Items Tagged ‘Rochester Post-Bulletin’

October 24, 2019

Police project wins $30,000 award from Mayo Clinic

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

Post-Bulletinby Jeff Kiger Mayo Clinic is giving $30,000 to a Rochester Police project that helps people struggling with addiction as the winner of this year’s Mayo Clinic Shared Value Award. The Police-Assisted Recovery project “seeks to find new pathways to help people stay out of jail and access drug treatment services.” The Rochester Police Department, […]

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Tags: Erin Sexton, Mayo Clinic Shared Value Award., Police-Assisted Recovery project, Rochester Post-Bulletin


September 5, 2019

FDA approves Mayo test drug for rare autoimmune disorder

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

Post-Bulletinby John Molseed After being dealt a rare autoimmune disease, Marlin Pruismann can no longer shuffle a deck of cards. However, autoimmune neurology researchers at Mayo Clinic have just stacked the deck in his favor. Pruismann, of Blairsburg, Iowa, has neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder. The disorder causes the immune system to attack optic nerves and […]

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Tags: Dr. Sean Pittock, Marlin Pruismann, neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder, Rochester Post-Bulletin


April 19, 2019

New lung procedure offers hope for COPD patients

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

Post-Bulletin by Anne Halliwell In mid-March, Mayo Clinic in Rochester was the first medical institution to begin performing endoscopic lung volume reductions. The procedure was approved by the FDA for clinical use in 2018. Only a few medical centers nationwide offer the treatment for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which alleviates some symptoms of advanced […]

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Tags: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, COPD, Dr. Eric Edell, endoscopic lung volume reductions, Rochester Post-Bulletin, Wayne Donald Peterson


November 21, 2018

Heart transplant patients to share Thanksgiving meal

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

Post-Bulletin by Matthew Stolle Rene Cole has been waiting at Mayo Clinic Hospital- Saint Marys, for a heart transplant for 230 days. Her friend, Becca Imhoff, has been waiting for 446 days. At the mercy of events beyond their control, the two women savor the little moments of control and normalcy their lives offer. They […]

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Tags: Rochester Post-Bulletin, Thanksgiving, transplants


March 23, 2018

Wake up — it’s Sleep Day

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

Post-Bulletin by Anne Halliwell Dr. Michael Silber, a professor of neurology at Mayo Clinic in the Center for Sleep Medicine, is slated to speak about sleep deprivation and disorders — which are more common than you think. “Sleep deprivation is a major epidemic,” Silber said. “It’s not a good thing if you’re sleepy all day. […]

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Tags: Dr. Michael Silber, Rochester Post-Bulletin, sleep medicine


January 4, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

    January 4, 2013 Mayo Clinic in the Newsis 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 […]

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