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Mayo Clinic Announces 2014 Distinguished Alumni Awards

ROCHESTER, Minn. —  Brian G.M. Durie, M.D., E. Rolland Dickson, M.D., K. Krishnan Unni,  M.D., and Richard Weinshilboum, M.D., have been named recipients of the 2014 Mayo Clinic Distinguished Alumni Award. The award honors individuals who exemplify Mayo Clinic’s ideals and mission. The honorees were recognized at a private event [...]

Created by Alyson Gonzalez

The Right and Wrong Way to Apply Bug Spray

While insect repellent is a good way to ward off disease-carrying insects, you may be making common bug-spray mistakes. One of the common mistakes is to not read bug-spray labels. The repellent you choose should depend on the type of insect you’re trying to ward off. The Centers for Disease Control and [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Mayo Clinic Researchers Discover New Form of Cancer

Potentially disfiguring facial tumor caused by chromosomal chimera ROCHESTER, Minn. — This is the story of two perfectly harmless genes. By themselves, PAX3 and MAML3 don’t cause any problems. However, when they combine during an abnormal but recurring chromosomal mismatch, they can be dangerous. The result is a chimera — [...]

Created by Bob Nellis

Mayo Clinic Scientists Propose a Breast Cancer Drug for Bladder Cancer Patients

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iwATErIogm0 ROCHESTER, Minn. ― Jan. 21, 2014 ― Researchers at Mayo Clinic have found amplification of HER2, a known driver of some breast cancers, in a type of bladder cancer called micropapillary urothelial carcinoma (MPUC) and have shown that the presence of HER2 amplification is associated with particularly aggressive tumors. [...]

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Not a Blood Donor? Mayo Expert Addresses Fears That Stop People from Giving

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGzaAdPFicg&feature=youtu.be&hd=1 As few as 3 percent of Americans eligible to donate blood do, and fear and anxiety are common reasons why many decline to give. U.S. hospitals are always in need of new donors; at Mayo Clinic, that need is heightened by concern about iron deficiency in frequent givers. Mayo [...]

Created by Dana Sparks