Items Tagged ‘Influenza’

December 13, 2019

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

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Khaleej Times, Online communities can help patients, caregivers emotionally by Saman Haziq — Talking about his personal journey that led him to take up research and development of online patient communities professionally, Dan Hinmon, community director of the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network, said: “I was just 25 when my newborn was diagnosed with a […]

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Tags: A.L.S., Aducanumab, alzheimer's disease, atrial fibrillation, back pain, birth control, Breast Cancer, Caring Canines, Charlie Waite, Chris Barr, COPD, Dani Johnson


December 6, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for December 6, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

NBC News, Toxic metal, leached from e-cigarette coil, permanently scars woman’s lung by Erika Edwards — Doctors have discovered yet another way that vaping — and vaping THC, in particular — can damage the lungs: when the metal coils of electronic cigarettes heat up to turn e-liquids into aerosols, toxic metals can leach into the […]

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Tags: 3D printing, Abri Bentley, BioSig, Cancer, crows, Dawn Kirchner, Diversity, DNA kits, Dr. Andre Terzic, Dr. Christopher Camp, Dr. David Homes Jr, Dr. Joerg Herrmann


Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for April 19, 2019

April 19, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for April 19, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Washington Post, CTE researchers discover possible step toward diagnostic test for living patients by Jacob Bogage — Medical researchers have made what they cautiously characterized as a possible first step toward diagnosing the neurodegenerative illness chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in living patients, according to an article published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine. […]

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Tags: A.L.S., aging, arthritis, Ashley Schmitt, Aspirin, Breast Cancer, burnout, cannabis, carillon, Cathy Fraser, Christie Vogel, Cris Ross


January 24, 2019

Preventing the flu

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

KAAL Flu season is back and experts say vaccines offer the best method to prevent the spread of the virus. For about six months the flu virus travels from homes to schools, to the workplace, and in more severe cases in the hospital. “Anybody who is less than two years old, if it’s an older […]

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Tags: Dr. Francesca McCutcheon, flu, Influenza, KAAL, Mayo Clinic Health System


November 9, 2018

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

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

USA Today, How Daylight Saving affects your sleep and overall health by Ashley May — Daylight Saving Time ends and clocks will “fall back” an hour this weekend, giving Americans the feeling of an extra hour in the morning, which could negatively affect their health. “Ever since the institution of Daylight Saving Time, there has […]

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Tags: blood donation, Breast Cancer, broken-heart syndrome, cellulitis, coffee, daylight saving time, diabetes, DNA kits, Dr. Adrian Vella, Dr. Ala Dababneh, Dr. Amaal Starling, Dr. Fred M. Kusumoto


February 17, 2018

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

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

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 2, 2018

8 self-care strategies to get you through your flu symptoms

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Atlanta Journal-Constitution by Rose Kennedy If you’ve been exposed within the past one or two days and are now experiencing symptoms that hit suddenly and range from sore throat and runny nose to fever, chills and muscle aches, odds are, it’s on. It’s probably hard to imagine while you’re feeling like death on a bad […]

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Tags: Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Dr. James Steckelberg, fly symptoms, Influenza


January 26, 2018

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

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

      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


January 12, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for January 12, 2018

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

        Reuters, Hot flashes caused by cancer therapy can be prevented, treated by Carolyn Crist — Dr. Charles Loprinzi of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, who has researched cancer symptoms for more than 25 years, told Reuters Health by phone, “One patient told me that in the winter, she’d get in […]

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Tags: A.L.S., Alena Rose Brown, alzheimer's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, anesthesia, angioplasty, antidepressants, Ben Utecht, Bill Schluter, bloat, brain trauma, Breast Cancer


December 14, 2017

This is what you should actually do if you feel yourself getting sick

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

BuzzFeed by Caroline Kee Obviously, you want to do whatever you can to prevent the cold from getting any worse and help your body recover so you can get back to normal. But what actually helps? We reached out to Dr. Pritish K. Tosh, infectious disease specialist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, to […]

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Tags: BuzzFeed, colds, Dr. Pritish Tosh, Influenza


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