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Multi-Institutional Research Team Measures Multiple Morbidities

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aA_8jbqIIiw&feature=youtu.be&hd=1 Journalists: Sound bites with Dr. Rocca are in the downloads. ROCHESTER, Minn. — A collaborative study by researchers from Mayo Clinic, Olmsted Medical Center and Johns Hopkins University has measured multimorbidity — multiple diseases or medical conditions co-occurring in a single patient — and has determined which combinations of medical [...]

Created by Bob Nellis

People with Mild Cognitive Impairment May Die at Higher Rate Than People Without Condition

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic research studying the relationship between death and the two types of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) suggests that people who have these conditions die at a higher rate than people without MCI. The research was released today and will be presented at the American Academy of [...]

Created by Duska Anastasijevic

COPD Associated With Increased Risk for Mild Cognitive Impairment

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_qi41DaFjXM Bottom Line:  A diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in older adults was associated with increased risk for mild cognitive impairment (MCI), especially MCI of skills other than memory, and the greatest risk was among patients who had COPD for more than five years. The study is published [...]

Created by Nick Hanson

Diabetes in Middle Age May Lead to Brain Cell Loss Later in Life

ROCHESTER, Minn. — March 11, 2014 — People who develop diabetes and high blood pressure in middle age are more likely to have brain cell loss and other damage to the brain, as well as problems with memory and thinking skills, than people who never have diabetes or high blood [...]

Created by Nick Hanson

Study Finds Dramatic Rise in Skin Cancer among Middle-Aged Adults

ROCHESTER, Minn — Feb. 4, 2014 — A new Mayo Clinic study found that among middle-aged men and women, 40 to 60 years old, the overall incidence of skin cancer increased nearly eightfold between 1970 and 2009, according to a study published in the January issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings. [...]

Created by Alyson Gonzalez

Investigación de Mayo Clinic descubre que riesgo de ceguera por glaucoma desciende a la mitad

ROCHESTER, Minnesota — 21 de enero de 2014 — Un estudio comparativo de gran amplitud realizado por los científicos de oftalmología en Mayo Clinic revela que la probabilidad de ceguera debida al glaucoma 20 años después del diagnóstico ha descendido a la mitad en la última generación. Los resultados se [...]

Created by Soledad Andrade

Mayo Clinic Research Finds Risk of Glaucoma Blindness Drops by Half

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gOT5BIXyruk&feature=youtu.be&hd=1 ROCHESTER, Minn. — Jan. 21 — A comparative long-range study by Mayo Clinic ophthalmology researchers shows that the probability of blindness from glaucoma 20 years after diagnosis has dropped by half in the last generation. The findings appear online in the “in press” section of the journal Ophthalmology. Journalists: Sound [...]

Created by Bob Nellis

Mayo Clinic: Cataract Surgeries on the Rise as Boomers Age, Raising Access, Cost Issues

Study also finds people getting procedure at younger ages, more having both eyes repaired ROCHESTER, Minn. — Oct. 9, 2013  — As baby boomers enter their retirement years, health care costs for complex and debilitating conditions such as Alzheimer's disease are expected to soar. Not drawing as much attention is the likelihood of [...]

Created by Sharon Theimer

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