfast, Breast Cancer, breast cancer vaccine


October 24, 2019

Mayo Clinic Health System dedicates cancer center

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

WKBT La Crosseby Molly Ringberg On Tuesday evening Mayo Clinic Health System dedicated its cancer center to Stephen and Barbara Slaggie, who donated $5 million to support the renovation and expansion project.  The cancer center includes Hematology/Oncology and Radiation Oncology departments. Several Mayo Clinic leaders shared their thanks at this evening’s ceremony, including the President […]

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Tags: Cancer, Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, Stephen and Barbara Slaggie, WKBT-TV LaCrosse


October 18, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for October 18, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Wall Street Journal, Amazon Joins Trend of Sending Workers Away for Health Care by Melanie Evans — Employers are increasingly going the distance to control health spending, paying to send workers across the country to get medical care and bypassing local health-care providers….Walmart workers diagnosed with breast, lung or colorectal cancer can travel to the […]

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Tags: 3D mammography, alzheimer's disease, Amazon, Beyoncé, BioSig, Blanchard Valley, blood donation, burnout, Cadence Neuroscience, Cancer, Center for Innovation, Cologuard


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