Certificate program to offer best practices on using social media tools effectively VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, and BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA — Hootsuite, the most widely used platform for managing social media, and the Mayo Clinic Center...Show More Summary
Many years ago, as a student of the Australian National University, I’d often ride my bike past the ACT Health building in the city and wonder why the front was often tasselled with such a ghoulish gathering. Perhaps it was a mimed version of The Rocky Horror Picture Show… in slow motion? Always in a rush, [...]
Last week, Healthcare IT News editor Mike Miliard wrote a piece that might have escaped your attention. He offered up 18 health technologies poised for big growth based on data from HIMSS Analytics. While none of the technologies listed are quite as sexy...(read more)
ROCHESTER Minnesota: Un equipo de científicos del Centro Oncológico de Mayo Clinic fue premiado con el subsidio de los Programas Especializados de Excelencia en la Investigación (SPORE, por sus siglas en inglés) para mieloma múltiple por parte del Instituto Nacional del Cáncer. El Centro Oncológico de Mayo Clinic es uno de apenas tres centros premiados […]
ESTIMADA MAY CLINIC: En el verano, mis hijos juegan afuera la mayor parte del día y hemos encontrado garrapatas en su ropa. ¿Debería preocuparme por la enfermedad de Lyme y cuáles son los primeros síntomas? ¿Aleja las garrapatas el repelente de insectos en aerosol? RESPUESTA: La enfermedad de Lyme es la enfermedad más comúnmente diseminada por […]
HIV-1 infection with multiple founder variants points to poorer clinical outcomes than infection with a single variant, according to research. In the study, researchers analyzed large sample sets from two important HIV vaccine efficacy...Show More Summary
Listen: Mayo Clinic Radio PODCAST 08-29-15 September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, and on the program, gynecologic cancer specialist Dr. Jamie Bakkum-Gamez discusses diagnosis and treatment of ovarian cancer. Joining her is ovarian cancer survivor Cynthia Weiss, who describes her personal journey. Show More Summary
In March of this year, the most popular free STD clinic in New York City was shut down. BuzzFeed reports it was the third closing of a major NYC clinic in five years, and one of the many “discreet changes” to public health services made since 2010. Turns out, when you spends less money on STD prevention, STD rates go up! Read more...
When physicians prepare for patient visits, one of their first steps is to review clinic notes or health records that recap their patients' medical history. Since the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act of 2009, approximately 78 percent of office-based physicians have adopted electronic health records (EHR). Show More Summary
In the August issue of the Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Mayo Clinic researchers provided a detailed comparison of patient outcomes associated with synchronous and sequential colorectal and liver resections in patients with stage IV colorectal cancer, identifying some benchmarks for surgical practice.
Oliver Sacks died yesterday from cancer in New York City at the age of 82. There are two long--and very good--articles about his life in today's New York Times by Michiko Kakutani and Gregory Cowles.Dr. Sacks was a clinical neurologist,...Show More Summary
In today's Mayo Clinic Minute with Vivien Williams: Mayo researchers discover a way to potentially reprogram cancer cells, more evidence that vaccines saves lives, plus making flu shots less painful. Click here for more on Mayo Clinic research on cancer cells. Journalists: Video is available in the downloads. [TRT :54] Click here for the script.
According to the American Cancer Society, about 21,000 women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer this year... and more than 14,000 will die from the disease. September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and on the next program, gynecologic cancer specialist Dr. Jamie Bakkum-Gamez discusses diagnosis and treatment of ovarian cancer. Joining her is […]
ROCHESTER Minn. — A team of Mayo Clinic Cancer Center scientists has been awarded a Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) grant in multiple myeloma from the National Cancer Institute. The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center is one of only three cancer centers to receive a SPORE grant for multiple myeloma cancer research. “With project leaders […]
Results of a clinical trial seem to show the first effective treatment for the negative symptoms – withdrawal, lack of emotion, and apathy – associated with schizophrenia.
A major multi-national study of suicides has identified the behavior patterns which precede many suicide attempts. This may lead to changes in clinical practice in the care of patients affected with depression, as it shows the clinical factors which confer major risk of suicide attempts.
Through replication, science moves forward in a self-correcting system. He said the problem could be even worse in other fields, including cell biology, economics, neuroscience, clinical medicine, and animal research. Belen Fernandez-Castilla,...Show More Summary
Miralem Pjanic broke the deadlock between Roma and Juventus in their early-season clash, firing home a clinical free-kick to give Roma a second-half advantage. The Bosnian placed his shot perfectly, freezing Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon. [Twitter] Read more World Football news on BleacherReport.com
Swansea City boss Garry Monk praises the 'clinical' nature of his side as they come from behind to beat Manchester United 2-1 at The Liberty Stadium.
Best-selling author and neurologist Oliver Sacks was known for transforming clinical patient experiences into relatable stories like "Awakenings," which went on to become an Oscar-nominated film.