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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms: Mayo Clinic Surgeon Explains Who Needs Screening, Treatment

An abdominal aortic aneurysm is a potentially life-threatening condition: If the body’s major blood vessel ruptures, it can prove deadly. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently updated its recommendations on screening.
16-Jul-2014 10:05 AM EDT

Mayo Clinic Earns No. 1 Rank in the Nation on U.S. News & World Report's Honor Roll

Mayo Clinic has achieved the highest honor in U.S. News and World Report’s ranking of top hospitals. Mayo Clinic earned more number one rankings than any other provider, ranking number one or number two in 11 of the 12 specialties based on...
15-Jul-2014 9:45 AM EDT

Mayo Clinic Calls for Standardization of Safe Imaging Protocols for Children

The benefits of medical imaging far outweigh the risks when children receive The Right Exam, ordered The Right Way, with The Right Radiation Dose. However, overuse and misuse of imaging change the benefit-risk ratio and Mayo Clinic is leading a...
10-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Mayo Clinic Announces Online Video Education for Medical Professionals

Mayo Clinic is now making its video education medical grand rounds lectures and clinical presentations on recent innovations in patient care, education and research accessible to other medical professionals in the new online medical professional...
10-Jul-2014 9:10 AM EDT

Proton Therapy Has Advantages Over IMRT for Advanced Head and Neck Cancers

A new study by radiation oncologists at Mayo Clinic comparing the world’s literature on outcomes of proton beam therapy in the treatment of a variety of advanced head and neck cancers of the skull base compared to intensity modulated radiation...
1-Jul-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Mayo Clinic Researchers Reveal Treasure Trove of Genes Key to Kidney Cancer

A genomic analysis of clear cell renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC), the most common form of kidney cancer, from 72 patients has uncovered 31 genes that are key to development, growth and spread of the cancer, say researchers from Mayo Clinic in Florida.
1-Jul-2014 9:00 AM EDT

Mayo Clinic Health Letter: Highlights From the June 2014 Issue

Here are the highlights from the June issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter, an eight-page monthly newsletter of reliable, accurate and practical information on today's health and medical news.
30-Jun-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Mayo Clinic Recommends New Routine Testing for some Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas

A Mayo Clinic-led group of researchers has discovered three subgroups of a single type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma that have markedly different survival rates. These subgroups could not be differentiated by routine pathology but only with the aid of...
26-Jun-2014 12:00 PM EDT

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When Your Summer Travel Includes Surgery; Mayo Clinic Expert Offers Tips for a Safe Trip

Summer travel isn’t for vacation alone. For some people, it may include a trip to an out-of-town hospital for surgery. If you are traveling for chest surgery, you may wonder whether it is safer to return home by car or plane. A new Mayo Clinic...
20-May-2014 12:00 PM EDT

National DNA Day is April 25; Experts Available for Comment

Friday, April 25, is National DNA Day, the date which commemorates completion of the Human Genome Project, the national effort to identify and decode all 6 billion letters in human DNA. Since that time, medical researchers and practitioners have...
17-Apr-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Expert Alert: Increase in Opioid Prescriptions Parallels Spike in Heroin Use, Overdoses

Not only is heroin addictive and deadly, its use is increasing among Americans. That disturbing trend parallels the spike of opioid based prescription painkiller abuse in recent years, say Mayo Clinic experts.
12-Feb-2014 12:00 PM EST

Plan Ahead for Holiday Travel to Avoid Health Concerns, Such As Sleepiness and Stiffness, Mayo Clinic Expert Says

Traveling long distances during the holidays -- whether by car, plane or train -- is a common custom for many Americans, but taking health precautions for the journey isn’t often at the top of to-do lists. Taking some simple steps to stay healthy...
16-Dec-2013 11:00 AM EST

Mayo Clinic Experts Available to Discuss New Epilepsy Therapy

People with epilepsy may have a new high-tech way to manage hard-to-control seizures. A new implantable medical device that delivers responsive neurostimulation has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The technology is designed...
26-Nov-2013 10:00 AM EST

Osteoarthritis and You: Mayo Clinic Experts Offer Tips for Prevention, Coping

Most everyone is bound to get osteoarthritis -- if they live long enough. That old saying among arthritis experts is backed up by the numbers. The painful and often debilitating joint condition is the most common form of arthritis.
8-Oct-2013 1:00 PM EDT

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Mayo Clinic Experts Discuss Risk, Screening and Treatment

26-Sep-2013 1:15 PM EDT

Not a Blood Donor? Mayo Clinic Expert Addresses 6 Fears That Stop People from Giving

As few as 3 percent of Americans eligible to donate blood do, and fear and anxiety are common reasons why many decline to give. U.S. hospitals are always in need of new donors; at Mayo Clinic, that need is heightened by concern about iron deficiency...
10-Sep-2013 11:00 AM EDT

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