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From the beginnings of our practice to today, diversity has been an important part of Mayo Clinic’s fabric. Diversity provides the excellence needed in the learning environment. Learning is enhanced through diversity by providing a variety of persp…
- 1 day ago, 30 Oct 14, 7:37pm -
Weekly Headlines 10.29.14
Mayo Clinic News Network Headlines include:-When to take children to the Emergency Department-Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS)-Medication List
- 2 days ago, 29 Oct 14, 10:02pm -
International Research Group Publishes Updated Criteria for Diagnosing Multiple Myeloma
The International Myeloma Working Group (IMWG) today announced that it has updated the criteria for diagnosing multiple myeloma. A paper outlining the new criteria was published in the journal Lancet Oncology. Multiple myeloma is a blood cancer that…
- 2 days ago, 29 Oct 14, 5:34pm -
Baby Boomers and Scoliosis: Osteoporosis Among Risk Factors for Older Adults
For many adults, the word scoliosis conjures up childhood memories of lining up in gym class for an examination by the school nurse and images of a classmate wearing a brace. But scoliosis isn't just a pediatric condition. Curvature of the spine can…
- 3 days ago, 28 Oct 14, 4:56pm -
Frontotemporal Dementia - Mayo Clinic
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- 3 days ago, 28 Oct 14, 4:50pm -
Vital Vaccinations - Mayo Clinic
Vaccines have all but wiped out terrible diseases like polio and measles in the United States. But that success has made many wonder if they should bother to be vaccinated against them anymore. The resounding answer from Mayo Clinic is – Yes.
- 4 days ago, 27 Oct 14, 2:59pm -

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  • newOver 1 million employees have work-related illness
    And more than 28m working days lost, latest health and safety stats revealRelated items from OnMedicaRecognising asbestos related diseases One in ten have missed work due to depressionWork stress unlikely to cause cancerWork-based mental health progr…
    - 22 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 12:00am -
  • newIntroduce calorie labelling for alcohol, public health experts urge
    Consumers ignorant about calorie content of alcohol; move could help shrink UK’s expanding waistlinesRelated items from OnMedicaCalorie content of food hugely underestimatedMinimum alcohol unit price in England would save lives Food labelling syste…
    - 22 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 12:00am -
  • newSecond NHS strike planned for November 24
    Four hour stoppage will be followed by period of work to rule in ongoing protest over payRelated items from OnMedicaDoctors' anger at pay snubNHS radiographers go on strikeMidwives join other health unions in planned strike actionNurses prepare to fi…
    - 22 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 12:00am -
  • newNHS needs independent safety investigation agency, experts claim
    Agency could build up expertise and monitor progress on putting things rightRelated items from OnMedicaGovernment unveils measures to improve safety of NHSMass exodus of GPs compromises patient safetyCQC criticises safety of hospital care and social…
    - 22 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 12:00am -
  • newOverhaul training system to protect patient safety, surgeons demand
    New accreditation for trainers aims to boost professionalism within Working Time Directive constraintsRelated items from OnMedicaMedical training in London is good, says GMCEWTD has impacted on quality of doctor training, report saysNHS reliant on do…
    - 22 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 12:00am -

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NEJM Audio Webcast: Ebola Outbreak Questions & Discussion
Recorded on October 22, 2014Christopher Dye (World Health Organization), Jeremy Farrar (Wellcome Trust), Armand Sprecher (Médecins Sans Frontières), Arjun Srinivasan and Matthew Arduino (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), and Paul Farme…
- 8 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 1:46pm -
Response to the Outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in the DRC
On August 24, 2014, in the face of extensive news reporting on Ebola virus disease (EVD) in West Africa, the World Health Organization (WHO) was notified about an additional outbreak of EVD in a remote area of the Equateur province in the Democratic…
- 15 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 7:50pm -
Tracheoesophageal Fistula in a Newborn
A tracheoesophageal fistula was identified in the infant and surgically corrected. The symptoms resolved, and the patient gained weight. She was discharged home 3 days after surgery.See the NEJM article: http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm…
- 15 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 7:39pm -
Hypoglossal Nerve Palsy during Meningococcal Meningitis
Video 1: Palsy of the Right Hypoglossal Nerve. Palsy of the Right Hypoglossal Nerve.Video 2: Spontaneous Recovery.The patient fully recovered from the palsy 5 months after hospital discharge.See the NEJM article: http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1…
- 22 days ago, 9 Oct 14, 6:15pm -
Eliminating Barriers to Contraception
Your 17-year-old patient tells you she’s terrified of becoming pregnant. How can you help her? Recent findings are summarized in a short animation.See the NEJM Original Article, "Provision of No-Cost, Long-Acting Contraception and Teenage Pregnan…
- 30 days ago, 1 Oct 14, 9:07pm -
Ebola Cases Time Series
Video depicts the cases of the Ebola Virus Disease in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone as of September 16, 2014.See the NEJM article: http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1411100
- 36 days ago, 25 Sep 14, 2:50pm -

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  • newJefferies CEO, chairman take drug tests
    (Reuters) - Jefferies Group LLC said on Friday Chief Executive Rich Handler, Chairman Brian Friedman and executives at its healthcare division were tested negative for drug usage, after one of its investment banking head was accused of drug abuse. So…
    - 18 mins ago, 31 Oct 14, 9:37pm -
  • newCanada imposes visa ban on three Ebola-hit countries
    OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada will stop issuing visas to people from the three West African nations where Ebola is widespread, the government said on Friday. The federal citizenship ministry, explaining the move, said in an official document that "the in…
    - 48 mins ago, 31 Oct 14, 9:07pm -
  • newPentagon civilians leaving Ebola zones may choose monitoring regimen
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Civilian U.S. defense employees returning from Ebola relief work in West Africa must undergo monitoring to ensure they are free of disease but can choose between following civil health guidelines or the stricter military regime…
    - 50 mins ago, 31 Oct 14, 9:05pm -
  • newHalyard Health poised to shine in debut on back of Ebola scare
    By Devika Krishna Kumar (Reuters) - When Kimberly-Clark Corp decided a year ago to carve off its healthcare division, it probably did not envisage launching the company amid the deadliest ever outbreak of the Ebola virus. Since Ebola was first diagno…
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Oct 14, 8:47pm -
  • newResearchers in Oregon identify autism-risk genes
    By Courtney Sherwood PORTLAND Ore. (Reuters) - Researchers in Oregon say they have identified 27 genes that may cause autism, according to a study published this week in the journal Nature. The research at Oregon Health and Science University has the…
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Oct 14, 8:28pm -
  • newCanada dismemberment killer had troubled childhood, his father says
    By Allison Lampert MONTREAL (Reuters) - The Canadian man who killed and dismembered a Chinese student in 2012 was raised by a domineering mother who would get drunk on vodka and was obsessed with germs, the man's father testified on Friday, while des…
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Oct 14, 8:27pm -
  • newHold U.S. envoy Power defends Ebola guidelines, warns on Guinea
    By Louis Charbonneau and Bill Berkrot NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations on Friday defended federal guidelines for monitoring health workers returning from three Ebola-stricken West African countries while urging greater c…
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 8:20pm -
  • newRepublicans question preparedness spending after Ebola missteps
    By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Texas Republicans, including Tea Party-backed U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, sought to ratchet up the pressure on the Obama administration's Ebola response on Friday, by questioning its use of federal tax dollars for em…
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 8:18pm -