Items Tagged ‘Dr. Sean Pittock’

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 5, 2019

FDA approves Mayo test drug for rare autoimmune disorder

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Post-Bulletinby John Molseed After being dealt a rare autoimmune disease, Marlin Pruismann can no longer shuffle a deck of cards. However, autoimmune neurology researchers at Mayo Clinic have just stacked the deck in his favor. Pruismann, of Blairsburg, Iowa, has neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder. The disorder causes the immune system to attack optic nerves and […]

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Tags: Dr. Sean Pittock, Marlin Pruismann, neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder, Rochester Post-Bulletin


July 12, 2019

Scientists discover autoimmune disease associated with testicular cancer

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Science Using advanced technology, scientists at Chan Zuckerberg (CZ) Biohub, Mayo Clinic and University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), have discovered an autoimmune disease that appears to affect men with testicular cancer. Called “testicular cancer-associated paraneoplastic encephalitis,” the disease causes severe neurological symptoms in men. They progressively lose control of their limbs, eye movements, and, […]

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Tags: Chan Zuckerberg (CZ) Biohub, Dr. Sean Pittock, Mayo Clinic and University of California, Mayo Clinics Neuroimmunology Laboratory, San Francisco, Science Magazine, The New England Journal of Medicine


July 5, 2019

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

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Washington Post, Closing the achievement gap, with help from the Mayo Clinic by Mikhail Zinshteyn — Amarachi Orakwue felt stifled during high school in Minnesota, having immigrated to the United States from Nigeria in 2010. She “stuck out like a sore thumb,” she said, as one of the few students of color in class. “I […]

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Tags: A.L.S., acupuncture, AI, Amanda Holloway, Amarachi Orakwue, Andy Cohen, artificial Intelligence, Audrey Umbreit, blood sugar, Chron's disease, COPD, dementia


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


May 17, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for May 17, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Reuters, Home-based heart rehab may help patients who can’t get to clinics by Lisa Rapaport — “Patients who experience a cardiac event (such as a heart attack or heart surgery), should participate in a cardiac rehabilitation program,” said lead author of the statement Dr. Randal Thomas, medical director of the cardiac rehab program at the […]

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Tags: aging, AI, Alexandria Van Gilder, AliveCor, artificial heart valve, artificial Intelligence, Ashley Zimmerman, brain aneurysm, Brittany Burnham, Camp Wabi, Cancer, canine brucellosis


November 29, 2018

When the body attacks the brain

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Post-Bulletin by John Molseed In the span of eight weeks, Dr. Denise Krivach, a former Abbott Northwestern radiologist, went from making retirement plans in the woods of Montana to being barely able to care for herself. Doctors in Montana diagnosed her with dementia. But that didn’t seem right to her. When she arrived at Mayo […]

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Tags: Dr. Andrew McKeon, Dr. Denise Krivach, Dr. Sean Pittock, Dr. Vanda Lennon, neurological autoimmune encephalopathy, Post Bulletin


December 1, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for December 1, 2017

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

      CNN, How marriage might be linked to lower dementia risk by Jacqueline Howard — The researchers found no evidence that dementia risk in divorced people differed from those who were married, and they could not examine whether the duration of being widowed or divorced had any influence on the findings. With pooled […]

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Tags: Alatus project, antibiotics, artificial Intelligence, biomedical sciences, blood pressure guidelines, Breast Cancer, breast imaging, Cancer, carpal tunnel syndrome, Chris Wendt, Cologuard, colon cancer


November 10, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for November 10, 2017

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   Today.com 7 things your doctor wants you to know about Alzheimer’s by […]

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Tags: 3-D printing, ABC News, AccuWeather, aging, AJMC, Albuequerque Journal, Albuquerque Journal, alzheimer's disease, Apollo Endosurgery, Banner Health, Becker’s Hospital Review, Becker’s Orthopedic & Spine


November 25, 2015

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 Laura Wuotila with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Editor, Karl Oestreich; Assistant Editor: Carmen Zwicker     Washington Post How you can figure out whether you’re too […]

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Tags: 3D Print, 9News, ABC15 Phoenix, alcoholic hepatitis, Allergic Living, amnestic MCI, Annals of Internal Medicine, anorexia/cachexia, antibiotic resistance, Antibiotics in meat, Asthma Meds, Augusta Chronicle


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