Items Tagged ‘Chemotherapy’

June 14, 2019

New headgear helps lessen hair loss from chemotherapy

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Mankato Free Pressby Brian Arola Hair loss has long been a price patients reluctantly pay for some cancer treatment. The side effect of chemotherapy makes an already stressful process even more difficult. Some hair loss could be staved off, however, by wearing a new type of headgear now available in Mankato. Mayo Clinic Health System […]

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Tags: Chemotherapy, cool cap therapy, Dr. Amrit Singh, Mankato Free Press, Mayo Clinic Health System


April 12, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for April 12, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

  NBC News, UC Davis Medical Center warns 200 people of potential measles exposure by Linda Carroll — “With the drop in vaccination rates, we may be headed back in that direction,” said Roberto Cattaneo, a measles researcher and a professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. “It seems […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, arthritis, Bill Bastian, burnout, Cancer, CBD oil, Chemotherapy, Christine Hughes, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, COPD, destination medical center, diabetes


March 1, 2019

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

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

CNN, Tech platforms, stop enabling the anti-vaxers by Megan Garcia — Anti-vaccine groups with subtle names like The National Vaccine Information Center and less subtle names like Rage Against Vaccines have, for decades, used debunked research to fuel parents’ fears of the measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine, generating a surge in unvaccinated children in the […]

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Tags: Alliance to HEAL, alzheimer's disease, anti-vaxers, biomedical research, blizzard, Cancer, carillon, CBD oil, Centro Médico Puerta de Hierro, Chemotherapy, colon cancer, cough


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


September 21, 2018

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

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

The Atlantic, Wiping Out the Brain’s Retired Cells Prevents a Hallmark of Alzheimer’s by Ed Yong — In 2016, Darren Baker and Jan van Deursen from the Mayo Clinic announced that they had discovered a new way to prolong the life of mice: They cleansed the rodents of retired cells. Over time, the cells of […]

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Tags: A.L.S., alzheimer's disease, anger, artificial Intelligence, behavioral therapy, bladder cancer, Brandon Olson, Chemotherapy, cognitive decline, COPD, Dennis Dahlen, Destiny Rodgers


August 10, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for August 10, 2018

By Emily DeBoom emilydeboom

NBC News, How to keep yourself (and your dog) cool in a heatwave by Vivian Manning-Schaffel — Thanks to climate change, summers are longer and hotter, and we only have more extreme vacillations in temperature to look forward to… The most serious heat-related illness, heatstroke is described by The Mayo Clinic as the body “overheating […]

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Tags: 1883 Rochester, ablation, addiction, alzheimer's disease, beer belly, Beyoncé, Chemotherapy, childbirth, Clostridium difficile infection, CTE, dementia, destination medical center


July 6, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for July 6, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

New York Times, My Daughter Has Mono. Is the Whole Family at Risk? by Roni Caryn Rabin — Mono, or infectious mononucleosis — often referred to as “the kissing disease” — is usually caused by a common virus called the Epstein-Barr virus, but “the vast majority of individuals infected by the virus don’t even know […]

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Tags: 4th of July, alzheimer's disease, Ambient, arthritis, Austin McCoy, blood donations, body dysmorphic disorder, breastfeeding, caffeine, Chemotherapy, cold cap, Diversity


June 8, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for June 8, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

      HealthDay, Many Breast Cancer Survivors Not Getting Needed Mammograms by Steven Reinberg — After surviving a diagnosis of breast cancer, women still need regular screening. But many of them, especially black women, aren’t getting the mammograms they need, a new study finds. It’s essential to screen for a return of cancer so […]

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Tags: African-American health, Aimovig, alzheimer's disease, Ambient, artificial Intelligence, asthma, bee allergies, biobank, Breast Cancer, Cancer, celiac disease, Chemotherapy


March 30, 2018

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

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

      New York Times, At the Heart of a Vast Doping Network, an Alias by Michael Powell — Dr. Todd B. Nippoldt, an endocrinologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., spoke to the scientific and health consequences of unregulated and illegal use. “These people are carrying out quite sophisticated experiments on themselves […]

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Tags: Allison Matthews, baldness, Boston Scientific, Cancer, Chemotherapy, cognitive decline, destination medical center, DMC, doping, Dr. Angela Lunde, Dr. Charles Mayo, Dr. David Dodick


October 20, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

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. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   STAT Doctors fear mental health disclosure could jeopardize their licenses by Leah […]

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