Items Tagged ‘germs’

January 10, 2020

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for January 10, 2020

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

CNN, Losing one night’s sleep may increase risk factor for Alzheimer’s, study says by Sandee LaMotte — In a healthy person, tau and other toxins in the brain are cleared away during sleep, sort of like taking out the garbage. Losing sleep, or having disordered sleep in which sleep cycles are disrupted, can interfere with […]

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Tags: AI, allergies, alzheimer's disease, Amish, Angela Murad, Angie Murad, artificial Intelligence, Austin Ferguson, baby names, back surgery, bariatric surgery, birth defects


December 8, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for December 8, 2017

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

      NBC News, Is this the shoe that will help rewrite marathon history? by David Cox — Dr. Michael Joyner, a Mayo Clinic researcher who predicted that a sub-two hour marathon might be physiologically possible back in 1991, notes that Kipchoge had help from a team of 30 pacemakers, who helped break the […]

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Tags: AIDS, alcohol, alzheimer's disease, antibiotics, Apple Watch, Aromatherapy, ASU, blood pressure, Cancer, carotid stenting, CPR, dementia


March 18, 2013

Superbugs: Should You Be Worried?

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

Though the germs are spread by person-to-person contact, it’s very unlikely that they would cause an infection in an otherwise healthy individual…That said, if you happen to go to the hospital, make sure to ask any doctor or nurse who touches you to wash their hands, Herrera says. It sounds like a simple request, but […]

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Tags: catheters, CRE, Dr. Priya Sampathkumar, germs, infection, IVs, Prevention, superbug


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