Top highlights include: FDA halts the sales of vaginal mesh, NASA twins show the effects of space flight, and Forbes names Mayo Clinic as one of America’s best employers.

By Suzanne R. Ferguson • April 19, 2019

Top highlights include: measles cases continue to climb, study finds telemedicine linked to more antibiotics, and Mayo Clinic looks at the promise of patient-generated data.

By Suzanne R. Ferguson • April 12, 2019

Top highlights include: study finds bad diets are worse than smoking; Amazon Alexa is now HIPAA-compliant; Mayo collaboration researching the possibility of using blood, saliva and urine to detect cancer; artificial intelligence may be able to detect coronary-artery disease just by listening to your voice.

By Suzanne R. Ferguson • April 5, 2019

Top highlights include: Duke whistleblower gets settlement in research fraud case, Centene purchasing WellCare to create a large ACA insurer, and a new study shows the removal of ‘zombie’ cells in mice reduces the severity of diabetes.

By Suzanne R. Ferguson • March 29, 2019

According to the popular saying, everything is bigger in Texas. There is no doubt that this saying applies perfectly to this year’s KnowledgeLab hosted by CLMA. Big ideas for the big questions facing our industry. We can’t wait to see you at the Gaylord Texan in Grapevine, Texas, from March 31-April 3.

By Andy Tofilon • March 25, 2019

Top highlights include: Daily low-dose aspirin no longer recommended, new Mayo Clinic ad campaign introduced and Newsweek releases their list for the 10 best hospitals.

By Suzanne R. Ferguson • March 22, 2019

Top highlights include: Declines in newspaper circulations, a call for a global moratorium on human germline editing, and the US News & World Report’s best medical school rankings.

By Suzanne R. Ferguson • March 15, 2019

Top highlights include: U.S. deaths from alcohol, drugs and suicide hit highest level on record, study finds new link between sleep apnea and Alzheimer’s disease, and hope for pancreatic cancer diagnosis and treatment.

By Suzanne R. Ferguson • March 8, 2019

Top highlights include: Greener childhood study, rising health care costs in Minnesota, study finds radiation contamination in crematory, and yoga linked to lower blood pressure.

By Suzanne R. Ferguson • March 1, 2019

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

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

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

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?

By Andy Tofilon • February 13, 2019