Items Tagged ‘Reuters’

November 7, 2019

Cardiac rehab after heart valve surgery tied to better outcomes

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Reutersby Lisa Rapaport The study wasn’t designed to prove whether or how cardiac rehab might directly affect patient outcomes, nor did it examine why some patients might not have been offered cardiac rehab or chose not to enroll.  Even so, the results underscore the importance of discussing options for cardiac rehab, when possible before surgery […]

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Tags: cardiac rehab, Dr. Randal Thomas, Reuters


September 26, 2019

‘Silent’ celiac disease common in patients’ close relatives

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Reutersby Tamara Mathias When a family member has celiac disease, Mayo Clinic researchers recommend parents, siblings and children also be tested, after a new study suggests first-degree relatives frequently have the condition, too – often without typical symptoms…The study, published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings, found that 44% of close relatives who had blood tests for […]

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Tags: celiac disease, Dr. Imad Absah, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Reuters


June 20, 2019

Good prognosis for injured Durant but no guarantees

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Reutersby Andrew Both Golden State Warriors player Kevin Durant is likely to start rehabbing his surgically-repaired Achilles tendon almost immediately, and all being well should be back to full strength within a year, a specialist at the Mayo Clinic said on Thursday. There are no guarantees, however, that Durant will ever feel quite the same, […]

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Tags: Achilles' tendon, Dr. Nancy Cummings, Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine, Minnesota Lynx, Reuters


September 21, 2018

Physician burnout taking center stage

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Reuters by Linda Carroll Overall, 45 percent of residents reported at least one symptom of burnout at least once a week, while 14 percent reported career choice regret. While once a week may not sound like a lot, physicians who feel burnout this often are more likely to report thinking about suicide, making a major […]

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Tags: Dr. Lotte Dyrbye, physician burnout, Reuters


August 6, 2018

Use of prescription opioids in U.S. remains high

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Reuters by Linda Carroll Use of prescription opioids remains high in the U.S., despite public health efforts and growing awareness of risks for abuse and overdose, a new study suggests. Over a decade, the proportion of adults being prescribed opioid medications has changed little, but dosages have continued to rise and are especially high among […]

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Tags: Dr. Molly Jeffry, opioids, Reuters


January 26, 2018

Poor health literacy can be dangerous for heart failure patients

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Reuters by Natalie Grover People with heart failure have higher odds of hospitalization and death if they have trouble getting and understanding good health information, a new study suggests…Dr. Matteo Fabbri and colleagues at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota surveyed 2,647 people with heart failure in the southeastern region of their state in 2013-2015. […]

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Tags: Dr. Matteo Fabbri, health literacy, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Reuters


October 28, 2017

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. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   Reuters Heart health disparities take toll on African-Americans by Will Boggs Dr. […]

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Tags: ABC 15 Arizona, AccuWeather, Action News Jax, African-Americans, aging, AliveCor, alzheimer's disease, Amazon Alexa, amputees, Amsterdam News, anesthesia, ASU


October 13, 2017

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. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   New York Times Why Are More American Teenagers Than Ever Suffering From […]

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Tags: aging, Alzforum, American Journal of Managed Care, American Nursing Informatics Association, anxiety, Arizona Republic, AZFamily.com, Becker’s Hospital Review, Boston Scientific, brain aneurysm, Breast Cancer, breast cancer vaccine


September 15, 2017

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. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   CBS News Is it a good idea to let your dog sleep […]

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Tags: 3-D printing, ABC News, ABC Radio Melbourne, Albany Times-Union, alcoholism, alzheimer's disease, amputees, Associated Press, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Becker’s Hospital Review, bee sting, blood donation


August 18, 2017

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. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily BlahnikCNN Calling BS on BMI: How can we tell how fat we are? by […]

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Tags: AARP, ActionNewsJax, Alzforum, alzheimer's disease, Asia One, asthma, back to school, Best Hospital, Best Hospitals, Bloomberg, BMI, brain mapping surgery


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