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Study Shows Association Among Childhood ADHD, Sex and Obesity

The incidence of childhood and adult obesity has increased significantly over the past three decades. New research shows that there is an association between obesity development during adulthood and childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder...
1-Feb-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Mayo Clinic Investigators Review Role of Preventive Surgery for Women at High Risk of Breast and Ovarian Cancer

ROCHESTER, Minn. — In a review article published in the Feb. 4 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, a pair of Mayo Clinic Cancer Center researchers provide an in-depth look at the issues associated with the care of women in families with...
3-Feb-2016 12:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

Mayo Clinic Researchers Extend Lifespan by as Much as 35 Percent in Mice

Researchers at Mayo Clinic have shown that senescent cells – cells that no longer divide and accumulate with age – negatively impact health and shorten lifespan by as much as 35 percent in normal mice. The results, which appear today in Nature,...
29-Jan-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study Determines Saliva Gland Test Can Spot Early Parkinson's Disease

Researchers from Mayo Clinic in Arizona and Banner Sun Health Research Institute have determined that testing a portion of a person's submandibular gland may be a way to diagnose early Parkinson’s disease. The study was published this month in...
1-Feb-2016 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Heavy Smokers Who Quit More Than 15 Years Ago Still at High Risk for Lung Cancer and Should Be Screened Mayo Clinic Study Finds

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Expanding lung cancer screening to include people who quit smoking more than 15 years ago could detect more cases and further reduce associated mortality, according to a study by Mayo Clinic researchers published in the Journal...
26-Jan-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study Finds No Link Between Surgical Anesthesia and MCI

A Mayo Clinic study of people who received anesthesia for surgery after age 40 found no association between the anesthesia and development of mild cognitive impairment later in life.
13-Jan-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Work Schedule Is Top Barrier to Staying Healthy, According to First-Ever Mayo Clinic National Health Check-Up®

“The Mayo Clinic National Health Check-Up takes a pulse on Americans’ health opinions and behaviors, from barriers to getting healthy to perceptions of aging, to help identify opportunities to educate and empower people to improve their...
20-Jan-2016 12:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Mayo Clinic Uses Robots Against Hospital Germs

Mayo Clinic has added robots in its fight against Clostridium difficile (C-diff) bacteria.
19-Jan-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Surgery Proving Option for More Pancreatic Cancer Patients, Mayo Expert Says

26-Oct-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Expert Alert: Are CT Scans Safe?

5-Oct-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Expert Alert: What Is a Healthy Posture and How to Maintain It

Modern lifestyle factors, such as texting, reaching for your keyboard or wearing high heels, can create postural stressors that often cause muscle imbalances and injury. Having good posture is essential for good health; however, understanding what...
19-Aug-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Mayo Clinic Trauma Expert: Preventing Pediatric Falls

When people think of kids and trauma, they often think about car accidents. “However, in reality, falls are the leading cause of childhood injury and most of them happen around the home,” says Christopher Moir, M.D., pediatric surgeon at Mayo...
21-May-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Expert Alert – Precision Medicine and Obesity

Mayo Clinic researchers have identified five sub-categories of obesity in an effort to determine the most effective, individual treatments.
18-May-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Expert Alert – Fertility and Conception

Mayo Clinic expert Jani Jensen, M.D. is available to talk about the latest research and provide expert guidance for reporters writing articles on women’s health and fertility and conception.
5-May-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Expert Alert – Preventive Surgery for Gynecologic Cancers

Jamie Bakkum-Gamez, M.D., an oncologist and gynecologic surgeon, is available to provide context for reporters wishing to better understand preventive surgery for gynecologic cancers in light of Angelina Jolie’s announcement that she had her...
24-Mar-2015 11:30 AM EDT

Telemedicine & You: Mayo Clinic Expert Explains New Health Care Option, How State and National Policies Can Catch Up

If you haven’t already experienced telemedicine, you may soon have the option. Technology is helping people connect with their physicians in new ways and from a distance, and interest is growing in updating state and federal policies to help make...
29-Jan-2015 10:00 AM EST

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