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Mayo Clinic Studying Genomics of Antiplatelet Heart Medication

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Which antiplatelet medication is best after a coronary stent? The Tailored Antiplatelet Therapy to Lessen Outcomes After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (TAILOR-PCI) Study examines whether prescribing heart medication based...
28-Jul-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Gene Therapy for Metabolic Liver Diseases Shows Promise in Pigs

With a shortage of donor organs, Mayo Clinic is exploring therapeutic strategies for patients with debilitating liver diseases. Researchers are testing a new approach to correct metabolic disorders without a whole organ transplant. Their findings...
27-Jul-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Updated Testing Guidelines Make More Women Eligible for Herceptin, Yet Benefit Uncertain

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Changes to HER2 testing guidelines for breast cancer in 2013 significantly increased the number of patients who test HER2-positive, according to a new study by Mayo Clinic researchers published in the Journal of Clinical...
27-Jul-2016 10:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Stereotactic Radiosurgery May Be Best for Patients with Metastatic Brain Tumors

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Patients with three or fewer metastatic brain tumors who received treatment with stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) had less cognitive deterioration three months after treatment than patients who received SRS combined with whole...
26-Jul-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Wellness Coaching Can Produce Significant and Long-Term Improvements in Health Behaviors

Making a lifestyle change can be a daunting task, as an overwhelming amount of popular health trends seem unsustainable at best and, at worst, could be dangerous. However, promising results of a study conducted by Mayo Clinic experts suggests that...
20-Jul-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Liquid Biopsies Offer Hope for Earlier Treatment, Better Tracking of Ovarian Cancer

Researchers at the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine have found a promising new way to monitor and treat recurrence of ovarian cancer — a hard-to-detect disease that claims many lives. New research from George Vasmatzis, Ph.D., of the...
20-Jul-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Mayo Clinic Scores Perfect 100 on Inaugural Disability Equality Index

Mayo Clinic has been recognized by the U.S. Business Leadership Network and the American Association of People With Disabilities for its efforts in its disability inclusion efforts. On a survey of Fortune 1,000 companies, Mayo Clinic was 1 of 42...
13-Jul-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Compete in Mayo Clinic’s Second Think Big Challenge for Innovators, Entrepreneurs

The Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation and Mayo Clinic Ventures today announced the second Mayo Clinic Think Big Challenge, a national competition for innovators and entrepreneurs. This year, one business or entrepreneur will earn the opportunity to...
12-Jul-2016 3:05 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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