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January 29, 2019

The Newbies Weigh In – Women in cardiology

By Advancing the Science contributor advancingthescience

Diversity and inclusion are integral to Mayo Clinic’s mission to provide excellent, culturally relevant care in a welcoming environment to patients from a wide variety of backgrounds and creating an inclusive work environment where differences are valued, allowing individuals to achieve and contribute to their fullest potential. The women featured in these profiles represent a […]

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Tags: cardiology, diversity, health disparities, LaPrincess Brewer, Marysia Tweet, medical research, medical research education, Rekha Mankad, research education, Shannon Dunlay, women's health


January 15, 2019

A hard look at a devastating heart disease

By Kate Ledger k8ledger

Though rare, cardiac sarcoidosis is a condition that can wreak havoc on the heart. It can be triggered by environmental or infectious agents and is characterized by an overactive immune response, involving clusters of white blood cells that aggregate in heart tissue. Those clusters can result in the need for a pacemaker, and may even […]

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Tags: cardiology, heart failure, Leslie Cooper


December 13, 2018

The sky’s the limit

By Advancing the Science contributor advancingthescience

In 2011, Jared Ausnehmer left his local hospital carrying the weight of an oxygen tank and the worry of what might come next. At age 21, he’d already defied the odds for those born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, a birth defect in which the left side of the heart is underdeveloped or nonexistent. With […]

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Tags: Andre Terzic, cardiology, Center for Regenerative Medicine, clinical trials, HLHS, hypoplastic left heart syndrome


October 24, 2018

Bringing pharmacogenomics to your medical practice

By Susan Buckles susanbuckles

After decades of research, pharmacogenomics is “ready for prime time” so to speak. Mayo clinic is a leader in moving pharmacogenomics into clinical care — with the goal of helping providers identify medications that are compatible with their patients’ genetic profiles. Drugs and Genes: Pharmacogenomics for the Modern Health Care Team 2018 is an opportunity […]

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Tags: cardiology, Center for Individualized Medicine, Fadi Shamoun, pharmacogenomics


April 17, 2018

Plasma ceramides-A promising new diagnostic tool for cardiology

By gmchiri gmchiri

Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol is the primary measure of atherosclerotic risk and thus a therapeutic target in clinical practice. The focus on LDL cholesterol and its control by diet, lifestyle, and pharmaceuticals has contributed to a significant and sustained reduction in blood concentrations of total and LDL cholesterol among U.S. adults since 1988. Despite population-wide […]

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Tags: basic science, cardiology, heart disease, Jeffrey Meeusen, Mayo Clinic Laboratories


April 3, 2018

Research News Roundup-March 2018

By Elizabeth Zimmermann elizabethzimmermann

The Mayo Clinic Research News Roundup includes brief summaries and links to research news releases from the past month. It also connects readers to related resources. Read on for more information from Mayo Clinic Research. A medical charter: Commitments to limit physician burnout, promote well-being More than half of U.S. physicians say they experience burnout in their […]

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Tags: artificial intelligence, augmented human intelligence, cardiology, clinical trials, Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, medical research education, Minnesota Partnership, physician burnout, Research News Roundup


March 8, 2018

Research News Roundup-February 2018

By Elizabeth Zimmermann elizabethzimmermann

Each month, we publish Mayo Clinic’s Research News Roundup. This article includes brief summaries and links to news releases from the preceding month that discuss some of our latest medical research. It also connects readers to related resources. Read on for recent findings of Mayo Clinic Research: Heart failure more likely for some breast cancer and […]

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Tags: breast cancer, cancer, cardiology, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, clinical trials, encephalitis, heart failure, kidney stones, Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, neurology, research education


December 6, 2017

Research Roundup–November 2017

By Elizabeth Zimmermann elizabethzimmermann

The Research Roundup is a compilation of research news releases from Mayo Clinic during the last month. You can read the brief summaries in this post, or click through for the full news release and related content. Thanks for visiting Advancing the Science! Research finds hot flashes, night sweats connected to obstructive sleep apnea risk […]

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Tags: anticoagulant, atrial fibrillation, cardiology, Center for Individualized Medicine, clinical trials, J. William Charboneau, Joseph Grande, menopause, MOG antibody, neurology, prostate cancer, research education


February 2, 2017

A golden age for pediatric cardiology

By Advancing the Science contributor advancingthescience

Mayo Clinic’s Division of Pediatric Cardiology is on a roll, according to Division Chair Frank Cetta, M.D. “In the last two decades, we’ve really burst onto the scene,” he says. “We’re engaged in exciting research  not found elsewhere, and we offer the full spectrum of cardiac care — from fetal diagnosis through specialized treatment for […]

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Tags: cardiology, clinical trials, David Driscoll, Frank Cetta, heart disease, heart transplant, Jonathan Johnson, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, pediatric cardiology, pediatric transplant, regenerative medicine, Richard Bram


January 19, 2015

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Heart Disease: Understanding the Connection

By bobnellis bobnellis

Physicians have long known that people with rheumatoid arthritis and other rheumatic conditions such as lupus are more likely to die at younger ages than are those without these conditions. Even with advances in treatment, the gap in life expectancy remains. No one knew why until 15 years ago. That’s when researchers at Mayo Clinic […]

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Tags: cardiology, Discovery's Edge, heart disease


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