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Heart Failure and Skilled Nursing Facilities: The Importance of Getting the Facts

For many people diagnosed with heart failure — which almost invariably results in a hospital stay — the next stop is a skilled nursing facility. While their physician often will reassure them that it’s just for a short time until they can get...
27-Mar-2017 10:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Mayo Clinic Researchers Identify Interaction Among Proteins That Cause Cancer Cells to Metastasize

Researchers at Mayo Clinic have identified an interaction among proteins that allows cancer cells to grow and metastasize. They say the discovery may play a role in developing a better understanding of how tumors grow in a variety of malignancies,...
28-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Gastric Acid Suppression Medications Increase Risk for Recurrence of Clostridium difficile Infection

Researchers at Mayo Clinic have found patients who use gastric suppression medications are at a higher risk for recurrent Clostridium difficile (C-diff) infection. C-diff is a bacterium that can cause symptoms ranging from diarrhea to...
23-Mar-2017 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Two Mayo Clinic Staff Members Honored for Lifetime Contributions to Quality

Randall Linton, M.D. and Dennis Manning, M.D., were recently presented with the Mayo Clinic Diamond Quality Fellow Lifetime Achievement Award at Mayo Clinic’s annual Quality Conference.
24-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Mayo Clinic’s Newly Redesigned Spanish Website Offers Enhanced User Experience, Easier Access to Expert Medical Information

As part of ongoing efforts to be the preferred hospital and trusted health care information source for Spanish speakers worldwide, Mayo Clinic has launched its redesigned Spanish website, The upgraded site offers an enhanced...
20-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Schools Within Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science Included in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools Rankings

Mayo Clinic School of Medicine and Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences, two schools within Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, are included in the 2018 rankings for Best Graduate Schools across the nation released today by U.S. News &...
14-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences Initiates Collaborative Physician Assistant Program with Local Universities

The Mayo Clinic board of governors approved a proposal to initiate development of a new physician assistant master’s degree program through Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences. The proposal is a collaborative effort between Mayo’s School of...
13-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Mayo Breast Cancer Study Provides Critical Information on Tumor Sequencing and Response to Chemotherapy

Tumor sequencing is increasingly used to select treatment for patients with cancer, but its role in women with newly diagnosed breast cancer is unknown. Mayo Clinic researchers reported the results of a prospective tumor sequencing study in women...
10-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EST 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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