Items Tagged ‘estrogen’

April 28th, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   Star Tribune How to survive a 250-day flight to Mars? Mayo […]

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August 5th, 2016

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   Washington Post A “breathholding time” for Alzheimer’s research as trials […]

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Tags: Albert Lea Tribune, Allentown Morning Call, alzheimer's disease, Arcadia, Best Hospitals, Boston Magazine, Breast Cancer, Bring Me the News, calorie intake, CBS News, Chippewa Herald, concussions


May 2nd, 2013

Mayo Clinic study finds explanation for postmenopausal belly fat

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

Scientists have long known that lower estrogen levels after menopause can cause fat storage to shift from the hips and thighs to the abdomen. Now, a groundbreaking study, co-authored by the Mayo Clinic, has determined why: Proteins, revved up by the estrogen drop, cause fat cells to store more fat…Even though the research doesn’t provide […]

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Tags: Dr. Michael Jensen, estrogen, fat storage, low estrogen levels, menopause, Star Tribune


April 2nd, 2013

Just ‘Weight’ Until Menopause: How Estrogen Deficiency Affects Women’s Fat Absorption

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

New research conducted by Sylvia Santosa, assistant professor in Concordia University’s Department of Exercise Science and Canada Research Chair in Clinical Nutrition, gives us a new look at the connection between fat storage and estrogen. By examining the fat storage process at a cellular level, Santosa and co-author Michael D. Jensen of the Mayo Clinic […]

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Tags: enzymes, estrogen, estrogen deficiency, fat storage, Medical News Today, menopause, Michael D. Jensen, proteins, Sylvia Santosa


January 8th, 2013

Ties That Bind: Women’s Health, Heart Disease and Hormone Therapy

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

After studying estrogen’s effects on blood vessels in the lab for 20 years, Mayo Clinic physiologist Virginia Miller, Ph.D., will soon see her work help millions of women concerned about the effects of hormone therapy. Dr. Miller is part of the national network of experts leading the Kornos Early Estrogen Prevention Study, usually referred to […]

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Tags: Arab Health, blood vessels, Dr. Virginia Miller, estrogen, hormone therapy, Kornos Early Estrogen Prevention Study


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