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Communities Need Herd Immunity to Prevent Measles Outbreaks
Mayo Clinic Dr. Robert Jacobson comments on the recent measles outbreak.
- 2 days ago, 30 Jan 15, 9:35pm -
Mayo Clinic Biobank
Mayo Clinic and the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine have made a significant commitment to building a scalable biorepository infrastructure, which includes multiple specimen processing laboratories and centralized storage.One of these…
- 2 days ago, 30 Jan 15, 4:17pm -
Telemedicine & You: Mayo Clinic Expert Explains New Health Care Option, How Policy Can Catch Up
f you haven’t already experienced telemedicine, you may soon have the option. Technology is helping people connect with their physicians in new ways and from a distance, and interest is growing in pursuing policy changes that would make telemedic…
- 3 days ago, 29 Jan 15, 8:27pm -
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- 4 days ago, 28 Jan 15, 5:29pm -
Mayo Clinic Receives Gift for Lewy Body Dementia Research
Dennis Dickson, M.D., a neuropathologist and director of the Mayo Clinic Dorothy and Harry T. Mangurian Jr. Lewy Body Dementia Program at Mayo Clinic in Florida, discusses Lewy body dementia, a deadly disease that causes a progressive decline in ment…
- 4 days ago, 28 Jan 15, 2:47pm -
Webinar: Employee Engagement
Employee engagement.  It’s what every organization is looking for: motivated employees that come to work each day ready to give their best. Internal communication plays a critical role in creating that engaged workforce, yet many internal communic…
- 5 days ago, 27 Jan 15, 7:11pm -

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  • newBritish health worker being tested for Ebola after needle injury
    LONDON (Reuters) - A British military healthcare worker was flown back to England from Sierra Leone on Saturday following a needle-stick injury sustained while treating a person with Ebola, the Public Health England (PHE) service said on Saturday.…
    - 22 hours ago, 31 Jan 15, 11:56am -
  • Second California patient tests negative for Ebola hours after first
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - Two patients hospitalized in Sacramento, California, and tested for possible Ebola infection were found to be free of the deadly virus within hours of each other on Friday.
    - 1 day ago, 31 Jan 15, 1:31am -
  • More than 100 cases of measles now confirmed in U.S
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - More than 100 people in the United States have been confirmed as infected with measles including 91 in California, most of them linked to an outbreak that began at Disneyland in December, public health officials said on Friday…
    - 1 day ago, 31 Jan 15, 1:12am -
  • Chimerix to stop participation in clinical studies of Ebola drug
    (Reuters) - Drug developer Chimerix Inc said it would stop participation in clinical studies of its Ebola drug, brincidofovir, citing a significant decrease in the number new cases for the virus in Liberia.
    - 1 day ago, 31 Jan 15, 12:02am -
  • Ex-Super Bowl champ Leonard Marshall to teach about concussions
    (Reuters) - Two-time Super Bowl champion Leonard Marshall is teaming up with the lawyer who first sued the NFL over concussions to form an educational road show on how to avoid and treat head injuries in sports.
    - 1 day ago, 30 Jan 15, 10:47pm -
  • Suspected Ebola patient in California tests negative for virus
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - Hours after a suspected Ebola patient in Sacramento was found to be free of the virus, a second person hospitalized in California's capital was reported by public health officials on Friday to be undergoing evaluation a…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Jan 15, 10:38pm -
  • FDA approves Shire's Vyvanse for binge-eating disorder
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Shire Plc's stimulant Vyvanse to treat binge-eating disorder, the first product to be approved for the condition.
    - 1 day ago, 30 Jan 15, 10:37pm -
  • Heavy kids can have celiac disease, too
    (Reuters Health) – Overweight children are just as likely as thin children to have celiac disease, a new study confirms.
    - 1 day ago, 30 Jan 15, 10:16pm -
  • Second patient hospitalized in California undergoes Ebola testing
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - Hours after a suspected Ebola patient in Sacramento, California, was found to be free of the virus, a second person hospitalized in the city was reported by public health officials on Friday to be undergoing testing for…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Jan 15, 9:39pm -
  • White House urges parents to heed advice urging childhood vaccines
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With U.S. measles cases on the rise, the White House on Friday urged parents to heed the advice of public health officials and scientists in getting their children vaccinated.
    - 2 days ago, 30 Jan 15, 9:20pm -
  • Computer tracks eye movements to detect concussions
    (Reuters Health) – A new piece of technology that tracks eye movements after a head injury might be able to detect concussions and determine their severity, researchers say.
    - 2 days ago, 30 Jan 15, 8:45pm -
  • Athletes' biological clocks affect their performance
    (Reuters Health) – A week before the Super Bowl, a new study suggests that players' performances may depend at least in part on how the game's timing aligns with their body clocks.
    - 2 days ago, 30 Jan 15, 8:44pm -
  • POM Wonderful loses bid to tout health benefits in drink ads
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Pomegranate juice maker POM Wonderful cannot advertise that its pomegranate drinks treat or prevent heart disease or other ailments unless it has proof, a U.S. appeals court said Friday, upholding an order by the Federal Trade…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Jan 15, 7:46pm -
  • Gates Foundation awards $50 million to Stanford vaccine discovery
    SEATTLE (Reuters) - The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation said on Friday it had awarded Stanford University a $50 million grant to accelerate vaccine development efforts for the world's most deadly diseases, including AIDS and malaria.
    - 2 days ago, 30 Jan 15, 7:43pm -
  • Sun Pharmaceutical wins U.S. approval to buy Ranbaxy
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - India's Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd has won U.S. approval to buy Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd on condition that it sell its interest in a generic antibacterial medicine, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Friday.
    - 2 days ago, 30 Jan 15, 7:32pm -

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  • More than half of learning disability inpatients still in specialist units one year on
    And most not ready for discharge, second national census for England showsRelated items from OnMedicaTougher standards needed for inpatient learning disabilities unitsPatients with learning disabilities still in long-stay hospitals Learning disabilit…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Jan 15, 12:00am -
  • Experts question industry-funded study showing benefits of Tamiflu
    Meta-analysis shows it shortens symptom duration and curbs complication riskRelated items from OnMedicaDrug giant agrees to release all Tamiflu trial dataSpending watchdog criticises government over TamifluClinical confirmation of H7N9 virus resistan…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Jan 15, 12:00am -
  • Plans to change next year’s National Tariff for NHS services face setback
    Few objections among CCGs, but providers not happyRelated items from OnMedicaMake funding for local healthcare fair and do it quickly, MPs tell governmentPlans for next year’s national tariff are set outEfficiency savings enforced through national…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Jan 15, 12:00am -
  • Competition among hospitals boosts performance
    But competition on quality rather than price is likely to be key, study findsRelated items from OnMedicaWaiting times in A&E show signs of improvementProblems at A&E must be addressed as a wholeHealth secretary summoned to Commons to explain A&E cris…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Jan 15, 12:00am -
  • Childhood obesity rates in England may be levelling off
    But still rising in older children, and no room for complacency, warn doctorsRelated items from OnMedicaBeing obese for longer worsens cardio risk factorsSurgery should be a last resort for obese childrenDoctors demand action on child obesityDoctors…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Jan 15, 12:00am -

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Kussmaul's Sign
A 55-year-old woman with a history of Hodgkin’s lymphoma treated with mantle field radiation had subacute, progressive dyspnea on exertion. Distention of the jugular veins and elevation of jugular venous pressure during inspiration, known as Kussma…
- 19 days ago, 13 Jan 15, 7:58pm -
NEJM Knowledge+ Internal Medicine Board Review Demo
See how NEJM Knowledge+ Internal Medicine Board Review makes lifelong learning and board preparation more productive and fun. Check out the demo for a quick look. Visit NEJM Knowledge+ to learn more http://knowledgeplus.nejm.org/
- 19 days ago, 13 Jan 15, 7:46pm -
Knowledge+ Adaptive Learning Explained
At the heart of NEJM Knowledge+ is a smart, adaptive engine that will transform your learning experience. This adaptive learning platform quickly assesses the subjects you know well, and identifies the areas where you need reinforcement. It then deli…
- 19 days ago, 13 Jan 15, 7:34pm -
Knowledge+Product Overview
There’s never been a product for lifelong learning and board review quite like NEJM Knowledge+. It’s the most efficient, engaging, and effective way for you to learn, improve the quality of your practice, and prepare for board exams. Visit NEJM K…
- 19 days ago, 13 Jan 15, 7:30pm -
Large Mobile Thrombus
In a 58-year-old woman with rheumatic heart disease and severe mitral stenosis, a 4.5-cm thrombus is seen floating within the left atrial cavity on transesophageal echocardiography. The large size of the thrombus and the presence of severe mitral ste…
- 20 days ago, 12 Jan 15, 9:42pm -
Prominent Neck Pulsations
Visible pulsations on the right side of the neck suggest arterial pulsation.See the NEJM article, "Cervical Aortic Arch": http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1400771
- 23 days ago, 9 Jan 15, 4:21pm -

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