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May 18, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for May 18, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

      Reuters, Doctors don’t always explain sexual side effects of prostate treatments — “Patients didn’t previously have choices about their treatments and accepted the side effects,” said Dr. Tobias Kohler of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, who wasn’t involved in the study. “But now, we’re seeing minimally invasive treatments that offer excellent […]

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Tags: AliveCor, allergies, Allie Wergin, Alyssa Duane, alzheimer's disease, Amazon Alexa, Amy Lannen, angiography, artificial Intelligence, atrial fibrillation, biotetch, Breast Cancer


May 11, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for May 11, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

        Toronto Star, A political prescription from the Mayo Clinic by Robin Sears — For the 1.3 million patients to whom the Mayo Clinic provides treatment each year, experience could not be more different than what we are used to in our hospitals. “Patient first” is not a marketing slogan, it is […]

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Tags: 3D printing, Alatus, Andrew Yori, biobank, Breast Cancer, Brittany Burnham, child maltreatment, Dr. Aditya Shah, Dr. Bradley C. Leibovich, Dr. Catherine Madaffari, Dr. Cathy Newman, Dr. Donald Hensrud


May 4, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for May 4, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

        Reuters, ‘Adrenal support’ supplements may contain unsafe ingredients by Lisa Rapaport — Many “adrenal support” supplements sold online as energy boosters may contain thyroid hormones and steroids that aren’t listed on the labels and can cause dangerous side effects, a study suggests…“Patients should be aware that any supplement that is sold […]

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Tags: adrenal support, alzheimer's disease, Barbara Bush, biobank, brain cancer, Camp Wabi, Cancer, Caring Canines, Christopher Ross, constipation, Consumer Reports, CTE


April 27, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for April 27, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

        CBS News, East Asian tick species arrives in New Jersey, could carry dangerous virus — It’s the East Asian tick, sometimes called a longhorned or bush tick. Originally found in Asia, thousands of them are now in the Garden State. …That’s a problem, because like the deer ticks that spread Lyme […]

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Tags: Alan Bersten, allergies, alzheimer's disease, anesthesia, Angela L. Murad, antidepressant, Avicii, Barbara Bush, belly fat, Billy Gillispie, breastfeeding, C. Difficile


April 20, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for April 20, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

        TIME, Is Sushi Healthy? Here’s Everything You Need to Know by Sophia Gottfried — Sushi has this halo of being healthy,” says Katherine Zeratsky, a registered dietitian nutritionist and associate professor of nutrition at Mayo Clinic. After all, traditional sushi has all the makings of a health food: it’s stuffed with […]

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Tags: anesthesia, asthma, Barbara Bush, bioethics, Breast Cancer, burnout, caffeine, Cancer, Cathy Dudley, clinical trials, colon cancer, Debbie Koenig


April 6, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for April 6, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

      Reuters, Many in U.S. take more calcium supplements than necessary by Lisa Rapaport — The study wasn’t a controlled experiment designed to prove whether or how calcium supplements might help or harm health…Still, results add to the evidence that use of calcium supplements is declining, in part out of safety concerns, said […]

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Tags: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Billy Gillispie, boot camp workouts, burnout, C-Sections, calcium, cancer vaccine, clinical trials, condom snorting, dementia, destination medical center, diabetes


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


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


December 1, 2017

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

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

      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


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