Items Tagged ‘Dr. Lois Krahn’

November 8, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for November 8, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Quartz, Rare genetic mutations protected a woman from developing Alzheimer’s by Katherine Ellen Foley — This case study “leads us to think about the importance of such studies in relatively understudied populations,” says Nilufer Ertekin-Taner, a neurogeneticist with the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, who was not involved with the study. Scientific knowledge of the […]

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Tags: Andrea Malenya, Anne Bauch, anxiety, artificial Intelligence, bariatric surgery, biotech, Breast Cancer, Bu, Cancer, cardiovascular disease, Chemotherapy, Children's Center


October 4, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for October 4, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

New York Times, Hysterectomy May Raise Depression and Anxiety Risk by Nicholas Bakalar — The observational study, in the journal Menopause, controlled for dementia, substance use disorders, hypertension, coronary artery disease, arthritis, all types of cancer and more than a dozen other mental and physical conditions. “Hysterectomy is right for some women,” said the lead author, […]

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Tags: Andy Sandness, anxiety, Blount Memorial, Breast Cancer, caffeine, Christopher Ross, Civica Rx, dementia, Dena Iverson, depression, destination medical center, Discovery Square


July 5, 2019

Sleeping pills and planes: Embarrassing tales from 35,000 feet

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

CNNby Sandee LaMotte …The streaker was a sleepwalking economy passenger who had taken off all his clothes and decided to run up the aisle to first class. According to the story, he was stopped by flight attendants and told to don his clothes; he only realized his humiliating exploit when he later woke with his […]

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Tags: CNN, Dr. Lois Krahn, sleep medicine, sleeping pills and air travel


March 15, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for March 15, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

NBC News, Improved detection and treatment of pancreatic cancer provides hope by Elizabeth Chuck — While there are currently no approved early detection tests for pancreatic cancer, researchers say there are promising possibilities — particularly in blood tests that can pick up biomarkers for it. “We are slowly making inroads,” said Gloria Petersen, a professor […]

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Tags: alcohol, Alex Trebek, Amy Long, blood donation, breastfeeding, burnout, Colorectal Cancer, conjoined twins, COVR Medical, cremation, crisis center, Daylight Savings Time


December 21, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for December 21, 2018

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Happy holidays!  Mayo Clinic in the News will be taking a week off.  We’ll be back on January 4, 2019. Wall Street Journal, How pilates helps fight atrophy by Jen Murphy — Pilates can be particularly helpful for people with stability and motor-related issues, says Jane Hein, a physical therapist and lead Pilates instructor at the Mayo […]

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Tags: 3D mammogram, aging, Alison Ecklund, All Abilities Trane Park, altitude sickness, alzheimer's disease, Amelia Davis, Anita Bissinger, Anna Beth Morgan, Antonio Wimbush, Antwan Dixon, Aromatherapy


November 30, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for November 30, 2018

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Wall Street Journal, Doctors Rethink the Cause—and Treatment—of Diverticular Disease by Laura Landro — Researchers are also learning more about the role of obesity in the risk of diverticulitis, and recommend maintaining a healthy body-mass index—the measure of body fat in relation to height and weight. But in a Mayo Clinic study of rising rates […]

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Tags: active shooter, Adam Bracks, Aerial Yoga, AI, alzheimer's disease, artificial Intelligence, autoimmune encephalopathy, blood donation, Breast Cancer, Cancer, carpal tunnel syndrome, clinical trials


March 16, 2018

Out of the doghouse, into the bed

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

New York Times by Jen A. Miller …Is sleeping in the same bed with your dog a good idea? Wouldn’t they be disruptive to our sleep? According to a recent study, not really. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix studied 40 dogs (none were puppies) who slept in the bedroom with their owners. The […]

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Tags: dogs, Dr. Lois Krahn, New York Times, sleep


February 17, 2018

5 research-backed ways to sleep better

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Prevention by Karyn Repinski Let the dogs in: You might have heard that you should keep pets out of the bedroom because they’re disruptive, but recent research says otherwise. Mayo Clinic scientists evaluated the sleep of 40 adults and their dogs via activity trackers for seven nights and found that people with dogs in their […]

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Tags: Dr. Lois Krahn, pets, Prevention, sleep, sleep medicine


November 22, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for November 22, 2017

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

      Washington Post, A standing desk isn’t going to help you lose a lot of weight by Rachel Rettner — The findings mean that, for a person who weighs about 140 pounds, substituting sitting with standing for six hours a day would burn an extra 54 calories per day, the researchers said. This […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, back pain, blood pressure, brain surgery, Cancer, conjoined twins, Deanne Rothbauer, Dr. Bernard Bendok, Dr. Chetna Mangat, Dr. Colin West, Dr. David Dodick, Dr. David Knopman


November 10, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for November 10, 2017

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   Today.com 7 things your doctor wants you to know about Alzheimer’s by […]

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