Items Tagged ‘Vaping’

October 25, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for October 25, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik (@eblahnik)

New York Times, That New Alzheimer’s Drug? Don’t Get Your Hopes Up Yet by Gina Kolata — Biogen, the drug company, said on Tuesday that it would ask the Food and Drug Administration to approve an experimental drug, aducanumab, to treat people with mild cognitive impairment and the earliest signs of Alzheimer’s disease…Dr. Ronald Petersen, […]

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Tags: 3D imaging, aneurysm repair, Angie Murad, anti-aging medicine, brain scans, cancer diagnosis and pregnancy, Cassie Masters, CMG Community Navigator program, DMC and bus rapid transit, dog owners and health, Dr. Adam Cole, Dr. Alina Allen


October 4, 2019

Number of known vaping-related illnesses jumps to over 1,000

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

The Guardianby Amanda Holpuch In a first-of-its-kind study published this week, Mayo Clinic researchers said the deaths from vaping-related injury could be caused by a mix of “toxic chemical fumes”. In a study published on Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine, the researchers said they examined lung biopsies from 17 patients who had […]

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


September 13, 2019

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

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik (@eblahnik)

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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September 12, 2019

Health professionals urge people to stop vaping as lung illnesses and deaths climb

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

KTTCby Linda Ha Health officials have launched a multi-state investigation into the rapidly growing number of vaping-related illnesses that have put otherwise healthy people in the hospital with lung diseases. “It’s really scary because we don’t know what the cause is so we don’t know how to prevent it other than to tell people you […]

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Tags: Dr. Taylor Hays, KTTC, Nicotine Dependence Center at Mayo Clinic, Vaping


September 6, 2019

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

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik (@eblahnik)

NBC, Signs of a deadly mosquito virus found in several states by Erika Edwards — … Infectious disease specialists have their eyes on mosquitoes that are transmitting diseases in other parts of the world, too, such as yellow fever and the Mayaro virus in South America, dengue in Asia and Rift Valley fever in Africa. […]

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Tags: ADHD, Affordable care act, aging, AI, artificial Intelligence, asthma, back pain, back to school, Battle of the Badges, biotech, bullying, burnout


August 30, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for August 30, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik (@eblahnik)

New York Times,This Daily Pill Cut Heart Attacks by Half. Why Isn’t Everyone Getting It? by Donald G. McNeil Jr. — The trial was conducted in the “Golestan Cohort,” a group of more than 50,000 Turkmen-speaking people currently enrolled in cancer studies administered by Iranian researchers in coordination with the W.H.O. and the National Cancer […]

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Tags: AI, artificial Intelligence, back to school, bariatric endoscopy, blood clots, brain tumors, Breast Cancer, burnout, celiac disease, Chad Corey, Christina Anderson, David Andrews


August 23, 2019

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

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik (@eblahnik)

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


June 14, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for June 14, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik (@eblahnik)

CNN, Changing your meat-eating habits could mean a longer life, study suggests by Jacqueline Howard — The study provides “valuable and informative” data regarding the associations of red meat with poor health outcomes, said Dr. Heather Fields, an internal medicine specialist at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, who was not involved in the research. “We’ve also […]

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Tags: AI, air quality, Altoona Fun Fitness Trail, anal cancer, Aussie Peppers, blood donation, Breast Cancer, Cindy Shireman, cold cap therapy, community garden, dementia, diabetes


December 21, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for December 21, 2018

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik (@eblahnik)

Happy holidays!  Mayo Clinic in the News will be taking a week off.  We’ll be back on January 4, 2019. Wall Street Journal, How pilates helps fight atrophy by Jen Murphy — Pilates can be particularly helpful for people with stability and motor-related issues, says Jane Hein, a physical therapist and lead Pilates instructor at the Mayo […]

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Tags: 3D mammogram, aging, Alison Ecklund, All Abilities Trane Park, altitude sickness, alzheimer's disease, Amelia Davis, Anita Bissinger, Anna Beth Morgan, Antonio Wimbush, Antwan Dixon, Aromatherapy


October 19, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for October 19, 2018

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik (@eblahnik)

Washington Post, ‘We lived like we were Wall Street’ by DeNeen L. Brown — Before it was destroyed in the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, Greenwood was one of the most affluent black communities in the country. It was known as “Black Wall Street” because of its concentrated wealth…“At the time of the riot, there were […]

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Tags: Acute Flaccid Myelitis, All of Us, alzheimer's disease, Amanda Dernbach, antibiotic resistance, breastfeeding, c-section, Chad Pennington, Charles Rosen, cough medicine, croup, dental health


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