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New Mayo Clinic Book Guides Women Through Menopause with Clinically Proven, Practical Advice

As preteens, girls often take health classes to teach them about their changing bodies during puberty. For moms-to-be, classes deal with pregnancy and newborn care.
26-Apr-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Aspirin Use May Help Prevent Bile Duct Cancer, Mayo-Led Study Finds

ROCHESTER, Minn. — A team of current and former Mayo Clinic researchers has discovered that aspirin use is associated with a significantly reduced risk of developing bile duct cancer, also called cholangiocarcinoma. The results are published in...
19-Apr-2016 12:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Mayo Clinic Study Finds Long-Term Benefits to the Kidney in Simultaneous Liver-Kidney Transplant

A new study from physicians at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, found there may be long-term benefits to simultaneous liver-kidney transplantation versus kidney transplantation alone.
15-Apr-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Protective Mastectomies That Preserve Nipple Safe for Women at High Breast Cancer Risk

Protective mastectomies that preserve the nipple and surrounding skin prevent breast cancer as effectively as more invasive surgeries for women with a genetic mutation called BRCA that raises their risk of developing breast cancer, a...
14-Apr-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Fredric Meyer, M.D., Named New Juanita Kious Waugh Executive Dean for Education at Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic announced today that Fredric Meyer, M.D., has been selected as the Juanita Kious Waugh Executive Dean for Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, effective July 1, 2016.
13-Apr-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Mayo Clinic Neurologist Awarded Prize for Groundbreaking Research in MS

Claudia Lucchinetti, M.D., will be awarded the 2016 John Dystel Prize for Multiple Sclerosis Research for her outstanding contributions to understanding and treating multiple sclerosis (MS).
13-Apr-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

GE Ventures and Mayo Clinic Launch Company to Scale and Digitize Cell and Gene Therapies

Today, GE Ventures and Mayo Clinic announced the launch of Vitruvian Networks, Inc., an independent platform company committed to accelerating access to cell and gene therapies through advanced, cloud-ready software systems and manufacturing...
11-Apr-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Principal Photography Completed for ‘the First Patient’ Documentary

No class in medical school is considered more challenging than gross anatomy — the dissection of the human body. Aptly described by many in the medical field as a “rite of passage” in which students learn the complex language of medicine and...
7-Apr-2016 11:05 AM 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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