Items Tagged ‘CNN’

January 16, 2020

No one knew why some Amish children were dying suddenly, now researchers have some answers

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

CNNby Harmeet Kaur After the deaths of the first two children, a medical examiner who conducted the autopsies got in touch with researchers at the Mayo Clinic Windland Smith Rice Sudden Death Genomics Laboratory in 2004. Researchers at the lab had pioneered the concept of molecular autopsy, using genetic testing to understand the cause of […]

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Tags: CNN, David Tester, Dr. Michael Ackerman, Windland Smith Rice Comprehensive Sudden Cardiac Death Program


July 5, 2019

Sleeping pills and planes: Embarrassing tales from 35,000 feet

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

CNNby Sandee LaMotte …The streaker was a sleepwalking economy passenger who had taken off all his clothes and decided to run up the aisle to first class. According to the story, he was stopped by flight attendants and told to don his clothes; he only realized his humiliating exploit when he later woke with his […]

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Tags: CNN, Dr. Lois Krahn, sleep medicine, sleeping pills and air travel


February 21, 2019

Leprosy still lurks in United States, study says

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

CNN by Maggie Veatch Leprosy is a disease most people think ended in the Middle Ages, but a new study shows that it’s not a thing of the past. Mayo Clinic researchers wanted to understand how common it was in their clinic after a patient was diagnosed with the disease in March 2017. In the […]

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Tags: CNN, Dr. Spencer A. Bezalel, leprosy, Mayo Clinic Proceedings


February 17, 2018

Kidney stones on the rise in US, study suggests

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

CNN by Mark Lieber Kidney stones may be increasing among both men and women in the US, a new study says. The study, published Monday in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings, looks at the prevalence of kidney stones over a period of almost three decades — from 1984 to 2012 — among more than 10,000 […]

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Tags: CNN, Dr. Andrew Rule, Dr. John Lieske, kidney stones


December 14, 2017

Avocados: History of an unlikely but legitimate healthy food craze

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

CNN by Jacqueline Howard “Avocados are a fruit and one of the few fruits that are high in fat and low in sugar,” said Dr. Donald Hensrud, medical director of the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program in Rochester, Minnesota, and a specialist in nutrition and preventive medicine. “Along with nuts, olive oil and canola oil, […]

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Tags: Avocados, CNN, Dr. Donald Hensrud, Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program


August 18, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

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 BlahnikCNN Calling BS on BMI: How can we tell how fat we are? by […]

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Tags: AARP, ActionNewsJax, Alzforum, alzheimer's disease, Asia One, asthma, back to school, Best Hospital, Best Hospitals, Bloomberg, BMI, brain mapping surgery


August 4, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

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   US News & World Report Students Begin Class at New Metro Phoenix […]

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Tags: ABC News, AccuWeather, ADHD, AI, alcohol, alzheimers, anesthesia, Angie Murad, AOL, arthritis, baseball, Bell's palsy


July 28, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

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   Washington Post Healthier living could reduce worldwide dementia by a third, report […]

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Tags: 3D imaging, ABC News, advisory board, AliveCor, Allergic Living, alzheimers, Anne Johnson, Arizona Republic, Associated Press, AZ Central, breast pump, Business Insider


July 7, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

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   Arizona Republic Ask a Doc: Making radiation treatment for cancer safer by […]

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Tags: 3 News Now, advisory board, anxiety, apps, Arizona Republic, AsiaOne, breastfeeding, Cancer Letter, cancer treatment, CBS Sports, Center for Individualized Medicine, chronic illness


June 23, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

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   New York Times Who Really Needs to Be Gluten-Free? by Jane […]

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Tags: AccuWeather, ActionNewsJax, Angie Jarrett, Angie Murad, Archery Trade Association, Arizona Republic, BBC Mundo, Becker’s Hospital Review, BioFlorida, bowhunting, Breast Cancer, Bustle


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