Despite new research suggesting that a majority of U.S. adults - 56% - now embrace using a connected device at home to monitor health and share data with caregivers, telemedicine may not be the savior some forecast it to be, according to a study by Mayo Clinic and Purdue University scientists.
Mayo Clinic researchers have affirmed that consecutive or prolonged periods of abbreviated sleep can wreak havoc on heart rates and blood pressure, a finding relevant to practically any sleep-challenged worker or nursing home resident.
People who take proton-pump inhibitor medications are at increased risk for developing a Clostridium difficile infection, according to a recently published study that supports previous findings.
The Mayo Clinic has received a patent for a new medication selection procedure. GeneSight uses a test to prioritize the selection of medications for patients with depression, chronic pain and other psychiatric disorders.
Mayo Clinic and Select Medical recently announced the formation of Allevant Solutions. The firm's goal is to improve healthcare services in nursing homes and hospitals that are located in rural areas.
The Mayo Clinic is releasing an app for Apple iPhones, iPads and iPod Touch called Anxiety Coach.