Items Tagged ‘Barrett’s esophagus’

September 14, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for September 14, 2018

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

  Washington Post, ‘Black hairy tongue’ is an actual medical condition, and it looks as weird as it sounds by Lindsey Bever — …Luckily, black hairy tongue, or lingua villosa nigra, is typically painless and temporary. It occurs when the tiny bumps on the tongue, called papillae, which are normally about 1 millimeter in length, […]

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January 5, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for January 5, 2018

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

      Reuters, Vitamin D, calcium supplements may not lower fracture risk by Lisa Rapaport — Even though severe calcium or vitamin D deficiencies can contribute to loss of bone density and an increased risk of fractures, people with this problem are typically too sick to be included in clinical trials, noted Dr. Kurt […]

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October 20, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

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   STAT Doctors fear mental health disclosure could jeopardize their licenses by Leah […]

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October 29, 2015

Mayo Clinic In the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

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 Laura Wuotila with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Editor, Karl Oestreich; Assistant Editor: Carmen Zwicker   Wall Street Journal Scientists Probe Indoor Work Spaces for Clues to […]

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February 21, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

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. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations Star Tribune Mayo Clinic updates its model for […]

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March 1, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

March 1, 2013 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. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations CNBC […]

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February 22, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

    February 22, 2013 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. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media […]

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February 5, 2013

Barrett’s Esophagus: Singer Morrissey Reveals Health Woes

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

Barrett’s esophagus is a common condition among people who also suffer from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), which is when acid is regurgitated back into the esophagus from the stomach, the Mayo Clinic reported…While the risk is small, Barrett’s esophagus is known to raise the likelihood of a person developing esophageal cancer. However, the Mayo Clinic emphasized that most […]

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Tags: Barrett's esophagus, dysplasia, esophageal cancer, gastroesophageal reflux disease, GERD, Huffington Post


October 30, 2009

Different type of gullet cells raises risk of cancer but not death

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

People whose gullets are lined by gut-like tissues — a condition called Barrett’s esophagus — are not likely to die sooner than people with a normal esophagus, Mayo Clinic scientists say. Barrett’s esophagus affects about 1 in 100 U.S. adults, and is more common in people with long-term acid reflux problems. The condition has no […]

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October 28, 2009

Barrett’s Esophagus Patients Have Same Survival Rates as General Population

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

Says New Mayo Clinic Study, New Mayo Clinic research has found that survival rates of patients with Barrett’s esophagus (http://www.mayoclinic.org/barretts-esophagus/), which can be a precursor for esophageal cancer, are no different than the survival rates for the general population…   “Patients who are diagnosed with Barrett’s esophagus often fear they will develop esophageal cancer and […]

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