Items Tagged ‘Vaping’

February 7, 2020

Clearing the air

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Rochester Magazineby Steve Lange A tiny lab in a Mayo Clinic basement could define the future of vaping. Here is the basement of the Stabile building — just a few dozen feet away from a group of smokers and vapers standing outside of Dooley’s — Dr. Jon Ebbert is force-feeding and e-cigarette to a machine […]

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Tags: Dr. John Ebbert, Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center, Rochester magazine, Vaping


January 31, 2020

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for January 31, 2020

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

USA Today, Too much screen time for toddlers may lead to unhealthy behaviors growing up, study says by Joshua Bote — “The suggestion is that we as parents can improve our children’s health outcomes by reducing screen time when they are toddlers,” said Mayo Clinic’s Children Center pediatrician Kelsey Klaas, noting the study does not […]

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Tags: acupuncture, aging, autism, Barbara Hanlon, Biotronik, chronic inflammation, Civica Rx, coconut oil, coronavirus, Damon Ramaker, diabetes, Dr. Aaron J. Tande


January 24, 2020

Vaping and future health concerns

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

KAAL In 2019, vaping deaths and vaping-associated lung injuries made headlines across the country. “We’ve seen an increase of youth use in vaping products that’s gone up three and fourfold in the last few years, so high school seniors, 20 to 25 percent of them are using vaping products regularly,” said Dr. Taylor Hays, director […]

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Tags: Dr. Taylor Hayes, KAAL, Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center, Vaping


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


December 20, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for December 20, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

CNN, Kristen Dahlgren’s reporting on cancer symptoms may have saved her life by Lisa Respers France — Cancer was the last thing on NBC correspondent Kristen Dahlgren’s mind…She recently returned to Rochester, Minnesota, to reunite with Dr. Deborah Rhodes who she interviewed in 2016 at the Mayo Clinic for her original story. “‘If this story […]

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Tags: A.L.S., AI, alzheimer's disease, Asian glow, Bionano Saphyr, Boys & Girls Club, Breast Cancer, cardiac rehab, Caring Canines, Christmas, Christmas Tree, comeback player


December 13, 2019

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

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Khaleej Times, Online communities can help patients, caregivers emotionally by Saman Haziq — Talking about his personal journey that led him to take up research and development of online patient communities professionally, Dan Hinmon, community director of the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network, said: “I was just 25 when my newborn was diagnosed with a […]

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Tags: A.L.S., Aducanumab, alzheimer's disease, atrial fibrillation, back pain, birth control, Breast Cancer, Caring Canines, Charlie Waite, Chris Barr, COPD, Dani Johnson


December 6, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for December 6, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

NBC News, Toxic metal, leached from e-cigarette coil, permanently scars woman’s lung by Erika Edwards — Doctors have discovered yet another way that vaping — and vaping THC, in particular — can damage the lungs: when the metal coils of electronic cigarettes heat up to turn e-liquids into aerosols, toxic metals can leach into the […]

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Tags: 3D printing, Abri Bentley, BioSig, Cancer, crows, Dawn Kirchner, Diversity, DNA kits, Dr. Andre Terzic, Dr. Christopher Camp, Dr. David Homes Jr, Dr. Joerg Herrmann


November 15, 2019

Juul stops sales of mint-flavored e-cigarettes

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

HealthDayby Dennis Thompson Juul Labs will halt sales of its mint-flavored electronic cigarettes, the company announced Thursday…Researchers at the Mayo Clinic Arizona conducted an examination of 17 cases involving vaping-linked lung injury — including lung biopsies. All of the patients examined had severe forms of the illness, and two had died. “Based on what we […]

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Tags: Dr. Brandon Larsen, HealthDay, Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Vaping


November 8, 2019

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

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Quartz, Rare genetic mutations protected a woman from developing Alzheimer’s by Katherine Ellen Foley — This case study “leads us to think about the importance of such studies in relatively understudied populations,” says Nilufer Ertekin-Taner, a neurogeneticist with the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, who was not involved with the study. Scientific knowledge of the […]

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Tags: Andrea Malenya, Anne Bauch, anxiety, artificial Intelligence, bariatric surgery, biotech, Breast Cancer, Bu, Cancer, cardiovascular disease, Chemotherapy, Children's Center


November 1, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for November 1, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Washington Post, Health-care system causing rampant burnout among doctors, nurses by William Wan — Complex regulations on hospital reimbursement gives rise to a long list doctors must tic through in physical exams, even as they try to figure out what’s ailing a patient, so hospitals can charge more or less based on the exam’s complexity…“It’s […]

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Tags: AI, artificial Intelligence, Ashley Musch, asthma, Barbara Slaggie, Ben Merck, Biogen, blood pressure, brain tumor, breakfast, Breast Cancer, breast cancer vaccine


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