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Multi-Institutional Research Team Measures Multiple Morbidities

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aA_8jbqIIiw&feature=youtu.be&hd=1 Journalists: Sound bites with Dr. Rocca are in the downloads. ROCHESTER, Minn. — A collaborative study by researchers from Mayo Clinic, Olmsted Medical Center and Johns Hopkins University has measured multimorbidity — multiple diseases or medical conditions co-occurring in a single patient — and has determined which combinations of medical [...]

Created by Bob Nellis

Mayo Experts Comment on Respiratory Illnesses

ROCHESTER, Minn. — With the recent news about a large number of children affected by respiratory illnesses in the central U.S., Mayo Clinic Children’s Center pediatrician Phil Fischer, M.D., and pediatric infectious diseases specialist W. Charles Huskins, M.D., share information about these illnesses, what parents should look for and how [...]

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Dallas-based Methodist Health System Newest Member of Mayo Clinic Care Network

DALLAS — Mayo Clinic and Methodist Health System (Methodist) officials announced today that Methodist has joined the Mayo Clinic Care Network. Methodist, one of North Texas’ oldest nonprofit health systems, was selected following a comprehensive evaluation that ranged from its clinical and business practices to quality, safety and service efforts [...]

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Best Way to Protect a Community from Flu? Immunize the Kids!

Olmsted County area public and private schools offering school-located influenza vaccination clinics ROCHESTER, Minn. — “Everyone needs the influenza vaccine every year,” says Robert Jacobson, M.D., pediatrician and medical director of the Employee and Community Health Immunization Program at Mayo Clinic. “And school-aged children have two more reasons than everyone [...]

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3T Wide Bore MRI For Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center In Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS — Earlier this year, Mayo Clinic announced plans to build a state-of-the-art, 22,000 square foot Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center location in downtown Minneapolis as part of a long-term collaboration with the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx. This weekend, the Twin Cities’ first sports medicine/musculoskeletal-dedicated GE 3T wide bore magnetic resonance [...]

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Mayo Clinic and IBM Task Watson to Improve Clinical Trial Research

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced plans to pilot Watson, the IBM cognitive computer, to match patients more quickly with appropriate clinical trials, beginning with research studies in cancer. A proof-of-concept phase is currently underway. “In an area like cancer —where time is of the [...]

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Expert Alert: The Importance of Folic Acid and Prenatal Care to Prevent Birth Defects, Especially Among Hispanic Women

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hNpjGh4YyA0 Journalists: This animation is available in the downloads. ROCHESTER, Minn. — Although Mayo Clinic doctors and researchers don't have a definite answer as to why spina bifida birth defects occur, they have identified a few important risk factors and two different surgery options. Risk factors include race, family history, [...]

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Family Conflicts, Other Non-Physical Worries Before Cancer Surgery Raise Patients’ Complication Risk

Meeting non-medical needs ahead of operations can aid recovery, cut health care costs, study suggests ROCHESTER, Minn. — How well patients recover from cancer surgery may be influenced by more than their medical conditions and the operations themselves. Family conflicts and other non-medical problems may raise their risk of surgical [...]

Created by Sharon Theimer

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