Items Tagged ‘saliva gland’

February 8, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

      February 8, 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 […]

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Tags: AAN, AASM, ABSM, American Academy of Neurology, American Sleep Disorders Association, ASDC, Associated Professional Sleep Societies, Banner Sun Health Research Institute, Cardiology, cholesterol, Dr. Charles Adler, Dr. Steven Kopecky


February 5, 2013

New saliva gland test may better diagnose patients with Parkinson’s

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

It’s difficult for patients to absolutely know if they have Parkinson’s disease…But now, a conclusive clinical test may soon be available.  Researchers from the Mayo Clinic in Arizona have found that examining a specific portion of a person’s saliva gland may be able to diagnose someone with Parkinson’s…“[During the autopsy] you can see the protein […]

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Tags: abnormal protein, American Academy of Neurology, clinical test, Fox News, parkinson's disease, saliva gland


January 18, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

    January 18, 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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Tags: AAN, American Academy of Neurology, AP, Becker’s Hospital Review, Bell Labs, belly fat, Bloomberg, Bloomberg Businessweek, BMI, Boston Herald, Cambridge, CBS Boston


January 14, 2013

New Saliva Gland Test May Better Diagnose Patients With Parkinson’s

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

It’s difficult for patients to absolutely know if they have Parkinson’s disease. To date, the only way to diagnose someone with Parkinson’s is to do a clinical exam to access his or her symptoms.  And in order to definitively get an answer, an autopsy is performed on the brain – only after the person has […]

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Tags: clinical exam, clinical test, Fox News, parkinson's disease, saliva gland


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