Mayo Clinic-Led Study Identifies Biomarkers for Early Risk Assessment of Acute Kidney Injury
Findings published " Critical Care" from a Mayo Clinic-led, multicenter study identify two biomarkers of acute kidney injury that can be easily measured in urine and detect affected patients roughly 12 to 36 hours earlier than current tests. (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - February 6, 2013 Category: Research Authors: Mayo Clinic Source Type: news

Debunking the 'July Effect': Surgery Date Has Little Impact on Outcome
The "July Effect" - the notion that the influx of new residents and fellows at teaching hospitals each July makes that the worse time of year to be a patient - seems to be a myth, according to new Mayo Clinic research that examined nearly 1 million hospitalizations for patients undergoing spine surgery from 2001 to 2008. (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - January 29, 2013 Category: Research Authors: Mayo Clinic Source Type: news

Cardiac Disease Linked to Higher Risk of Mental Impairment, Mayo Clinic Finds
Cardiac disease is associated with increased risk of mild cognitive impairment such as problems with language, thinking and judgment - particularly among women with heart disease, a Mayo Clinic study shows. (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - January 29, 2013 Category: Research Authors: Mayo Clinic Source Type: news

New Book by Mayo Clinic and Tufts Medical Center Doctors Help Brain Tumor Patients Steer Their Course
Empowering patients during the course of their treatment is the goal of a new book, Navigating Life with a Brain Tumor, written by neuro-oncologists from Mayo Clinic in Arizona and Tufts Medical Center in Boston. (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - January 24, 2013 Category: Research Authors: Mayo Clinic Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Researchers Identify Enzyme Involved in Deadly Brain Tumors
One of the most common types of brain tumors in adults, glioblastoma multiforme, is one of the most devastating. Now researchers at Mayo Clinic have found a new avenue for potential treatment of deadly glioblastomas. (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - January 18, 2013 Category: Research Authors: Mayo Clinic Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic/ASU Launch Obesity Solutions Initiative
James A. Levine, M.D., Ph.D., professor of medicine at Mayo Clinic and a world-renowned leader in obesity research and child advocacy, has been named co-director of the Mayo Clinic/Arizona State University (ASU) Obesity Solutions Initiative. (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - January 16, 2013 Category: Research Authors: Mayo Clinic Source Type: news

Saliva Gland Test for Parkinson's Shows Promise, Study Finds
Described as a "big step forward" for research and treatment of Parkinson's disease, new research from Mayo Clinic in Arizona and Banner Sun Health Research Institute suggests that testing a portion of a person's saliva gland may be a way to diagnose the disease. (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - January 11, 2013 Category: Research Authors: Mayo Clinic Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic: Two-Drug Combination May Slow Deadly Thyroid Cancer
A combination of the drugs pazopanib and paclitaxel shows promise in slowing anaplastic thyroid cancer (ATC), according to a Mayo Clinic-led study published in the journal Science Translational Medicine. (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - January 9, 2013 Category: Research Authors: Mayo Clinic Source Type: news

Brief Class on Easy-to-Miss Precancerous Polyps Ups Detection, Mayo Study Shows
Most people know a colonoscopy requires some preparation by the patient. Now, a Mayo Clinic physician suggests an additional step to lower the risk of colorectal cancer: Ask for your doctor's success rate detecting easy-to-miss polyps called adenomas. (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - January 8, 2013 Category: Research Authors: Mayo Clinic Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Names New Research Leader
Mayo Clinic has announced the appointment of Gregory Gores, M.D., as executive dean for research. (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - January 8, 2013 Category: Research Authors: Mayo Clinic Source Type: news

Ability to Metabolize Tamoxifen Affects Breast Cancer Outcomes, Mayo Clinic-Led Study Confirms
A new study by researchers from the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center and the Austrian Breast and Colorectal Cancer Study Group provides evidence that genetic differences in the enzyme CYP2D6 play a key role in how well tamoxifen works. (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - December 26, 2012 Category: Research Authors: Mayo Clinic Source Type: news