Items Tagged ‘NBC News’

May 24, 2019

Heart disease deaths in middle-aged women on the rise

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

NBC Newsby Sara G. Miller Middle-aged adults are “losing ground,” said Dr. Sharonne Hayes, a cardiologist at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, who was not involved with the CDC report. And this is not the first time such findings have been reported; there have been hints for years. “We’ve got to stop patting ourselves on […]

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Tags: Dr. Sharonne Hayes, heart disease, NBC News


March 8, 2019

Was there something ‘I missed’: Kentucky cheerleader’s sudden death leaves dad agonized

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

NBC News By Farnoush Amiri The sudden death of a 13-year-old Kentucky cheerleader on the day of a competition has shocked her community and left her father agonizing over whether he could have done more…Her father, Dan Schalck, said his daughter’s hands felt cold and she complained about tingling in her limbs. The next thing […]

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Tags: Dr. Michael Ackerman, NBC News, sudden death


August 10, 2018

Researchers discover gene mutations linked with aggressive breast cancer

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

NBC News by Avichai Scher — People at risk of a tough-to-treat, deadly form of breast cancer may now have a better chance of early diagnosis and protection against relapse. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic identified genetic mutations associated with triple-negative breast cancer, a type that generally requires extensive chemotherapy and and has lower five-year […]

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Tags: Breast Cancer, Dr. Fergus Couch, gene mutations, NBC News


June 22, 2018

Paralyzed ER doctor returns to work — just don’t call him inspirational

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

NBC News by Avichai Scher and Lauren Dunn For Dr. Daniel Grossman and his close friend Ron Garber, biking has been their bond. It was their escape — their time to talk about life, love, even death. But during a mountain biking trip last Labor Day weekend, all of that changed in an instant. On […]

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Tags: Dr. Daniel Grossman, emergency medicine, NBC News, paralysis


January 26, 2018

New approach to abdominal aortic aneurysm repair leads to quicker recovery

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

NBC News by Parminder Deo A personalized approach pioneered by vascular surgeon and lead researcher, Dr. Gustavo Oderich, at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota creates customized stents that are specifically designed for each patient. By using 3-D printing technology, Oderich’s team can create an individualized model of the patient’s aorta. Using a minimally invasive […]

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Tags: abdominal aortic aneurysm, Dr. Gustavo Oderich, NBC News


November 3, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

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. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   CNN Emergency declaration is key to curbing opioid epidemic, experts say by […]

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September 15, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

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. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   CBS News Is it a good idea to let your dog sleep […]

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August 18, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

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. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily BlahnikCNN Calling BS on BMI: How can we tell how fat we are? by […]

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August 11, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

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. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   Pioneer Press Study: Mayo Clinic had $28B impact on U.S economy in […]

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July 21, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

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. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   US News & World Report Mayo Clinic Launches New $1B Electronic Records […]

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