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Mayo Clinic Research Helps Refine Role of Gene Variants in Breast Cancer Risk

Inherited pathogenic variants in protein coding genes BARD1 and RAD51D increase a woman’s likelihood of developing breast cancer, according to research conducted at Mayo Clinic and presented today at the 2016 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.
7-Dec-2016 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Mayo Clinic announces 2016 Distinguished Alumni Awards

Kai-Nan An, Ph.D., Albert Czaja, M.D., James Eisenach, M.D., and David Feliciano, M.D., have been named recipients of the 2016 Mayo Clinic Distinguished Alumni Award. The award honors individuals who exemplify Mayo Clinic’s ideals and mission. The...
6-Dec-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

How One Minute Could Prevent Unnecessary Hospitalization, Tests for Patients with Low-Risk Chest Pains

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Using a shared decision-making aid to involve patients more in their own care decisions can prevent unnecessary hospitalization or advanced cardiac tests for patients reporting low-risk chest pain — for the cost of about 1...
5-Dec-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Ronald Petersen, M.D., Ph.D., Discusses Future of Alzheimer’s Research After Drug Trial Fails

Eli Lilly’s Phase III drug trial attempting to slow the advancement of Alzheimer’s disease disappointed many when it recently was announced that the study did not meet its primary endpoints.
1-Dec-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Mayo Clinic Monthly News Tips — November 2016

Mayo Clinic Monthly News Tips — November 2016
1-Dec-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine to Co-Host World Stem Cell Summit 2016 Dec. 6-9

The Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine is a co-sponsor of the 2016 World Stem Cell Summit. More than 1,200 attendees are expected at the 12th annual event in West Palm Beach, Florida.
1-Dec-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Research Says: Patients with Cancer History Experiencing Severe Heart Attacks Benefit From Cardiac Treatment

One in 10 patients who come to the hospital with the most severe type of heart attack have a history of cancer, showing that this is an emerging subgroup of heart patients, according to Mayo Clinic research published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. In...
28-Nov-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study of Thousands of Operations Finds Overlapping Surgeries Are Safe for Mayo Clinic Patients

ROCHESTER, Minn.­ — A common way of scheduling surgeries to expand patient access to care and improve hospital efficiency, known as “overlapping surgeries,” is as safe and provides the same outcomes for patients as non-overlapping surgeries,...
29-Nov-2016 12:00 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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