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Genetics and Cardiomyopathy: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Steven Lester outlines the genetic links to a heart condition called hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. To listen, click the link below. Genetics and Cardiomyopathy

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Gene May Help Identify Risk of Alzheimer's in African Americans, Mayo Clinic Says

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Researchers at Mayo Clinic in Florida participated in a nationwide study that found minor differences between genes that contribute to late-onset Alzheimer's disease in African-Americans and in Caucasians. The study, published April 10 in The Journal of the American Medical Association, was the first to look at [...]

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Mapping Genes: Mayo Clinic Finds New Risk Factors for Neurodegenerative Diseases

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — June 6, 2012.  Using a new and powerful approach to understand the origins of neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, researchers at Mayo Clinic in Florida are building the case that these diseases are primarily caused by genes that are too active or not active enough, rather [...]

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How Genetic Variation, Gender Play Out in Olympics

ROCHESTER, Minn. — June 4, 2012.  With the 2012 Summer Olympics fast approaching, two Mayo Clinic researchers have penned a timely and thought-provoking editorial in the June issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings that explores genetic variation and how it plays out in professional athletic competition. The authors, Mayo Clinic's J. [...]

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Trastuzumab Genetics: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Edith Perez discusses recent research that may help determine treatment for some women with breast cancer. To listen, click the link below. Trastuzumab Genetics

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Huntington's Disease and Genetics

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. James Bower talks about the hereditary nature of Huntington's disease. To listen, click the link below. Huntington's and Genetics

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Brain Tumor Genetics Study

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Robert Jenkins tells us a little about his study which found genetic markers for come brain tumors. To listen, click the link below. Brain Tumor Genetics Study

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PTSD and Genomics

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. James Rundell looks at our genetic make up in the context of post traumatic stress syndrome. To listen, click the link below. PTSD and Genomics

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Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Stephanie Hines outlines genetic testing for breast cancer. To listen, click the link below. Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer

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Huntington's Disease and Genetics

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, We hear from Mayo Clinic Dr. James Bower on the genetic aspect behind Huntington's Disease. To listen, click the link below. Huntington's and Genetics

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Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer

It could be your mom, sister, aunt or best friend. One out of 8 women will get breast cancer in her lifetime. A small subset of the women who get diagnosed have inherited an abnormal copy of a gene that runs in families and can greatly increase their risk of [...]

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Mapping the Genome

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Keith Stewart talks about the human genome. To listen, click the link below. Mapping the Genome

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Mayo Clinic-Led Researchers Confirm Gene Variants Associated With The Most Common Adult Leukemia

A national team of researchers led by Mayo Clinic has found that patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) are more likely to have similar DNA changes or variants in up to six genes, compared to people who do not have the cancer. The findings, presented at the annual meeting of [...]

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Mayo Clinic Proceedings Dewald Interview

Dr. Gordon DeWald, professor emeritus in laboratory medicine and laboratory genetics at Mayo Clinic, provides an overview of his study (http://tinyurl.com/mcce2t) on the use of FISH (Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization) to visualize genetic abnormalities characteristic of pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer begins in the tissues of your pancreas — an organ [...]

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Mayo Clinic Led Study on Long QT Syndrome Sheds Light on Genetic Testing

Results of a Long QT Syndrome study in the current issue of Circulation play an important role in understanding genetic testing's role in diagnosing disease, according to the senior author, Michael Ackerman, M.D., Ph.D., the Mayo Clinic pediatric cardiologist who directs Mayo's Long QT Syndrome Clinic and is the director [...]

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BEAUTY Project/Genome Sequencing

Dr. Judy Boughey and Dr. Matthew Goetz  joined us to discuss the latest frontier in the battle on breast cancer; the BEAUTY project.  This project studies not only the patients genes, but the genetic makeup of the tumor as well. Click here for the Medical edge Radio Full Show audio [...]

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MAYO CLINIC RADIO

  October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and we will do our part on the next program with a discussion about the genetics of breast cancer and how breast cancer patients can best weather the storm of a diagnosis.  Saturday, (Oct. 12) our guests will include Stephanie Hines, M.D., from the Breast Clinic at Mayo Clinic [...]

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MAYO CLINIC RADIO

  On Saturday, June 15, Sandhya Pruthi, M.D., from the Mayo Breast Clinic discusses “The Genetics of Breast Cancer.”  Although many women are still afraid of breast cancer, much has changed in the battle of this dreaded disease.  We will discuss a new genetic blood test that empowers physicians and patients to [...]

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There's a Pregnancy App for That!

Mayo Clinic on Pregnancy is a free app developed by Mayo Clinic, leveraging the medical and lifestyle expertise of specialists in obstetrics and gynecology, genetics, nutrition, midwifery and lactation. Obstetrics and gynecology expert Roger Harms, M.D., says,“Getting pregnant and becoming a parent are among the most significant experiences in a person’s life and [...]

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Genetic Testing for Inherited Breast Cancer (pkg)

It could be your mom, sister, aunt or best friend.  One out of eight women will get breast cancer in her lifetime.  A small subset of the women who get diagnosed have inherited an abnormal copy of a gene that runs in families and can greatly increase their risk of [...]

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