Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine once again in top 10 U.S. News & amp; World Report 'Best Medical School' rankings
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- U.S. News& World Report released its 2020 "Best Graduate Schools" rankings?on Tuesday, March 12. Featured in the "Top 10 Best Medical Schools" once again is Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine. The school is ranked No. 9 in the national rankings, coming in at a three-way tie with Cornell University and [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
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Mayo Clinic finds individualized diets are most effective for managing blood sugar levels
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- An individualized diet based on a person's genetics, microbiome and lifestyle is more effective in controlling blood glucose (sugar) levels than one that considers only nutritional composition of food, Mayo Clinic researchers have confirmed. The research published in the Feb. 8 edition of JAMA Network Open?demonstrates that each person's body responds differently [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - February 8, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Minnesota Partnership awards 5 collaborative research grants
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Diabetes, stress-induced aging and Alzheimer's disease, immigration-related obesity, and implantable drug testing devices are the targets of the research awards from the Minnesota Partnership for Biotechnology and Medical Genomics in 2019. This marks the partnership's 16th year of spearheading new scientific ideas from Minnesota to improve health care for Minnesotans. The state-funded [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
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Mindfulness may ease menopausal symptoms
In this study, we found that midlife [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - January 17, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Ice hockey experts prioritize ways to reduce concussion risk
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Hockey researchers at Mayo Clinic and their colleagues are unveiling new recommendations that seek to ensure the well-being of hockey players, and lower the risk, severity and consequences of concussion in the sport. Recommendations include: Establishing a national and international database for sport-related concussion at all levels Eliminating body checking in Bantam [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - January 9, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic researchers identify new strategies that may improve CAR-T cell therapy
SAN DIEGO ??Mayo Clinic researchers have developed two new strategies that may improve the performance of chimeric antigen receptor therapy (CAR-T cell therapy) in treating cancer. They are presenting results of their preclinical research at the 2018 annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology in San Diego. Reducing toxicity in CAR-T cell therapy ?While [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - December 4, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo researchers say oral apixaban safe and effective for treating blood clots in cancer patients
SAN DIEGO ??Mayo Clinic researchers have found that an oral drug, apixaban, used to treat blood clots in patients undergoing cancer therapy, is safe and effective. The drug was associated with fewer major bleeding events and fewer recurrent blood clots, compared to low-molecular- weight heparin. Their findings were presented at the annual meeting of the [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - December 3, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

How viruses hijack part of your immune system and use it against you
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? An enzyme intended to prevent autoimmune disease can be hijacked and used by some viruses to avoid immune detection. That discovery from Mayo Clinic researchers and collaborators appears in PLOS Biology. There's also good news. The same team also defined how much viral genetic material is needed to reverse the process and [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - November 29, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic issues statement in support of equality for transgender patients
As Transgender Awareness Week wraps up, Mayo Clinic leaders John Noseworthy, M.D., President& CEO; Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., President& CEO Elect and Jeff Bolton, Chief Administrative Officer, issued the following statement today in support of equality for transgender patients and community members: ?Mayo Clinic values and respects our transgender and gender non-conforming patients, employees [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - November 19, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Expert alert: Communication with care team helps patients with epilepsy reach goals
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? You?ve likely heard it before: Communication with your health care team helps you better manage your illness. David Burkholder, M.D., a Mayo Clinic neurologist, says that?s especially true for patients and their families dealing with a complex disorder like epilepsy. Epilepsy is a central nervous system disorder in which brain activity becomes [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - November 19, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic receives National Cancer Institute grant to help cancer patients quit tobacco
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center has received a supplemental grant from the National Cancer Institute to ensure that all cancer patients who use tobacco have access to treatment for their tobacco use. The two-year, $500,000 grant, part of the National Cancer Institute's Cancer Moonshot initiative, will fund programs at the Mayo Clinic [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - November 14, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Medical Laboratories rebrands its name as Mayo Clinic Laboratories
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Mayo Medical Laboratories, the global reference laboratory of Mayo Clinic, has changed its name to Mayo Clinic Laboratories. ?It may seem subtle, but it?s a very strong name change that we welcome,? says William Morice, II, M.D., Ph.D., president of Mayo Clinic Laboratories and chair of Mayo?s Department of Laboratory Medicine and [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - November 13, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo researchers correlate specific antibody with relapse of neurological disorder
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? For patients who have been diagnosed with acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM), Mayo researchers have found a direct correlation between a specific antibody, myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein ? also known as MOG, and an increased risk of recurring attacks in these individuals. Mayo Clinic neurologists Sean Pittock, M.D., and Sebastian Lopez, M.D., have found [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - November 6, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Rose geranium oil may ease common painful nasal symptoms linked to cancer treatment
ROCHESTER Minn. ? Rose geranium oil may help to ease the symptoms of nasal vestibulitis, a common and painful nasal condition linked to cancer drug treatment, according to the results of a small observational study, published online in the journal?BMJ Supportive& Palliative Care. The findings build on anecdotal evidence for the use of rose [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - October 30, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences advances new Physician Assistant Program
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? A new master?s degree program for physician assistants (PA) at Mayo Clinic has received initial accreditation approval from the Higher Learning Commission. Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences' PA Program will feature transformational education, using strategies for the next generation of learners, such as problem-solving skills in small group and other hybrid [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - October 29, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic announces 2018 Distinguished Alumni Awards
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Robert Avant, M.D.; C. Terrence Dolan, M.D.; Judith Kaur, M.D.; Vanda Lennon, M.D., Ph.D.; and Chung Owyang, M.D., have been named recipients of the 2018 Mayo Clinic Distinguished Alumni Award. The award was established to acknowledge and show appreciation for exceptional contributions of Mayo Clinic alumni to the field of medicine. Read [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - October 29, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine to host USA Nordic team
MINNEAPOLIS ? Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine will hold a community event with USA Nordic athletes at Mayo Clinic Square. As the team?s official medical provider, Mayo provides USA Nordic athletes with medical care, physiological testing, performance training and nutrition education. The event is free and open to the public. WHO: Jonathan Finnoff, D.O., medical director, [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - October 15, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

"The First Patient" documentary explores Mayo Clinic School of Medicine students' journey through gross anatomy
ROCHESTER, Minn.???Often considered the most difficult class of a medical students? education, gross anatomy ? the dissection of the human body ? was mostly exclusive to the medical community for centuries. Aptly described by many in the medical field as a ?rite of passage,? the journey of a medical student?s first foray into becoming a [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - October 15, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Companion book to Ken Burns' new documentary, 'The Mayo Clinic: Faith - Hope - Science,' now available
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? The Mayo Clinic: Faith ? Hope ? Science a companion book to the Ken Burns? documentary by the same name is now available. The documentary by the acclaimed filmmaker will air on Tuesday, Sept. 25, at 9 p.m. EDT on PBS. Ken Burns is the executive producer of the documentary, which is [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - September 24, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Opioid controlled substance agreements safely reduce health care visits, Mayo study finds
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? The medical community has long known that patients on long-term opioid therapy often have significantly more health care visits. But adhering to a standardized care process model for opioid prescriptions appears to reduce the overall number of health care visits for these patients while maintaining safety, shows new research published in Mayo [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - September 20, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

New COPD guidelines from international panel provide updated recommendations
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? For many people, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a distressing and recurrent illness that affects breathing ability and quality of life. While treatable, COPD remains the third leading cause of death in the U.S. In the latest issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, researchers take a closer look at new findings and [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - September 19, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic and Medica announce plans to create insurance products
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Mayo Clinic and Medica launched an agreement to jointly develop health insurance products and services for consumers across the country. These new product offerings will draw on Mayo Clinic?s expertise in health care delivery, offering an unparalleled experience as the most trusted source of care for complex health care needs. Medica, Mayo [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - September 13, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Shared Value Award to support efforts to prevent evictions in Olmsted County
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Efforts to prevent evictions in Olmsted County, Minnesota will get a $50,000 boost, thanks to a grant sponsored by Mayo Clinic The ?Eviction Prevention? project is the winner of the 2018 Mayo Clinic Shared Value Award ? an annual award given by Mayo Clinic to address communitywide health priorities in Olmsted County. [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - September 7, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic physicians receive Stand up to Cancer Catalyst Award for melanoma research
This study, ?Neoactivate?, will test two novel approaches to the treatment of patients with high-risk, stage 3 melanoma guided by specific mutations within [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - September 6, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Blood Donor Program hosts 'Battle of the Badges' -- friendly competition among first responders for a good cause
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? First responders choose their careers for many reasons, including working with the public, creating safe communities for everyone to enjoy, and saving lives. Join and help promote the Mayo Clinic Blood Donor Program in its ?Battle of the Badges? blood donation challenge, which supports Olmsted County?s first responders. WHAT: The ?Battle of [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - September 6, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

What's next in precision medicine: Moving new discoveries into daily clinical care
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Experts in individualized medicine ? the concept of shaping health care based on lifestyle, environment and genetic code ? will be in Rochester Sept. 12-13 to present how the newest discoveries can be applied to personalized health care. These experts will be available for interviews at Individualizing Medicine 2018: Advancing Care Through [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - September 5, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Olmsted County residents will help determine winner of 2018 Shared Value Award
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Three finalists are vying for a grant of up to $50,000 to address health needs in Olmsted County. It?s now up to community members, including Mayo Clinic staff, to determine the winner of the 2018 Shared Value Award. Mayo Clinic created the award in 2016 to encourage shared efforts to address communitywide [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - July 23, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic again named among Disability Equality Index Best Places to Work
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Mayo Clinic has again received a top score on the Disability Equality Index, or DEI, and designation as a 2018 Disability Equality Index Best Place to Work. This is the third consecutive year that Mayo Clinic has been a top scorer on the annual benchmarking survey. In addition to Mayo Clinic, 94 [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - July 16, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Precision genomics point the way to mutations associated with accelerated aging
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Mayo Clinic researchers are using precision genomics to search for undiscovered, inheritable genetic mutations that cause accelerated aging. In a study recently published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings, researchers conducted a study assessing 17 patients with short telomere syndromes ? rare conditions that result in premature DNA and cellular deterioration. The ability to [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - July 5, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo researchers identify method to diagnose pancreatic cancer in patients with early onset diabetes
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Patients diagnosed with pancreatic cancer can develop elevated blood sugar levels up to three years before their cancer diagnosis, according to the results of a study by Mayo Clinic researchers published the journal Gastroenterology. ?Pancreatic cancer is rapidly fatal after its diagnosis, with average survival of six months,? says Suresh Chari, M.D., [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - June 20, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic discovers gene mutations linked to pancreatic cancer, calls for expanded testing
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Six genes contain mutations that may be passed down in families, substantially increasing a person?s risk for pancreatic cancer. That's according to Mayo Clinic research published in the June 19 edition of the JAMA. However, because researchers found these genetic mutations in patients with no family history of pancreatic cancer, they are [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
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Mayo Clinic, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota announce new five-year relationship
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Mayo Clinic and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) have announced a new agreement that will keep all Mayo locations across Minnesota in the Blue Cross provider network through 2023. This five-year agreement demonstrates the level of commitment both organizations have to the members and patients they serve together. [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - June 18, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic brings national Smithsonian exhibit to Rochester Art Center
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? A Smithsonian Institution exhibit, "Genome: Unlocking Life?s Code," opens on June 23 at the Rochester Art Center, 40 Civic Center Drive SE in Rochester. The exhibit will be open through Sept. 21. Members of the media are invited to preview the exhibit on Friday, June 22, at 6 p.m. CDT at the [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - June 15, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic discovery is first step toward new bacteria-based constipation treatment
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Genetically engineered bacteria are showing promise as a new treatment for constipation, researchers at the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine have discovered in a mouse study. The finding is significant in part because there are few approved constipation remedies on the market. The research is published in Cell Host& Microbe. [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - June 13, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine to offer walk-in physicals for Rochester-area high school athletes
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine will offer walk-in sports physicals for Rochester-area middle school and high school student athletes who want to participate in school sports programs. This includes all athletes from Southeast Minnesota, Western Wisconsin and Northern Iowa schools. The exams will be performed on July 28 from 8 to 11 a.m. [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
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Mayo Clinic researchers take a step closer to developing a DNA test for liver cancer
WASHINGTON, D.C. ? A group of researchers from Mayo Clinic?and Exact Sciences Corporation?have completed a phase II study comparing a set of DNA markers to alpha fetoprotein as a method to test for liver cancer. The researchers presented their findings today at the 2018 Digestive Disease Week?conference in Washington, D.C. ?We currently test for liver [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
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Mayo Clinic opioid expert appointed to serve on new pain management task force
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Halena Gazelka, M.D., chair, Mayo Clinic Opioid Stewardship Program, has been appointed by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar to serve on the newly established Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force. Established by the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016, the task force will identify inconsistencies [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - May 8, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic to sponsor National Prescription Drug Take Back Day event on April 28
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Mayo Clinic is partnering with the Olmsted County Sheriff?s Office, Olmsted Medical Center, Zumbro Valley Medical Society and the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) to sponsor the 15th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 28. Mayo Clinic will host a community drop-off location to provide a safe, convenient and responsible [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - April 25, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Almost 1 in 3 patients used no opioids prescribed after surgery, Mayo Clinic survey finds
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Nearly a third of patients responding to a Mayo Clinic survey said they used none of the opioids they were prescribed after surgery. The research findings, presented Thursday, April 19 at the American Surgical Association annual meeting, also show that only about 8 percent of patients disposed of their remaining opioids. The [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
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Northwest Health in Arkansas joins Mayo Clinic Care Network
SPRINGDALE, Ark. ? Northwest Health in Arkansas is the newest member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. The network consists of a select group of independent health systems that work closely with Mayo Clinic to improve the delivery of health care and better serve their patients and the communities they serve. ?Northwest Health is honored [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - April 17, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic study finds no evidence that anesthesia in young children lowers intelligence
But multiple doses before age 3 may mean problems with behavior, fine motor skills later in life ROCHESTER, Minn. ? A Mayo Clinic study finds no evidence that children given anesthesia before their third birthdays have lower IQs than those who did not have it. A more complex picture emerges among people who had anesthesia [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - April 16, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic to coordinate new effort to expand medical research, expert care for Lewy body dementia patients
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Lewy body dementia is the second most common type of progressive dementia after Alzheimer?s disease, but it is underdiagnosed, says Bradley Boeve, M.D., a Mayo Clinic neurologist. A new program among research centers across the country intends to change that. The Lewy Body Dementia Association announced today the launch of the Lewy [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - April 3, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic experts to appear on new NBC program on Saturday mornings
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Mayo Clinic experts will be featured in ?Health + Happiness With Mayo Clinic,? a new weekly half-hour program that will premiere on April 7 as part of the NBC Network?s Saturday morning programming block. With the addition of ?Health + Happiness With Mayo Clinic? to the three-hour educational and informational programming block, [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - April 3, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Benefits of integrative medicine extend beyond wellness, Mayo Clinic finds
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Integrative medicine has become an increasingly popular way to enhance treatment for health concerns. At Mayo Clinic, two forms of integrative medicine ? acupuncture and massage ? have already helped numerous patients. In a review of several case studies in Explore, Mayo Clinic researchers examined the potential role of integrative medicine as [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
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Mayo Clinic School of Medicine ascends to No. 6 in U.S. News & amp; World Report rankings
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? When Fredric Meyer, M.D., became executive dean of education, Mayo Clinic and dean of its medical school in 2016, he says he had a goal in mind. He wanted to see Mayo Clinic School of Medicine become one of the top 10 in the country. Today, as U.S. News& World Report [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
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Mayo offers condolences on passing of philanthropic partner Leslie Gonda
March 19, 2018?? Leslie Gonda, a longtime Mayo Clinic patient who with his wife, Susan, supported the construction of the Gonda Building in Rochester, Minnesota, passed away on Friday, March 16, at 98. ?We are deeply saddened at the news of Mr. Gonda?s death and offer our sincere condolences to the entire Gonda family and [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
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Mayo Clinic releases book on whole-body wellness, complementary techniques
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? A new Mayo Clinic book ? Mayo Clinic: The Integrative Guide to Good Health?? is now available. This book highlights the importance of mental and spiritual wellness when maintaining an individual?s overall health. Mayo Clinic?s Brent Bauer, M.D., professor of General Internal Medicine; Cindy Kermott, M.D., assistant professor of Preventive Medicine; and [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
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Vicente Torres, M.D., Ph.D., discusses new findings on tolvaptan as autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease treatment
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? A phase 3 trial studying the effects of tolvaptan has found that the drug slowed the rate of decline in kidney function in patients with the most common form of polycystic kidney disease, a condition with no cure. The results are published today in the New England Journal of Medicine. Autosomal dominant [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - November 4, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

1st clinical 7-Tesla MRI scanner in North America will enable Mayo Clinic to achieve higher-resolution imaging for patients
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Mayo Clinic will have the first clinical 7-Tesla MRI scanner in North America that has been cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This MRI scanner, the MAGNETOM? Terra, will be operational at Mayo Clinic later in 2017. The manufacturer, Siemens Healthineers, received FDA clearance on Oct. 12 for clinical [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - October 19, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Immune response to ovarian cancer may predict survival, Mayo-led study finds
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? A group of international cancer researchers led by investigators from Mayo Clinic and University of New South Wales Sydney has found that the level of a type of white blood cell, called tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes, present in the tumors of patients with high-grade ovarian cancer may predict a patient?s survival. Results of the [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
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