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Top highlights include: Measles outbreak, leprosy still lurks in United States, study links midlife activity levels to future dementia risk, superfoods won't save you from getting sick this winter, and Alzheimer’s disease risk and lifestyle.
By gmchiri • February 22, 2019
In an article about "titans who defined a new era in business during the last decade," former Mayo Clinic President and CEO John Noseworthy, M.D., looked back on his tenure with gratitude.
By In the Loop • February 21, 2019
Every week, Mayo Clinic microbiologist Bobbi Pritt, M.D., posts a new Parasite Wonders case. This week's case features the following objects that were seen in a wet mount of a concentrated stool specimen. The specimen was obtained from a West African baboon, but this finding may also be seen in human stool specimens. What's the identification?
By Bobbi Pritt, M.D. • February 20, 2019
Top highlights include: Flu shot kept about 50% from going to doctor, racial disparities in cancer incidence and survival rates are narrowing, having anesthesia once as a baby does not cause learning disabilities, personalized diet predicts blood sugar spikes better than carb-counting, and scientists mark success in first human test of novel anti-aging therapy.
By Andy Tofilon • February 20, 2019
This week’s Research Roundup highlights how the genome-wide analyses as part of the International FTLD-TDP Whole-Genome Sequencing Consortium reveals novel disease risk factors and increases support for immune dysfunction in FTLD.
By Kelley Luedke • February 18, 2019
Top highlights include: Cleaning routine shows promise in curbing superbug infection, new science shows managing blood sugar isn’t about counting calories or carbs, Mayo Clinic Labs, Numares collaborate on NMR-based diagnostics, long-term stroke risk cut by carotid surgery or stenting, and Mayo Clinic rolls out first-aid voice skill for Google Assistant.
By gmchiri • February 15, 2019