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American Society of Human Genetics and Mayo Clinic Launch Educational Collaboration

BETHESDA, Md., and ROCHESTER, Minn. — The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) and Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine (CIM) announced today a formal collaboration under which the two organizations will facilitate the use of...
22-Sep-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Mayo Clinic Researchers Update Understanding of Damaging Liver Disease

An article published today in the New England Journal of Medicine updates the medical community on a potentially devastating liver disease that afflicts approximately 29,000 Americans. Primary sclerosing cholangitis, or PSC, is a condition that...
22-Sep-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Mayo Clinic Remembers William Eugene Mayberry, M.D., Former Mayo Clinic CEO

William Eugene Mayberry, M.D., a distinguished Mayo Clinic physician, research scientist and administrator, passed away on Sept. 18 in Rochester, Minnesota. He was 87.
21-Sep-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Continuous Electrical Brain Stimulation Helps Patients with Epilepsy


ROCHESTER, Minn. — When surgery and medication don’t help people with epilepsy, electrical stimulation of the brain has been a treatment of last resort. Unfortunately, typical approaches, such as vagal nerve stimulation or responsive nerve...
19-Sep-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Opioid Crisis: Video with Mayo Experts Available for Media

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Each day, 78 people in the U.S. die of opioid overdoses, and more than 1,000 are treated in emergency departments for opioid misuse, federal figures show. In a series of broadcast-quality, 60-second videos available for media...
19-Sep-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Mayo Clinic National Health Checkup Finds Cancer Bests Zika as Top Health Care Concern

While Zika remains a hot topic in the news, a new survey by Mayo Clinic reveals that Americans believe the country’s most significant health care challenge is cancer. In fact, the survey findings report “infectious diseases, such as Zika and...
8-Sep-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Suicide Attempt a Stronger Predictor of Completed Suicide Than Previously Thought

While a prior history of suicide attempt is one of the strongest predictors of completed suicide, a Mayo Clinic study finds it is more lethal than previously known.
12-Sep-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Employees of Medical Centers Report High Stress and Negative Health Behaviors

Several national surveys have found that approximately 15 to 20 percent of adults in the U.S. will report high levels of stress. A new study by Mayo Clinic researchers identified stress and burnout as a major problem employees face within the...
8-Sep-2016 4:05 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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