Items Tagged ‘Dr. Jan Stepanek’

July 26, 2019

Flying high with the Mayo Clinic Aerospace Medicine program

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

AZTV 7by Pat McMahon The Mayo Clinic has been associated with aviation and the American Space Program…Prior to World War II the Mayo Clinic developed the first oxygen masks… research and innovation to overcome the effects of G-forces on pilots…interviews Dr. Jan Stepanek, the Medical Director of the Aerospace Medicine Program. Video. Reach: KAZT-TV/7 is […]

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Tags: Apollo 11, AZTV-7, Dr. Jan Stepanek, moon landing


July 12, 2019

Space flight doctor

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Arizona PBS This July is the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 moon landing. The first astronauts to land on the moon and the many others who flew into space were selected in part because of their excellent health and physical condition. Now, the emergence of private space flight will mean civilians going into space who […]

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Tags: aerospace medicine, Apollo 11, Arizona PBS, Dr. Jan Stepanek, moon landing


May 24, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for May 24, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

New York Times, In Health Care, Too Much Privacy Is a Bad Thing by Luke Miner — Data-sharing agreements should be standardized so that doctors and hospitals don’t have to draft custom ones every time they want to share information. Some effort has already been made to reform fines by taking into account the “culpability” […]

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Tags: addiction, aging, alcoholism, alzheimer's disease, anxiety, ASU, bariatric surgery, blood donation, blood thinners, cardiac rehab, Chiari malformation, Christine Hughes


April 5, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for April 5, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Wall Street Journal, What AI Can Tell From Listening to You by John McCormick — The Mayo Clinic conducted a two-year study that ended in February 2017 to see if voice analysis was capable of detecting coronary-artery disease. Every person’s voice has different frequencies that can be analyzed, explains Amir Lerman, director of the Cardiovascular […]

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Tags: acoustic neuroma, AI, Allie Metzler, alzheimer's disease, artificial Intelligence, back pain, Beth Dittbenner, Beyond Verbal, BIOMEX, brain tumor, breast cancer screening, Breath Diagnostics


March 29, 2019

Lessons in patience, from aerospace patients

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Forbes by Miriam A. Knoll, M.D. The growing interest in space tourism has led to speculation regarding medical risk. Astronauts undergo comprehensive medical examinations prior to their space journeys to insure they are healthy. But, the question remains, is it safe for just anyone to travel to space? The lead author of the New England […]

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Tags: aerospace medicine, Dr. Jan Stepanek, Forbes


March 22, 2019

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

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

New York Times, When Email Comes to the Doctor’s Office, Wait Times Decrease by Austin Frakt — Most studies report high satisfaction from specialists, but one found that a large minority (26 percent) of them were dissatisfied. The concerns expressed included unclear clinical questions and the possible liability associated with providing medical advice for patients […]

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Tags: allergy season, Alliance to HEAL, alzheimer's disease, arthritis, Aspirin, asthma, Bret Adler, burnout, C-SPAN, CABANA, Chad Corey, chicken pox


December 21, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for December 21, 2018

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Happy holidays!  Mayo Clinic in the News will be taking a week off.  We’ll be back on January 4, 2019. Wall Street Journal, How pilates helps fight atrophy by Jen Murphy — Pilates can be particularly helpful for people with stability and motor-related issues, says Jane Hein, a physical therapist and lead Pilates instructor at the Mayo […]

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Tags: 3D mammogram, aging, Alison Ecklund, All Abilities Trane Park, altitude sickness, alzheimer's disease, Amelia Davis, Anita Bissinger, Anna Beth Morgan, Antonio Wimbush, Antwan Dixon, Aromatherapy


September 8, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

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 Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   CNN New class of drugs targets aging to help keep you healthy […]

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Tags: aging, Albert Lea Tribune, alcoholism, altitude sickness, Alzforum, alzheimer's disease, anxiety, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, blood test, Cancer, Center on Aging, City Center Dispatch


September 1, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

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 Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   Star Tribune Gut bacteria may play role in fighting MS, Mayo researcher […]

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Tags: ActionNewsJax, advisory board, altitude sickness, Alyssa Sandeen, Alzforum, American Medical Association, Amyloidosis, Anatomage, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, atrial fibrillation, ayo Clinic Health System-Franciscan Healthcare, Becker’s Hospital Review


December 9, 2016

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

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 Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   Los Angeles Times A senior-friendly workout to improve movement and […]

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Tags: "work-fit" stations, 21st Century Cures Act, 3D printing, alzheimers, Ambert Kohnhorst, Ashville Citizen-Times, Associations Now, AZFamily, Boston Globe, Bradly Prigge, brain games, Cancer


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