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Mayo Clinic Researchers Leave for Everest on Monday

A Mayo Clinic research team of physiologists will leave for Nepal and Mount Everest on Monday afternoon, April 16, from the Rochester, Minn., airport. The team of six will be available for photos and comments at 3:30 p.m. Central time in front of the airport at 7600 Helgerson Dr. SW. [...]

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Mayo Clinic Studies Climbers on Everest to Help Heart Patients at Home

ROCHESTER, Minn. — March 22, 2012.  It's a natural laboratory for studying heart disease, lung problems, muscle loss, sleeping disorders and new medical technologies. It's also the highest mountain in the world. Mount Everest's extreme altitude puts climbers under the same conditions experienced by patients suffering from heart disease, obesity [...]

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Mayo Everest Team Arrives At Base Camp

The Mayo Everest Research Team has reached base camp!  From Dr. Bruce Johnson — “The altitude is a kicker but we're at base camp today, setting up equipment tomorrow to get the study going."    Reports from News Network reporter Joel Streed coming soon. Also follow updates on the blog http://advancingthescience.mayo.edu/ ... including [...]

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Mayo Clinic Monitors Athletes On Mt. Everest

Extreme athletes who can summit Mt. Everest have more in common than you might think with people who suffer from heart failure.  Mayo Clinic researchers say climbers or anyone exposed to extreme altitudes suffer some of the same physiological changes as those patients.  So Mayo is teaming up with National Geographic, The North Face, Montana [...]

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