Items Tagged ‘traumatic brain injury’

February 22, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for February 22, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Wall Street Journal, The Fitness Plan for Serious Schmoozers by Jen Murphy — “You really need to make an effort to counteract the effects of sitting for eight hours a day,” says Donald Hensrud, director of the Healthy Living Program at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. “Just being active won’t cut it. You need […]

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June 29, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for June 29, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

CNN, Sunscreen 101: Your guide to summer sun protection and sunburn care by Maddie Bender — The active ingredients of sunscreens are regulated by the FDA, so FDA-approved sunscreens are safe for adults and children over 6 months. However, Mayo Clinic dermatologist Dr. Dawn Davis previously told CNN that people with sensitive skin or allergies […]

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Tags: allergies, alzheimer's disease, Atul Gawande, BCBS, Becky Spee, Blue Cross, Blue Shield, breathing tubes, bug-borne diseases, Cancer, Career Immersion Program, coffee


May 18, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for May 18, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

      Reuters, Doctors don’t always explain sexual side effects of prostate treatments — “Patients didn’t previously have choices about their treatments and accepted the side effects,” said Dr. Tobias Kohler of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, who wasn’t involved in the study. “But now, we’re seeing minimally invasive treatments that offer excellent […]

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Tags: AliveCor, allergies, Allie Wergin, Alyssa Duane, alzheimer's disease, Amazon Alexa, Amy Lannen, angiography, artificial Intelligence, atrial fibrillation, biotetch, Breast Cancer


May 13, 2016

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

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. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Carmen Zwicker   Star Tribune Mayo Clinic in race for Florida patients by Christopher […]

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Tags: advisory board, Aiden Remme, Angie Gullicksrud, Arizona Republic, Aspirin, asthma, atrial fibrillation, Becker’s Hospital Review, Bend Bulletin, brain tumor, Camp Wabi, Captain Kids Program


March 21, 2013

Concussion Testing Method Diagnoses Traumatic Brain Injury with Heart Rate, Blood Pressure

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

Now, neurologists at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona have taken a major step toward an accurate biological marker for concussion testing. Their research shows that autonomic reflex testing, which measures automatic changes in heart rate and blood pressure, consistently shows changes in people who suffer concussions.   Medical Daily by Ashik Siddique

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Tags: autonomic reflex testing, biological marker, blood pressure, concussion, concussion testing, heart rate, Medical Daily, traumatic brain injury


March 20, 2012

A Brain Injury

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Currently there is not one single definition of a concussion, minor head injury, or mild traumatic brain injury that is universally accepted. However most experts agree and use this statement as a starting point.“ A complex pathophysiological process affecting the brain, induced by traumatic biomechanical forces.” The Mayo Clinic defines a concussion “is a traumatic […]

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Tags: concussion, traumatic brain injury


February 23, 2012

Birmingham Head and Brain Injury Lawyer Says Study Highlights Need to Take Symptoms Seriously

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Birmingham head and brain injury lawyer Keith T. Belt Jr. said today that he hopes a recent Mayo Clinic study will help to improve diagnosis and treatment for accident victims. The study, recently published in Epidemiology, looked at a new system for classifying injuries caused by force to the head. Using this system, the study […]

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Tags: CDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, epidemiology, Keith T. Belt Jr., new system for classifying head injuries, TBI, traumatic brain injury


February 21, 2012

Traumatic brain injuries more common than thought

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Though researchers are becoming increasingly aware of the long-term effects of head injury, few studies have looked at the prevalence of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in all age groups, including males and females, taking into account both mild and serious events…“Even mild traumatic brain injuries can affect sensory-motor functions, thinking and awareness, and communication,” said […]

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Tags: Allen Brown, brain rehabilitation research, head injury, sensory-motor functions, TBI, traumatic brain injury


February 17, 2012

Traumatic Brain Injuries are Likely More Common Than Previously Thought

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Though researchers are becoming increasingly aware of the long-term effects of head injury, few studies have looked at the prevalence of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in all age groups…In a recent study published in Epidemiology, Mayo Clinic researchers applied a new, refined system for classifying injuries caused by force to the head and found that […]

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Tags: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, classifying injuries, epidemiology, head injury, TBI, traumatic brain injury


February 15, 2012

Mayo Clinic: Brain injuries far more common than previously thought

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Lourdes High School senior Hannah Anderson, 17, walked onto the basketball court last Friday night just long enough for the tip-off. It was a nod to her athletic skills, and brought tears from fans who knew too well the significance of her final moments on the court…Mayo Clinic on Tuesday announced a Rochester Epidemiology Project […]

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Tags: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hannah Anderson, Lourdes High School, Rochester Epidemiology Project, TBI, traumatic brain injury


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