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Hacer más con menos: descienden las dosis de radiación, dicen los expertos de Mayo Clinic

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona — 6 de junio de 2013.  Existen muchos malentendidos respecto a los riesgos asociados con las dosis de radiación en las exploraciones por tomografía computarizada. Los expertos de Mayo Clinic desean que los pacientes estén bien informados respecto a las dosis de radiación y que incluso sepan cuándo [...]

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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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Análisis de la glándula salival para la enfermedad de Parkinson se muestra esperanzador en estudio

PHOENIX, Arizona — 14 de enero de 2013.  La nueva investigación de Mayo Clinic de Arizona y del Instituto de Investigación sobre la Salud Banner Sun, descrita como un "gran paso hacia adelante" en la investigación y tratamiento de la enfermedad de Parkinson, plantea que analizar una parte de la [...]

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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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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: 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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