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Mayo Clinic Health Letter: Highlights from the March 2015 Issue

Mayo Clinic Health Letter: Highlights from the March 2015 Issue

ROCHESTER, Minn. ― Here are highlights from the March issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter. You may cite this publication as often as you wish. Reprinting is allowed for a fee. Mayo Clinic Health Letter attribution is required. Include the following subscription information as your editorial policies permit: Visit http://healthletter.mayoclinic.com/ or call toll-free for subscription information, 1-800-333-9037, [...]

Created by Brian Kilen

Mayo Clinic Center for Tuberculosis Launches New TB Journal

Mayo Clinic Center for Tuberculosis Launches New TB Journal

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8fMY6vJ5kig The Mayo Clinic Center for Tuberculosis,  a regional training and consultation center at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minn, is today launching a new medical journal, the Journal of Clinical Tuberculosis and Other Mycobacterial Diseases. The online journal is published by Elsevier. “We believe that the Journal of Clinical [...]

Created by Bob Nellis

Could a Tampon Help Predict Endometrial Cancer? Mayo Clinic Researchers Say Yes

Could a Tampon Help Predict Endometrial Cancer? Mayo Clinic Researchers Say Yes

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Researchers at Mayo Clinic have shown that it is possible to detect endometrial cancer using tumor DNA picked up by ordinary tampons. The new approach specifically examines DNA samples from vaginal secretions for the presence of chemical “off” switches — known as methylation — that can disable [...]

Created by Joe Dangor

Mayo Clinic Study First to Identify Spontaneous Coronary Artery Disease as Inherited

Mayo Clinic Study First to Identify Spontaneous Coronary Artery Disease as Inherited

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oXO2biVeBtg EMBARGO: Monday, March 23, at (11 am ET), JAMA Internal Medicine A Mayo Clinic study has identified a familial association in spontaneous coronary artery dissection, a type of heart attack that most commonly affects younger women, suggesting a genetic predisposition to the condition, researchers say. The results are published [...]

Created by Traci Klein

Is it Dementia, or Just Normal Aging? New Tool May Help Triage

Is it Dementia, or Just Normal Aging? New Tool May Help Triage

ROCHESTER, Minn – Researchers at Mayo Clinic developed a new scoring system to help determine which elderly people may be at a higher risk of developing the memory and thinking problems that can lead to dementia.  The study is published in the March 18, 2015, online issue of Neurology®, the [...]

Created by Duska Anastasijevic

Mayo Clinic Finds Direct Evidence of Gadolinium Deposition in Brain Tissues Following Contrast-Enhanced MRI Exams

Mayo Clinic Finds Direct Evidence of Gadolinium Deposition in Brain Tissues Following Contrast-Enhanced MRI Exams

Rochester, Minn. - Mayo Clinic research finds direct evidence of gadolinium deposition in neuronal tissues following intravenous administration of gadolinium-based contrast agents used in MRI exams. The findings were recently published online in the journal Radiology. In this study, Mayo Clinic identified patients who donated their body to medical research and [...]

Created by Rebecca Eisenman

Prolonged Shortened Sleep Increases Blood Pressure at Night

Prolonged Shortened Sleep Increases Blood Pressure at Night

SAN DIEGO — People exposed to prolonged periods of shortened sleep have significant increases in blood pressure during nighttime hours, Mayo Clinic researchers report in a small study of eight participants. Results of the study will be presented Sunday, March 15, at the American College of Cardiology’s 64th Annual Scientific [...]

Created by Traci Klein

Media Advisory: Mayo Clinic to testify about Interstate Medical Licensure Compact and MN Telemedicine Act

Media Advisory: Mayo Clinic to testify about Interstate Medical Licensure Compact and MN Telemedicine Act

WHAT: Mayo Clinic will testify to the Minnesota House Health and Human Services Reform Committee regarding the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact and Minnesota Telemedicine Act. Each year, Mayo Clinic physicians see people from all 50 states. Advances in technology are helping patients who may be faced with long-distance travel and [...]

Created by Rebecca Eisenman

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