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January 10, 2020

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for January 10, 2020

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

CNN, Losing one night’s sleep may increase risk factor for Alzheimer’s, study says by Sandee LaMotte — In a healthy person, tau and other toxins in the brain are cleared away during sleep, sort of like taking out the garbage. Losing sleep, or having disordered sleep in which sleep cycles are disrupted, can interfere with […]

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Tags: AI, allergies, alzheimer's disease, Amish, Angela Murad, Angie Murad, artificial Intelligence, Austin Ferguson, baby names, back surgery, bariatric surgery, birth defects


November 27, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for November 27, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

New York Times, Fitting in Family Fitness at the Holidays by Gretchen Reynolds — Jump Around: Consider also supplying the household with jump ropes, said Dr. Michael Joyner, an anesthesiologist and exercise physiologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and a committed athlete. Jump ropes, by themselves, provide all the equipment needed for a […]

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Tags: Abu Dhabi, alzheimer's disease, Cancer, carbon ion treatment, Carteret Health, Chateau Theatre, chocolate milk, cholesterol, Dennis Dahlen, diabetes, Dr. Andrew Jagin, Dr. David Knopman


November 27, 2019

Mayo Clinic announces joint venture to operate ‘mega-hospital’ in United Arab Emirates

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Star Tribuneby Joe Carlson Mayo Clinic, a Minnesota-born institution known for attracting patients from the Middle East and around the world, is entering a joint venture that will run a new “mega-hospital” in the United Arab Emirates. The Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City, a four-tower medical campus in the UAE capital city of Abu Dhabi, will […]

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Tags: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, Mayo Clinic, Roshanak Didehban, Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City, Star Tribune


November 21, 2019

Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville plans North America’s first carbon ion therapy center to fight cancer

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Florida Times-Unionby Matt Soergel It’s still a few years away, but Mayo Clinic plans to add a “promising” cancer treatment to its Jacksonville campus, the first of its kind in North America. The Mayo Clinic plans to build a carbon ion treatment facility to fight cancer at its Jacksonville campus, which Mayo says would be […]

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Tags: Cancer, carbon ion therapy, Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, Dr. Kent Thielen, Dr. Steven Buskirk, Florida Times-Union


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 24, 2019

Mayo Clinic Health System dedicates cancer center

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

WKBT La Crosseby Molly Ringberg On Tuesday evening Mayo Clinic Health System dedicated its cancer center to Stephen and Barbara Slaggie, who donated $5 million to support the renovation and expansion project.  The cancer center includes Hematology/Oncology and Radiation Oncology departments. Several Mayo Clinic leaders shared their thanks at this evening’s ceremony, including the President […]

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Tags: Cancer, Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, Stephen and Barbara Slaggie, WKBT-TV LaCrosse


October 10, 2019

Mayo Clinic plans to upgrade subway tunnels and public areas

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Post-Bulletinby Jeff Kiger Mayo Clinic announced plans today to renovate six downtown subways…Work will begin in the first zone, and at times construction will be underway in more than one zone. “To lead in health care and to truly be in a category of one, we must provide an exceptional experience in every way,” stated […]

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Tags: Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, Mayo Clinic renovations, pedestrian subways, Post Bulletin


September 20, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for September 20, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Wall Street Journal, Israel Prepares to Unleash AI on Health Care by Dov Lieber — Israel is becoming a testing ground for the power of artificial intelligence to improve health care… ​In May, Israel’s Innovation Authority signed a memorandum with the Mayo Clinic for Israeli health startups to team up with the U.S. institution’s researchers […]

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Tags: ADHD, aging, AI, alzheimer's disease, Apple Tree Dental, artificial Intelligence, Ben Crenshaw, BioSig, Blood Donor Program, board of trustees, bone marrow transplant, C. diff


September 12, 2019

Google, Mayo Clinic strike sweeping partnership on patient data

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

STATby Casey Ross Mayo Clinic, one of medicine’s most prestigious brands, announced Tuesday that it has struck a sweeping partnership with Google to store patient data in the cloud and build products using artificial intelligence and other technologies to improve care. The 10-year partnership is a testament to Google’s expanding role in the U.S. health […]

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Tags: cloud computing, Cris Ross, Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, Dr. Steve Peters, google, STAT


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


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