Items Tagged ‘heart transplant’

February 28, 2020

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for February 28, 2020

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Los Angeles Times, Medical experts decline to endorse cognitive screening for older adults by Judith Graham — Dr. Ronald Petersen, director of the Mayo Clinic’s Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, cautioned that doctors shouldn’t be discouraged from evaluating older patients’ memory and thinking. “It would be a mistake if physicians didn’t pay more attention to cognition […]

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Tags: AI, Amy Klobuchar, artificial Intelligence, atrial fibrillation, Big Blue Dragon Festival, board of trustees, brain chip, Cancer, Chad Schmitz, Chris Barr, Chron's disease, cognitive screening


February 27, 2020

‘I just feel like she’s right here with us’: Family of Kentucky teen killed in crash meets recipient of her heart

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

First Coast Newsby David Jones A fateful day in September would change the lives of two families across the country forever, eventually bringing them together in a bittersweet reunion at the Mayo Clinic over the weekend. The family of Jill Hurst describes the 18-year-old as someone who cared deeply about everyone around her. “She would […]

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Tags: Christy Hurst, First Coast News, heart transplant, Jill Hurst, Mayo Clinic Transplant Center


February 21, 2020

In sickness, in health: First Coast couple says ‘I do’ after defeating a medical battle

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

First Coast Newsby Josslyn Howard …An evening in the emergency room isn’t your typical first date “That was the first time I had to call her parents,” Long laughed. “I was like, ‘I’m in the ambulance with your daughter.’ And they’re like ‘Who is this?’” That was the start of Folio and Long’s difficult love […]

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Tags: Dr. Rohan Goswami, First Coast News, heart transplant, Mayo Clinic Transplant Center


February 14, 2020

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for February 14, 2020

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

PBS, Paddling and Peregrines — The Prairie Sportsman crew paddles the Minnesota River with Natalie Warren, one of the first women to canoe 2,000 miles from Fort Snelling to Hudson Bay, then climbs atop a Mayo Clinic building to see peregrine falcons that were brought back from extinction in the Upper Midwest. Today.com, What causes […]

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Tags: 3D mammogram, aging, Amy Mattila, baby powder, Biogen, brain health, Breast Cancer, breast cancer vaccine, Cancer, CBT, CMS, coronavirus


February 7, 2020

Hereditary heart disease plagues Ponte Vedra woman: ‘I wanted to raise my babies’

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

Florida Times-Unionby Beth Reese Cravey Heart disease was following Jane Herndon’s family, killing her mother, then threatening Herndon. Later, her father, sister and daughter would be added to the list…About 80 percent of heart disease is preventable through weight control and diet, aerobic fitness, cholesterol management, avoiding smoking and tobacco and cholesterol and blood pressure […]

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Tags: Dr. Parag Patel, Florida Times-Union, heart transplant, transplant cardiologist


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


November 22, 2019

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

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

USA Today, A super-vaccine for the flu is being marketed to people 65 and older. Is it legit or a scam? by Adrianna Rodriguez — Flu season is upon us, and the demographic most vulnerable to the disease is people 65 and older. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 70%-80% of […]

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Tags: 3D printer, alzheimer's disease, asthma, blood-brain barrier, Breast Cancer, c-section, Cancer, CAR-T cell, carbon ion therapy, celiac disease, deer season, diabetes


November 15, 2019

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

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

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


September 13, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for September 13, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

STAT, It’s not just bosses who harass health workers: Hospitals start addressing patients’ ‘egregious’ behavior by Jacquelyn Corley — At Mayo Clinic last year, a male patient groped a female doctor in the presence of several other staff members. She immediately notified hospital administrators using a new reporting system, and the patient was terminated from […]

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Tags: 9/11, alcoholism, anxiety, Apple Tree Dental, Ashley Zimmerman, Ashton Hanson, AVM, Battle of the Badges, belly fat, blastomycosis, brain health, chest pain


August 9, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for August 9, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Washington Post, How to create a sleep-friendly bedroom by Eustacia Huen — Keep the lights out: Lights out is essential to bedtime. In particular, avoid exposure to the blue light from LED bulbs and electronic devices, says Pablo Castillo, sleep medicine specialist at Mayo Clinic. “The body reacts to this artificial light as if it […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, Brad Prigge, brain freeze, brain tumor, burnout, C-Sections, Christina Anderson, clean-air act, climate change, dementia, destination medical center, Discovery Square


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