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Baby Boomers and Scoliosis: Osteoporosis Is Risk Factor

ROCHESTER, Minn. — For many adults, the word scoliosis conjures up childhood memories of lining up in gym class for an examination by the school nurse. But scoliosis isn't just a pediatric condition. Curvature of the spine can develop in adults too, and the osteoporosis that can accompany menopause is a risk factor. [...]

Created by Sharon Theimer

Mayo Clinic Hospital – Rochester Receives 2014 Quality Leadership Award

Mayo Clinic is recognized among University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) Quality Leadership Award winners for 2014. Mayo Clinic Hospital – Rochester ranked second in the UHC Quality and Accountability Study — up from 2013’s fourth-place ranking. The award is given to the top performing academic medical centers that demonstrate excellence in delivering [...]

Created by Rebecca Eisenman

Mayo Clinic Receives $6 Million for ALS, FTD Research

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) and the U.S. Department of Defense have awarded researchers at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Jacksonville approximately $6 million in two grants to further their studies aimed at improving the diagnosis and treatment of patients suffering from either amyotrophic [...]

Created by Kevin Punsky

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