Items Tagged ‘cardiovascular disease’

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

March 1, 2019

ChangeMakers: Dr. LaPrincess Brewer, building ‘a culture of health’ for the underserved

By Karl Oestreich

MPR by Christine T. Nguyen Every weekday in February, MPR News is featuring black Minnesotans making history to celebrate Black History Month. Dr. LaPrincess Brewer, 38, is a preventive cardiologist in the department of cardiovascular medicine at Mayo Clinic, and an assistant professor at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. Her research focuses on creating strategies […]

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Tags: black history month, cardiovascular disease, Dr. LaPrincess Brewer, health disparities, Minnesota Public Radio

December 22, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for December 22, 2017

By Karl Oestreich

      CNN, 10 health questions that had you Googling this year by Jacqueline Howard — Another popular health question this year was “What causes hiccups?” which topped the list of trending health-related questions in the US, according to Grippi. Hiccups are involuntary contractions of the diaphragm muscle that separates your chest from your […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, Breast Cancer, cardiovascular disease, cell phones, childhood literacy, Chron's disease, chronic pain, Chrono Therapeutics, concussion, congenital heart disease, Consuelo Lopez de Padilla, Dana Koenig

August 22, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich

    August 23, 2013 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. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media […]

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Tags: A Tribuna News, Austin Daily Herald, Best Health BMJ, Bligoo,, Bob Nellis, Bonde. O seu portal, Boston Scientific Corp, Brian Kilen, Bryan Anderson, caffeine, cardiovascular disease

October 15, 2012

7 Behaviors Cut Cardiac Deaths, Few Adopt Them

By Kelley Luckstein

Having more of seven heart-healthy behaviors translates to a reduced risk of death from cardiovascular disease, but few people meet all of them, researchers found. In a prospective study, those who met three to four of the American Heart Association’s ‘Simple Seven’ heart-health criteria had a 55% lower risk of cardiovascular mortality than those who […]

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Tags: american heart association, cardiovascular disease, Dr. Enrique Artero, Dr. Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, MedPage Today, Simple Seven initiative, University of South Carolina

October 4, 2012

Beta Blockers May Not Prevent Heart Attacks and Strokes


New research suggests that beta-blocker pills don’t prevent heart attacks, strokes or cardiac deaths in patients with heart disease, but doctors are torn over whether there’s enough in the study to make them want to stop prescribing the drugs. Beta blockers have been a standard heart medication for decades… “This is a very compelling study […]

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Tags: ABC News, beta blocker, cardiovascular disease, Dr. Randal Thomas

February 15, 2012

Heart advice: Survivors say always be on lookout for the warning signs of trouble


Look at the numbers. Every day, 2,200 people in the United States die from cardiovascular disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…In 2001, Elmo Aquino was 29. He had an active life as a husband, father and runner and worked for a Jacksonville construction company. But then a case of the flu […]

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Tags: cardiovascular disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Elmo Aquino, heart transplant

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