Items Tagged ‘Dr. Purna Kashyap’

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 25, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for October 25, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

New York Times, That New Alzheimer’s Drug? Don’t Get Your Hopes Up Yet by Gina Kolata — Biogen, the drug company, said on Tuesday that it would ask the Food and Drug Administration to approve an experimental drug, aducanumab, to treat people with mild cognitive impairment and the earliest signs of Alzheimer’s disease…Dr. Ronald Petersen, […]

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Tags: 3D imaging, aneurysm repair, Angie Murad, anti-aging medicine, brain scans, cancer diagnosis and pregnancy, Cassie Masters, CMG Community Navigator program, DMC and bus rapid transit, dog owners and health, Dr. Adam Cole, Dr. Alina Allen


September 13, 2019

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

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

STAT, It’s not just bosses who harass health workers: Hospitals start addressing patients’ ‘egregious’ behavior by Jacquelyn Corley — At Mayo Clinic last year, a male patient groped a female doctor in the presence of several other staff members. She immediately notified hospital administrators using a new reporting system, and the patient was terminated from […]

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Tags: 9/11, alcoholism, anxiety, Apple Tree Dental, Ashley Zimmerman, Ashton Hanson, AVM, Battle of the Badges, belly fat, blastomycosis, brain health, chest pain


February 22, 2019

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

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Wall Street Journal, The Fitness Plan for Serious Schmoozers by Jen Murphy — “You really need to make an effort to counteract the effects of sitting for eight hours a day,” says Donald Hensrud, director of the Healthy Living Program at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. “Just being active won’t cut it. You need […]

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Tags: Alexa, alzheimer's disease, Anatomage Table, anesthesia, aquatic physical therapy, asthma, Big Blue Dragon Boat, blood sugar, board of trustees, burnout, caregivers, cervical cancer


February 15, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for February 15, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

STAT, New voices at patients’ bedsides: Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Apple by Casey Ross — Mayo Clinic, one of the pioneers of voice in health care, built an Alexa-enabled program to deliver first aid instructions to consumers. More recently, it has begun piloting the use of the technology to deliver post-discharge instructions to patients recovering […]

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Tags: Alexa, alzheimer's disease, Amy Klobuchar, Barney Barnhart, black history month, blood sugar, Carson Wentz, Cathy Deimeke, cholla cactus, CREST, Criss Ross, Donna Marathon


December 6, 2018

11 Diseases That Can Start with Your Gut Bacteria

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Reader’s Digest by Kristin Crothers The classic example of a disease that originates in the gut microbiome is infection by C. difficile, a bacteria that causes diarrhea, stomach cramps, fever, and in severe cases, kidney failure. It often develops in people who have taken heavy-duty antibiotics that killed off the normal bacteria in their digestive […]

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Tags: C. Difficile, Dr. Purna Kashyap, gut bacteria, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, Reader’s Digest


November 16, 2018

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

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Reuters, New drug options, risk factors added to U.S. heart guidelines by Deena Beasley — The new guidelines are fairly “conservative” in recommending that the newer drugs be used only after other options, said Dr. Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, a cardiologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, adding “I think that was the right approach.” The […]

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Tags: ADHD, AI, alzheimer's disease, Anne Harguth, artificial Intelligence, carpal tunnel, Chateau Theater, childbirth, Colorectal Cancer, destination medical center, DMC, Dr. Amy Pollak


November 2, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for November 2, 2018

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Associated Press, Trippy depression treatment? Hopes and hype for ketamine by Lindsey Tanner — It was launched decades ago as an anesthetic for animals and people, became a potent battlefield pain reliever in Vietnam and morphed into the trippy club drug Special K. Now the chameleon drug ketamine is finding new life as an unapproved […]

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Tags: acute kidney injury, bike racks, blood donation, Breast Cancer, breast cancer vaccine, breastfeeding, C. Difficile, Caroline Wozniacki, dementia, depression, Dr. Brynn Dredla, Dr. Daniel Grossman


August 10, 2018

Diet hit a snag? Your gut bacteria may be partly to blame

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

NPR by Allison Aubrey Ever been on a diet but didn’t hit your goal weight? Your gut bacteria may be part of the explanation. New research suggests the mix of microbes in our guts can either help — or hinder — weight-loss efforts. “We tarted with the premise that people have different microbial make-ups, and […]

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Tags: diet, Dr. Purna Kashyap, Dr. Vandana Nehra, gut bacteria, NPR, Nutrition


August 6, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for August 3, 2018

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Washington Post, Hookworms burrowed into a teenager’s skin during a trip to Florida. You can’t unsee these images. by Lindsey Bever — There are two main types of hookworm: human hookworms and animal, or zoonotic, hookworms. Bobbi Pritt, director of the Clinical Parasitology Laboratory in the Mayo Clinic’s Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, said […]

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Tags: Alan Alda, alzheimer's disease, Aneurysms, Biogen, birth control pills, blood cancer, breast cancer research, breastfeeding, Bryan Duncan, Cancer, CAR-T cell, diets


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