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New tool aids stem cell engineering for medical research

ROCHESTER, Minn. — A Mayo Clinic researcher and his collaborators have developed an online analytic tool that will speed up and enhance the process of re-engineering cells for biomedical investigation. CellNet is a free-use Internet platform that uses network biology methods to aid stem cell engineering. Show More Summary

Exact Sciences Announces Mayo Clinic as First Healthcare System to Offer Cologuard(r)

Exact Sciences Corp. (NASDAQ: EXAS) today announced that Mayo Clinic will be the first health system to offer Cologuard(r), the first and only Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved, noninvasive stool DNA screening test for colorectal cancer. Cologuard will be available to patients through their primary care physicians at Mayo Clinic.

Media Advisory from Mayo Clinic and Exact Sciences

Audio news conference about stool DNA test for colorectal cancer.

Mayo Clinic Health Letter: Highlights from the August 2014 Issue

Here are highlights from the August issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter, an eight-page monthly newsletter of reliable, accurate and practical information on today's health and medical news.

Semantic Web Jobs: Mayo Clinic

The Mayo Clinic is looking for a Senior Ontologist in Rochester, MN. According to the post, this position will, “Provide leadership in the development, management and implementation of the Mayo Consumer Vocabulary to support navigation...Show More Summary

Common mutation successfully targeted in Lou Gehrig's disease and frontotemporal dementia

JUPITER, FL, August 14, 2014 – An international team led by scientists from the Florida campuses of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and the Mayo Clinic have for the first time successfully designed a therapeutic strategy targeting...Show More Summary

Researchers Develop Strategy to Combat Genetic ALS, FTD

A team of researchers at Mayo Clinic and The Scripps Research Institute in Florida have developed a new therapeutic strategy to combat the most common genetic risk factor for the neurodegenerative disorders amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease) and frontotemporal dementia (FTD).

Research Team Successfully Targets Common Mutation in Lou Gehrig's Disease and Frontotemporal Dementia

A team led by scientists from the Florida campuses of The Scripps Research Institute and the Mayo Clinic have designed a therapeutic strategy targeting a specific genetic mutation that causes a common form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and a type of frontotemporal dementia.

Task force challenges some recommendations in updated cholesterol treatment guideline

A Mayo Clinic task force challenges some recommendations in the updated guideline for cholesterol treatment unveiled by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and American Heart Association (AHA) in 2013. The task force concludes,Show More Summary

Mayo Clinic Task Force Challenges Some Recommendations in Updated Cholesterol Treatment Guideline

A Mayo Clinic task force challenges some recommendations in the updated guideline for cholesterol treatment unveiled by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and American Heart Association (AHA) in 2013. The task force concludes,Show More Summary

Mark McNiven, Ph.D., Heads New Mayo Clinic Center for Biomedical Discovery

Mayo Clinic has named a veteran cell biology researcher to head its new Center for Biomedical Discovery. Mark McNiven, Ph.D., brings over 30 years of scientific experience to the position and a decade as leader of Mayo's Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. The appointment was announced this week by Gregory Gores, M.D., executive dean for Research.

Mayo Clinic's 150 Medical Contributions for 150 Years

To honor a century and a half of serving humanity, Mayo Clinic has compiled a list of 150 medical contributions.

ASU-Mayo researchers use calcium isotope analysis to predict myeloma progression

TEMPE, Ariz. – A team of researchers from Arizona State University and Mayo Clinic is showing how a staple of Earth science research can be used in biomedical settings to predict the course of disease. The researchers tested a new approach...Show More Summary

Laparoscopic Surgical Removal of the Gallbladder in Pediatric Patients is Safe

A recent study conducted by Mayo Clinic researchers recommends laparoscopic cholecystectomies (surgical removal of the gallbladder) for pediatric patients suffering from gallstones and other gallbladder diseases. This study was published in Surgical Laparoscopy Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques.

Wellness Coaching: Mayo Clinic Resiliency Expert Explains How it Improves Overall Quality of Life

Wellness coaching has become an increasingly prevalent strategy to help individuals improve their health and well-being. Recently, wellness coaching was found to improve quality of life, mood and perceived stress, according to a Mayo Clinic study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Show More Summary

Kootenai Health Becomes Mayo Clinic Care Network Member

Kootenai Health and Mayo Clinic leaders today announced Kootenai Health as a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, a national network of like-minded organizations that share a commitment to better serving patients and their famili...

African American professional women positive on medical research

ROCHESTER, Minn. — If a research survey of African American professional women is any indication, attitudes may be changing towards participation in medical research. Mayo Clinic and The Links, Incorporated researchers teamed up to survey...Show More Summary

Should You Add Enzyme Supplements to Your Shopping List? Mayo Expert Explains Pros & Cons

Enzyme supplements available without a prescription are becoming increasingly popular, but should everyone add them to their shopping list? Brent Bauer, M.D., director of the Mayo Clinic Complementary and Integrative Medicine Program, is co-author of a new paper in the medical journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings on the pros and cons of over-the-counter enzymes.

Algorithm Reduces Use of CT Scans When Diagnosing Children with Appendicitis

Implementation of an algorithm aimed to diagnose pediatric patients with suspected appendicitis reduces the utilization of computed tomography (CT) scans, without affecting diagnostic accuracy, Mayo Clinic Children's Center researchers have found. The study was recently published in the journal Surgery.

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