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August 17, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for August 17, 2018

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Wall Street Journal, Troubling Rise in Pregnancy-Related Heart Problems by Sumathi Reddy— The number of women having heart attacks before, during and after deliveries increased by 25% from 2002 through 2013, according to a study published in July in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Around 4.5% of women who had heart attacks died, a high […]

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Tags: adenomyosis, Amy Stelpflug, back to school, Ben Roethlisberger, blood pressure, Breast Cancer, c-section, Cathy Fraser, Cologuard, colonoscopy, cyber security, Cyndi Lauper


July 27, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for July 27, 2018

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

STAT, Experimental Alzheimer’s drug significantly slowed patients’ cognitive decline, buoying hopes for treatment by Damian Garde — The Phase 2 trial, which employed multiple statistical measures, failed its primary goal. Four doses of BAN2401 didn’t outperform placebo, and the high dose was tested on just 161 patients. Furthermore, the metric Biogen and Eisai used to […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, amgen, anesthesia, Big Blue Dragon Boat Race, bioethics, brain freeze, BRCA gene, Cancer, dementia, Dr. Amaal Starling, Dr. Amit Sood, Dr. Asad Javed.


July 13, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for July 9, 2018

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

        Wall Street Journal, New Effort for Lyme Disease Vaccine Draws Early Fire by Sumathi Reddy — Gregory Poland, director of the vaccine research group at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., published a 2011 study in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases detailing what happened with the previous Lyme vaccine and lessons learned […]

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Tags: age-related disease, alzheimer's disease, Angie Murad, artificial Intelligence, asthma exacerbation, Biogen, Career Immersion Program, cervical cancer, Darla Lytle, dementia, Diversity, Dr Felipe Sierra


June 29, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for June 29, 2018

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

CNN, Sunscreen 101: Your guide to summer sun protection and sunburn care by Maddie Bender — The active ingredients of sunscreens are regulated by the FDA, so FDA-approved sunscreens are safe for adults and children over 6 months. However, Mayo Clinic dermatologist Dr. Dawn Davis previously told CNN that people with sensitive skin or allergies […]

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Tags: allergies, alzheimer's disease, Atul Gawande, BCBS, Becky Spee, Blue Cross, Blue Shield, breathing tubes, bug-borne diseases, Cancer, Career Immersion Program, coffee


June 22, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for June 22, 2018

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

        USA Today, Landmark Mediterranean diet study was flawed. Authors retract paper published in NEJM by Ashley May — We’ve been hearing about the benefits of a Mediterranean diet for years, and now authors of a major study long cited for suggesting its heart-healthy benefits said the research was flawed. The original study, published […]

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Tags: 3-D microscope, alzheimer's disease, Ambient, autopsies, back pain, BCBS, biking, Breast Cancer, Camp Sweet Life, Cancer, Charlie Mayo, clinical trials


May 25, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for May 25, 2018

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

        New York Times, Me and My Numb Thumb: A Tale of Tech, Texts and Tendons by Nellie Bowles — …My doctor, who had me make a painful fist, said that I might have something called De Quervain’s Tendinosis, which affects tendons on the thumb side of the wrist and is caused […]

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Tags: ADHD, AI, Aimovig, AliveCor, artificial Intelligence, belly fat, biobank, biotin, brain cancer, buprenorphine, celiac disease, cognition


May 18, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for May 18, 2018

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

      Reuters, Doctors don’t always explain sexual side effects of prostate treatments — “Patients didn’t previously have choices about their treatments and accepted the side effects,” said Dr. Tobias Kohler of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, who wasn’t involved in the study. “But now, we’re seeing minimally invasive treatments that offer excellent […]

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Tags: AliveCor, allergies, Allie Wergin, Alyssa Duane, alzheimer's disease, Amazon Alexa, Amy Lannen, angiography, artificial Intelligence, atrial fibrillation, biotetch, Breast Cancer


April 13, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for April 13, 2018

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

        Washington Post, This 3-year-old has ‘a sparkle’ in her heart: The world’s smallest mechanical heart valve by Lindsey Bever — When Sadie Rutenberg was born, she had a gaping hole between the two sides of her heart, and her heart valves were malformed and leaking… Sadie was born with a complete […]

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Tags: A.L.S., academic neurology, alzheimer's disease, beta-blockers, Brad Anderson, cancer vaccine, chronic disease, dense breast tissue, Diversity, DMC, Dr. Anthony Villare, Dr. Bjorn Oskarsson


December 1, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for December 1, 2017

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

      CNN, How marriage might be linked to lower dementia risk by Jacqueline Howard — The researchers found no evidence that dementia risk in divorced people differed from those who were married, and they could not examine whether the duration of being widowed or divorced had any influence on the findings. With pooled […]

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Tags: Alatus project, antibiotics, artificial Intelligence, biomedical sciences, blood pressure guidelines, Breast Cancer, breast imaging, Cancer, carpal tunnel syndrome, Chris Wendt, Cologuard, colon cancer


November 22, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for November 22, 2017

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

      Washington Post, A standing desk isn’t going to help you lose a lot of weight by Rachel Rettner — The findings mean that, for a person who weighs about 140 pounds, substituting sitting with standing for six hours a day would burn an extra 54 calories per day, the researchers said. This […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, back pain, blood pressure, brain surgery, Cancer, conjoined twins, Deanne Rothbauer, Dr. Bernard Bendok, Dr. Chetna Mangat, Dr. Colin West, Dr. David Dodick, Dr. David Knopman


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