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What clinicians need to know about Ebola

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

Mayo Clinic Health Letter: Highlights From the December 2014 Issue

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 Leads Nation for Highest One-Year Survival Rate for Liver Transplants

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.

Update on severe sepsis and septic shock

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.

Point of care blood glucose testing may soon disappear from the ICU if certain regulators have their way

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

The Argonaut Project Charter

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

Two New Techstars Programs – Mobility/Detroit and Techstars++/Mayo Clinic

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

Mayo Clinic Physicians Say High-Definition Scopes Accurately Assess Polyps

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

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

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

I'll take generic cancer treatment, please

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 Collaborate on Future of Cytogenetics Imaging

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.

Mayo Clinic: Genotyping Errors Plague CYP2D6 Testing for Tamoxifen Therapy

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 of Mayo Clinic Recognized for Breast Cancer Research

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 and Techstars to Offer New Program Techstars++ to Health Care Entrepreneurs

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.

Nivolumab Shows Significant Benefit for Hodgkin's Lymphoma in Mayo Clinic Co-Led Phase I Study

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.

Many chest X-rays in children are unnecessary

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

Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Patients Should Undergo Genetic Screening: Mayo Clinic

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

First steps in formation of pancreatic cancer identified

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

Going gluten-free? Mayo Clinic offers advice, with recipes included.

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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 >>

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