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Archive for January, 2013

January 31st, 2013

Kinecting with Annerieke, Part 5


Annerieke Heuvelink, Ph.D. is a researcher with the Dutch institution TNO, who is spending a year at Mayo Clinic working in the HAIL Laboratory, a partnership between Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation, Robert and Arlene Kogod Center on Aging and Charter House. During her time at Mayo, Annerieke will share video blog updates on her […]

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Tags: exer-gaming

January 21st, 2013

Researchers Gather to Learn More About Lou Gehrig’s Disease


Researchers at Mayo Clinic in Florida and the University of Florida have shed new light on the genetic and molecular underpinnings of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), which may lead to improved diagnosis and treatment of the disease. The findings were presented Jan. 17 at a symposium co-hosted by the ALS Association and Mayo Clinic. ALS, […]

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Tags: ALS, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Florida, Lou Gehrig's disease, Mayo Clinic Florida, research, symposium

January 18th, 2013

Fecal transplants vs. C. diff.


Nature is touting the first randomized clinical trial to show that fecal transplants are more effective than standard antibiotic treatment against that modern scourge of the gut, Clostridium difficile. The article by Ed Yong on Jan. 16 details the paper by researchers at the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands as published in the New England […]

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Tags: c diff, Clostridium difficile, Dr. David Agus, fecal transplant, Jeffrey Drazen, John Noseworthy, Mayo Clinic, Microbiome, Paul Stoffels

January 11th, 2013

National Research Study on Lung Cancer Prevention

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Mayo Clinic in Rochester is a member of the Cancer Prevention Network (CPN) and is participating in a national research study on lung cancer prevention. You may be eligible to participate in this research study if you: are age 45–79 . are a current or former heavy smoker. have never had cancer or have been […]

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Tags: cancer, Cancer Prevention Network, clinical research, clinical trial, clinical trials, Dr. David Midthun, lung, Mayo Clinic research, medical research, myo-inositol, National Cancer Institute, pulmonary

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