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Mayo Clinic Study Suggests Acute Injured Kidneys can be considered for Transplant

Mayo Clinic Study Suggests Acute Injured Kidneys can be considered for Transplant

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G55tlheAfAg PHOENIX — The shortage of kidneys needed for organ transplantation in the U.S. can be alleviated in part by using select kidneys with Acute Kidney Injury (AKI), resulting in safe and positive outcomes, according to research conducted at Mayo Clinic in Arizona. Results of the single-site study, led by Raymond [...]

Created by Lynn Closway

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 Receives Cancer Center of Excellence Designation from the State of Florida

Mayo Clinic Receives Cancer Center of Excellence Designation from the State of Florida

Mayo Clinic’s campus in Jacksonville, Fla. has been recognized as one of four Cancer Centers of Excellence to be designated by the State of Florida. The announcement was made Monday by state Surgeon General and Secretary of Health Dr. John Armstrong.   The Cancer Center of Excellence designation recognizes Mayo Clinic and [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

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 of Thousands of Brains Reveals Tau as Driver of Alzheimer’s Disease

Mayo Clinic Study of Thousands of Brains Reveals Tau as Driver of Alzheimer’s Disease

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — By examining more than 3,600 postmortem brains, researchers at Mayo Clinic’s campuses in Jacksonville, Florida, and Rochester, Minnesota, have found that the progression of dysfunctional tau protein drives the cognitive decline and memory loss seen in Alzheimer’s disease. Amyloid, the other toxic protein that characterizes Alzheimer’s, builds [...]

Created by Kevin Punsky

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

Fighting Colorectal Cancer With a #StrongArmSelfie

Fighting Colorectal Cancer With a #StrongArmSelfie

Mayo Brothers Flex against Colorectal Cancer in “Stronger Than That” Video  Mayo Clinic’s founders join patient activists, celebrities, employees from all three Mayo Clinic sites and two iconic American statues in a new music video supporting the #StrongArmSelfie campaign to promote colorectal cancer screening. The video is based on “Stronger [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

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