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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


February 22, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for February 22, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Wall Street Journal, The Fitness Plan for Serious Schmoozers by Jen Murphy — “You really need to make an effort to counteract the effects of sitting for eight hours a day,” says Donald Hensrud, director of the Healthy Living Program at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. “Just being active won’t cut it. You need […]

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Tags: Alexa, alzheimer's disease, Anatomage Table, anesthesia, aquatic physical therapy, asthma, Big Blue Dragon Boat, blood sugar, board of trustees, burnout, caregivers, cervical cancer


February 1, 2019

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

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

NBC News, Lowering blood pressure may help cut risk of early dementia, study finds by Shamard Charles, M.D. — Drastically lowering blood pressure may help protect memory and thinking skills later in life, researchers reported Monday — the first hopeful sign that it’s possible to lower rates of mental decline… “In very old people, we […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, anti depressants, blood pressure, Breast Cancer, Caring Canines, cholesterol, Civica Rx, Cologuard, colon cancer, concussion, dementia, diet


January 18, 2019

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

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Health, This Is the Best Diet for Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome by Emily Shiffer — …For starters, it helps to understand what exactly PCOS is. “Polycystic ovary syndrome is often misunderstood because there is no one test that gives the diagnosis,” says Alice Chang, MD, endocrinologist at the Mayo Clinic. While difficult to diagnose, […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, Ativa, Bailey MacInnis, Becki Hanson, Bill Henrichs, C. Difficile, cavernous malformations, cold, Corey Koskie, corticosteroids, dementia, destination medical center


November 2, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for November 2, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Associated Press, Trippy depression treatment? Hopes and hype for ketamine by Lindsey Tanner — It was launched decades ago as an anesthetic for animals and people, became a potent battlefield pain reliever in Vietnam and morphed into the trippy club drug Special K. Now the chameleon drug ketamine is finding new life as an unapproved […]

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Tags: acute kidney injury, bike racks, blood donation, Breast Cancer, breast cancer vaccine, breastfeeding, C. Difficile, Caroline Wozniacki, dementia, depression, Dr. Brynn Dredla, Dr. Daniel Grossman


October 26, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for October 26, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Harvard Business Review, Lessons from Mayo Clinic’s Redesign of Stroke Care by W. David Freeman — Facing escalating costs of medications and technology, health care patients and providers in the United States continue to search for opportunities to reduce overall costs while maintaining and improving health care outcomes. At the Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Stroke Center […]

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Tags: 3D mammography, Acute Flaccid Myelitis, asthma, bariatric surgery, Chip Duncan, Christine Feller, contact lenses, COPD, dementia, destination medical center, diet, DMC


September 14, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for September 14, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

  Washington Post, ‘Black hairy tongue’ is an actual medical condition, and it looks as weird as it sounds by Lindsey Bever — …Luckily, black hairy tongue, or lingua villosa nigra, is typically painless and temporary. It occurs when the tiny bumps on the tongue, called papillae, which are normally about 1 millimeter in length, […]

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Tags: 3D mammography, Alfred Moes, AliveCor, Apple Watch, Barrett's esophagus, black hairy tongue, blood donation, Brad Keselowski, Breast Cancer, Christopher Ewers, CRISPR, dementia


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 27, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for July 27, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

STAT, Experimental Alzheimer’s drug significantly slowed patients’ cognitive decline, buoying hopes for treatment by Damian Garde — The Phase 2 trial, which employed multiple statistical measures, failed its primary goal. Four doses of BAN2401 didn’t outperform placebo, and the high dose was tested on just 161 patients. Furthermore, the metric Biogen and Eisai used to […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, amgen, anesthesia, Big Blue Dragon Boat Race, bioethics, brain freeze, BRCA gene, Cancer, dementia, Dr. Amaal Starling, Dr. Amit Sood, Dr. Asad Javed.


July 13, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for July 9, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

        Wall Street Journal, New Effort for Lyme Disease Vaccine Draws Early Fire by Sumathi Reddy — Gregory Poland, director of the vaccine research group at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., published a 2011 study in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases detailing what happened with the previous Lyme vaccine and lessons learned […]

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Tags: age-related disease, alzheimer's disease, Angie Murad, artificial Intelligence, asthma exacerbation, Biogen, Career Immersion Program, cervical cancer, Darla Lytle, dementia, Diversity, Dr Felipe Sierra


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