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January 11, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for January 11, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

USA Today, A medical rarity: Two patients get back-to-back, triple-organ transplants by Ken Altucker — …Mayo Clinic Rochester has completed 100 multi-organ transplants, including four heart-liver-kidney transplants, said Alfredo Clavell, Mayo Rochester’s medical director of the heart transplant program. Clavell agreed that a new liver often allows patients to take lower levels of anti-rejection drugs […]

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Tags: anxiety, artificial Intelligence, blood drive, Cancer, Chron's disease, Civica Rx, concussion, diet, Dr. Alfredo Clavell, Dr. Amy L. Lightner, Dr. Charles Peters, Dr. Claude Deschamps


January 10, 2019

Mayo doctor specializes in American Indians, cancer

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Florida Times-Union by Matt Soergel She was 5 years old when her grandmother, Ada Salmon, told her that she was meant to be a healer. At the time, she didn’t really know what that meant, but the words from her grandmother, a member of the Choctaw Nation, stuck with her. In her 30s, Judith Kaur […]

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Tags: American Indians, Cancer, Dr. Judith Kaur, Florida Times-Union, Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center, National Cancer Institute’s Spirit of Eagles program


December 14, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for December 14, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

HealthDay, AHA: Exercise After Heart Attack May Improve Survival — The study supports exercise as “one of the most important medicines people can take before cardiac events but, in particular, after them as well,” said Dr. Randal Thomas, medical director of the cardiac rehabilitation program at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. The study sends […]

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Tags: 3-D breast imaging, A.L.S., Alexander D. Weston, All Abilities Park, Annie Redlin, apple cider vinegar, Balloon Brigade, BioSig, breathing techniques, Cancer, CBD, chatbots


December 7, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for December 7, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Reuters, Asian longhorned tick spreading in U.S by Lisa Rapaport — The Asian longhorned tick has spread across nine states since it first appeared in the U.S. last year, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)…“At this time there is no evidence that the Asian longhorned tick can transmit […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, Asian longhorned tick, Barbara Bush, body contouring, burnout, Cancer, carpal tunnel, Cokie Roberts, concussion, CTE, dehydration, Dr. Adelaide M. Arruda-Olson


November 30, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for November 30, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Wall Street Journal, Doctors Rethink the Cause—and Treatment—of Diverticular Disease by Laura Landro — Researchers are also learning more about the role of obesity in the risk of diverticulitis, and recommend maintaining a healthy body-mass index—the measure of body fat in relation to height and weight. But in a Mayo Clinic study of rising rates […]

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Tags: active shooter, Adam Bracks, Aerial Yoga, AI, alzheimer's disease, artificial Intelligence, autoimmune encephalopathy, blood donation, Breast Cancer, Cancer, carpal tunnel syndrome, clinical trials


November 21, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for November 21, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

New York Times, Why Don’t We Have Vaccines Against Everything? by Donald G. McNeil Jr. — …And as with weaponry, fear changes everything. In epidemiologically quiet times, the anti-vaccine lobby sows doubts; when Ebola or pandemic flu strikes, Americans clamor for protection. There are two obstacles to faster progress, said Dr. Gregory A. Poland, director […]

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Tags: active shooter, aging, AI, alcohol, Alex Biagi, Amanda Dernbach, antibiotics, artificial Intelligence, Breast Cancer, Cancer, carpal tunnel, Cathy Deimeke


November 9, 2018

‘They’ve given me the greatest gift’: Revolutionary cancer treatment comes to Mayo Clinic

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

First Coast News by Juliette Dryer Tanis Milicevik and her family love to travel, but for so many years they were unable to plan ahead. Would she be well enough? Would she be getting cancer treatment? Milicevik was first diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma 10 years ago when the younger of her two sons was just […]

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Tags: Cancer, CAR-T cell therapy, Dr. Mohamed Kharfan Dabaja, First Coast News, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, Tanis Milicevik


August 31, 2018

Mayo Clinic Health System expansion continues

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

WKBT La Crosse by Greg White The expansion of an area hospital continues. The $4.9 million renovation of Mayo Clinic Health System La Crosse began this spring. The expansion project, which was announced last November, will double the amount of exam rooms and treatment bays. “The reason we need more space is because people are […]

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Tags: building expansion, Cancer, Dr. Paula Gill, Mayo Clinic Health System Franciscan Healthcare, WKBT La Crosse


August 6, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for August 3, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Washington Post, Hookworms burrowed into a teenager’s skin during a trip to Florida. You can’t unsee these images. by Lindsey Bever — There are two main types of hookworm: human hookworms and animal, or zoonotic, hookworms. Bobbi Pritt, director of the Clinical Parasitology Laboratory in the Mayo Clinic’s Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, said […]

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Tags: Alan Alda, alzheimer's disease, Aneurysms, Biogen, birth control pills, blood cancer, breast cancer research, breastfeeding, Bryan Duncan, Cancer, CAR-T cell, diets


July 27, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for July 27, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

STAT, Experimental Alzheimer’s drug significantly slowed patients’ cognitive decline, buoying hopes for treatment by Damian Garde — The Phase 2 trial, which employed multiple statistical measures, failed its primary goal. Four doses of BAN2401 didn’t outperform placebo, and the high dose was tested on just 161 patients. Furthermore, the metric Biogen and Eisai used to […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, amgen, anesthesia, Big Blue Dragon Boat Race, bioethics, brain freeze, BRCA gene, Cancer, dementia, Dr. Amaal Starling, Dr. Amit Sood, Dr. Asad Javed.


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