Items Tagged ‘Cancer’

September 19, 2019

‘Breakthrough’ diagnostics and research possible at Mayo Clinic’s new radiochemistry facility in Jacksonville

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Florida Times-Unionby Beth Reese Cravey The $10 million Robert and Monica Jacoby Building houses a $1.5 million cyclotron, a particle accelerator that produces radioactive pharmaceuticals for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes. When injected intravenously prior to a patient undergoing scans, the drugs create accurate images of tumors and other abnormalities, even small amounts of cancer cells. […]

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Tags: Cancer, cyclotron facility, Dr. Kent Thielen, Florida Times-Union, heart disease, Mayo Clinic in Florida, radiochemistry


August 23, 2019

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

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

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

Jacksonville father and son fight cancer together

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

First Coast Newsby Alexander Osiadacz Both father and son are former military, with thousands of hours flying. Byron served throughout the Pacific, including a stint in Vietnam. When he returned, he inspired his son to fly as well. Douglas also served in the Air Force, then turned to private and commercial aviation. At the time […]

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Tags: Byron Devan, Cancer, Douglas Devan, Dr. Roxana Dronca, First Coast News, Keytruda


July 26, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for July 26, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Washington Post, What’s the best time of day to exercise, morning or evening? by Marlene Cimons — “Exercising late at night may interfere with sleep as it tends to energize you and enhance alertness, although some people like to exercise at the end of the day to help relieve the stresses of the day and […]

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Tags: aerospace medicine, alzheimer's disease, belly fat, Bifourmis, blood pressure, Cancer, cardiac arrhythmia, cognitive decline, creatinine, dementia, diet, Dr. Alyssa Larish


July 19, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for July 19, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

New York Times, Is Your Heartbeat Off, or Blood Sugar High? On the Road, You Can Keep Track by Joshua Brockman — Dr. Bithika Thompson, the director of the diabetes program at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona, said the F.D.A.-approved wearable monitors — including the continuous glucose monitors and flash monitors like Abbott’s Freestyle Libre, […]

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Tags: aging brain, alzheimer's disease, Amazon Alexa, Biofourmis, blood donation, blood sugar, broken-heart syndrome, calcium, Cancer, celiac disease, Chris Fjosne, Coulee Recovery Center


June 28, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for June 28, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Reuters, Strobing stage lights could up risk of epileptic seizures by Saumya Joseph — “If the lighting environment suddenly changes, someone may not have much time to reposition themselves if they are vulnerable,” said Dr. David Burkholder, a neurologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, who wasn’t involved in the study. “Nothing is completely […]

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Tags: 3D printing, ACL, Adam Maronde, alzheimer's disease, arthritis, Big Blue Dragon Boat Festival, Brighter Tomorrows, Cancer, car seats, Career Immersion Program, celiac disease, Children's Museum


June 7, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for June 7, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Associated Press, Companies report progress on blood tests to detect cancer by Marilynn Marchione — …It’s not clear what evidence the U.S. Food and Drug Administration would require to consider for approval. Sometimes tests can be sold through looser lab accreditation pathways rather than by seeking FDA approval. Grail and Thrive already have larger studies […]

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Tags: ADHD, AI, alzheimer's disease, Anna-Maria Kellen, apps, April Poolman, artificial Intelligence, Battle of the Badges, Bea Farmer, BJ Farmer, blood donation, Breast Cancer


May 31, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for May 31, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Washington Post, As ACL tears pile up, doctors and coaches worry that kids are playing too much basketball by Samantha Pell — Part of the problem, medical professionals say, is that early specialization in basketball or any sport can leave children more vulnerable to injury as they grow up…Neha Raukar, a senior associate professor in […]

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Tags: 3D printing, ACL, active shooter, ADHD, AI, Alex Trebek, alzheimer's disease, anti-vaxxers, breast feeding, Cancer, Carolyn Petersen, colon cancer


May 17, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for May 17, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Reuters, Home-based heart rehab may help patients who can’t get to clinics by Lisa Rapaport — “Patients who experience a cardiac event (such as a heart attack or heart surgery), should participate in a cardiac rehabilitation program,” said lead author of the statement Dr. Randal Thomas, medical director of the cardiac rehab program at the […]

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Tags: aging, AI, Alexandria Van Gilder, AliveCor, artificial heart valve, artificial Intelligence, Ashley Zimmerman, brain aneurysm, Brittany Burnham, Camp Wabi, Cancer, canine brucellosis


May 10, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for May 10, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

New York Times, In This Doctor’s Office, a Physical Exam Like No Other by Carl Zimmer — To scientists like Michael Snyder, chair of the genetics department at Stanford University, the future of medicine is data — lots and lots of data. He and others predict that one day doctors won’t just take your blood […]

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Tags: active shooter training, alzheimer's disease, Biofourmis, CABANA, Cancer, cancer drugs, CBD oil, Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center, Chron's disease, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, clinical trials, COPD


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