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Top highlights this week include: iPads and rashes, Alzheimer’s detection, Mayo Clinic named top spot on U.S. News and World Report’s Best Hospitals List, Mayo Clinic Hilton Building evacuation drill and protein for Alzheimer’s.

By Kelley Luedke • July 18, 2014

Top highlights this week include: Genetic defects, stress and health, smallpox, ALS stem cell treatment and renal cell carcinoma.

By Kelley Luedke • July 11, 2014

In Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology, David Smith, Ph.D., professor of laboratory medicine and pathology at the Mayo Clinic, discusses integrating and interpreting clinical genomics data.

By Kelley Luedke • July 7, 2014

Top highlights this week include: Organ transplants, rare diseases, proton therapy, genomics data and testing for miscarriages.

By Kelley Luedke • July 4, 2014

Chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) is the primary cause of cirrhosis, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), and end-stage liver disease requiring liver transplantation. Mayo Medical Laboratories offers an assay for use to confirm the presence of chronic HCV infection, to determine pretreatment (baseline) HCV RNA levels in serum, and to monitor a patient’s response to antiviral therapy.

By Kelley Luedke • July 1, 2014

Top highlights this week include: Myeloma survival, 3-D mammogram scans, flu spray for young kids, genetic testing and heatstroke.

By Kelley Luedke • June 27, 2014

Top highlights this week include: Whooping cough, sitting is the new smoking, HIV testing, personalized vaccines and pancreatic cancer testing.

By Kelley Luedke • June 20, 2014

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