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Mayo Foundation Journalist Residency: Behind the Scenes in Surgery

Surgery is one of the most rapidly advancing medical specialties and most-used services in health care. In this five-day fellowship program sponsored by the Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, journalists will receive a...
18-Jul-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Large Scale Study: Outcomes for Long QT Syndrome Patients Treated at Specialty Center Are Better

Sudden cardiac death, and episodes of fainting and seizures from long QT syndrome are significantly lower than previously thought when patients are diagnosed and treated at a specialty center dedicated to the treatment of genetic heart rhythm...
11-Jul-2017 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Mayo Clinic, nference Launch a Startup to Discover, Develop Treatments for Diseases with Unmet Medical Need

Today, Mayo Clinic and nference launch a startup company for drug development that will be powered by clinical expertise and artificial intelligence (AI). The company, named Qrativ (pronounced cure-a-tiv) will combine nference’s AI-driven...
13-Jul-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

4 of 5 Mayo Opioid Prescriptions After Surgery Exceeded Upcoming Guidelines

More than 4 in 5 opioid prescriptions given after surgery over a recent two-year period at Mayo Clinic exceeded guidelines now in the works, the clinic’s researchers have found.
10-Jul-2017 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Prosthetic Knee Type May Determine Cost of Care for Amputees

In a new study published in Prosthetics and Orthotics International, Mayo Clinic researchers describe the direct medical costs of falls in adults with a transfemoral amputation. In this type of amputation, the leg is amputated above the knee. This...
11-Jul-2017 11:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Diabetes Complications Are a Risk Factor for Repeat Hospitalizations, Study Shows

ROCHESTER, Minn. — For patients with diabetes, one reason for hospitalization and unplanned hospital readmission is severe dysglycemia (uncontrolled hyperglycemia – high blood sugar, or hypoglycemia – low blood sugar), says new research...
7-Jul-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A Child Is Born, Introducing “Mayo Clinic Proceedings: Innovations, Quality & Outcomes,” a New Medical Research Journal

Mayo Clinic is pleased to announce the launch of Mayo Clinic Proceedings: Innovations, Quality & Outcomes.
5-Jul-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Mayo Clinic Monthly News Tips - June 2017 Headlines

1) Underused cancer test could improve treatment for thousands, research finds; 2) Mayo Clinic Children’s Center once again ranked among Best Children’s Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report; 3) Regenerative medicine programs expand in...
5-Jul-2017 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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