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Unprecedented Benefit Seen in Worldwide Test of a Three-Drug Treatment for Multiple Myeloma

PHOENIX — In the treatment of multiple myeloma, the addition of carfilzomib to a currently accepted two-drug combination produced significantly better results than using the two drugs alone, according to a worldwide research team led by investigators from Mayo Clinic. Their findings will be reported online Dec. 6 in the [...]

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Proton Pump Inhibitors Decrease Diversity in Gut Microbiome, Increase Risk for Complications

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0aPjOFWn9c ROCHESTER, Minn. — Before reaching for that daily antacid, you might consider what it’s doing to the trillions of bugs living in your gut. A new Mayo Clinic study in the open access journal Microbiome shows that people who regularly take proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) have less diversity among [...]

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Mayo Clinic and Phoenix Children’s Hospital Collaborate to Treat Children with Complex Cancers

PHOENIX—Mayo Clinic in Arizona, in collaboration with Phoenix Children’s Hospital, has begun treating pediatric patients with complex cancers, using a course of outpatient radiation therapy administered on Mayo’s Phoenix campus. Phoenix Children’s Hospital refers pediatric patients to Mayo Clinic for radiation therapy who are experiencing brain tumors, leukemia, Wilms’ tumor, [...]

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Wickenburg Community Hospital adds Mayo Clinic “Telestroke”

WICKENBURG, Ariz. — Wickenburg residents in need of emergency medical care for a stroke may benefit from a Mayo Clinic telestroke program that is now be available at Wickenburg Community Hospital. A recent agreement between Wickenburg Community Hospital and Mayo Clinic in Arizona means the service featuring a remotely controlled, self-propelled [...]

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Mayo Clinic Study Opens Door for Early Screening Tools for Parkinson’s Disease

PHOENIX — A smell test could someday be one of the tools to screen for people at risk of developing Parkinson’s disease, according to a new Mayo Clinic study. Parkinson's disease is a progressive disorder of the nervous system that affects movement. It develops gradually, sometimes starting with a barely [...]

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Mayo Clinic study examines thoughts on predictive tests for Alzheimer’s

PHOENIX — A new Mayo Clinic study examines the question “what would you do if you knew you are predisposed to Alzheimer’s disease?” The study, which will be published in the October edition of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, was conducted to measure attitudes concerning Alzheimer’s genetic and biomarker tests. Other studies [...]

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Study Finds Accuracy of Diagnosing Parkinson's is Low

PHOENIX — Researchers from Mayo Clinic in Arizona and Banner Sun Health Research Institute have determined that many people with an early diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease are not correctly diagnosed according to a study just published in the journal Neurology. Parkinson's disease is a progressive disorder of the nervous system that [...]

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NIH Renews Funding of Longitudinal Study of Earliest Alzheimer’s Disease Changes

PHOENIX, Arizona – The National Institutes of Health (NIH) renewed funding for the Banner Alzheimer’s Institute (BAI) and Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, longitudinal study of the earliest changes associated with the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease at older ages.  The award, an estimated $8.3 million over the next five years, continues NIH’s [...]

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