Items Tagged ‘Mayo Clinic Proceedings’

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


January 10, 2020

Exercise may keep your brain healthy

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

HealthDay Exercise may do more than build body strength: New research shows it might also keep brain cells in shape. According to the study, exercise helps maintain the brain’s gray matter, which is linked to various skills and thinking abilities. So, keeping your gray matter intact may help prevent thinking declines, the German researchers explained. […]

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Tags: aging, brain health, Dr. Ronald Petersen, exercise, Mayo Clinic Proceedings


January 10, 2020

Mayo’s structured compensation model tackles gender pay inequality

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Health Leaders Media Mayo Clinic’s structured, salary-only compensation model appears to have successfully tackled the nettlesome issue of gender pay disparity, a review shows. A review of the compensation model — which relies on national benchmarks, standardized pay steps, and increments — for 2,845 Mayo physicians — including 861 women — affirmed pay equity in […]

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Tags: Dr. Sharrone Hayes, gender pay disparity, HealthLeaders Media, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, physician compensation


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


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


November 1, 2019

What 71,000 Americans did to help them live longer

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Forbesby Robin Seaton Jefferson In January, Robert J. Pignolo, MD, PhD, of the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, published a review of literature on exceptional longevity in the clinical journal, Mayo Clinic Proceedings. In it he held that “the basis for exceptional longevity is multi-factorial and involves disparate […]

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Tags: aging, Dr. Robert Pignolo, Forbes, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, resilency


October 18, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for October 18, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Wall Street Journal, Amazon Joins Trend of Sending Workers Away for Health Care by Melanie Evans — Employers are increasingly going the distance to control health spending, paying to send workers across the country to get medical care and bypassing local health-care providers….Walmart workers diagnosed with breast, lung or colorectal cancer can travel to the […]

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Tags: 3D mammography, alzheimer's disease, Amazon, Beyoncé, BioSig, Blanchard Valley, blood donation, burnout, Cadence Neuroscience, Cancer, Center for Innovation, Cologuard


September 27, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for September 27, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Reuters, Patients, doctors may not share priorities for chronic diseases by Carolyn Crist — Patients and doctors often have different views about which chronic health conditions are their top priorities, suggests a study in France.  After separate surveys of patients and their physicians, researchers found that priorities matched up for some conditions, such as diabetes […]

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Tags: ADHD, aging, AI, alzheimer's disease, Andreas Cancer Center, anti-aging, artificial Intelligence, Best Buy, biotin, birth control, board of trustees, Breast Cancer


September 26, 2019

‘Silent’ celiac disease common in patients’ close relatives

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Reutersby Tamara Mathias When a family member has celiac disease, Mayo Clinic researchers recommend parents, siblings and children also be tested, after a new study suggests first-degree relatives frequently have the condition, too – often without typical symptoms…The study, published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings, found that 44% of close relatives who had blood tests for […]

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Tags: celiac disease, Dr. Imad Absah, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Reuters


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