Items Tagged ‘paralysis’

November 9, 2018

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

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik (@eblahnik)

USA Today, How Daylight Saving affects your sleep and overall health by Ashley May — Daylight Saving Time ends and clocks will “fall back” an hour this weekend, giving Americans the feeling of an extra hour in the morning, which could negatively affect their health. “Ever since the institution of Daylight Saving Time, there has […]

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Tags: blood donation, Breast Cancer, broken-heart syndrome, cellulitis, coffee, daylight saving time, diabetes, DNA kits, Dr. Adrian Vella, Dr. Ala Dababneh, Dr. Amaal Starling, Dr. Fred M. Kusumoto


October 19, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for October 19, 2018

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik (@eblahnik)

Washington Post, ‘We lived like we were Wall Street’ by DeNeen L. Brown — Before it was destroyed in the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, Greenwood was one of the most affluent black communities in the country. It was known as “Black Wall Street” because of its concentrated wealth…“At the time of the riot, there were […]

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Tags: Acute Flaccid Myelitis, All of Us, alzheimer's disease, Amanda Dernbach, antibiotic resistance, breastfeeding, c-section, Chad Pennington, Charles Rosen, cough medicine, croup, dental health


September 28, 2018

Implant, intense rehab help 3 paralyzed for years take steps

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

Associated Press by Lauran Neergaard Three people whose legs were paralyzed for years can stand and take steps again thanks to an electrical implant that zaps the injured spinal cord — along with months of intense rehab, researchers reported Monday. The milestone, reported by two teams of scientists working separately, isn’t a cure. The patients […]

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Tags: Associated Press, Dr. Kendall Lee, Dr. Kristin Zhao, Jered Chinnock, paralysis, physical therapy, spinal cord stumulation


July 13, 2018

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

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik (@eblahnik)

        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 22, 2018

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

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

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


June 15, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for June 15, 2018

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik (@eblahnik)

      Reuters, Many migraine sufferers skip effective behavioral treatment by Cheryl Platzman Weinstock — “For many years, a lot of patients with migraines were told the disorder was all in their head, or they were depressed or stressed out. It’s important that as headache specialists we emphasize to our patients that we are […]

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Tags: Addyi, alzheimer's disease, Anya Guy, ASU, Baldwin Building, Beth Hietpas, blood pressure, Breast Cancer, calories, Cancer, cataracts, Children's Museum


June 8, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for June 8, 2018

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik (@eblahnik)

      HealthDay, Many Breast Cancer Survivors Not Getting Needed Mammograms by Steven Reinberg — After surviving a diagnosis of breast cancer, women still need regular screening. But many of them, especially black women, aren’t getting the mammograms they need, a new study finds. It’s essential to screen for a return of cancer so […]

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Tags: African-American health, Aimovig, alzheimer's disease, Ambient, artificial Intelligence, asthma, bee allergies, biobank, Breast Cancer, Cancer, celiac disease, Chemotherapy


April 27, 2018

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

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik (@eblahnik)

        CBS News, East Asian tick species arrives in New Jersey, could carry dangerous virus — It’s the East Asian tick, sometimes called a longhorned or bush tick. Originally found in Asia, thousands of them are now in the Garden State. …That’s a problem, because like the deer ticks that spread Lyme […]

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Tags: Alan Bersten, allergies, alzheimer's disease, anesthesia, Angela L. Murad, antidepressant, Avicii, Barbara Bush, belly fat, Billy Gillispie, breastfeeding, C. Difficile


January 5, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for January 5, 2018

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

      Reuters, Vitamin D, calcium supplements may not lower fracture risk by Lisa Rapaport — Even though severe calcium or vitamin D deficiencies can contribute to loss of bone density and an increased risk of fractures, people with this problem are typically too sick to be included in clinical trials, noted Dr. Kurt […]

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Tags: affordable housing, Albert Lea, alcohol, alzheimer's disease, appendicitis, Autonomic Disorder, Barrett's esophagus, brain health, cardiomyopathy, Cholera, cholesterol, chronic pain


December 22, 2017

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

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

      CNN, 10 health questions that had you Googling this year by Jacqueline Howard — Another popular health question this year was “What causes hiccups?” which topped the list of trending health-related questions in the US, according to Grippi. Hiccups are involuntary contractions of the diaphragm muscle that separates your chest from your […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, Breast Cancer, cardiovascular disease, cell phones, childhood literacy, Chron's disease, chronic pain, Chrono Therapeutics, concussion, congenital heart disease, Consuelo Lopez de Padilla, Dana Koenig


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