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Dentists in Good Compliance with American Heart Association Guidelines, According to Rochester Epidemiology Project

In the first study examining dental records in the Rochester Epidemiology Project, results show that dentists and oral surgeons are in good compliance with guidelines issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) in 2007, describing prophylactic...
19-May-2017 11:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Suppress Fibrosis Chemical Signal to Block Haywire Healing

ROCHESTER, Minn. ─ An injured body always seeks to heal. But that process is far from simple. A host of cells organize to restore what was damaged. Then, critically, the process tapers off. And when it doesn’t, the effects can be disastrous....
22-May-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A New Resource That Could Change Community and Public Health: Rochester Epidemiology Project’s Data Exploration Portal

After celebrating its 50th anniversary in May 2016, the Rochester Epidemiology Project team is not stopping to rest. Instead, they are marking the beginning of the next 50 years with the launch of a tool that could change community and public health...
18-May-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Find Link Between Donor, Bacterial Infection in Heart, Lung Transplant Recipients

Researchers at Mayo Clinic have identified a possible cause for a rare infection in heart and lung transplant recipients: the donor. The way in which heart and lung transplant recipients acquired a specific species of bacteria, Mycoplasma hominis,...
16-May-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Skin Cancer on the Rise

New diagnoses for two types of skin cancer increased in recent years, according to a Mayo Clinic-led team of researchers.
15-May-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Offers Answers on Life Expectancy for People with Parkinson’s Disease, Lewy Body Dementia

Faced with a serious disease, patients want to know the answer to a difficult question: “How long will I live?”
15-May-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Knowledge of DNA Repair Mechanisms Advances with New Paper From Mayo Clinic Scientists

We humans like to think our DNA is well-protected in the nucleus of each cell. But it’s a hard life for the hard-working genetic code.
11-May-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Mayo Clinic Launches First-in-World Mate-Pair Sequencing Test That Locates “Breakpoints” of Chromosome Rearrangements

Mayo Clinic has launched a first-of-its-kind clinical test that will be used to help patients who may be at a diagnostic “dead end” with other genetic testing.
10-May-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Surgery Proving Option for More Pancreatic Cancer Patients, Mayo Expert Says

26-Oct-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Expert Alert: Are CT Scans Safe?

5-Oct-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Expert Alert: What Is a Healthy Posture and How to Maintain It

Modern lifestyle factors, such as texting, reaching for your keyboard or wearing high heels, can create postural stressors that often cause muscle imbalances and injury. Having good posture is essential for good health; however, understanding what...
19-Aug-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Mayo Clinic Trauma Expert: Preventing Pediatric Falls

When people think of kids and trauma, they often think about car accidents. “However, in reality, falls are the leading cause of childhood injury and most of them happen around the home,” says Christopher Moir, M.D., pediatric surgeon at Mayo...
21-May-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Expert Alert – Precision Medicine and Obesity

Mayo Clinic researchers have identified five sub-categories of obesity in an effort to determine the most effective, individual treatments.
18-May-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Expert Alert – Fertility and Conception

Mayo Clinic expert Jani Jensen, M.D. is available to talk about the latest research and provide expert guidance for reporters writing articles on women’s health and fertility and conception.
5-May-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Expert Alert – Preventive Surgery for Gynecologic Cancers

Jamie Bakkum-Gamez, M.D., an oncologist and gynecologic surgeon, is available to provide context for reporters wishing to better understand preventive surgery for gynecologic cancers in light of Angelina Jolie’s announcement that she had her...
24-Mar-2015 11:30 AM EDT

Telemedicine & You: Mayo Clinic Expert Explains New Health Care Option, How State and National Policies Can Catch Up

If you haven’t already experienced telemedicine, you may soon have the option. Technology is helping people connect with their physicians in new ways and from a distance, and interest is growing in updating state and federal policies to help make...
29-Jan-2015 10:00 AM EST

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