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See Yourself at Mayo Clinic
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
Frontotemporal Dementia - Mayo Clinic
- 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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  • newJudge eases limits on nurse who treated Ebola patients
    FORT KENT Maine (Reuters) - A Maine judge on Friday imposed limited restrictions on an American nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone and rejected a bid by state officials for more stringent measures.
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Oct 14, 6:35pm -
  • newEbola death toll rises, fewer cases in Guinea than thought: WHO
    GENEVA (Reuters) - The Ebola epidemic has killed 4,951 people out of 13,567 infected in eight countries, the World Health Organization said on Friday, slightly revising downwards its figures for cases mainly due to "suspected cases in Guinea being di…
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Oct 14, 6:29pm -
  • newAbbVie says strong results lessen need for big deal
    (Reuters) - AbbVie, which this month abandoned its planned $55 billion purchase of Dublin drugmaker Shire , reported impressive quarterly earnings on demand for its Humira arthritis drug and said it could deliver strong long-term growth without rushi…
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 5:36pm -
  • newMali Ebola victim had contact with 141 people, 57 still sought
    GENEVA (Reuters) - A 2-year-old girl who brought Ebola to Mali may have had contact with as many as 141 people, 57 of whom have yet to be traced, according to health experts concerned the disease could spread in Mali and beyond.
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 4:48pm -
  • newU.S. envoy to U.N. defends Ebola guidelines; praises airlines
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power on Friday defended federal guidelines for monitoring health workers returning from three Ebola-stricken West African countries and praised the airlines still flying there.
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 4:42pm -
  • newSleep apnea tied to memory problems
    (Reuters Health) - The ability to remember locations and directions may suffer when deep sleep is disrupted by breathing difficulties, a new study suggests.
    - 4 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 3:45pm -
  • newConflicts at home affect teens at school and vice versa
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - - Conflicts in a teen's life can spill over at school and at home for days afterward, a new study suggests.
    - 5 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 3:09pm -
  • newJudge issues order enforcing Ebola isolation of defiant Maine nurse
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The confrontation between the state of Maine and a nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone heated up on Friday when a judge issued a temporary order enforcing a quarantine after she defied state officials and took a bi…
    - 5 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 2:54pm -
  • newU.S. envoy to report temperature twice daily after West Africa visit
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power returned to New York on Thursday after a brief visit to Ebola-stricken West Africa and will report her temperature twice daily to the New York state health department for the n…
    - 6 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 1:27pm -
  • newChina to send elite army unit to help fight Ebola in Liberia
    BEIJING (Reuters) - China will dispatch an elite unit of the People's Liberation Army to help Ebola-hit Liberia, the Foreign Ministry said on Friday, responding to U.N. calls for a greater global effort to fight the deadly virus in West Africa.
    - 7 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 1:17pm -
  • newIndia considers ban on e-cigarettes, sale of single smokes
    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India is considering a ban on electronic cigarettes over the risks to public health that they may cause, a senior Health Ministry official told Reuters.
    - 12 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:38am -
  • newJAL worried about potential impact of Ebola on travel market
    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan Airlines Co Ltd CEO Yoshiharu Ueki on Friday expressed worry about the potential impact of the Ebola outbreak on the travel market.
    - 12 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:28am -
  • newNew Zealand's Fonterra says China lifts ban on baby formula ingredients
    WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand's Fonterra Co-Operative Group, the world's biggest dairy exporter, said the Chinese government has lifted a ban on the last two products that were embroiled in last year's contaminated infant formula scare.
    - 14 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 5:20am -
  • newU.S. quarantines 'chilling' Ebola fight in West Africa: MSF
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Mandatory quarantines ordered by some U.S. states for doctors and nurses returning from West Africa's Ebola outbreak are creating a "chilling effect" on aid work there, the humanitarian aid group Doctors Without Borders said on T…
    - 19 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 12:40am -
  • newBike-riding nurse defies Ebola quarantine, on collision course with governor
    CAPE ELIZABETH Maine (Reuters) - A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone but has tested negative for the virus went for a bike ride on Thursday, defying Maine's order that she be quarantined in her home and setting up a legal collision wit…
    - 20 hours ago, 30 Oct 14, 11:56pm -

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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…
    - 20 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…
    - 20 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…
    - 20 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…
    - 20 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…
    - 20 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…
- 6 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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  • newChina lifts suspension on Washington State delicious apples
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China is lifting its suspension on the import of red and golden delicious apples from Washington State, reopening a market once valued at about $6.5 million a year, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said on Friday. The res…
    - 50 mins ago, 31 Oct 14, 6:58pm -
  • newFlu or Ebola? US hospitals prepare for a confusing season
    After weeks of Ebola panic, false alarms and quibbles over quarantine in the United States, health authorities are bracing for a new battle: flu season. The end of October marks the start of influenza season, bringing with it the predictable sniffles…
    - 53 mins ago, 31 Oct 14, 6:55pm -
  • newJudge rejection of quarantine over Ebola good compromise: nurse
    (Reuters) - The American nurse who had defied the state of Maine's quarantine order after her return from Sierra Leone treating Ebola patients said a judge's rejection of the order on Friday was a good compromise. Maine Governor Paul LePage wanted th…
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Oct 14, 6:34pm -
  • newJudge rejects Ebola quarantine for nurse
    FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — A Maine judge has given nurse Kaci Hickox the OK to go wherever she pleases, handing state officials a defeat in their bid to isolate her.
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Oct 14, 6:33pm -
  • newEbola death toll rises, fewer cases in Guinea than thought: WHO
    GENEVA (Reuters) - The Ebola epidemic has killed 4,951 people out of 13,567 infected in eight countries, the World Health Organization said on Friday, slightly revising downwards its figures for cases mainly due to "suspected cases in Guinea being di…
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Oct 14, 6:29pm -
  • 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…
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Oct 14, 6:28pm -
  • newJudge eases limits on nurse who treated Ebola patients
    By Joel Page FORT KENT Maine (Reuters) - A Maine judge on Friday imposed limited restrictions on an American nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone and rejected a bid by state officials for more stringent measures. The confrontation between…
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Oct 14, 6:26pm -
  • newRoutines most vital in avoiding Ebola infection: WHO
    Meticulously following stringent routines when putting on and removing protective equipment is more important than the kind of gear health care workers use to ward off Ebola infection, the World Health Organization said Friday. "The choice of (protec…
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 5:47pm -