Items Tagged ‘zombie cells’

June 12, 2019

A Mayo scientist wants to help you live longer — and better

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Star Tribune By Connie NelsonWhen asked if he’s searching for the fountain of youth, Nathan LeBrasseur doesn’t say no. At least not right away. “For some people, that explanation might make sense,” he offers after a pause. LeBrasseur, a professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation, collaborates with multiple teams at his lab at Mayo Clinic […]

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Tags: aging, foundation of youth, Mayo Clinic, Nathan LeBrasseur, Star Tribune, zombie cells


May 17, 2019

‘Zombie cells’ buildup in your body may play role in aging

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Associated Pressby Malcolm Ritter Call them zombie cells — they refuse to die. As they build up in your body, studies suggest, they promote aging and the conditions that come with it like osteoporosis and Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers are studying drugs that can kill zombie cells and possibly treat the problems they bring. Basically the […]

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Tags: Associated Press, Dr. James Kirkland, senescent cells, zombie cells


April 12, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for April 12, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

  NBC News, UC Davis Medical Center warns 200 people of potential measles exposure by Linda Carroll — “With the drop in vaccination rates, we may be headed back in that direction,” said Roberto Cattaneo, a measles researcher and a professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. “It seems […]

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January 18, 2019

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

By 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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October 12, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for October 12, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

US News & World Report, Joining the Opioid Battle by Linda Marsa — Many hospitals, including Stanford Health Care, Cleveland Clinic, Mayo Clinic and Johns Hopkins, have launched pain management boot camps that provide alternatives to painkillers for people suffering from chronic pain. These outpatient programs integrate traditional and complementary medicine techniques. The Mayo Clinic’s […]

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September 21, 2018

‘Zombie’ brain cells could hold key to combating Alzheimer’s, mouse study suggests

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Newsweek by Kashmira Gander Targeting so-called “zombie cells” could hold the key to treating age-related conditions, including Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study on mice. Also known as senescent cells, these units are neither useful nor dead, and are unable to replicate or develop distinctive characteristics. Scientists believe zombie cells group together in a way […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, Dr. Darren Baker, Newsweek, Parkinson's, zombie cells


November 3, 2017

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. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   CNN Emergency declaration is key to curbing opioid epidemic, experts say by […]

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