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Items Tagged ‘M. Hassan Murad’

June 17, 2019

Finding what works best to stop osteoporosis in its tracks

By Elizabeth Zimmermann elizabethzimmermann

According to the International Osteoporosis Foundation, more than 200 million people worldwide suffer from osteoporosis, or insufficient regeneration of bone tissue and fragile bones. At least 40% of postmenopausal women and 15-30% of older men will sustain one or more fractures due to fragility. Osteopenia, a lesser form of bone loss, affects many millions as […]

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Tags: Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, clinical trials, endocrinology, Evidence-based Practice Center, M. Hassan Murad, osteopenia, osteoporosis


June 7, 2017

Multiple chronic conditions may be worse than previously suspected, especially for stroke patients

By Meghan Knoedler meghanknoedler

Are you tired of hearing about “chronic conditions” that affect every aspect of your health as well as your longevity? These difficult-to-manage diseases—some brought on by natural causes, others influenced by our behavior— interfere with our ability to enjoy life, and so we must address them. For example, coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, high […]

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Tags: Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, M. Hassan Murad, multiple chronic conditions, stroke


May 8, 2017

When medical literature is sparse or not clear, where do doctors turn?

By Adam Harringa harringaadam

Mayo research shows surgery adds years for kidney cancer patients It started with anecdotal evidence. Mayo Clinic urologist Bradley Leibovich, M.D., says he had long seen indications that surgically removing secondary tumor growths, called metastases, in patients with kidney cancer would result in a longer life expectancy. However, studies on the subject were not conclusive, […]

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Tags: Bradley Leibovich, cancer, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Harras Zaid, M. Hassan Murad, surgery


November 21, 2016

Physician heal thyself

By Elizabeth Zimmermann elizabethzimmermann

In recent months, we have heard a lot about physician burnout, medical student suicide, and other health care provider health and wellness issues. A growing problem, and one that is difficult to combat, as physician shortages are predicted to rise in the future, placing ever more burden on those in the system. Shortages lead to issues accessing […]

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Tags: Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, M. Hassan Murad, physician burnout


April 21, 2015

Mayo Clinic Designated as an AHRQ Evidence-based Practice Center

By Elizabeth Zimmermann elizabethzimmermann

Continuing more than a century of health care delivery research and innovation In December, Mayo Clinic’s Evidence-Based Practice Research Program received a highly-competitive designation by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), naming Mayo Clinic one of only 13 Evidence-based Practice Centers (EPCs) in North America. The EPC program was launched in the 1990’s […]

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Tags: AHRQ, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, M. Hassan Murad


September 10, 2014

New Sickle Cell Disease Guidelines from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute

By bobnellis bobnellis

A team of international experts including M. Hassan Murad, M.D., Mayo Clinic Preventive Medicine and Mayo Clinic Robert B. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, has published new clinical guidelines for treatment of sickle cell disease (SCD) in this week’s Journal of the American Medical Association. Sickle cell disease […]

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Tags: Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, JAMA, M. Hassan Murad


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