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Items Tagged ‘Discovery’s Edge’

January 19, 2015

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Heart Disease: Understanding the Connection

By Robert Nellis Robert Nellis

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

December 4, 2014

Biomarker Discovery: Staying One Step Ahead of Cancer

By Robert Nellis Robert Nellis

Four researchers at Mayo Clinic combined their talents to spur a “bedside to bench” movement that takes the issues they face in the clinic back to the laboratory in the hopes of discovering biomarkers to help specific patients facing difficult medical problems. George Vasmatzis, Ph.D., co-director of Mayo Clinic’s Biomarker Discovery Program in the Center […]

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Tags: Andrew Feldman, basic science, biomarkers, cancer, Center for Individualized Medicine, Dennis Wigle, discovery research, Discovery's Edge, George Vasmatzis, Jeffrey Karnes

November 12, 2013

Reducing the Panic of Fecal Incontinence

By Mystery User

From Mayo Clinic’s Discovery’s Edge magazine Imagine the distress of waiting in a stalled checkout line, the bathrooms located at the back of the store, when your bowels begin to rumble and you have the uncontrollable urge to go. For those with fecal incontinence, panic ensues with the very thought of being caught unprepared at […]

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Tags: Discovery's Edge, gastroenterology

November 6, 2013

Regenerating Heart Tissue Through Stem Cell Therapy

By Mystery User

From the pages of Mayo Clinic’s Discovery’s Edge — Two years after a heart attack left him too exhausted to even tend his garden, Miroslav Dlacic is now able to walk again without becoming worn out.  An international team of Mayo Clinic doctors and researchers, led by André Terzic, M.D., Ph.D., director of Mayo Clinic’s […]

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Tags: Andre Terzic, cardiology, Discovery's Edge, regenerative medicine, stem cells

February 15, 2013

Discovery's Edge New Issue

By Mystery User

The print winter issue of Mayo Clinic’s research magazine Discovery’s Edge, is now available. If you’d like a free copy, let us know. Also visit us online Read More —

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Tags: Discovery's Edge

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