Preventative Genomics Clinics

December 10, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA sequencing clinics
Most major medical centers have some capability of sequencing DNA when a medical condition advises it.  But now [MORE]

Senolytic Therapies

July 16, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Senolytic drugs
“In mice, the selective elimination of SNCs (senescent cells, senolysis) extends median life span and prevents or attenuates age-associated [MORE]

Quantum Dots in Single Cell Imaging

January 29, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Quantum dots show mRNA and cell nucleus
“A team of researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Mayo Clinic [MORE]

Automated Heart Screening

January 15, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Eko-Mayo Clinic Smart stethoscope
A stethoscope, hung casually around a physician’s neck, is as evocative of the profession as a white [MORE]

Improved Cell Culturing for CAR-T Therapy

April 4, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

CAR-T cell therapy for cancer has been more promising than performing so far, partly because T-cells that can recognize protein [MORE]

Voice Indicators of Heart Disease

January 17, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cardiac Vocal Biomarker
Is there a “biomarker” for atherosclerosis in the voice of a person with hardened arteries? A Tel Aviv, [MORE]

Polymer Fills Spinal Tumor Cavity After Excision

June 14, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Polymer Graph
Surgeons who remove spinal tumors or crushed vertebrae have to fill the gap left behind. Metal cages and titanium [MORE]

Google “Healthcare?”

April 7, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Google Health Information
Enter “tonsillitis” into Google’s search line and up come several sites and a quick information box on the [MORE]

Mayo to Test Telehealth Kiosks

November 18, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Telehealth Kiosks
The technology supporting stand-alone telehealth kiosks has existed for several years. Theoretically, they could be placed in hospital emergency [MORE]

Stalking the Competition

September 16, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Healthcare Competiton
Carolinas vs Novant; Cerner vs Epic; Cleveland Clinic vs Mayo Clinic, et al—why it is worth knowing about these [MORE]

FDA Approved Stem Cell Therapy for Heart Disease

February 25, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Heart Healing
The Mayo Clinic (Rochester, MN) has received FDA approval to begin stem cell therapy for chronic advanced heart failure.  [MORE]

Clinical Genomics Today

December 17, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

For more than 20 years, scientific genomics has promised clinical advantages, and now those promises are proving true with such [MORE]

Mayo Clinic’s Wide Area Remote Monitoring

November 19, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Enhanced Critical Care Monitoring
Mayo Clinic has created its “Enhanced Critical Care Program,” 24/7/365, for its sickest patients and the [MORE]

The “Better” eHealth Phone App

November 5, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Thousands of health-monitoring smartphone apps exist, but is more chaff than wheat in the winnowing.  Mayo Clinic may have [MORE]