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June 15, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for June 15, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

      Reuters, Many migraine sufferers skip effective behavioral treatment by Cheryl Platzman Weinstock — “For many years, a lot of patients with migraines were told the disorder was all in their head, or they were depressed or stressed out. It’s important that as headache specialists we emphasize to our patients that we are […]

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Tags: Addyi, alzheimer's disease, Anya Guy, ASU, Baldwin Building, Beth Hietpas, blood pressure, Breast Cancer, calories, Cancer, cataracts, Children's Museum


March 6, 2013

3,500 Calories Equal A Pound Of Fat?

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

The formula comes from a simple truth: there are 3,500 calories in a pound of human fat, explains Dr. Donald Hensrud, chair of preventive medicine at the Mayo Clinic and medical editor-in-chief of The Mayo Clinic Diet. But diet and exercise cause the body to lose lean tissue and water along with fat, making it unlikely that […]

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Tags: calories, diet, Dr. Donald Hensrud, exercise, Huffington Post, pound of fat, The Mayo Clinic Diet


March 1, 2013

Walking while I work has been a big step forward

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

I first came across the idea of a treadmill desk around seven years ago, when I covered the research of Prof James Levine, a Briton working at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He had done studies to show that weigh loss was not just a matter of diet and strenuous exercise but the calories […]

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Tags: calories, Dr. James Levine, The Independent, treadmill desk, weight loss


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