Items Tagged ‘Mayo Clinic Proceedings’

March 6, 2020

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for March 6, 2020

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

TIME, You Can Learn a Lot About Yourself From a DNA Test. Here’s What Your Genes Cannot Tell You by Libby Copeland — …What is a consumer to believe? A few years ago, Helix, originally a spin-out of genomics giant Illumina (which makes many of the chips and machines used to analyze DNA), unveiled a […]

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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


January 31, 2020

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for January 31, 2020

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

USA Today, Too much screen time for toddlers may lead to unhealthy behaviors growing up, study says by Joshua Bote — “The suggestion is that we as parents can improve our children’s health outcomes by reducing screen time when they are toddlers,” said Mayo Clinic’s Children Center pediatrician Kelsey Klaas, noting the study does not […]

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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 Oestreich Karl 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 Oestreich Karl 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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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 Oestreich Karl 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


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