Items Tagged ‘macular degeneration’

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



March 26, 2015

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Editor, Karl Oestreich; Assistant Editor, Carmen Zwicker   Star Tribune Mayo unravels a mystery disease for Minnesota attorney by Dan Browning Greg Widseth didn’t know what hit him. The Polk County attorney felt fine as he coached his son’s ninth-grade basketball workout last March. He remembers smiling at a young woman as he left the building. […]

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Tags: A Woman’s Health, A.L.S., AARP, AARP En Espanol, ABC Montana, ABC News, Al Pueblo Pan y Circo, Alzheimer's funding, Alzheimer's Research, Alzheimer's test, Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at the Mayo Clinic, Ambient


February 21, 2012

Dame Judi Dench Among Millions With Macular Degeneration

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Dame Judi Dench, the actress who plays the steely-eyed boss keeping watch over James Bond, revealed she is losing her sight to macular degeneration… “People with a family history of macular degeneration have a higher risk,” said Dr. Sophie Bakri, professor of ophthalmology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. Dench revealed that her mother, […]

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Tags: Dame Judi Dench, Dr. Sophie Bakri, James Bond, macular degeneration


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