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  • Oct 26, 2011
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  1. Thursday, February 27, 2014Save Your Vision: Mayo Clinic Radio

    Miss the show? Here is the podcast! Mayo Clinic Radio Full Show 3-1-2014 March is Save Your Vision month and we hope you can join us Saturday, Mar. 1, at 9 a.m. CT, when the topic is eyesight. Ophthalmologists, Sophie Bakri, M.D., and Michael Mahr, M.D. will be with us to discuss macular degeneration, glaucoma and cataracts in [...]

  2. Wednesday, February 26, 2014Mayo Clinic Discovers African-Americans Respond Better to Rubella Vaccine

    Findings May Help Make Immunizations More Effective  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KC4eyi8h1UA ROCHESTER, Minn. — Feb. 27, 2014 — Somali Americans develop twice the antibody response to rubella from the current vaccine compared to Caucasians in a new Mayo Clinic study on individualized aspects of immune response. A non-Somali, African-American cohort ranked next in immune response, still significantly higher [...]

  3. Tuesday, January 21, 2014Mayo Clinic Scientists Propose a Breast Cancer Drug for Bladder Cancer Patients

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iwATErIogm0 ROCHESTER, Minn. ― Jan. 21, 2014 ― Researchers at Mayo Clinic have found amplification of HER2, a known driver of some breast cancers, in a type of bladder cancer called micropapillary urothelial carcinoma (MPUC) and have shown that the presence of HER2 amplification is associated with particularly aggressive tumors. These findings suggest that administering [...]

  4. Friday, January 17, 2014Mayo Clinic Discovery Leads to FDA Approval for Stem Cell Trial for Heart Failure Patients

    U.S. FDA Approves Phase III Cardiopoietic Stem Cell Trial for Heart Failure Patients Based on a Mayo Discovery Cardio3 BioSciences, an international Mayo Clinic collaborator, has received FDA approval for a phase III pivotal clinical trial of its stem cell therapy. The trial will test the Mayo Clinic discovery of cardiopoietic (cardiogenically-instructed) stem cells designed to [...]

  5. Thursday, January 16, 2014Mayo Clinic Researchers Show Telestroke is Cost-Saving

    PHOENIX — Jan. 16, 2014 — Researchers have found that using telemedicine to deliver stroke care, also known as telestroke, appears to be cost-effective for society. The research was recently published in the American Journal of Managed Care. In telestroke care, the use of a telestroke robot allows a patient with stroke to be examined in real [...]

  6. Monday, January 13, 2014Mayo Study Finds Shoulder Replacement Eases Pain, Improves Motion in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iYmouQI7PDI ROCHESTER, Minn. — Jan. 13, 2014 — Shoulder arthritis is a common problem for rheumatoid arthritis patients: pain and difficulty moving their arms can grow so severe that daily tasks and sleep become difficult.  If medication and physical therapy aren’t enough, shoulder replacement surgery is a common next step. Despite surgical challenges with some [...]

  7. Tuesday, January 07, 2014Combined Therapy Benefits Cigarette Smokers Trying to Quit Compared to Monotherapy

    ROCHESTER, Minn. — Jan. 7, 2014 — Among cigarette smokers, combining the smoking cessation medications varenicline and bupropion, compared with varenicline alone, resulted in higher smoking abstinence rates for one outcome but not the other at three and six months; rates were similar at one year, according to a Mayo Clinic study published this month [...]

  8. Tuesday, January 07, 2014Childhood Fractures May Indicate Bone-Density Problems

    ROCHESTER, Minn. — Jan. 7, 2014 — Broken bones may seem like a normal part of an active childhood. About 1 in 3 otherwise healthy children suffers a bone fracture. Breakage of the bone running from the elbow to the thumb side of the wrist (distal forearm fracture) is the most common. It occurs most often during [...]

  9. Tuesday, January 07, 2014Gut Bacteria and RA: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

    In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Eric Matteson dicusses the relationship between bacteria in our gut and disease. To listen, click the link below. Gut Bacteria and RA

  10. Tuesday, December 31, 2013Multiple sclerosis: Mayo Clinic Radio

    Out of the blue and for no apparent reason, multiple sclerosis strikes young men and women in the prime of their life.  On Saturday, Dec. 28, we replayed the episode of Mayo Clinic Radio with Orhun Kantarci, M.D., discussing how patients are diagnosed and live with this disease.  What is MS and what are the symptoms?  Is there [...]