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2013-06-14 13:56:10

Mayo Clinic and Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University researchers have partnered on a study showing that Peruvian physicians rarely sought to involve their patients in shared decision-making regarding medical care.

2012-04-11 14:46:04

Patients who went to the emergency room with chest pain but were at low risk for a heart attack were less likely to seek more tests after their conditions were explained to them using an educational tool known as a decision aid.

2012-01-05 12:31:45

Hyperglycemia, or having high glucose levels in the blood, is a common, serious and costly health care problem in hospitalized patients.

2011-03-18 14:54:42

A new study published on bmj.com today adds to mounting evidence that rosiglitazone - a drug used to treat type 2 diabetes - is associated with an increased risk of major heart problems.

2010-11-29 18:32:48

The Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees recently honored four new Mayo Clinic named professors.

2010-04-01 11:28:00

NEW YORK, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Want to find ways that may help prevent illness naturally, for a fraction of the cost of a trip to the doctor? Interested in taking control of your health with evidence-based practices that complement conventional medicine? Mayo Clinic, a leading authority on health and nutrition, presents Mayo Clinic Book of Alternative Medicine, a reliable and easy-to-understand resource on alternative medicine.

2010-03-24 09:05:43

An international study of nearly 100 clinical trials that were stopped early due to positive treatment effects has found that many of those effects were exaggerated.

2010-02-05 09:28:00

ROCHESTER, Minn., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Centerphase has entered into a collaboration with Mayo Clinic to speed the introduction of new medical treatments developed by the biopharmaceutical industry.

2009-10-28 15:22:56

The design of a consultation room can improve the quality of a visit to the physician's office.

2009-10-16 09:10:00

Mayo Clinic clinicians and designers, along with colleagues from other institutions, have developed and tested a tool to involve patients more in their diabetes treatment and medication choices.


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cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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