Items Tagged ‘Dr. David Knopman’

August 31, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for August 31, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Los Angeles Times, Noise causes stress. Here’s why you need to seek out some silence by Alene Dawson — It’s a noisy planet. So much so that research calls noise pollution a “modern plague” and a threat to our health and well-being. “Noisy, chaotic environments increase stress levels, and chronic stress has been shown to… […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, Alzheimer’s walk, art center, arthritis, ASU, Austin Ferguson, Bradley Prigge, breast milk, carillon, clay, Dan Gaz, Diversity


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


March 23, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for March 23, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

      USA Today, ‘Highly fit’ middle-age women nearly 90% less likely to develop dementia decades later, study finds by Karen Weintraub — Maintaining a healthy lifestyle in mid-life, decades before disease sets in, makes sense, said David Knopman, a fellow of the American Academy of Neurology, who was not involved in the study. […]

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Tags: 3D printing, A.L.S., affordable housing, allergies, alzheimer's disease, Amber Kohnhorst, arthritis, asthma, autism, Bailey Sevier, Billy Gillispie, blood donation


March 16, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for March 16, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

      New York Times, Black Cancer Matters by Susan Gubar — Given the mortality discrepancies, it is disturbing that African-Americans are underrepresented as subjects in cancer research, as are other minorities. According to research by Dr. Narjust Duma of the Mayo Clinic, only 6 percent of participants in clinical trials are black, although […]

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Tags: A.L.S., angel gowns, anxiety, Bill Schluter, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Daylight Savings Time, dementia, diarrhea, Dr. Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, Dr. Angela Lunde, Dr. Barry Borlaug


February 23, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for February 23, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

      Reader’s Digest, 15 Things Neurologists Do to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease by Kim Fredericks — Alzheimer’s disease is the leading cause of dementia, accounting for approximately 80 percent of dementia cases and affecting more than 5.5 million people in the United States. But all dementia is not Alzheimer’s, says David Knopman, MD, a […]

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Tags: Alynn Dukart, alzheimer's disease, angel gowns, Ashton Kutcher, Berta Lippert, Bill Graham, blood pressure, brain cancer, burnout, clinical trials, cognitive decline, colon polyps


January 26, 2018

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

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

      STAT, A ‘Shark Tank’-funded test for food sensitivity is medically dubious, experts say by Allison Bond — Dr. Martha Hartz, an allergist at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., says she frequently evaluates patients who’ve already forked over the cash for the testing. “Anytime I see a patient who’s had these kinds of […]

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Tags: acid reflux, allergies, alzheimer's disease, Andy Sandness, blood cancer, blood test, Breast Cancer, Cancer, cervical cancer, Cherri Olson, Cognitive Test, cold


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


November 22, 2017

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

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

      Washington Post, A standing desk isn’t going to help you lose a lot of weight by Rachel Rettner — The findings mean that, for a person who weighs about 140 pounds, substituting sitting with standing for six hours a day would burn an extra 54 calories per day, the researchers said. This […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, back pain, blood pressure, brain surgery, Cancer, conjoined twins, Deanne Rothbauer, Dr. Bernard Bendok, Dr. Chetna Mangat, Dr. Colin West, Dr. David Dodick, Dr. David Knopman


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