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Study Asks Neurosurgeons: How Old Is Too Old to Perform Brain Surgery?

People sometimes joke that easy tasks are “not brain surgery.” But what happens when it actually is brain surgery? How old is too old to be a neurosurgeon? In a new Mayo Clinic Proceedings study, most neurosurgeons disagreed with an absolute age...
14-Nov-2017 3:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Mayo Clinic Announces 2017 Distinguished Alumni Awards

Stephen Challachombe, Ph.D., Donald Greydanus, M.D., Robert Nirschl, M.D., Thomas Spelsberg, Ph.D. and Robert Waller, M.D., recently were named honorees at the 2017 Mayo Clinic Distinguished Alumni Award ceremony. The award acknowledges and shows...
13-Nov-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Mayo Clinic professor receives national Distinguished Teacher Award

Reflecting on your education, you probably remember one or two extraordinary teachers who stand out. They were the instructors who were able to make dull subjects interesting or complex information easily understandable. They had the humor, empathy...
9-Nov-2017 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Mayo Clinic Releases Book on Whole-Body Wellness, Complementary Techniques

ROCHESTER, Minn. – A new Mayo Clinic book ─ Mayo Clinic: The Integrative Guide to Good Health – is now available. This book highlights the importance of mental and spiritual wellness when maintaining an individual’s overall health.
6-Nov-2017 11:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Mayo Clinic Names New Chief Financial Officer

After an extensive national search, Dennis Dahlen has been named chief financial officer, Mayo Clinic.
2-Nov-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Mayo Clinic Monthly News Tips - October 2017 Headlines

Mayo Clinic Monthly News Tips - October 2017 Headlines
1-Nov-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Mayo Clinic Researchers Find Genetic Pathways to Individualized Treatment for Advanced Prostate Cancer

Researchers at Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine have uncovered genetic clues to why tumors resist a specific therapy used for treating advanced prostate cancer.
1-Nov-2017 2:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Research Finds Hot Flashes, Night Sweats Connected to Obstructive Sleep Apnea Risk in Middle-Aged Women

In a new study published today in Menopause, researchers have found that the hot flashes and night sweats faced by upward of 80 percent of middle-aged women may be linked to an increased risk of obstructive sleep apnea.
1-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Vicente Torres, M.D., Ph.D., Discusses New Findings on Tolvaptan as Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease Treatment

A phase 3 trial studying the effects of tolvaptan has found that the drug slowed the rate of decline in kidney function in patients with the most common form of polycystic kidney disease, a condition with no cure.
4-Nov-2017 11:30 AM EDT

Expert Alert: Mayo Clinic Specialists Address Concussion Injuries

There continues to be a lot of discussion about concussions. How much do people really know about how to spot a concussion? What should be done about a concussion? And how are they treated? Many people don’t know how a concussion is caused.
6-Sep-2017 3:05 PM EDT

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

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