Items Tagged ‘Cancer’

November 8, 2019

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

By 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

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 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

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


October 11, 2019

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

By Emily Blahnik

Wall Street Journal, Doctors Limit What to Tell Patients About Their DNA Test. Should They? by Melanie Evans and Anna Wilde Mathews — The Mayo Clinic is scanning 20,000 genes for thousands of patients to study genes’ role in disease. It will hand over results for just 59. Mayo will look for certain disease-causing gene […]

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Tags: 3D mammography, aging, alzheimer's disease, apps, Bounce Day, Cancer, cancer vaccine, celiac disease, centers of excellence, childhood trauma, Civica Rx, dermoid cyst


September 19, 2019

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

By Karl Oestreich

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

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 Oestreich

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

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

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


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