Here's a nice update from Mayo Clinic Proceedings. It is available as free full text. Concerning the shift in infection control recommendations the authors note: Before transmission of EVD to health care workers in Dallas, the CDC’sShow More Summary
Here are highlights from the December issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter. You may cite this publication as often as you wish. Reprinting is allowed for a fee. Mayo Clinic Health Letter attribution is required.
Mayo Clinic's campus in Phoenix, Arizona, has been identified as having the highest one-year patient survival rate in the U.S. for adult liver transplantation. The statistics include both deceased and living-donor liver transplants.
A lesson from the Mayo Clinic.
This recently published paper from Mayo Clinic Proceedings updates septic shock management in light of the new findings from ProCESS but avoids all the post ProCESS and post ARISE hype that has been swirling around. It is concise and available as free full text.Via Hospital Medicine Virtual Journal Club.
No, I'm not kidding. Check this out from a recent article in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. From the article: The CMS regulates all laboratory testing (except research) on humans in the United States through regulations established by theShow More Summary
Yesterday, a group of private sector stakeholders including athenahealth, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Cerner, Epic, Intermountain Health, Mayo Clinic, McKesson, MEDITECH, Partners Healthcare System, SMART at Boston Children’s...Show More Summary
I’m fascinated with Detroit. When I was there in October 2012 with my partners Ryan and Jason to run the Detroit Marathon we talked about the idea of getting more involved there in some way. Jason grew up in Detroit and has lots of stories there. Show More Summary
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- It may not be necessary for experienced gastroenterologists to send polyps they remove from a patient's colon to a pathologist for examination, according to a large study conducted by physician researchers at the Jacksonville campus of Mayo Clinic.
Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) shows itself in unstable interpersonal relationships and an ongoing pattern of problems with self-image, impulsivity, and intense fears of being abandoned. The Mayo Clinic presents a simple definition of BPD on its website.People with BPD are women more often than men. Show More Summary
Speaking of insipid hospital advertising in Jacksonville Airport, what's the story about this one from Mayo Clinic? Who on earth doesn't offer personalized cancer treatment?And, why does it say "most" insurance plans accepted? Why wouldn't they accept all insurance plans? As below, does any of this kind of advertising contribute to the public good?
Leica Biosystems and Mayo Clinic's Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology announced today a collaboration to develop the next generation of cytogenetics imaging software. The new tool will optimize software workflow and improve the overall user experience for cytogenetics imaging technicians.
Clinical recommendations discouraging the use of CYP2D6 gene testing to guide tamoxifen therapy in breast cancer patients are based on studies with flawed methodology and should be reconsidered, according to the results of a Mayo Clinic study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
James Ingle, M.D., an internationally recognized breast cancer expert, will receive the 2014 William L. McGuire Memorial Lecture Award on Dec. 10 at the 2014 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. read more
Mayo Clinic announced today a new collaboration with Techstars to offer the Techstars++ program. The Techstars++ program will bring together health care entrepreneurs and companies with Mayo Clinic to find innovative solutions to improve patient care at an accelerated pace. Mayo Clinic is the first to participate in this new program.
A phase I clinical trial of nivolumab found that the immune-boosting drug is a highly effective therapy for Hodgkin's lymphoma. The multi-institution study, led by Mayo Clinic, indicated that the drug was safe and led to an 87 percent response rate in patients who had failed on other treatments. Results of the study appear in the New England Journal of Medicine.
CHICAGO - Researchers at Mayo Clinic found that some children are receiving chest X-rays that may be unnecessary and offer no clinical benefit to the patient, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). read more
Most patients with triple-negative breast cancer should undergo genetic testing for mutations in known breast cancer predisposition genes, including BRCA1 and BRCA2, a Mayo Clinic-led study has found. The findings come from the largest analysis to date of genetic mutations in this aggressive form of breast cancer. Show More Summary
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Researchers at Mayo Clinic's campus in Jacksonville say they have identified first steps in the origin of pancreatic cancer and that their findings suggest preventive strategies to explore. In Cancer Discovery,Show More Summary
Here’s a news flash: There are a lot of fad diets out there and a lot of people claiming to be experts in what you ought to eat. You’re wise to be wary. Which is why it’s worth noting when a reputable source comes out with a guide to one of today’s dietary fixations: avoiding gluten. Read full article >>