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Mayo Clinic Study Says Eye-Tracking Devices Offer Added Pilot Safety

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – The use of small, portable eye-tracking devices in cockpits could be a future additional safeguard for pilots and other safety critical operators, according to a Mayo Clinic study published in the July issue of Aviation, Space and Environmental Medicine. Eye movement metrics have been recognized as promising [...]

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Mayo Clinic Study Says Widowhood May Delay Dementia

PHOENIX — A new Mayo Clinic study suggests that the care and support family members give to elderly widows following the death of their spouse may be a factor in delaying dementia. The study presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark last week was designed to evaluate [...]

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Mayo Clinic ranked No. 1 in Phoenix and Arizona by U.S. News & World Report

Mayo Clinic also earned the No. 1 overall spot on the “Best Hospitals” list PHOENIX — Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix is ranked No. 1 in Arizona and the Phoenix metro area in the 25th U.S. News & World Report annual America’s Best Hospital List released today. Hospitals included in the [...]

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Arizona Pop Warner and Mayo Spearhead Youth Sports-Related Injuries Research

PHOENIX — In response to growing concerns about concussions and head injuries in youth sports, Arizona Pop Warner Football and Cheer and Mayo Clinic have announced a groundbreaking collaboration that will provide intensive medical research about the effects of sports-related injuries. As part of the program, all participants ages 10 years and [...]

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Mayo Clinic: In-School Eye Movement Training Improves Early Reading Fluency

PHOENIX — In a new Mayo Clinic study, researchers examined the physical act of reading to see if practicing eye movements in school could lead to better early reading fluency. http://youtu.be/FyW7_-37Z5A   Saccades or rapid eye movements are required for the physical act of reading. Previous studies have shown that the ability [...]

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Are your pets disturbing your sleep? You’re not alone, Mayo Clinic study finds

PHOENIX — Rest assured, there may be a good reason you’re dog-tired. While countless pet owners peacefully sleep with a warm pet nearby, a new Mayo Clinic study, presented this week at the 29th Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, finds an increase in the number of people experiencing [...]

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Mayo Clinic Study Finds Immunotherapy May be Option Challenging Breast Cancer

PHOENIX — A promising new study from Mayo Clinic, in conjunction with Caris Life Sciences, points to immunotherapy as a possible treatment option for patients with the difficult-to-treat triple negative breast cancer mutation. The study was presented this week at the 50th annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology [...]

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Mayo Clinic Neurologist Joins President Obama’s Dialogue on Concussions

PHOENIX —  David Dodick, M.D., a neurologist at Mayo Clinic in Arizona and an expert in concussion care and research, joined other medical experts and President Barack Obama in Washington, D.C., at the White House Healthy Kids & Safe Sports Concussion Summit today. The summit is a White House initiative to [...]

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