Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media (where I’m a member of the External Advisory Board) just published their social media guidelines in a video.
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are at higher risk of melanoma, a form of skin cancer, report researchers at Mayo Clinic. Researchers found that IBD is associated with a 37 percent greater risk for the disease. The findings were presented at the Digestive Disease Week 2013 conference in Orlando, Fla. read more
Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are at higher risk of melanoma, a form of skin cancer, report researchers at Mayo Clinic.
When asked what was the biggest lesson learned at Mayo, Lee answered, “The biggest lesson is that there is really no substitute for valuable content. Patients want in-depth great content. Interaction is important, but really, you need great content.”
Researchers at Mayo Clinic have developed a promising method to distinguish between pancreatic cancer and chronic pancreatitis -- two disorders that are difficult to tell apart. A molecular marker obtained from pancreatic "juices" can identify almost all cases of pancreatic cancer, their study shows.
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Regular consumption of coffee is associated with a reduced risk of primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC), an autoimmune liver disease, Mayo Clinic research shows. The findings were being presented at the DigestiveShow More Summary
Imaging scans following treatment for diffuse large B-cell lymphoma do little to help detect a relapse, a Mayo Clinic study has found. The overwhelming majority of patients with this aggressive lymphoma already have symptoms, an abnormal physical exam or an abnormal blood test at the time of relapse, the researchers say. Show More Summary
Researchers at Mayo Clinic have completed the world's first whole exome sequence of small intestine neuroendocrine tumors, also known to patients and physicians as carcinoids, the most common cancer of the small bowel and one that responds poorly to chemotherapy. Sequence analysis revealed six pathways as potential drug targets for this type of cancer.
Mayo Clinic today announced that Medica Sur passed Mayo's rigorous review process to become the first international member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. As a member, Medica Sur will offer medical services that enable physicians to interact, share and collaborate with Mayo Clinic physicians to continue offering patients the best possible medical treatment in Mexico.
It's Hepatitis Awareness Month. Understanding the different forms of hepatitis, who is at risk and how it can be prevented and treated can be confusing. Mayo Clinic infectious diseases expert Stacey Rizza, M.D., offers the following primer:
Anxiety disorders can be debilitating. For people who don’t seek professional help, a new iPhone app offers guidance in the palm of their hands. AnxietyCoach, developed by two clinical psychologists and the Mayo Clinic, allows people to track their worries; based on a user’s responses, the app suggests therapeutic exercises. Read full article >>
Wellness for Life Survey Reveals 9 out of 10 Americans Significantly Underestimate Health Care Costs in Retirement Aviva USA and Mayo Clinic survey finds unrealistic expectations about health and finances WEST DES MOINES, Iowa--(BUSINESS...Show More Summary
Mayo Clinic ophthalmology researchers will be well represented at The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 2013, with 25 presentations and posters, including five papers over the five days of the conference. ARVO will hold its annual meeting from May 5-9 in Seattle.
According to this Mayo Clinic Proceedings review: Milk-alkali syndrome (MAS) consists of hypercalcemia, various degrees of renal failure, and metabolic alkalosis as a result of ingestion of large amounts of calcium and absorbable alkali. Show More Summary
Every day, thousands of volunteer medical relief groups offer care to patients and assistance to understaffed medical teams in remote, underdeveloped locations around the world. Often these groups of doctors and nurses come for a short time, offer care and return home.
T he Southeast’s first digital health accelerator is launching this month in South Carolina, with the Mayo Clinic, Abbott Laboratories and the prestigious Health 2.0 conference on board to help it recruit and launch the best B2B health...Show More Summary
Mayo Clinic and Scott Stein from CNET will be teaming up for a Twitter chat Wednesday, May 6 from 1-2 p.m. ET. to talk about health apps. Hashtag to follow: #healthapps Mobile software (apps) is designed to run on handheld computers, … Continue reading ?
Mayo Clinic researchers have found that elderly patients who receive anesthesia are no more likely to develop long-term dementia or Alzheimer’s disease than other seniors. Pediatric anesthesiologist at the Mayo Clinic Children’s Center, David Warner, M.D., says, “It’s reassuring we’re adding to the … Continue reading ?
Using advanced genetic sequencing technology and analysis, Mayo Clinic vaccine researchers have identified 27 genes that respond in very different ways to the standard rubella vaccine, making the vaccine less effective for a portion of the population.