Items Tagged ‘Dr. Brandon Larsen’

December 13, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for December 13, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Khaleej Times, Online communities can help patients, caregivers emotionally by Saman Haziq — Talking about his personal journey that led him to take up research and development of online patient communities professionally, Dan Hinmon, community director of the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network, said: “I was just 25 when my newborn was diagnosed with a […]

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Tags: A.L.S., Aducanumab, alzheimer's disease, atrial fibrillation, back pain, birth control, Breast Cancer, Caring Canines, Charlie Waite, Chris Barr, COPD, Dani Johnson


November 15, 2019

Juul stops sales of mint-flavored e-cigarettes

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

HealthDayby Dennis Thompson Juul Labs will halt sales of its mint-flavored electronic cigarettes, the company announced Thursday…Researchers at the Mayo Clinic Arizona conducted an examination of 17 cases involving vaping-linked lung injury — including lung biopsies. All of the patients examined had severe forms of the illness, and two had died. “Based on what we […]

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Tags: Dr. Brandon Larsen, HealthDay, Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Vaping


November 8, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for November 8, 2019

By Emily Blahnik 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


October 4, 2019

Number of known vaping-related illnesses jumps to over 1,000

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

The Guardianby Amanda Holpuch In a first-of-its-kind study published this week, Mayo Clinic researchers said the deaths from vaping-related injury could be caused by a mix of “toxic chemical fumes”. In a study published on Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine, the researchers said they examined lung biopsies from 17 patients who had […]

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Tags: Dr. Brandon Larsen, Mayo Clinic in Arizona, The Guardian, Vaping


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