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Taking Statins to Lower Cholesterol? New Guidelines Provide Opportunity to Discuss Options with Your Doctor

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Feb. 4, 2014 — Clinicians and patients should use shared decision-making to select individualized treatments based on the new guidelines to prevent cardiovascular disease, according to a commentary by three Mayo Clinic physicians published in this week’s Journal of the American Medical Association. Journalists:  Sound bites with [...]

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Mayo Clinic Physician Honored by the Netherlands

ROCHESTER, Minn. — The painstaking work of physician-scientists often serves humanity as a whole, although the labors seldom get recognized with fanfare. But the Netherlands showed deep appreciation recently when it awarded Mayo Clinic endocrinologist and researcher Colum A. Gorman, M.B., B.Ch., Ph.D., the esteemed Order of Orange-Nassau for his lifelong [...]

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Mayo Clinic to Host High School Science Conference on March 6

Mayo Clinic researchers have invited approximately 200 area high school students to the 14th biennial Celebration of Research, a daylong conference for students interested in learning about careers in science. The event's keynote address, "Sudden Cardiac Death in Athletes: Search the G's, A's, T's and C's," will be presented by [...]

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Minnesota Partnership Researchers Uncover Cancer Drug Prospects

MINNEAPOLIS — A team funded by the Minnesota Partnership for Biotechnology and Medical Genomics has uncovered clues to possible drugs for two rare cancers through research involving baker's yeast and a library of chemical compounds. The team from Mayo Clinic and the University of Minnesota published the findings in the [...]

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Do Imaging Agents Cause Acute Kidney Injury? Mayo Study Questions the Connection

Many physicians have long believed that the use of intravenous contrast agents for CT scans can cause acute kidney injury. New Mayo Clinic research questions the strength of the causal link between the two. The findings from two tandem studies are published online in the journal Radiology. MULTIMEDIA ALERT: Multimedia [...]

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Mayo Clinic Reports Solid 2012 Financial Performance

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic today reported a solid 2012 financial performance as it works to provide high-quality care at lower cost, strengthen its destination medical center practice and deliver expertise to patients and physicians in new ways. Journalists: The audio conference call-in number is 877-358-3883. Mayo Clinic reported annual [...]

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ADHD Takes a Toll Well Into Adulthood

ROCHESTER, Minn. — The first large, population-based study to follow children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder into adulthood shows that ADHD often doesn't go away and that children with ADHD are more likely to have other psychiatric disorders as adults. They also appear more likely to commit suicide and to be [...]

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Mayo Clinic Finds Steroids May Shorten Hospital Stay for Pneumonia Patients

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Patients with pneumonia may spend fewer days in the hospital if they are given steroids along with antibiotics and supportive care. That's the finding of a Mayo Clinic analysis of eight randomized-controlled clinical trials involving more than 1,100 patients. The results appear in the March issue of [...]

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