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The FDA recently approved the first gene-based molecular assay, Immucor PreciseType Human Erythrocyte Antigen (HEA) Molecular BeadChip Test, to be used in transfusion medicine for determining blood compatibility.

By Kelley Luedke • June 17, 2014

Top highlights this week include: Shortage of physician-scientists, Minnesota health insurance, bug spray application, Mayo Clinic discovers new type of cancer and changes in genetic testing recommendations.

By Kelley Luedke • June 13, 2014

Top highlights this week include: Scribes accompanying physicians, prostate cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, Apple iOS Health Monitor dashboard and ovarian cancer treatment.

By Kelley Luedke • June 6, 2014

Top highlights this week include: Breast cancer, cancer care, King-Devick test for concussions, stem cell research and National Cancer Survivor Day.

By Kelley Luedke • May 30, 2014

Top highlights this week include: Pancreatic cancer, Lyme disease, measles vaccine for cancer, Mayo Clinic’s role in 2018 Super Bowl and N-of-One agreement.

By Kelley Luedke • May 23, 2014

Top highlights this week include: Polio, antidepressant for Alzheimer’s, Dr. John Noseworthy reflects on 150 years, regenerative medicine and concussions.

By Kelley Luedke • May 16, 2014

Top highlights this week include: DNA alphabet, gluten testing, Mayo Clinic traveling exhibit, ASCO guidelines for treatment of HER2 breast cancer and cancer testing.

By Kelley Luedke • May 9, 2014

Top highlights this week include: Fibromyalgia, mystery flu, Mayo Clinic Healthy Living and Sports Complex Center, new Mayo Clinic cancer test and unique vaccine strategies.

By Kelley Luedke • May 2, 2014

Top highlights this week include: New importance in Y chromosome, FDA outlines plan to regulate e-cigarettes, those resurrected from heart attacks celebrate life and new migraine treatments show promise.

By Andy Tofilon • April 25, 2014

Top highlights this week include: Blood test for breast cancer, brain scans, “Donate Life” Day, iPhone app “Better” and Mayo Clinic mobile exhibit.

By Kelley Luedke • April 18, 2014

Top highlights this week include: Lung cancer, 3-D printing, breast cancer testing, genomic sequencing and myeloma.

By Kelley Luedke • April 11, 2014

Top highlights this week include: Obamacare, Mayo Clinic expansion, FDA pill for allergy shots, Stormont-Vail HealthCare and Cialis.

By Kelley Luedke • April 4, 2014

Top highlights this week include: Tuberculosis, e-cigarettes, health insurance deadline, Public TV’s ‘Almanac’ and Destination Medical Center.

By Kelley Luedke • March 28, 2014