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.
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.
Every day a fleet of planes carrying Mayo Clinic patients — and thousands of pounds of cargo — flies into the Rochester International Airport.
Bobbi Pritt, M.D., was recently elected to Fellowship in the American Academy of Microbiology. AAM fellows are elected annually through a highly selective, peer-review process, based on their records of scientific achievement and original contributions that have advanced microbiology.
Top highlights include: College education doesn't protect against Alzheimer's, A.I. shows promise as a physician assistant, how machine learning is crafting precision medicine, CVS introduces new concept store with more health care, and would you be happy to see your doctor online?
Mayo Clinic Laboratories employees showed their support for heart disease awareness on National Wear Red Day. As the number-one killer of women in the United States, National Wear Red Day was established by the American Heart Association and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to raise awareness of this critical issue.
This week’s Research Roundup highlights how the EZH2 cooperates with gain-of-function p53 mutants to promote cancer growth and metastasis.
Jane Hermansen, Outreach and Network Manager at Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester, Minnesota, recently authored an article featured in MedicalLab Management on outreach as a laboratory service line.
Top highlights include: New U.S. experiments aim to create gene-edited human embryos, death-cap mushrooms are spreading across North America, daily exercise has been shown to lower blood pressure, scans show female brains remain youthful as male brains wind down, and new online tool can predict if you'll have another kidney stone.
Brad Karon, M.D., Ph.D., Co-Director of Laboratory Services for the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, authored an article on causes and prevention of pseudohyperkalemia in MedicalLab Management.
Mayo Clinic researchers are tracking the familiar characteristics of kidney stone formers in an online prediction tool that could help sufferers anticipate if they'll experience future episodes.
Top highlights include: Alcohol overtakes Hepatitis C as the top reason for liver transplants, new research call vitamin D benefits into question, NIH funds first artificial pancreas study in the United States for pregnant women, cervical cancer screenings save lives, and the health benefits of olive oil.
This week’s Research Roundup highlights the diagnostic accuracy of echocardiography and intraoperative surgical inspection of the unicuspid aortic valve.