Items Tagged ‘National institutes of Health’

March 1, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

March 1, 2013 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations CNBC […]

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Tags: A.L.S., ABC-15, Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology, alzheimer's disease, American Gastroenterological Association, American Medical News, avastin, Barrett's esophagus, brain cancer, branding, Business Insider, chronic acid reflux


February 25, 2013

Five big announcements highlight Jacksonville’s Mayo Clinic’s emphasis on research

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

Five significant announcements by the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville over the last two weeks highlight what is perhaps an underappreciated aspect of the clinic’s contribution to health care: a focus on research. Four of the announcements concerned the publication of important research studies. The fifth announced that the National Institutes of Health had given the […]

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Tags: Florida Times-Union, grant extension, National institutes of Health, parkinson's disease, research studies


February 15, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

    February 15, 2013 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media […]

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Tags: ABC News, alzheimer's disease, american heart association, Becker’s Hospital Review, Bemidji Pioneer, Business Insider, Cardiology, CBS, CBS News, Chad Hartman, destination medical center, DMC


February 15, 2013

Jury awards $63M to Samantha Reckis, girl who lost skin after taking Motrin

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

“It’s like having your skin burned off of you,” Henry told The Boston Globe. “Imagine your worst sunburn times 1,000. It’s an absolutely devastating condition.” TEN is a more severe form of Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS), according to the National Institutes of Health. Medications including nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (like ibuprofen), anti-gout drugs, penicillins and anticonvulsants most commonly […]

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Tags: anti-inflammatory medicine, CBS News, ibuprofen, National institutes of Health, Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, The Boston Globe


February 13, 2013

Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus lands $7 million grant for Parkinson’s research

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus has received a $7 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue its Parkinson’s disease research. NIH has funded Mayo Clinic’s Udall Center since 1999, Mayo said in a news release. The center brings together the disciplines of neurology, neurogenetics and neuropathology to discover new genetic causes of Parkinsonism. Additional Coverage: […]

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Tags: Jacksonville Business Journal, money grant, National institutes of Health, parkinson's disease, Udall Center


February 12, 2013

Mayo gets $7 million grant for Parkinson’s study

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

Mayo Clinic Jacksonville has received a five-year, $7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue its study of the genetic causes of Parkinson’s disease. As the genetic keys are found, those with a greater likelihood of developing the disease can take steps to reduce the chances, said Dennis Dickson, a neuropathologist and the […]

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Tags: Dr. Dennis Dickson, Florida Times-Union, genetic keys, money grant, National institutes of Health, parkinson's disease


December 21, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

    December 21, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. This week’s report covers two weeks of highlights because we were unable to publish last week due to technical difficulties. This will be the last news summary of 2012. Our first report of 2013 will be […]

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Tags: AHA, american heart association, C. diff, chest compression-only CPR, chest compressions, cluster headache, concussion, concussion testing, CPR, doctor shortage, Dr. Colin West, Dr. David Dodick


June 6, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Abortion Qualms on Morning-After Pill May Be Unfounded

By Mystery User

Labels inside every box of morning-after pills, drugs widely used to prevent pregnancy after sex, say they may work by blocking fertilized eggs from implanting in a woman’s uterus. Respected medical authorities, including the National Institutes of Health and the Mayo Clinic, have said the same thing on their Web sites…After The Times asked about […]

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Tags: birth control, Dr. Petra M. Casey, Dr. Roger W. Harms, National institutes of Health, NY Times


May 29, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Good News for Coffee Lovers: Benefits Outweigh the Cons

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New evidence shows java drinkers are a little more likely to live longer. Regular or decaf, it doesn’t matter.  People who drink up to six cups a day have a lower risk of dying, according to a study by the National Institutes of Health and the AARP.…Published this month in the New England Journal of […]

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Tags: AARP, coffee, Dr. Donald Hensrud, Grand Forks Herald, National institutes of Health, New England Journal of Medicine


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