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Minority disparities evident in prostate cancer survival rate, Mayo Clinic study shows

PHOENIX — March 19, 2014 — A Mayo Clinic study reviewed data on more than 290,000 men with prostate cancer from the past 20 years and found that African-American men are at increased risk for poorer survival rate following prostate cancer treatment compared to other minority groups. The study was [...]

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Yampa Valley Medical Center and Mayo Clinic Announce Collaboration

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. — Mayo Clinic and Yampa Valley Medical Center officials announced today that the Steamboat Springs hospital is the newest member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. The network connects Mayo Clinic and health care providers who are interested in working together to enhance the delivery of locally provided high [...]

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Mayo Clinic hosts concussion film premiere by Oscar-nominated director

MEDIA ADVISORY PHOENIX – Mayo Clinic will host a special sneak preview of the highly anticipated documentary, Head Games: The Global Concussion Crisis. WHEN - Saturday, March 8 at 6:30 p.m. WHERE - the Phoenix campus of Mayo Clinic, 5777 East Mayo Boulevard. BACKGROUND – From the acclaimed director Steve James [...]

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Advancements in Multiple Sclerosis Research Hold Promise for Patients

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Feb. 26, 2014 — The future holds promise for multiple sclerosis research based on advancements of the past two decades according to a review from Mayo Clinic neurologists published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. The paper states that many people with newly diagnosed or early stage MS are overwhelmed [...]

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Mayo Clinic Researchers Show Telestroke is Cost-Saving

PHOENIX — Jan. 16, 2014 — Researchers have found that using telemedicine to deliver stroke care, also known as telestroke, appears to be cost-effective for society. The research was recently published in the American Journal of Managed Care. In telestroke care, the use of a telestroke robot allows a patient with stroke [...]

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High Altitude Hypoxia Can Be Detected Before Symptoms Are Apparent, Mayo Clinic Study Finds

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – A team of Mayo Clinic researchers have found that hypoxia can be detected prior to incapacitating physical symptoms which can be a safety threat at high altitudes. The findings were published as the lead article in the October issue of Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine. "This study opens the [...]

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Dartmouth-Hitchcock and Mayo Clinic Collaborate to Provide Telestroke Services in Northern New England

Patients in the region will have greater access to emergency stroke care LEBANON, NH — For someone having a stroke, minutes can make the difference between life and death. Studies have shown that prompt access to a vascular neurologist vastly reduces mortality or the long-term disabling effects of a stroke. [...]

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Mayo Clinic in Arizona receives Get With The Guidelines — Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

Award demonstrates Mayo Clinic's commitment to quality care for stroke patients PHOENIX — Mayo Clinic in Arizona has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes Mayo Clinic's commitment and success in implementing excellent care for stroke patients, according to evidence-based [...]

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Mayo Clinic: Diagnosing the source of voice problems can be challenging

PHOENIX – People who rely on their voice for a living can rely on Mayo Clinic if there is a problem.   VIDEO ALERT:: For video about the Mayo Clinic Voice Program, visit the Mayo Clinic News Network   People who use their voices professionally – such as teachers, lawyers and [...]

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'Ick' Factor Aside, Mayo Clinic Study Finds Fecal Transplants Effective

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – A simple treatment that involves transplanting healthy feces into a patient suffering from a debilitating and sometimes deadly infection of the colon called Clostridium difficile, or C. diff, is continuing to show significant promise, according to researchers at Mayo Clinic in Arizona.   VIDEO ALERT:: To view videos of [...]

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Research Team Uncovers Root Cause Of Multiple Myeloma Relapse

Findings provide insights for new, targeted cancer therapies in clinical trials SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Researchers have discovered why multiple myeloma, a difficult to cure cancer of the bone marrow, frequently recurs after an initially effective treatment that can keep the disease at bay for up to several years. Working in collaboration [...]

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Mayo Clinic Experts Available to Discuss New Epilepsy Therapy

ROCHESTER, Minn. — 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 to detect abnormal activity in the brain and respond and deliver subtle levels of electrical [...]

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Aspen Valley Hospital and Mayo Clinic Announce Collaboration

AVH becomes first member of Mayo Clinic Care Network in Colorado ASPEN, Colo. — Mayo Clinic and Aspen Valley Hospital officials announced today that the hospital was recently selected to be a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, which was established by Mayo to extend its knowledge and expertise to physicians and providers interested [...]

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Burnout Equal Among Inpatient & Outpatient Doctors, Mayo Clinic Study Finds

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The perception that doctors who are based in hospitals burn out quicker than doctors in outpatient settings is just wrong – doctor burnout happens equally, according to a new Mayo Clinic study, published in the November issue of the Journal of Hospital Medicine. MULTIMEDIA ALERT: Video of Dr. Roberts is [...]

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Mayo Clinic to Open Stem Cell Laboratory in Phoenix

PHOENIX — Mayo Clinic in Arizona, with one of the most active bone marrow transplant programs in United States, will open its own stem cell laboratory in summer 2014. The laboratory will be initially dedicated to storing and processing stem cells used for bone marrow transplants at Mayo Clinic Hospital [...]

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Mayo Clinic Offers New Intense Pulsed Light Therapy for Chronic Dry Eye

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Intense Pulsed Light therapy (IPL) is being used at Mayo Clinic in Arizona to treat chronic dry eye, a condition affecting millions of people in the U.S., particularly those in the desert Southwest. Video Alert::To view a video of Dr. Patel discussing the IPL therapy, visit the [...]

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Mayo Clinic in Arizona Part of Study to Help Regulate Immune System

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Researchers from Mayo Clinic and the University of Arizona are shedding light on a mechanism in the human body that may result in more effective treatments for conditions such as autoimmune disorders, cancer, allergies and chronic inflammation. The team has discovered a novel function of a protein [...]

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Mayo Clinic in Arizona Completes 2,000th Kidney Transplant

PHOENIX — Mayo Clinic in Arizona has completed its 2,000th kidney transplant since the program opened in 1999 – a milestone that places the program among the 10 largest kidney transplant programs in the U.S. The 2,000th patient, a 24-year-old man from Arizona, received a kidney from a deceased donor [...]

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Banner Health, Mayo Clinic Receive Grant to Identify Early Parkinson's Patients

PHOENIX, (July 18, 2013) — Researchers from Mayo Clinic in Arizona and Banner Sun Health Research Institute are working together on a diagnostic test to identify early Parkinson's disease in patients thanks to a $152,486 grant from The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research. Currently, there is no accurate [...]

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