Items Tagged ‘Reader’s Digest Canada’

June 14, 2019

This woman’s lower back pain turned out to be a rare kidney disorder

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Reader’s Digest Canadaby Lisa Bendall …Nephrologist Andrew Rule ascertained from additional blood tests that Samantha’s kidneys were losing function rapidly; he guessed that something could be causing inflammation of her glomeruli, networks of tiny blood vessels in the kidneys that help filter waste. Rule ordered new tests to look for possible causes, such as lupus, […]

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Tags: anti-GBM disease, Dr. Andrew Rule, inflammation, kidney stones, Reader's Digest Canada


August 16, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

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August 16, 2012 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 relations NY […]

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Tags: Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Dr. Amit Sood, Dr. Deborah Rhodes, Dr. Edith Perez, Dr. James Levine, Dr. Jennifer Maynard, Dr. Vaidehi Chowdhary, Florida Times-Union, Fox News, KARE11, New York Times, Reader's Digest Canada


July 26, 2012

The Latest Word on Breast Cancer

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This year, more than 22,000 Canadian women were diagnosed with breast cancer. That’s a pretty frightening statistic, but advances in diagnostic techniques as well as in treatments are improving our odds of beating the disease… New Treatment Options: Tykerb – About 20% of breast cancer cases are HER-2, an aggressive form of cancer. A drug […]

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Tags: diagnostic techniques, Dr. Edith Perez, Herceptin, Reader's Digest Canada


July 26, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Mystery User

July 26, 2012 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. Kelley Luckstein Public Affairs Associate Guest Editor […]

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Tags: Alzheimer's Treatment, Associated Press, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Dr. David Hayes, Dr. Michael Joyner, Dr. Ron Petersen, Edith Perez, heat-related medical problems, Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center, Pfizer, Post Bulletin, Reader's Digest Canada


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