Items Tagged ‘KTTC’

April 5, 2019

Inside Mayo: Stem cells from outer space

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

KTTC by Tom Overlie Outer space, about 100 miles above from Mayo Clinic, is a place where the Mayo brothers might not have imagined medical research to go. Strokes takes the life of about 140,000 people each year, and is also the leading cause of serious, long-term disability. But, a Mayo Clinic doctor in Florida […]

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Tags: Dr. Abba Zubair, KTTC, outer space, stem cells


March 28, 2019

Digging deeper inside Mayo Clinic: Nano medicine

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

KTTC by Tom Overlie March is Women’s History Month. And there is a growing list of women making history in the world of medicine. One researcher is making a difference in the world of nanomedicine at Mayo Clinic in Florida. And it’s work that could one day save lives. Dr. Joy Wolfram, Ph.D., is an […]

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Tags: Dr. Joy Wolfram, KTTC, Mayo Clinic Nanomedicine and Extra-cellular Vesicles Laboratory, nanomedicine


March 21, 2019

Another face in the crowd

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

KTTC by Tom Overlie Two years ago, a first-of-its kind surgery took place at Mayo Clinic. Mayo Clinic’s first face transplant recipient, Andy Sandness. A surgery that was so complex, it took surgeons and team members nearly three years to plan and practice. One man was the recipient of all the work. Andy Sandness is […]

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Tags: Andy Sandness, Dr. Samir Mardini, face transplant, KTTC


March 15, 2019

Inside Mayo: Practice makes perfect

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

KTTC by Tom Overlie There’s a familiar saying: Practice Makes Perfect. That’s especially true in the medical field where a simple mistake can lead to serious, even deadly, consequences. At Mayo Clinic’s Multidisciplinary Simulation Center in Jacksonville, Florida, innovative tools are being used to shape the future direction of medical training. The Anatomage is one […]

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Tags: Dr. Michael Maniaci, KTTC, Mayo Clinic Multidisciplinary Simulation Center


March 15, 2019

Strokes increasing among younger people; the signs and how to prevent them

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

KTTC by Linda Ha Dr. Robert Brown, a neurologist at Mayo Clinic, says hypertension, high cholesterol, diabetes, tobacco use, and obesity are factors that put people at greater risk for stroke. “We are seeing more strokes in younger people, for reasons that are not entirely clear, but it may be related to risk factors that […]

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Tags: Dr. Robert Brown, KTTC, stroke


January 24, 2019

Ahead of extreme cold, doctors remind people of frostbite risks

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

KTTC We’re heading into an extremely cold stretch of weather over the next several days, so Mayo Clinic doctors are reminding people about the dangers of frostbite…“When you can’t feel your hands and you’re running them under potentially even boiling water or water that’s too hot, it will be damaging to you rather than a […]

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Tags: Dr. David McAlpine, extreme cold weather, frostbite, KTTC, Mayo Clinic Health System


November 21, 2018

Mayo Clinic receives grant to help cancer patients quit smoking

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

KTTC by Ala Errebhi Mayo Clinic has received a grant from the National Cancer Institute to help cancer patients quit tobacco. This is a two-year, $500,000 grant that will expand tobacco cessation treatment services for cancer patients. According to Mayo, this grant will ensure that all cancer patients who use tobacco have access to treatment. […]

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Tags: Dr. Taylor Hays, KTTC, Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center


October 18, 2018

Four local health organizations give flu shots to thousands of students

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

KTTC An estimated 9,000 students from Rochester, Dover-Eyota, Stewartville, Pine Island Elementary, and Rochester Catholic Schools will get a flu shot this fall, and it’s all thanks to four public health organizations. Mayo Clinic, Olmsted Medical Center, and Olmsted and Dodge County Public Health Departments are teaming up for the 10th anniversary of the in-school […]

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Tags: Dodge County Public Health, flu shots, flu vaccine, KTTC, Mayo Clinic, Olmsted County Public Health, Olmsted Medical Center


September 14, 2018

Medical professionals convene in Rochester to discuss individualized care

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

KTTC by Holden Krusemark Advancing the world of individualized medicine is the goal for Mayo Clinic and is a reason they’ve hosted a conference for 7 years, getting some of the best minds together to learn and grow. About 1,000 medical professionals from all over the United States and the globe gathered at the Mayo […]

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Tags: Dr. Keith Stewart, KTTC, Mayo Clinic Center of Individualized Medicine


July 5, 2018

Transplant patients participate in mini parade

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

KTTC by Sarah Gannon With the Fourth of July holiday coming up on Wednesday, people everywhere are gearing up for all the fun and festivities that come along with the holiday. Even though they may be too sick to leave the hospital, transplant patients at Mayo Clinic-Saint Marys got to participate in their own parade […]

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Tags: KTTC, transplants


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