Items Tagged ‘heart attack’

April 12, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for April 12, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

  NBC News, UC Davis Medical Center warns 200 people of potential measles exposure by Linda Carroll — “With the drop in vaccination rates, we may be headed back in that direction,” said Roberto Cattaneo, a measles researcher and a professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. “It seems […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, arthritis, Bill Bastian, burnout, Cancer, CBD oil, Chemotherapy, Christine Hughes, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, COPD, destination medical center, diabetes


March 22, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for March 22, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

New York Times, When Email Comes to the Doctor’s Office, Wait Times Decrease by Austin Frakt — Most studies report high satisfaction from specialists, but one found that a large minority (26 percent) of them were dissatisfied. The concerns expressed included unclear clinical questions and the possible liability associated with providing medical advice for patients […]

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Tags: allergy season, Alliance to HEAL, alzheimer's disease, arthritis, Aspirin, asthma, Bret Adler, burnout, C-SPAN, CABANA, Chad Corey, chicken pox


March 1, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for March 1, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

CNN, Tech platforms, stop enabling the anti-vaxers by Megan Garcia — Anti-vaccine groups with subtle names like The National Vaccine Information Center and less subtle names like Rage Against Vaccines have, for decades, used debunked research to fuel parents’ fears of the measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine, generating a surge in unvaccinated children in the […]

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Tags: Alliance to HEAL, alzheimer's disease, anti-vaxers, biomedical research, blizzard, Cancer, carillon, CBD oil, Centro Médico Puerta de Hierro, Chemotherapy, colon cancer, cough


March 1, 2019

Heart Month: No risk factors doesn’t mean no heart attacks, survivor attests

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

The Florida Times-Union by Beth Reese Cravey As a critical care nurse married to a cardiologist, Valerie Oken knew the symptoms of a heart attack. But she also knew the risk factors. And she had none of them. So when the chest pain she thought was indigestion worsened, Oken, then 57, waited three hours for […]

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Tags: Dr. Carolyn Landolfo, Florida Times-Union, heart attack, SCAD, Valerie Oken


February 15, 2019

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

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

STAT, New voices at patients’ bedsides: Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Apple by Casey Ross — Mayo Clinic, one of the pioneers of voice in health care, built an Alexa-enabled program to deliver first aid instructions to consumers. More recently, it has begun piloting the use of the technology to deliver post-discharge instructions to patients recovering […]

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Tags: Alexa, alzheimer's disease, Amy Klobuchar, Barney Barnhart, black history month, blood sugar, Carson Wentz, Cathy Deimeke, cholla cactus, CREST, Criss Ross, Donna Marathon


February 8, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for February 8, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Washington Post, Daily exercise, even just a brisk walk, has been shown to lower blood pressure by William B. Farquhar — Often, there are no signs or symptoms of hypertension, which is why it is referred to as the “silent killer.” Even among adults who have been diagnosed with hypertension, nearly half do not have […]

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February 1, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for February 1, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

NBC News, Lowering blood pressure may help cut risk of early dementia, study finds by Shamard Charles, M.D. — Drastically lowering blood pressure may help protect memory and thinking skills later in life, researchers reported Monday — the first hopeful sign that it’s possible to lower rates of mental decline… “In very old people, we […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, anti depressants, blood pressure, Breast Cancer, Caring Canines, cholesterol, Civica Rx, Cologuard, colon cancer, concussion, dementia, diet


December 21, 2018

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

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Happy holidays!  Mayo Clinic in the News will be taking a week off.  We’ll be back on January 4, 2019. Wall Street Journal, How pilates helps fight atrophy by Jen Murphy — Pilates can be particularly helpful for people with stability and motor-related issues, says Jane Hein, a physical therapist and lead Pilates instructor at the Mayo […]

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Tags: 3D mammogram, aging, Alison Ecklund, All Abilities Trane Park, altitude sickness, alzheimer's disease, Amelia Davis, Anita Bissinger, Anna Beth Morgan, Antonio Wimbush, Antwan Dixon, Aromatherapy


December 14, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for December 14, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

HealthDay, AHA: Exercise After Heart Attack May Improve Survival — The study supports exercise as “one of the most important medicines people can take before cardiac events but, in particular, after them as well,” said Dr. Randal Thomas, medical director of the cardiac rehabilitation program at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. The study sends […]

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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


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