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New Breast Exam Nearly Quadruples Detection of Invasive Breast Cancers in Women with Dense Breast Tissue

A new breast imaging technique pioneered at Mayo Clinic nearly quadruples detection rates of invasive breast cancers in women with dense breast tissue, according to the results of a major study published this week in the American Journal of...
23-Jan-2015 10:00 AM EST

Mayo Clinic Selects Epic as Strategic Partner for Electronic Health Record and Revenue Cycle Management System

Mayo Clinic announced today that Epic has been selected as its strategic partner for a single, integrated electronic health record (EHR) and revenue cycle management (RCM) system. The new system will replace Mayo’s three EHRs in use today and will...
20-Jan-2015 2:00 PM EST

Mayo Clinic Signs Joint Venture Agreement with Hillhouse Capital Group

Today, Mayo Clinic announced it has entered into a joint venture agreement with Hillhouse Capital to advance the quality of health care in China.
15-Jan-2015 4:00 PM EST

Influenza and Sepsis: Mayo Expert Describes Warning Signs of Severe Sepsis, Septic Shock

Sepsis can be a dangerous complication of almost any type of infection, including influenza, pneumonia and food poisoning; urinary tract infections; bloodstream infections from wounds; and abdominal infections. Steve Peters, M.D., a pulmonary and...
13-Jan-2015 4:00 PM EST

Mayo Clinic App Update Includes Touch ID, Passbook, and Radiology Images

Mayo Clinic announced today the update of the Mayo Clinic app, available as a free download from Apple’s App Store. Mayo’s flagship mobile app now includes access to radiology images and Touch ID, and is compatible with Apple’s Passbook.
13-Jan-2015 9:20 AM EST

Mayo Researchers Find Cancer Biopsies Do Not Promote Cancer Spread

A study of more than 2,000 patients by researchers at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Jacksonville, Florida, has dispelled the myth that cancer biopsies cause cancer to spread. In the Jan. 9 online issue of Gut, they show that patients who received a...
9-Jan-2015 10:00 AM EST

Mayo Clinic: Women with Atypical Hyperplasia are at Higher Risk of Breast Cancer

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Women with atypical hyperplasia of the breast have a higher risk of developing breast cancer than previously thought, a Mayo Clinic study has found. Results of the study appear in a special report on breast cancer in the New...
26-Dec-2014 10:00 AM EST

Mayo Clinic Health Letter: Highlights From the December 2014 Issue

Here are highlights from the December issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter. You may cite this publication as often as you wish. Reprinting is allowed for a fee. Mayo Clinic Health Letter attribution is required.
23-Dec-2014 2:00 PM EST

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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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