Items Tagged ‘Wired’

February 28, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl 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. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations LA Times Bit by bit, a more […]

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Tags: : ABC News Radio,, 2013 Mayo Clinic Performance Report, 26.2 with Donna, AAN, ABC News, AD and aging, Advance for Nurses, African-American, African-American pioneers, African-Americans, alcohol

February 15, 2013

Medicine for the Rich Is About to Get Cheap Enough for Regular People

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

After years of exotic and very expensive machines sequencing DNA, the genomics industry finally looks poised for its cell phone moment…“Today, most companies have a specific niche. The full integrated package is being promised but is not really being offered,” says Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, the director of the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine. With […]

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Tags: Center for Individualized Medicine, DNA sequence, Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, genomics industry, Wired

May 23, 2012

Everest Climbers Wear Biosensors to Help Scientists Study Disease

By Mystery User

As a team of climbers inches toward the summit of Mount Everest, body sensors will monitor them day and night, collecting data to help researchers understand chronic illnesses like heart disease. Members of an expedition sponsored by National Geographic and The North Face are high-altitude lab rats for a Mayo Clinic initiative that’s tracking healthy […]

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Tags: body sensors, Dr. Bryan Taylor, Everest Base Camp, Mount Everest, National Geographic, The North Face, Wired

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