Items Tagged ‘dementia’

November 1, 2019

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

By Emily Blahnik 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 18, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for October 18, 2019

By Emily Blahnik 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 4, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for October 4, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

New York Times, Hysterectomy May Raise Depression and Anxiety Risk by Nicholas Bakalar — The observational study, in the journal Menopause, controlled for dementia, substance use disorders, hypertension, coronary artery disease, arthritis, all types of cancer and more than a dozen other mental and physical conditions. “Hysterectomy is right for some women,” said the lead author, […]

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Tags: Andy Sandness, anxiety, Blount Memorial, Breast Cancer, caffeine, Christopher Ross, Civica Rx, dementia, Dena Iverson, depression, destination medical center, Discovery Square


August 30, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for August 30, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

New York Times,This Daily Pill Cut Heart Attacks by Half. Why Isn’t Everyone Getting It? by Donald G. McNeil Jr. — The trial was conducted in the “Golestan Cohort,” a group of more than 50,000 Turkmen-speaking people currently enrolled in cancer studies administered by Iranian researchers in coordination with the W.H.O. and the National Cancer […]

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Tags: AI, artificial Intelligence, back to school, bariatric endoscopy, blood clots, brain tumors, Breast Cancer, burnout, celiac disease, Chad Corey, Christina Anderson, David Andrews


August 16, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for August 16, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Wall Street Journal, Deals Give Drugmakers Rights to DNA Data by Melanie Evans — Deals between drugmakers and hospital systems to mine the genetic profiles of hospital patients are triggering concerns over the control of valuable genetic data. Drugmakers have been spending hundreds of millions of dollars for access to patient information because of the […]

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Tags: Amy Stelpflug, anxiety, artificial Intelligence, backpacks, belly fat, Breast Cancer, cardio, carpal tunnel syndrome, celiac disease, chronic pain, climate change, cross training


August 9, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for August 9, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Washington Post, How to create a sleep-friendly bedroom by Eustacia Huen — Keep the lights out: Lights out is essential to bedtime. In particular, avoid exposure to the blue light from LED bulbs and electronic devices, says Pablo Castillo, sleep medicine specialist at Mayo Clinic. “The body reacts to this artificial light as if it […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, Brad Prigge, brain freeze, brain tumor, burnout, C-Sections, Christina Anderson, clean-air act, climate change, dementia, destination medical center, Discovery Square


August 2, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for August 2, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

New York Times, How to Find a Babysitter You Can Rely On by Ellen Lee — Your sitter should also have basic first aid and CPR training and know how to respond in an emergency. The American Red Cross offers both online and in-person classes for babysitting, child care, first aid and CPR. Those who […]

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Tags: alcoholism, Anne Beckman, Anne Harguth, artificial Intelligence, Avocados, babysitting, cannabis, Carter Swallow, CBD, Chemotherapy, coffee, COPD


July 26, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for July 26, 2019

By Emily Blahnik 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 18, 2019

Could computers, crafts help preserve the aging brain?

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

US News & World Reportby Steven Reinberg Losing memory as you age is a sign of mild cognitive impairment, which can be a gateway to dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. But using your brain can help keep it sharp, and it’s never too late to start reaping the benefits, researchers say. Why keeping mentally active has […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, brain health, dementia, Dr. Yonas Geda, mild cognitive impairment, U.S. News & World Report


July 12, 2019

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

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Science, Even if you don’t play contact sports, you could develop signs of traumatic brain injury by Sabine Galvis — Scientists looking for a link between repeated brain trauma and lasting neurological damage typically study the brains of soldiers or football players. But it’s unclear whether this damage—known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE)—is prevalent in […]

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Tags: air quality, alzheimer's disease, Amazon Alexa, anxiety, ASCO, babysitting, belly fat, Chad Corey, Charles Allie, Cheryl Hadaway, Cognitive Impairment, dementia


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