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May 2, 2018

Research News Roundup-April 2018

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann

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. This month’s Roundup includes some exciting news from Mayo Clinic Health System, and we expect we’ll be […]

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Tags: clinical trials, integrative medicine, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Mayo Clinic Health System, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, opioids, Research News Roundup, Timothy Nelson


April 19, 2018

Direct-to-consumer genetic testing-a rapidly shifting landscape

By Colette Gallagher Colette Gallagher

Direct-to-consumer genetic or over the counter testing emerged in the early 2000s as a means of allowing consumers to access information about their genetics without the involvement of a physician. While early models were popular with consumers, they were controversial in medical and regulatory circles. In the January 2018 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings authors Megan Allyse Ph.D., […]

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Tags: biomedical ethics, Center for Individualized Medicine, Matthew Ferber, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Megan Allyse, precision medicine, Richard Sharp


March 8, 2018

Research News Roundup-February 2018

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann

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


January 9, 2018

Research News Roundup — December 2017

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann

On Advancing the Science, in addition to sharing unique research-related news and information from across Mayo Clinic, we like to make sure you didn’t miss any of the ‘big news’ stories. To make it easy, we round up all our research news releases from the previous month into one post. In December we had a […]

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Tags: Alzheimer's disease, Bhavika Patel, biomedical ethics, breast cancer, Center for Individualized Medicine, dementia, genetics, HLHS, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, mammogram, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Mayo Clinic Proceedings


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


July 10, 2017

Mayo Clinic Proceedings: Innovations, Quality & Outcomes

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann

Mayo Clinic launched a new journal July 5, designed to focus on clinical innovations, quality improvement, and optimal outcomes, in medicine and surgery. Mayo Clinic Proceedings: Innovations, Quality & Outcomes provides new publication opportunities for pioneering and impactful clinical research on factors that affect contemporary health care delivery. Editor-in-Chief Thomas Gerber, M.D., Ph.D., summarizes the inaugural issue. […]

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Tags: Mayo Clinic Proceedings


June 1, 2017

Rochester Epidemiology Project: Taking a bite out of poor health

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann

The Rochester Epidemiology Project has added dental records to its database of linked medical records, making it more valuable as a medical research resource. The Rochester Epidemiology Project is a collaboration of medical and dental care providers in Minnesota and Wisconsin. With patient agreement, the organizations link medical, dental, surgical procedures, prescriptions, and other health […]

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Tags: Alan Carr, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Daniel DeSimone, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, oral health, population health, Rochester Epidemiology Project


May 4, 2017

Precision care for heart disease – a practical approach

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

Article by Sharon Rosen Heart disease can sometimes be a silent killer. Many of us know seemingly healthy people who’ve suddenly or unexpectedly had a heart attack. It can be shocking when people who are at a a healthy weight and exercise regularly die from heart disease that they never knew they had. Many forms […]

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Tags: Center for Individualized Medicine, genetic testing, genetics, genomics, heart disease, Iftikhar Kullo, John Guidicessi, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Michael Ackerman, precision medicine


March 30, 2017

Understanding more-Heart failure patients and skilled nursing facilities

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann

For many people diagnosed with heart failure – which almost invariably results in a hospital stay – the next stop is a skilled nursing facility. While their physician  often will reassure them that it’s just for a short time until they can get back to their home, in reality, that stay is long (averaging 144 […]

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Tags: cardiology, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, heart failure, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Rochester Epidemiology Project, Veronique Roger


March 16, 2017

Using genetic testing to transform care for neurological disorders

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

Article by Sharon Rosen   Our nervous system is made up of complex biological pathways that control everything we do, including breathing, thinking, speaking, moving and feeling. For patients suffering from a neurological disorder such as Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy, nerve pain (neuropathy) and dementia, the symptoms of these conditions can impact many aspects of daily […]

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Tags: Center for Individualized Medicine, Christopher Klein, DNA, genetic testing, hereditary diseases, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, neurology, Tatiana Faroud


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