Items Tagged ‘pneumonia’

May 24, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for May 24, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

New York Times, In Health Care, Too Much Privacy Is a Bad Thing by Luke Miner — Data-sharing agreements should be standardized so that doctors and hospitals don’t have to draft custom ones every time they want to share information. Some effort has already been made to reform fines by taking into account the “culpability” […]

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Tags: addiction, aging, alcoholism, alzheimer's disease, anxiety, ASU, bariatric surgery, blood donation, blood thinners, cardiac rehab, Chiari malformation, Christine Hughes


January 5, 2018

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

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

      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


September 16, 2016

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. Thank you. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   CNN The health condition that concerns Americans most by Jacqueline […]

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March 1, 2013

Mayo Clinic Finds Steroids May Shorten Hospital Stay for Pneumonia Patients

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

Patients with pneumonia may spend fewer days in the hospital if they are given steroids along with antibiotics and supportive care. That’s the finding of a Mayo Clinic analysis of eight randomized-controlled clinical trials involving more than 1,100 patients. The results appear in the March issue of the Journal of Hospital Medicine.   Infection Control […]

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Tags: clinical trials, Infection Control Today, Journal of Hospital Medicine, pneumonia, steroids


January 11, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

    January 11, 2013 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. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media […]

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February 29, 2012

Warm winter could be making children sick

By Mystery User

This unseasonably warm winter we’ve been having has been nice, but doctors say it could be leading to a huge influx in very sick kids in the Chippewa Valley. Pediatricians at Mayo Clinic Health System say the past few weeks they’ve seen a spike in upper respiratory illnesses like RSV and pneumonia, and they theorize […]

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Tags: Chippewa Valley, pneumonia, RSV, unseasonably warm winter, upper respiratory illnesses


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