Items Tagged ‘Dr. Carrie Thompson’

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


June 7, 2018

Emojis could help monitor cancer patients´ progress

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Daily Mail Positive and negative reactions, recorded using an app on Apple Watches and iPhones, could be used by doctors to see if patients need help in between appointments, a clinician has said Dr. Carrie Thompson, from the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, will present research on the feasibility of emoji scales to record the quality […]

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Tags: Cancer, Daily Mail, Dr. Carrie Thompson, emojis


February 9, 2018

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

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

      Today.com, 5 tips that helped 2 women lose 95 pounds combined, by Meghan Holohan — Both women saw an ad for the annual challenge in the magazine — and were excited to be chosen. It kicked off eight months ago, and they started an eating and exercise plan designed by Joy Bauer and the Mayo Clinic […]

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Tags: Amber Sherman, Amy Long, Andy Sandness, anxiety, brain health, brain stimulation, Cancer, cleft palate, diabetes, Diversity, Donna Marathon, Dr Umesh Sharma


January 5, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for January 5, 2018

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

      Reuters, Vitamin D, calcium supplements may not lower fracture risk by Lisa Rapaport — Even though severe calcium or vitamin D deficiencies can contribute to loss of bone density and an increased risk of fractures, people with this problem are typically too sick to be included in clinical trials, noted Dr. Kurt […]

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Tags: affordable housing, Albert Lea, alcohol, alzheimer's disease, appendicitis, Autonomic Disorder, Barrett's esophagus, brain health, cardiomyopathy, Cholera, cholesterol, chronic pain


December 22, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for December 22, 2017

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

      CNN, 10 health questions that had you Googling this year by Jacqueline Howard — Another popular health question this year was “What causes hiccups?” which topped the list of trending health-related questions in the US, according to Grippi. Hiccups are involuntary contractions of the diaphragm muscle that separates your chest from your […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, Breast Cancer, cardiovascular disease, cell phones, childhood literacy, Chron's disease, chronic pain, Chrono Therapeutics, concussion, congenital heart disease, Consuelo Lopez de Padilla, Dana Koenig


December 15, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for December 15, 2017

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

      New York Times, Sleep vs. Exercise? by Karen Weintraub — Desiree Ahrens, a certified health and wellness coach at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., said that for the time-starved, there are ways to sneak exercise into the day without heading to the gym or a formal exercise class. Running up the […]

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Tags: addiction, aging, alzheimer's disease, anxiety, Balloon Brigade, Biofourmis, brain surgery, Breast Cancer, burnout, Children's Memorial Day, concussion, Desiree Ahrens


December 15, 2017

Emojis for Medical Use?

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

KIMT By Annalisa Pardo Mayo Clinic researchers found using emojis instead of “traditional emotional scales” were helpful in assessing patients’ quality of life. Using emojis over lengthy, “burdensome” questionnaires could lead to more accurate reports by patients. Researchers say more accurate data could then lead to “determining the best treatment options.” “Emojis are a near […]

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Tags: American Society of Hematology, Apple Watch, Dr. Carrie Thompson, emojis, iPhone, KIMT


January 29, 2016

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 Heather Privett  with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Carmen Zwicker   Post-Bulletin Bug-zapping ‘robots’ help prevent infections by Jeff Kiger Mayo […]

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Tags: "bug zapper-like" devices battle bacteria, #FlexForAnn, $6 billion Destination Medical Center, a zoonotic disease, A.L.S., ABC News, Afilbercept costs $1800 per dose, Aflibercept given for macular degeneration, afternoon slump, Albert Lea Tribune, Albuequerque Journal, Almanac


July 30, 2015

Mayo Clinic In the News 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 Laura Wuotila with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Editor, Karl Oestreich; Assistant Editor, Carmen Zwicker   Memphis Daily News Methodist Joins Mayo Clinic Care […]

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Tags: "We Honor Veterans" program, alirocumab (Praluent), Alzheimer's data, Alzheimer's patients., antibiotics over-prescribed, Apervita, Arizona Public Media, Austin Herald, AVIA, Bloomberg, Boston Globe, brain tumors


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