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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 [...]Created by mayonewsreleases
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 [...]Created by mayonewsreleases
Blood offers promise as a way to detect Alzheimer's disease at its earliest onset. Mayo Clinic researchers say they envision a test that would detect distinct metabolic signatures in blood plasma that are synonymous with the disease — years before patients begin showing cognitive decline. Mayo Clinic pharmacologist and co-author Eugenia Trushina, [...]Created by Dana Sparks
Using advanced genetic sequencing technology and analysis, Mayo Clinic vaccine researchers have identified 27 genes that respond in very different ways to the standard rubella vaccine, making the vaccine less effective for a portion of the population. Mayo Clinic vaccinologist Gregory Poland, M.D., says, “This study highlighted the genes potentially responsible [...]Created by Dana Sparks