Dr. Ayalew Tefferi of Mayo discusses December Mayo Clinic Proceedings article on primary myelofibrosis

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Dr. Ayalew Tefferi, Professor of Hematology and Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses the findings of the largest ever study with the most mature data currently available of patients with primary myelofibrosis younger than 60 years. These 176 patients were followed up for a median of 8 years or until death. Improvement in survival was noted in those with high- and moderate-risk disease but not in those with low-risk disease. These findings suggest a salutary effect of recent...

MWV Episode 33 - Food Safety 101

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Whether you are making lunch for work, school or a summer picnic, knowing what food to pack and how to prepare it can be the difference between enjoying your day or going home sick. From recent peanut butter and pistachio nut recalls to E. coli outbreaks associated with hamburger patties, people are increasingly concerned about the safety of the food they eat. Many illnesses can be prevented with proper food preparation and a clean kitchen. On this episode of MicrobeWorld Video, Chef Jim...

Fibromyalgia Update: Review of literature and current treatment recommendations

Presentation by Victor Rosenfeld, M.D., Medical Director at Sleepmed of Santa Barbara. Provides the history of fibromyalgia; the diagnosis and classification of FMS; pathophysiology of FMS; literature review of current treatment strategies on Pregabalin, Duloxetine, Minalciprin, Tramadol & Sodium Oxybate; and Current E.U.L.A.R. recommendations.

Dr. Greg Poland, Director of Mayo Vaccine Research Group, discusses H1N1 updates (Part 2)

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In this video recorded November 19, 2009, Dr. Gregory Poland, Professor of Medicine and Infectious Diseases and Director of the Mayo Vaccine Research group, discusses his review article to be published in the January 2010 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings ( www.mayoclinicproceedings.com ) review and to be published ahead of print in early December 2009 and provides updates on H1N1. In this segment of the interview, Dr. Poland addresses primarily a health care professional audience and...

Skin Cancer and the Evolution of Skin Color

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Morehouse College Student, Jeremey Ezell, discussed the relationship between skin cancer risk and skin color with reference to evolution.

Genes, cancer and the lymphatic system

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Current Yale University Graduate Student and Morehouse College alumnus, Dennis Jones discusses some of his research on the BMX gene in a mouse model of cancer progression.