Items Tagged ‘organ transplant’

May 3, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for May 3, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Seeker.com, What makes measles so dangerous — 5 minutes with Dr. Roberto Cattaneo of Mayo Clinic. Washington Post, If you build more activity into your day, you might be able to skip the workout by Daphne Miller — While writing this paragraph, I stood up and sat back down five times, swiveled a bunch in […]

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Tags: #MeToo, 3D printing, Alex Trebek, allergies, alternative medicine, Amyloidosis, anxiety attack, ASU, Big Blue Dragon Boat Festival, bleeding disorder, Cancer, celiac disease


April 5, 2019

2 years after donating kidney, 74-year-old Jacksonville do-gooder will take Katie Ride

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Florida Times-Union by Beth Reese Cravey This year’s Katie Ride is the 15th and Sharp, who retired from a multistate CSX career in 1999, has taken part in all but two. He has also run in all 42 River Runs and is a longtime blood and platelets donor. In addition, he volunteers two days a […]

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Tags: Carroll Sharp, Florida Times-Union, Katie Ride, kidney transplant, organ transplant


February 15, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for February 15, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

STAT, New voices at patients’ bedsides: Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Apple by Casey Ross — Mayo Clinic, one of the pioneers of voice in health care, built an Alexa-enabled program to deliver first aid instructions to consumers. More recently, it has begun piloting the use of the technology to deliver post-discharge instructions to patients recovering […]

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Tags: Alexa, alzheimer's disease, Amy Klobuchar, Barney Barnhart, black history month, blood sugar, Carson Wentz, Cathy Deimeke, cholla cactus, CREST, Criss Ross, Donna Marathon


February 15, 2019

Thousands of people are waiting for life-saving organ transplants in Arizona

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

KPNX Arizona by Hayden Packwood People frequently die waiting on an organ transplant. According to Donate Life America, every 10 minutes another person is added to the organ waiting list while 22 people die each day waiting for that lifesaving transplant. Dr. Eric Steidley, a cardiologist at Mayo Clinic, says people die waiting even before […]

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Tags: Donate Life America, Dr. Eric Steidley, KPNX-12 NBC Phoenix, organ transplant


February 8, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for February 8, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Washington Post, Daily exercise, even just a brisk walk, has been shown to lower blood pressure by William B. Farquhar — Often, there are no signs or symptoms of hypertension, which is why it is referred to as the “silent killer.” Even among adults who have been diagnosed with hypertension, nearly half do not have […]

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Tags: Alliance to HEAL, alzheimer's disease, anxiety, Breast Cancer, cognitive decline, cold, cold weather, CPR, Cybersecurity, destination medical center, diet, DMC


January 11, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for January 11, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

USA Today, A medical rarity: Two patients get back-to-back, triple-organ transplants by Ken Altucker — …Mayo Clinic Rochester has completed 100 multi-organ transplants, including four heart-liver-kidney transplants, said Alfredo Clavell, Mayo Rochester’s medical director of the heart transplant program. Clavell agreed that a new liver often allows patients to take lower levels of anti-rejection drugs […]

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Tags: anxiety, artificial Intelligence, blood drive, Cancer, Chron's disease, Civica Rx, concussion, diet, Dr. Alfredo Clavell, Dr. Amy L. Lightner, Dr. Charles Peters, Dr. Claude Deschamps


December 21, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for December 21, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Happy holidays!  Mayo Clinic in the News will be taking a week off.  We’ll be back on January 4, 2019. Wall Street Journal, How pilates helps fight atrophy by Jen Murphy — Pilates can be particularly helpful for people with stability and motor-related issues, says Jane Hein, a physical therapist and lead Pilates instructor at the Mayo […]

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Tags: 3D mammogram, aging, Alison Ecklund, All Abilities Trane Park, altitude sickness, alzheimer's disease, Amelia Davis, Anita Bissinger, Anna Beth Morgan, Antonio Wimbush, Antwan Dixon, Aromatherapy


August 6, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for August 3, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Washington Post, Hookworms burrowed into a teenager’s skin during a trip to Florida. You can’t unsee these images. by Lindsey Bever — There are two main types of hookworm: human hookworms and animal, or zoonotic, hookworms. Bobbi Pritt, director of the Clinical Parasitology Laboratory in the Mayo Clinic’s Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, said […]

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Tags: Alan Alda, alzheimer's disease, Aneurysms, Biogen, birth control pills, blood cancer, breast cancer research, breastfeeding, Bryan Duncan, Cancer, CAR-T cell, diets


March 2, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for March 2, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

      CNBC, Why unlikely partnerships will spark the health-care revolution by John Noseworthy — Our team from Mayo Clinic — the 150-year-old health-care organization that invented the first group practice of medicine — was looking to learn from a start-up in Chinatown. Innovation springs up in unlikely places through unconventional collaborations. Late last […]

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Tags: bloody stool, breast cancer lymphoma, burnout, Children's Museum, clinical trials, Danielle Johnson, Dennis Dahlen, destination medical center, diabetes, DMC, Donna Bryan, Dr. Adrian Vella


February 2, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for February 2, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

      USA Today, Companies will take sports safety ideas to Super Bowl contest by A.J. Perez — NFL executive vice president for health and safety initiatives Jeff Miller told USA TODAY Sports that 1st and Future is all about safety issues and supporting companies that try to solve those issues…The NFL has partnered […]

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Tags: 7-Tesla MRI, alzheimer's disease, bariatric surgery, blood transfusion, breastfeeding, burnount, Cognitive Impairment, cold, David Asp, Davos, Dr. Bobbi S. Pritt, Dr. Brian Bartlett


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