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February 28, 2020

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for February 28, 2020

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Los Angeles Times, Medical experts decline to endorse cognitive screening for older adults by Judith Graham — Dr. Ronald Petersen, director of the Mayo Clinic’s Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, cautioned that doctors shouldn’t be discouraged from evaluating older patients’ memory and thinking. “It would be a mistake if physicians didn’t pay more attention to cognition […]

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Tags: AI, Amy Klobuchar, artificial Intelligence, atrial fibrillation, Big Blue Dragon Festival, board of trustees, brain chip, Cancer, Chad Schmitz, Chris Barr, Chron's disease, cognitive screening


February 21, 2020

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for February 21, 2020

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Reuters, Trans patients may struggle to access breast cancer screening by Lisa Rapaport — It’s also possible that the study didn’t find evidence of transgender imaging services even where it is available, said Dr. Justin Stowell, a radiologist at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. Updating faculty and staff profiles to emphasize any expertise in […]

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Tags: AED, alzheimer's disease, Amish, Ashley Thomas, blood donation, Breast Cancer, Bruce Parker, cholesterol, coconut oil, Courtney Runyon, CPR, CuddleCot


January 10, 2020

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for January 10, 2020

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

CNN, Losing one night’s sleep may increase risk factor for Alzheimer’s, study says by Sandee LaMotte — In a healthy person, tau and other toxins in the brain are cleared away during sleep, sort of like taking out the garbage. Losing sleep, or having disordered sleep in which sleep cycles are disrupted, can interfere with […]

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Tags: AI, allergies, alzheimer's disease, Amish, Angela Murad, Angie Murad, artificial Intelligence, Austin Ferguson, baby names, back surgery, bariatric surgery, birth defects


October 11, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for October 11, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Wall Street Journal, Doctors Limit What to Tell Patients About Their DNA Test. Should They? by Melanie Evans and Anna Wilde Mathews — The Mayo Clinic is scanning 20,000 genes for thousands of patients to study genes’ role in disease. It will hand over results for just 59. Mayo will look for certain disease-causing gene […]

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Tags: 3D mammography, aging, alzheimer's disease, apps, Bounce Day, Cancer, cancer vaccine, celiac disease, centers of excellence, childhood trauma, Civica Rx, dermoid cyst


September 13, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for September 13, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

STAT, It’s not just bosses who harass health workers: Hospitals start addressing patients’ ‘egregious’ behavior by Jacquelyn Corley — At Mayo Clinic last year, a male patient groped a female doctor in the presence of several other staff members. She immediately notified hospital administrators using a new reporting system, and the patient was terminated from […]

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Tags: 9/11, alcoholism, anxiety, Apple Tree Dental, Ashley Zimmerman, Ashton Hanson, AVM, Battle of the Badges, belly fat, blastomycosis, brain health, chest pain


September 5, 2019

Jacksonville stroke survivor celebrates son’s first birthday this month, a few days after Heart Walk

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

Florida Times-UnionBy Beth Reese Cravey Ashley Zimmerman had a stroke in 2014 after an infection damaged one of her heart valves. Wanting to be a mother but told she would be high risk, she got a second opinion at Mayo Clinic and after a closely-monitored pregnancy, delivered a son. She will be a coach at […]

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Tags: Ashley Zimmerman, Florida Times-Union, heart valve, Heart Walk, Mayo Clinic Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, stroke


August 23, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for August 23, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Wall Street Journal, They’re Committed to Each Other—And a 444-Mile Tandem Bike Ride by Jen Murphy — Katherine Zeratsky, a registered dietitian nutritionist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., says muscles run off carbs and fat, so in an endurance situation, fries and burger buns equal fast energy…Ms. Zeratsky says it’s important to remember […]

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Tags: Ann Curry, atrial fibrillation, back to school, Breast Cancer, Cancer, CBD oil, celiac, cold, Dennis Dahlen, diabetes, Dr. Amaal Starling, Dr. Amid Sood


August 9, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for August 9, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Washington Post, How to create a sleep-friendly bedroom by Eustacia Huen — Keep the lights out: Lights out is essential to bedtime. In particular, avoid exposure to the blue light from LED bulbs and electronic devices, says Pablo Castillo, sleep medicine specialist at Mayo Clinic. “The body reacts to this artificial light as if it […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, Brad Prigge, brain freeze, brain tumor, burnout, C-Sections, Christina Anderson, clean-air act, climate change, dementia, destination medical center, Discovery Square


July 19, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for July 19, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

New York Times, Is Your Heartbeat Off, or Blood Sugar High? On the Road, You Can Keep Track by Joshua Brockman — Dr. Bithika Thompson, the director of the diabetes program at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona, said the F.D.A.-approved wearable monitors — including the continuous glucose monitors and flash monitors like Abbott’s Freestyle Libre, […]

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Tags: aging brain, alzheimer's disease, Amazon Alexa, Biofourmis, blood donation, blood sugar, broken-heart syndrome, calcium, Cancer, celiac disease, Chris Fjosne, Coulee Recovery Center


July 12, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for July 12, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Science, Even if you don’t play contact sports, you could develop signs of traumatic brain injury by Sabine Galvis — Scientists looking for a link between repeated brain trauma and lasting neurological damage typically study the brains of soldiers or football players. But it’s unclear whether this damage—known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE)—is prevalent in […]

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Tags: air quality, alzheimer's disease, Amazon Alexa, anxiety, ASCO, babysitting, belly fat, Chad Corey, Charles Allie, Cheryl Hadaway, Cognitive Impairment, dementia


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