Items Tagged ‘stroke’

June 7, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for June 7, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik (@eblahnik)

Associated Press, Companies report progress on blood tests to detect cancer by Marilynn Marchione — …It’s not clear what evidence the U.S. Food and Drug Administration would require to consider for approval. Sometimes tests can be sold through looser lab accreditation pathways rather than by seeking FDA approval. Grail and Thrive already have larger studies […]

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Tags: ADHD, AI, alzheimer's disease, Anna-Maria Kellen, apps, April Poolman, artificial Intelligence, Battle of the Badges, Bea Farmer, BJ Farmer, blood donation, Breast Cancer


May 24, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for May 24, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik (@eblahnik)

New York Times, In Health Care, Too Much Privacy Is a Bad Thing by Luke Miner — Data-sharing agreements should be standardized so that doctors and hospitals don’t have to draft custom ones every time they want to share information. Some effort has already been made to reform fines by taking into account the “culpability” […]

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Tags: addiction, aging, alcoholism, alzheimer's disease, anxiety, ASU, bariatric surgery, blood donation, blood thinners, cardiac rehab, Chiari malformation, Christine Hughes


May 24, 2019

Mom suffers stroke caused by heart defect she didn’t know she had

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

Action News Jaxby Lorena Inclan Most people never know they have it, but for some, it can lead to a stroke in the prime of their life. That’s what happened to Julie Rotz. She was at home one night with her 4-year-old daughter when she heard a sharp noise in her head. “Sounds as if […]

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Tags: ActionNewsJax, Dr. Peter Pollak, heart defect, Julie Rotz, stroke


May 10, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for May 10, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik (@eblahnik)

New York Times, In This Doctor’s Office, a Physical Exam Like No Other by Carl Zimmer — To scientists like Michael Snyder, chair of the genetics department at Stanford University, the future of medicine is data — lots and lots of data. He and others predict that one day doctors won’t just take your blood […]

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Tags: active shooter training, alzheimer's disease, Biofourmis, CABANA, Cancer, cancer drugs, CBD oil, Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center, Chron's disease, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, clinical trials, COPD


May 3, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for May 3, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik (@eblahnik)

Seeker.com, What makes measles so dangerous — 5 minutes with Dr. Roberto Cattaneo of Mayo Clinic. Washington Post, If you build more activity into your day, you might be able to skip the workout by Daphne Miller — While writing this paragraph, I stood up and sat back down five times, swiveled a bunch in […]

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Tags: #MeToo, 3D printing, Alex Trebek, allergies, alternative medicine, Amyloidosis, anxiety attack, ASU, Big Blue Dragon Boat Festival, bleeding disorder, Cancer, celiac disease


March 29, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for March 29, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik (@eblahnik)

Reuters, Biogen scraps two Alzheimer drug trials, wipes $18 billion from market value by Julie Steenhuysen — Biogen Inc and partner Eisai Co Ltd are ending two late-stage trials of their experimental Alzheimer’s disease drug aducanumab, a major setback in the quest to find a treatment for the mind-wasting disease and a blow to Biogen, […]

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Tags: AliveCor, alzheimer's disease, anal cancer, artificial Intelligence, Biogen, blood donation, Blood Donor Program, caffeine, cognitive decline, dementia, depression, Derrick Rose


March 15, 2019

Strokes increasing among younger people; the signs and how to prevent them

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

KTTC by Linda Ha Dr. Robert Brown, a neurologist at Mayo Clinic, says hypertension, high cholesterol, diabetes, tobacco use, and obesity are factors that put people at greater risk for stroke. “We are seeing more strokes in younger people, for reasons that are not entirely clear, but it may be related to risk factors that […]

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Tags: Dr. Robert Brown, KTTC, stroke


March 8, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for March 8, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik (@eblahnik)

NBC News, Was there something ‘I missed’: Kentucky cheerleader’s sudden death leaves dad agonized by Farnoush Amiri — The sudden death of a 13-year-old Kentucky cheerleader on the day of a competition has shocked her community and left her father agonizing over whether he could have done more…Her father, Dan Schalck, said his daughter’s hands […]

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Tags: Alex Trebek, alzheimer's disease, blizzard, blood pressure, BPA, Brianna Skrukrud, C. Difficile, Camp Sweet Life, cannabidiol, CBD oil, Center for Individualized Medicine, Cindy Gallea


February 15, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for February 15, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik (@eblahnik)

STAT, New voices at patients’ bedsides: Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Apple by Casey Ross — Mayo Clinic, one of the pioneers of voice in health care, built an Alexa-enabled program to deliver first aid instructions to consumers. More recently, it has begun piloting the use of the technology to deliver post-discharge instructions to patients recovering […]

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Tags: Alexa, alzheimer's disease, Amy Klobuchar, Barney Barnhart, black history month, blood sugar, Carson Wentz, Cathy Deimeke, cholla cactus, CREST, Criss Ross, Donna Marathon


January 18, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for January 18, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik (@eblahnik)

Health, This Is the Best Diet for Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome by Emily Shiffer — …For starters, it helps to understand what exactly PCOS is. “Polycystic ovary syndrome is often misunderstood because there is no one test that gives the diagnosis,” says Alice Chang, MD, endocrinologist at the Mayo Clinic. While difficult to diagnose, […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, Ativa, Bailey MacInnis, Becki Hanson, Bill Henrichs, C. Difficile, cavernous malformations, cold, Corey Koskie, corticosteroids, dementia, destination medical center


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