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Mayo Researchers Identify Mechanism of Oncogene Action in Lung Cancer

Researchers at Mayo Clinic have identified a genetic promoter of cancer that drives a major form of lung cancer. In a new paper published this week in Cancer Cell, Mayo Clinic researchers provide genetic evidence that Ect2 drives lung adenocarcinoma...
19-Jan-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Mayo Clinic Enrolls First Patient in Phase 1 Study of Orally Delivered Capsule to Treat Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection

Mayo Clinic announced today that it has enrolled the first patient in a phase one study of a unfrozen oral capsule formulated to treat Clostridium difficile infection.
18-Jan-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Mayo Clinic Researchers Identify Cancer-Fighting Drugs That Help Morbidly Obese Mice to Lose Weight

Scientific investigations sometimes result in serendipitous discoveries which shift the investigations from one focus to another. In the case of researchers at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, studies addressing obesity’s impact on cancer treatment...
17-Jan-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Famed Mount Everest Climber Named 2017 Hickman Lectureship Speaker

ROCHESTER, Minn. – The Mayo Clinic Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine has announced mountaineer Lou Kasischke as the speaker for the third J. Richard Hickman Jr., M.D., M.P.H., Lectureship. The 2017 lectureship will take...
16-Jan-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Mayo Clinic Cancer Center Joins 69 National Cancer Institute-Designated Cancer Centers to Endorse Updated HPV Vaccine Recommendations

Mayo Clinic Cancer Center today joined with 69 National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers in issuing a joint statement supporting updated HPV vaccination guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
11-Jan-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University Alliance for Health Care: Health Care Payment Reform Summit

Twenty-five of the nation’s top thought leaders are gathering Jan. 13-14 at the Westin Hotel in downtown Phoenix to determine emerging topics in health care payment reform and produce a definitive summary of their recommendations to offer to...
10-Jan-2017 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Mayo Clinic Researchers Find Protein That Weakens Severe Sepsis Immune Reaction

No effective therapy exists today for sepsis, an inflammatory storm that afflicts about 3 million Americans a year ― killing up to half. But now, investigators at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Florida have identified a key molecule that, in mice,...
10-Jan-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Mayo Clinic Researchers Identify New Potential Treatment for Cancer Metastasis

Breast cancer metastasis, the process by which cancer spreads, may be prevented through the new use of a class of drugs already approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Mayo Clinic researchers have identified that a key drug target,...
5-Jan-2017 11:05 AM 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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