Items Tagged ‘Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection’

February 1, 2019

How one woman changed what doctors know about heart attacks

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

New York Times by Haider Warraich, M.D. Katherine Leon was 38 and living in Alexandria, Va., when she gave birth to her second son in 2003. She In 2009, Ms. Leon went to the WomenHeart Science and Leadership Symposium at the Mayo Clinic, where she met Dr. Sharonne N. Hayes, a professor of cardiovascular medicine […]

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Tags: Dr. Sharonne Hayes, New York Times, SCAD, Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection, WomenHeart Science and Leadership Symposium


July 3, 2014

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. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations   New York Times Medical Boards Draft Plan […]

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February 28, 2014

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.   Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations LA Times Bit by bit, a more […]

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May 1, 2013

Linex among survivors raising awareness, funds for SCAD research

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

Originally brought together virtually through social media, Chicago-area survivors of a severe form of heart attack that often strikes healthy young women are gathering in Naperville, Ill. on May 4 to raise awareness and research funds for spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD)…Corsicana’s Tanya Linex, who survived a heart attack Dec. 17 and had open-heart, double-bypass […]

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Tags: Corsicana, Corsicana Daily Sun, Dr. Marysia Tweet, Dr. Sharonne Hayes, heart attack, SCAD, Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection


February 15, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

    February 15, 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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February 13, 2013

Research Begins At The Mayo Clinic On Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

Researchers at the Mayo Clinic have been prompted to begin the first major study of a condition called “SCAD,” after a group of SCAD survivors from an online community reached out to the clinic for help…Sharonne Hays, MD of the Mayo Clinic tells CBS News,”About 70% of the cases or greater are women and of these women, 30% […]

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Tags: Dr. Sharonne Hayes, Mayo Clinic, SCAD, Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection, WUSA


February 5, 2013

In Online Patient Communities, How Much Sharing Is Too Much?

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

When you become a patient, a whole new world of social networking opens up. There’s one site that was described to me as being “like Match.com for cancer patients,” because it sorts its users by a/s/l, along with type of cancer and treatment…On the positive side, patients finding each other online can promote research that will […]

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Tags: Community, online, SCAD, social network, Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection, The Atlantic


September 4, 2012

New Research on Rare Heart Condition

By Mystery User

A rare heart condition that very people know about, but over at Mayo Clinic, researchers and patients are working to change that. They call it SCAD, short for Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection. “They’ve got the blood flow going and what happens is a tear in the artery. That flap will close the artery and then […]

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Tags: Dr. Sharonne Hayes, KAAL, SCAD, Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection


July 30, 2012

Heart Condition That Puts Young Women at Greater Risk Sometimes Overlooked

By Mystery User

Chest pain should not be dismissed in young, fit patients because it could be a symptom of spontaneous coronary artery dissection, which often affects otherwise healthy individuals, a new study says. Women appear to have a greater risk of developing the condition than do men, said Rajiv Gulati, MD, PhD, lead author of the study […]

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Tags: American Medical News, Dr. Rajiv Gulati, SCAD, Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection


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