Items Tagged ‘San Francisco’

July 12, 2019

Scientists discover autoimmune disease associated with testicular cancer

By Karl Oestreich

Science Using advanced technology, scientists at Chan Zuckerberg (CZ) Biohub, Mayo Clinic and University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), have discovered an autoimmune disease that appears to affect men with testicular cancer. Called “testicular cancer-associated paraneoplastic encephalitis,” the disease causes severe neurological symptoms in men. They progressively lose control of their limbs, eye movements, and, […]

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Tags: Chan Zuckerberg (CZ) Biohub, Dr. Sean Pittock, Mayo Clinic and University of California, Mayo Clinics Neuroimmunology Laboratory, San Francisco, Science Magazine, The New England Journal of Medicine

February 21, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl 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. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations Star Tribune Mayo Clinic updates its model for […]

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Tags: "sitting disease", 1500 ESPN, 1500 ESPN Garage Logic, 150th anniversary, 26.2 with Donna, AARP, Abbott Northwestern, ABC News, ABC15, ADHD, Affordable care act, Alaska Public Radio

February 16, 2012

Treatment of Lumbar Disc Herniations Finds Steroid Injections Effective


Injecting epidural steroid can be a more efficient treatment option for lumbar disc herniations, states research presented at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s Specialty Day in San Francisco… “Our study showed an 89% success rate in athletes returning to play after suffering an injury during practice or a game,” commented lead author Aaron […]

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Tags: Aaron J. Krych, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Specialty Day, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, epidural steorid, lumbar disc herniations, San Francisco

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