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Items Tagged ‘Eric Matteson’

April 8, 2019

The newest building block for understanding rare disease

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann

One of the basic building blocks of understanding disease is epidemiologic research. In this science, researchers seek to understand how often a condition occurs in a particular population, and to identify successful ways to treat or prevent disease. In a study published April 8 in Arthritis & Rheumatology, a team of Mayo Clinic researchers led […]

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Tags: Ali Duarte-Garcia, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, epidemiology, Eric Matteson, immune system, rare disease, rheumatology, Rochester Epidemiology Project


December 28, 2017

Genetic testing for earlier diagnosis and treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

By Sharon Rosen If you are one of the estimated 1.5 million Americans who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis, you know about the painful, swollen and stiff joints that are common symptoms of this chronic inflammatory disorder. Mayo Clinic has been a leader in discovering biomarkers – indicators of health and disease – that link rheumatoid […]

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Tags: arthritis, Center for Individualized Medicine, Eric Matteson, genetics, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, rheumatology


March 7, 2017

Choosing Wisely–At odds with Diagnostic Accuracy?

By Meghan Knoedler Meghan Knoedler

Primary Sjögren’s syndrome is a chronic autoimmune disease where your body attacks its self.  This happens because some of the white blood cells and several proteins made by these and other cells attack on normal functioning salivary glands (i.e. those in your mouth—leading to cavities, ulcers, and tooth degradation) and tear glands (i.e. your eyes).  […]

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Tags: autoimmune disorder, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Choosing Wisely, Eric Matteson, rheumatology, Rochester Epidemiology Project


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