Items Tagged ‘flu’

October 19, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for October 19, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Washington Post, ‘We lived like we were Wall Street’ by DeNeen L. Brown — Before it was destroyed in the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, Greenwood was one of the most affluent black communities in the country. It was known as “Black Wall Street” because of its concentrated wealth…“At the time of the riot, there were […]

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Tags: Acute Flaccid Myelitis, All of Us, alzheimer's disease, Amanda Dernbach, antibiotic resistance, breastfeeding, c-section, Chad Pennington, Charles Rosen, cough medicine, croup, dental health


October 5, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for October 5, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

NBC News, Everything you ever wanted to know about coffee and your health by Vivian Manning-Schaffel — Caffeine is readily consumed by about 85 percent of Americans one way or another every single day, according to a study published in Food and Beverage Toxicology. That’s quite a buzz! Coffee — caffeine’s most popular vehicle of […]

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Tags: ADHD, alzheimer's disease, artificial sweeteners, Baxter, brain aneurysm, brain injury, Breast Cancer, breast density, Caesarean section, cancer treatments, coffee, colds


September 21, 2018

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

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

The Atlantic, Wiping Out the Brain’s Retired Cells Prevents a Hallmark of Alzheimer’s by Ed Yong — In 2016, Darren Baker and Jan van Deursen from the Mayo Clinic announced that they had discovered a new way to prolong the life of mice: They cleansed the rodents of retired cells. Over time, the cells of […]

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Tags: A.L.S., alzheimer's disease, anger, artificial Intelligence, behavioral therapy, bladder cancer, Brandon Olson, Chemotherapy, cognitive decline, COPD, Dennis Dahlen, Destiny Rodgers


March 2, 2018

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

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

      CNBC, Why unlikely partnerships will spark the health-care revolution by John Noseworthy — Our team from Mayo Clinic — the 150-year-old health-care organization that invented the first group practice of medicine — was looking to learn from a start-up in Chinatown. Innovation springs up in unlikely places through unconventional collaborations. Late last […]

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Tags: bloody stool, breast cancer lymphoma, burnout, Children's Museum, clinical trials, Danielle Johnson, Dennis Dahlen, destination medical center, diabetes, DMC, Donna Bryan, Dr. Adrian Vella


February 23, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for February 23, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

      Reader’s Digest, 15 Things Neurologists Do to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease by Kim Fredericks — Alzheimer’s disease is the leading cause of dementia, accounting for approximately 80 percent of dementia cases and affecting more than 5.5 million people in the United States. But all dementia is not Alzheimer’s, says David Knopman, MD, a […]

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Tags: Alynn Dukart, alzheimer's disease, angel gowns, Ashton Kutcher, Berta Lippert, Bill Graham, blood pressure, brain cancer, burnout, clinical trials, cognitive decline, colon polyps


February 17, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for February 17, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

      Vox, How many calories Olympians eat by Julia Belluz — While it may be true that Olympians sometimes cut loose, their diets tend to be remarkably junk food-free — and highly optimized for performance. Athletes are looking for any edge. Increasingly, that means practicing extreme caution about what foods they use as […]

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Tags: autism, Bill Nye, Brett Gorden, Carolyn Peterson, cold, cold weather, destination medical center, DMC, Donna Bryan, Donna Marathon, doping, Dr. Allan S. Jaffe


February 17, 2018

The flu Is killing children, and here’s what parents need to know

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

BuzzFeed by Caroline Kee The flu killed 101 children last year and 128 in 2014–15. “We had a very serious flu season in 2014–2015 and it’s looking a lot like that right now,” Dr. Robert Jacobson, pediatrician and vaccine researcher at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, told BuzzFeed News. “Children, like the elderly, also […]

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Tags: BuzzFeed, Dr. Robert Jacobson, flu, Influenza


February 9, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for February 9, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

      Today.com, 5 tips that helped 2 women lose 95 pounds combined, by Meghan Holohan — Both women saw an ad for the annual challenge in the magazine — and were excited to be chosen. It kicked off eight months ago, and they started an eating and exercise plan designed by Joy Bauer and the Mayo Clinic […]

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Tags: Amber Sherman, Amy Long, Andy Sandness, anxiety, brain health, brain stimulation, Cancer, cleft palate, diabetes, Diversity, Donna Marathon, Dr Umesh Sharma


February 2, 2018

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

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

      USA Today, Companies will take sports safety ideas to Super Bowl contest by A.J. Perez — NFL executive vice president for health and safety initiatives Jeff Miller told USA TODAY Sports that 1st and Future is all about safety issues and supporting companies that try to solve those issues…The NFL has partnered […]

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Tags: 7-Tesla MRI, alzheimer's disease, bariatric surgery, blood transfusion, breastfeeding, burnount, Cognitive Impairment, cold, David Asp, Davos, Dr. Bobbi S. Pritt, Dr. Brian Bartlett


January 26, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for January 26, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

      STAT, A ‘Shark Tank’-funded test for food sensitivity is medically dubious, experts say by Allison Bond — Dr. Martha Hartz, an allergist at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., says she frequently evaluates patients who’ve already forked over the cash for the testing. “Anytime I see a patient who’s had these kinds of […]

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Tags: acid reflux, allergies, alzheimer's disease, Andy Sandness, blood cancer, blood test, Breast Cancer, Cancer, cervical cancer, Cherri Olson, Cognitive Test, cold


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