Mar 30, 2020

Mayo Clinic researchers are working to combat COVID-19, from the front lines to the laboratories

By Susan Murphy @susanmurphy
By Mayo Clinic News Network Not all heroes wear capes. Some wear scrubs, protective equipment and step out in difficult times to be there for others. As COVID-19 continues to spread and people heed notices to socially distance themselves and hunker down in their homes, there are still those who [...]
Mayo Clinic researchers are working to combat COVID-19, from the front lines to the laboratories
Mar 27, 2020

Mayo Clinic doctors provide urgent information on COVID-19

By Susan Murphy @susanmurphy
With the U.S. now reporting more cases of COVID-19 than any other country, and people across America and around the world grappling with unprecedented lockdowns, quarantines and uncertainty, Mayo Clinic doctors and researchers are working relentlessly to care for patients, search for treatments and provide people with up-to-date information and [...]
Mayo Clinic doctors provide urgent information on COVID-19
Mar 24, 2020

Mayo Clinic scientists and doctors give advise, updates on COVID-19 pandemic

By Susan Murphy @susanmurphy
By Mayo Clinic News Network In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayo Clinic doctors and researchers are providing daily updates and information to help keep people healthy and safe. What happens to your body when you have COVID-19? As the number of cases of COVID-19 rises, experts continue to learn more about [...]
Mayo Clinic scientists and doctors give advise, updates on COVID-19 pandemic
Mar 20, 2020

Mayo Clinic COVID-19 update: testing expands, patients connect, doctors advise on symptoms

By Susan Murphy @susanmurphy
By Mayo Clinic News Network Mayo Clinic Laboratories significantly expands testing capability for the COVID-19 virus  Mayo Clinic has significantly expanded its capacity to test clinical samples for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. With new equipment that went online Tuesday, Mayo Clinic Laboratories now has the capacity to process COVID-19 test [...]
Mayo Clinic COVID-19 update: testing expands, patients connect, doctors advise on symptoms
Mar 19, 2020

As COVID-19 pandemic evolves, Mayo Clinic experts explain when to seek care, who is at greater risk

By Susan Murphy @susanmurphy
By Mayo Clinic News Network In response to the progression of COVID-19 (coronavirus), Mayo Clinic is committed to helping you stay informed. Here are some of the ways our researchers, physicians and staff are working relentlessly to mitigate the impacts of this pandemic, and steps you and your family [...]
As COVID-19 pandemic evolves, Mayo Clinic experts explain when to seek care, who is at greater risk
Mar 17, 2020

From critical blood shortages to protecting your family, Mayo Clinic doctors weigh in on COVID-19

By Susan Murphy @susanmurphy
  By Mayo Clinic News Network The COVID-19 pandemic is creating critical blood shortages in the U.S. "It's not due to more COVID-19 patients needing blood products. Rather, it's a lack of donations coming in," says Dr. Justin Kreuter, transfusion medicine specialist with the Mayo Clinic Blood Donor Center. "Our collections have really plummeted because of the concerns about being [...]
From critical blood shortages to protecting your family, Mayo Clinic doctors weigh in on COVID-19
Mar 13, 2020

Mayo Clinic working to mitigate impacts of COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic

By Susan Murphy @susanmurphy
By Mayo Clinic News Network In response to the progression of COVID-19 (coronavirus), Mayo Clinic is committed to helping you stay informed. Here are some of the ways our researchers, physicians and staff are working relentlessly to mitigate the impacts of this pandemic, and steps you and your family can take [...]
Mayo Clinic working to mitigate impacts of COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic
Mar 10, 2020

How pharmacogenomics can improve the lives of persons living with HIV

By Susan Murphy @susanmurphy
By Jessica Fenske Life with HIV typically means using any number of medications to control the virus. But not all medications are the same or act the same way in different people. Mayo researchers are zeroing in on a new test to help patients fine-tune their treatments. While there is no [...]
How pharmacogenomics can improve the lives of persons living with HIV
Mar 5, 2020

Rise in kidney cancer spurs Mayo researcher's urgency to improve patient outcomes

By Barbara J. Toman @barbaratoman
As a trainee oncologist, Thai Ho, M.D., Ph.D., was struck by the number of people he saw at a veterans' hospital with kidney cancer. "It's one of the cancers that disproportionately affects military personnel, possibly due to environmental exposures," he says. The results can be devastating. "On average, patients with kidney cancer lose 12 years of life," [...]
Rise in kidney cancer spurs Mayo researcher's urgency to improve patient outcomes
Feb 28, 2020

Rare diseases are not rare

By Colette Gallagher @colettegallagher
By Sara Tiner Across the world, an estimated 300 million people live with one or more of over 7,000 identified rare diseases. For them, their family, friends and team of caregivers, Rare Disease Day, on this rarest day of the year, is a time to bring awareness to this community. Due to the [...]
Rare diseases are not rare
Feb 20, 2020

Mayo researchers' endometrial cancer discovery could lead to window of opportunity for prevention

By Susan Murphy @susanmurphy
What if a doctor could alert a woman a year or more in advance that she is likely to develop endometrial cancer? Researchers at Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine have found evidence linking functional modification of certain genes to the emergence of the disease, providing a novel opportunity for intervention and prevention. The new [...]
Mayo researchers' endometrial cancer discovery could lead to window of opportunity for prevention
Feb 11, 2020

7 ways Mayo Clinic is leading to cure, connect and transform health care

By Susan Murphy @susanmurphy
  Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine's physicians and researchers are leading the way to cure, connect and transform health care by combining their expertise to solve serious or complex medical conditions. Here are seven innovative ways the Center’s investigators are working together to provide patients with answers, treatment options and [...]
7 ways Mayo Clinic is leading to cure, connect and transform health care
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