Items Tagged ‘organ transplant’

August 16, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for August 16, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Wall Street Journal, Deals Give Drugmakers Rights to DNA Data by Melanie Evans — Deals between drugmakers and hospital systems to mine the genetic profiles of hospital patients are triggering concerns over the control of valuable genetic data. Drugmakers have been spending hundreds of millions of dollars for access to patient information because of the […]

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Tags: Amy Stelpflug, anxiety, artificial Intelligence, backpacks, belly fat, Breast Cancer, cardio, carpal tunnel syndrome, celiac disease, chronic pain, climate change, cross training


July 12, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for July 12, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Science, Even if you don’t play contact sports, you could develop signs of traumatic brain injury by Sabine Galvis — Scientists looking for a link between repeated brain trauma and lasting neurological damage typically study the brains of soldiers or football players. But it’s unclear whether this damage—known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE)—is prevalent in […]

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Tags: air quality, alzheimer's disease, Amazon Alexa, anxiety, ASCO, babysitting, belly fat, Chad Corey, Charles Allie, Cheryl Hadaway, Cognitive Impairment, dementia


July 5, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for July 5, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Washington Post, Closing the achievement gap, with help from the Mayo Clinic by Mikhail Zinshteyn — Amarachi Orakwue felt stifled during high school in Minnesota, having immigrated to the United States from Nigeria in 2010. She “stuck out like a sore thumb,” she said, as one of the few students of color in class. “I […]

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Tags: A.L.S., acupuncture, AI, Amanda Holloway, Amarachi Orakwue, Andy Cohen, artificial Intelligence, Audrey Umbreit, blood sugar, Chron's disease, COPD, dementia


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


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