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Algorithm Reduces Use of CT Scans when Diagnosing Children with Appendicitis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQHQjii5TMU ROCHESTER, Minn. — Implementation of an algorithm aimed to diagnose pediatric patients with suspected appendicitis reduces the utilization of computed tomography (CT) scans, without affecting diagnostic accuracy, Mayo Clinic Children's Center researchers have found. The study was recently published in the journal Surgery. Acute appendicitis is the most common cause [...]

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Bacardi's Gift to Significantly Advance Mayo Clinic’s Regenerative Medicine Research

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Imagine a future in which a new lung is grown for a patient in need, using the patient’s own cellular material, or a day when an injection of replacement cells will enable a patient to self-heal damage in the brain, nerves or other tissues. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUZljTlvGCY   Regenerative [...]

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Study Suggests Caffeine Intake May Worsen Menopausal Hot Flashes, Night Sweats

Study also shows that caffeine may help mood and memory in perimenopausal women ROCHESTER, Minn. — A new Mayo Clinic study, published online today by the journal Menopause, found an association between caffeine intake and more bothersome hot flashes and night sweats in postmenopausal women. The study also showed an [...]

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