Posts Tagged ‘Mayo Clinic’

UMMC, Mayo Clinic expand collaboration with new agreement

JACKSON — Mayo Clinic of Rochester, Minnesota, and the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) have signed an agreement to broaden and deepen their collaboration in clinical trials, other medical research and education. The agreement is a formal commitment to enhance the relationship that has been steadily building for the past 20 years. “This agreement […] [...]

Mississippi is racing and researching for Alzheimer’s cure

Purple is the new pink. The expression is a catchy way of summing up the goals of the Mississippi Alzheimer’s Association: to raise awareness and funding in the battle against Alzheimer’s disease. Just like with breast cancer, there are hundreds of Mississippians helping with races and research to one day find a cure for Alzheimer’s, […] [...]

Are you sitting down?

Despite a wave of evidence that too much sitting on the job triggers life-shortening illnesses, most companies and safety regulators are in no hurry to change employees’ sedentary working conditions. Among the entities reporting a connection between sitting and cancer, heart disease and other serious health problems are the American Cancer Society, the American Institute […] [...]

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