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Mayo Clinic and Gentag, Inc. Announce Agreement To Develop Wireless Sensors for Treatment of Obesity and Diabetes

Mayo Clinic and Gentag, Inc. Announce Agreement To Develop Wireless Sensors for Treatment of Obesity and Diabetes

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic and Gentag, Inc. have reached an agreement to develop the next generation of wearable biosensors designed to fight obesity and diabetes. “We are hoping that this technology will be game-changer. These patch biosensors may help us reduce global obesity and diabetes,” says James Levine, M.D., [...]

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Mayo Clinic Releases PathWays: New Online

Mayo Clinic Releases PathWays: New Online "Case Study" Tool for Pathologists and Medical Enthusiasts

Mayo Clinic fellows and residents publishing weekly practical case studies on the Mayo Medical Laboratories blog for medical professionals around the world. ROCHESTER, Minn. — A dark purplish blob (a.k.a., a karyosome) floats randomly next to perfectly pink circles. Electric yellow spots stand out in a sea of stained dark [...]

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Mayo Clinic Reports Strong Performance in 2014, Extends Hope and Healing to Millions

Mayo Clinic Reports Strong Performance in 2014, Extends Hope and Healing to Millions

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic reports a strong 2014 performance, including providing direct care for more than 1.3 million people, contributions of $410 million to its pension plan as a commitment to employees, and plans for a $1.5 billion investment to fund information technology infrastructure. “Whether viewed through the lens [...]

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U.S. Women’s Awareness of Breast Density Varies by Race and Ethnicity, Education and Income, Mayo Clinic Study Finds

U.S. Women’s Awareness of Breast Density Varies by Race and Ethnicity, Education and Income, Mayo Clinic Study Finds

Disparities in the level of awareness and knowledge of breast density exist among U.S. women, according to the results of a Mayo Clinic study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Breast density is the term used to describe the variation in dense tissue on a mammogram image. Fatty breast [...]

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Decline in Smoking Rates May Increase Lung Cancer Mortality Due to Inadequate Screening Guidelines

Decline in Smoking Rates May Increase Lung Cancer Mortality Due to Inadequate Screening Guidelines

ROCHESTER, Minn. — A decline in smoking rates may mean that many people who could have benefited from early detection of lung cancer are dying because they don’t qualify for low-dose CT scans, according to a group of Mayo Clinic researchers. Their research appears in the Feb. 24 issue of [...]

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Yang results of the screening study (:52)

Ping Yang, M.D., Ph.D., an epidemiologist at Mayo Clinic Cancer Center discusses a study finding a decline in smoking rates may mean that many people who could have benefited from early detection of lung cancer are dying because they don’t qualify for low-dose CT scans. Their research appears in the [...]

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Yang fewer patients fit screening criteria (:42)

Ping Yang, M.D., Ph.D., an epidemiologist at Mayo Clinic Cancer Center discusses a study finding a decline in smoking rates may mean that many people who could have benefited from early detection of lung cancer are dying because they don’t qualify for low-dose CT scans. Their research appears in the [...]

Created by Brian Kilen

Yang lunch cancer screening (:38)

Ping Yang, M.D., Ph.D., an epidemiologist at Mayo Clinic Cancer Center discusses a study finding a decline in smoking rates may mean that many people who could have benefited from early detection of lung cancer are dying because they don’t qualify for low-dose CT scans. Their research appears in the [...]

Created by Brian Kilen

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