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100th Anniversary of Thyroid Hormone Discovery - Mayo Clinic
Some medical discoveries truly stand the test of time. The case of a dedicated Mayo Clinic chemist is a prime example. A century ago, Edward Kendall’s persistence paid off and millions of thyroid patients are still benefitting today.
- 13 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 9:10pm -
A Special Message from Dr. John Noseworthy
Dr. John Noseworthy, Mayo Clinic president and CEO, extends a special message of thanks to everyone who makes Mayo Clinic possible. Now is the time to join Mayo Clinic in our life-changing work. You are the reason we exist, and by making a gift today…
- 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 9:03pm -
Mayo Clinic in Arizona Leads Nation for Highest One-Year Survival Rates for Liver Transplants
Mayo Clinic in Arizona has been identified as having the highest one-year patient survival rate in the U.S. for both adult liver transplantation and for graft survival (meaning the liver was still functioning after one year). The statistics cover bo…
- 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 8:52pm -
Thinking Differently: The CFI Series of Unexpected Conversations, Frances van Houten
In a talk titled, "Healthcare Innovation in the Cloud," van Houten discussed how challenges in the healthcare ecosystem, presented by finite resources and a growing, aging population with many chronic conditions, can be addressed through new and more…
- 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 6:40pm -
Designing for Consequence
Lorna Ross, Director of Design at the Center for Innovation at Mayo Clinic, discusses how design can be used as an agent for change in complex systems such as health care.
- 3 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 8:07pm -
Weekly Headlines 12.17.14
-Healthy holiday eating-Breast cancer and tamoxifen therapy-Sleep tips
- 3 days ago, 17 Dec 14, 5:07pm -

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  • newAmerican nurse exposed to Ebola released from hospital
    (Reuters) - An American nurse who was exposed to Ebola while volunteering in Sierra Leone was released from the National Institutes of Health's Clinical Center in Maryland on Friday without showing signs of the disease, NIH said.
    - 6 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 3:52am -
  • newU.N. chief praises Ebola nurses, pledges support during visit
    HASTINGS, Sierra Leone (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Friday praised healthcare workers fighting the Ebola virus as he paid his first visit to Liberia and Sierra Leone following an outbreak that has killed nearly 7,000 people.
    - 8 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 2:06am -
  • newU.S. FDA approves AbbVie hepatitis C drug, costs $83,319 for 12 weeks
    (Reuters) - U.S. health regulators on Friday approved AbbVie's all-oral treatment for hepatitis C, and the company said the drug would cost $83,319 for a typical 12-week plan, a bit below its huge selling competitor Solvadi from Gilead Sciences.
    - 9 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 1:02am -
  • newChild being observed at Chicago hospital to rule out Ebola
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - A child who arrived in Chicago with a fever was under observation on Friday at a city hospital to rule out the Ebola virus, hospital officials said.
    - 11 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 11:49pm -
  • newU.S. FDA approves AbbVie all-oral hepatitis C treatment
    (Reuters) - U.S. health regulators on Friday approved AbbVie's all-oral treatment for hepatitis C, providing the first competition for Gilead Sciences huge selling and expensive medicine for the liver-destroying virus.
    - 11 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 11:47pm -
  • newFDA approves Cubists' drug for antibiotic-resistant bacteria
    (Reuters) - Cubist Pharmaceutical Inc's drug to treat complicated urinary tract and intra-abdominal infections won U.S. approval on Friday, highlighting the regulator's interest in tackling the growing threat of the so-called superbugs.
    - 11 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 11:12pm -
  • newUSDA report says pesticide residues in food nothing to fear
    (Reuters) - More than half of food tested by the U.S. government for pesticide residues last year showed detectable levels of pesticides, though most were within levels the government considers to be safe, according to a report issued Friday by the U…
    - 12 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 10:27pm -
  • newCigarette smoking costs weigh heavily on the healthcare system
    (Reuters) - Of every $10 spent on healthcare in the U.S., almost 90 cents is due to smoking, a new analysis says.
    - 14 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 8:47pm -
  • newAlcohol blackouts common in UK teens
    (Reuters) - About a third of 15-year-olds in the UK have blacked out due to alcohol, a new survey indicates - and the rate rises to nearly three-quarters by the time they reach 19, researchers found.
    - 14 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 8:25pm -
  • newIt's time to fight traditions that harm women's health: WHO
    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Some of the major health problems faced by women in developing countries are caused by "terrible" traditions that must be stopped, said the head of public health at the World Health Organisation (WHO).
    - 15 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 7:04pm -
  • newAstraZeneca's ovarian cancer drug gets U.S. approval
    (Reuters) - AstraZeneca Plc's ovarian cancer drug has been granted an accelerated approval by the U.S. health regulator, a day after the treatment was approved by the European Commission.
    - 16 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 6:38pm -
  • newIn overweight kids, some exercises can strain feet
    (Reuters Health) - In overweight children, exercise can put pressure on their developing feet, say Australian researchers.
    - 18 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 4:14pm -
  • newUN chief, visiting Ebola region, urges respect for health rules
    MONROVIA (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, starting a visit to Ebola-hit states in West Africa on Friday, urged their people to set aside traditional practices like washing the dead by hand so as to help end an epidemic that has killed…
    - 18 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 4:03pm -
  • new'Surveillance' may be safest for low-risk prostate cancer
    (Reuters Health) - Among men whose low-risk prostate cancer was managed with so-called active surveillance for up to 15 years, just 1.5 percent died of the cancer, according to new data from a Canadian study.
    - 18 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 3:52pm -
  • newOrexigen diet pill recommended for approval in Europe
    LONDON (Reuters) - A new diet pill from Orexigen Therapeutics Inc has been recommended for approval in Europe, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) said on Friday.
    - 21 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 1:24pm -

BBC health news

  • newAsthma inhalers 'not used properly'

    Asthma inhalers 'not used properly'

    Charities warn patients are not being taught how to use potentially life-saving asthma inhalers and allergy auto-injectors correctly.
    - 10 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 12:00am -
  • newEbola kills top Sierra Leone doctor

    Ebola kills top Sierra Leone doctor

    One of Sierra Leone's top doctors, Victor Willoughby, died from Ebola hours after the arrival of experimental drug ZMab, medical officials say.
    - 17 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 5:51pm -
  • newEU approves first stem cell therapy

    EU approves first stem cell therapy

    A stem cell therapy has been approved for widespread medical use in the EU for the first time.
    - 21 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 1:48pm -

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Cytisine versus Nicotine
In this trial in New Zealand, cytisine was superior to nicotine-replacement therapy in helping smokers quit. The findings are summarized in this video.Read the full NEJM Original Article: http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1407764
- 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 3:58pm -
MR CLEAN — A Randomized Trial of Intraarterial Treatment for Acute Ischemic Stroke
A new Quick Take video summary gives an overview of the recently published results of the MR CLEAN trial, which found that for patients with acute ischemic stroke caused by a proximal occlusion of the anterior circulation, intra-arterial therapy admi…
- 2 days ago, 18 Dec 14, 3:54pm -
DAPT: A Concise Summary.
Summary of the DAPT trial, which found that an additional 18 months of dual antiplatelet therapy after placement of a drug-eluting stent resulted in improved cardiovascular outcomes, but more bleeding.Read the full article: http://www.nejm.org/doi/…
- 9 days ago, 11 Dec 14, 3:58pm -
Muscular Dystrophy
Video 1: In this film from 1910, a boy demonstrates clinical maneuvers that are still used today in gene-therapy trials for Duchenne’s muscular dystrophy. The boy has pseudohypertrophy of the calf muscles, waddling gait, toe walking, and lumbar lor…
- 9 days ago, 11 Dec 14, 3:23pm -
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…
- 50 days 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…
- 65 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 7:50pm -

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  • newUN chief praises Ebola nurses, pledges support during visit
    By Matthew Mpoke Bigg HASTINGS, Sierra Leone (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Friday praised healthcare workers fighting the Ebola virus as he paid his first visit to Liberia and Sierra Leone following an outbreak that has killed nea…
    - 2 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 8:37am -
  • newAmerican nurse exposed to Ebola released from hospital
    (Reuters) - An American nurse who was exposed to Ebola while volunteering in Sierra Leone was released from the National Institutes of Health's Clinical Center in Maryland on Friday without showing signs of the disease, NIH said. "The patient has sho…
    - 6 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 3:52am -
  • newPrepackaged caramel apples linked to 4 deaths
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Health officials are warning consumers to avoid prepackaged caramel apples because they are linked to four deaths and more than two dozen illnesses in 10 states.
    - 8 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 1:52am -
  • newFDA approves AbbVie combo hepatitis C treatment
    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Patients with chronic hepatitis C have a new option for treating the liver-damaging virus, with the approval of a combination treatment developed by AbbVie.
    - 9 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 1:32am -
  • newU.S. FDA approves AbbVie hepatitis C drug, costs $83,319 for 12 weeks
    By Caroline Humer (Reuters) - U.S. health regulators on Friday approved AbbVie's all-oral treatment for hepatitis C, and the company said the drug would cost $83,319 for a typical 12-week plan, a bit below its huge selling competitor Solvadi from Gil…
    - 9 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 1:02am -
  • newU.N. chief praises Ebola nurses, pledges support during visit
    By Matthew Mpoke Bigg HASTINGS, Sierra Leone (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Friday praised healthcare workers fighting the Ebola virus as he paid his first visit to Liberia and Sierra Leone following an outbreak that has killed nea…
    - 10 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 12:43am -
  • newCoal ash is not hazardous waste under U.S. agency rules
    By Jonathan Kaminsky (Reuters) - In a disappointment to environmentalists, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued rules on Friday labeling coal ash, a byproduct of coal-based power production containing toxic materials such as arsenic and le…
    - 10 hours ago, 20 Dec 14, 12:02am -
  • newChild being observed at Chicago hospital to rule out Ebola
    By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO (Reuters) - A child who arrived in Chicago with a fever was under observation on Friday at a city hospital to rule out the Ebola virus, hospital officials said. Federal officials screening arriving passengers at O'Hare Inte…
    - 11 hours ago, 19 Dec 14, 11:49pm -