Why Patients Visit Their Doctors: Most Prevalent Conditions in Olmsted County, MN.

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Dr. Jennifer St. Sauver, Associate Professor of Epidemiology in the Department of Health Sciences Research at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses her article appearing in the January 2013 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings revealing surprising outcomes on the prevailing medical concerns of patients in Olmsted County, MN.
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Computer Activities, Physical Exercise, Aging, and Mild Cognitive Impairment:

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Dr. Yonas Geda, a physician scientist at Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA, discusses his article appearing in the May 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings. The study shows a synergistic interaction between computer use and moderate physical exercise in being associated with a decreased odds of having mild cognitive impairment, the intermediate stage between normal aging and dementia. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(12)00304-7/fulltext

Generalizability of Epidemiologic Findings: The Rochester Epidemiology Project

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Dr. Jennifer St. Sauver, Associate Professor of Epidemiology in the Department of Health Sciences Research at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses her article appearing in the February 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings comparing data from the US Census bureau with statistics from the Rochester Epidemiology Project confirming the generalizability of its data. Available at:
http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(11)00073-5/fulltext

Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Olmsted County, Minnesota, 1976-2008.

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Dr. W. Ray Kim, Associate Professor of Medicine and Hepatologist at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the January 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, reporting on a 2-fold increase in the incidence of liver cancer during the past 3 decades, primarily in conjunction with the rate of hepatitis C infection. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(11)00004-8/fulltext

A Population-Based Study of Trends in the Use of Total Hip and Total Knee Arthroplasty, 1969-2008

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In this video, Daniel Berry, MD, Professor and Chairman of the Mayo Clinic Department of Orthopedic Surgery discusses the findings of a paper in which he and his coauthors evaluated the utilization rates of total hip and total knee arthroplasty from 1969-2008 in one county in MN.

Heisler et al. Mayo Clinic Proceedings Feb 2010 Article Re: Complication Rates in Patients undergoing Vaginal Hysterectomies

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Dr. Christine Heisler, female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgeon at Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, MI, discusses complication rates between local and referral patients undergoing vaginal hysterectomy at Mayo Clinic; this study was published in the February 2010 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings.