Items Tagged ‘FTD’

November 15, 2019

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

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik (@eblahnik)

NBC News, New NASA study finds long-haul danger for astronauts: Blood flow in reverse by Denise Chow — Spaceflight can halt and even reverse blood flow in astronauts’ upper bodies, a NASA report said Wednesday, a startling discovery that has important implications for future trips to Mars and other long-duration missions…“Medicine in space is a […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, anxiety, blood donation program, Breast Cancer, burning mouth syndrome, Cancer, cannabis, Carla Brunsvold, Carrie Apuan, CHAMPs, Chemotherapy, Cindy Shireman

May 16, 2019

Degenerative brain disease robs local 44-year-old man of personality and speech

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

Action News Jaxby Lorena Inclan Dr. Nilufer Ertekin-Taner a Professor of Neurology at Mayo Clinic, said FTD impacts tens of thousands of people in the U.S. alone.  Right now, Mayo Clinic is working on trying to find a cause.  “Unfortunately, right now we do not have therapies that can stop this disease, that can turn […]

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Tags: ActionNewsJax, Dr. Nilufer Ertekin-Taner, FTD

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