Items Tagged ‘Mayo Clinic’

January 16, 2020

Physician burnout widespread, especially among those midcareer, report says

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Wall Street Journalby Brianna Abbott The report, published on Wednesday by medical-information platform Medscape, breaks down the generational differences in burnout and how doctors cope with the symptoms that are widespread throughout the profession. “There are a lot more similarities than differences, and what that highlights is that burnout in medicine right now is really […]

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Tags: Dr. Colin West, Mayo Clinic, physician burnout, Wall Street Journal


January 16, 2020

Flamenco dance offers unique form of healing for stroke patients

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Arizona ABC 15by Nohelani Graf An Arizona Flamenco troop has been putting on shows for years at Mayo Clinic events. They do a bit of audience participation, teaching a series of clapping rhythms and helping the audience fumble through the coordination of using castanets, a traditional Spanish instrument that makes a “clacking” sound…Recreation therapists at […]

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Tags: ABC15 Arizona, Carol Graziano, Flamenco, Mayo Clinic, therapeutic movement


November 27, 2019

Man paralyzed from the neck down walks again thanks to a new medical innovation

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Good Morning America Imagine going from being an active individual to not being able to move any part of your body at all. For Chris Barr, that was his reality when life came to a sudden halt for him two years ago. “It’s exactly like it is in the movies where, you know, it’s like a […]

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Tags: ABC News, Chris Barr, Dr. Mohamad Bydon, Good Morning America, Mayo Clinic, spinal chord injuries


November 27, 2019

Mayo Clinic announces joint venture to operate ‘mega-hospital’ in United Arab Emirates

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Star Tribuneby Joe Carlson Mayo Clinic, a Minnesota-born institution known for attracting patients from the Middle East and around the world, is entering a joint venture that will run a new “mega-hospital” in the United Arab Emirates. The Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City, a four-tower medical campus in the UAE capital city of Abu Dhabi, will […]

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Tags: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, Mayo Clinic, Roshanak Didehban, Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City, Star Tribune


November 27, 2019

Jacksonville father hopes to receive lifesaving kidney transplant in time for holiday season

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Action News Jaxby Alicia Tarancon Shannon Stephens, a local father of three, is in need of a new kidney. Recently, he was placed on the waiting list for a transplant at Mayo Clinic. “Every time my phone rings, my heart is about to jump out of my chest, you know just waiting for that phone […]

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Tags: ActionNewsJax, kidney transplant, Mayo Clinic, Shannon Stephens


October 4, 2019

Mayo expands global reach by opening clinic in London

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Star Tribuneby Christopher Snowbeck Rochester-based Mayo Clinic is extending its global reach with a new facility in London that will offer executive physicals and personalized health services. The clinic is the first development from a partnership announced earlier this year between Mayo and Oxford University Clinic that aims for joint developments in research, medical education […]

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Tags: Dr. Bruno Holthof, Dr. Stephen Cassivi, Mayo Clinic, Oxford University Clinic, preventive health care


July 26, 2019

Mayo’s next maestro

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Star Tribuneby Christopher Snowbeck As a young physician, Gianrico Farrugia admired Mayo Clinic’s Plummer Building, a historic landmark with massive bronze doors and a soaring bell tower that projects the enduring prestige of the clinic. His reverence, however, didn’t extend to its very peak. The top, he noticed in the late 1980s, “had this really […]

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Tags: Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, innovation, Mayo Clinic, Star Tribune


June 27, 2019

The Mayo Clinic: looks like a hotel, but this is the best hospital in the world – and it’s opening its doors in London

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Telegraphby Sarah Knapton The unassuming city of Rochester, Minnesota is arguably the  best place in the world to suffer a heart attack. While just one in 10 Britons survive a cardiac arrest if it happens outside of a hospital in the UK, collapse in the small Minnesotan metropolis and your chances of living rise to […]

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Tags: Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, London, Mayo Clinic, Oxford, The Telegraph (UK)


June 12, 2019

A Mayo scientist wants to help you live longer — and better

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Star Tribune By Connie NelsonWhen asked if he’s searching for the fountain of youth, Nathan LeBrasseur doesn’t say no. At least not right away. “For some people, that explanation might make sense,” he offers after a pause. LeBrasseur, a professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation, collaborates with multiple teams at his lab at Mayo Clinic […]

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Tags: aging, foundation of youth, Mayo Clinic, Nathan LeBrasseur, Star Tribune, zombie cells


June 7, 2019

Mayo Clinic to build new research center in Discovery Square subdistrict

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Post-Bulletin Mayo Clinic announced this morning that it will build a four-story research center in downtown Rochester. The 64,000-square-foot complex is slated to built on the corner of Fourth Street Southwest and Fourth Avenue Southwest. That locates it within the Destination Medical Center initiative’s Discovery Square subdistrict. The building is being funded by a $32 […]

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Tags: Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Building, destination medical center, Discovery Square, Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, Mayo Clinic, Medical research


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