Items Tagged ‘Fibromyalgia’

January 5, 2018

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

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

      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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September 22, 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 Mayo Clinic offers first aid assistance via Amazon’s Alexa digital […]

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September 15, 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   CBS News Is it a good idea to let your dog sleep […]

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Tags: 3-D printing, ABC News, ABC Radio Melbourne, Albany Times-Union, alcoholism, alzheimer's disease, amputees, Associated Press, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Becker’s Hospital Review, bee sting, blood donation


October 28, 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   Modern Healthcare Commentary: Why Mayo Clinic wants to rethink how […]

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Tags: ABC15 Arizona, Albert Lea Tribune, alcohol consumption, AliveCor, AllAfrica.com, Alzforum, alzheimers, Anesthesiology News, Arizona Daily Star, Arizona Republic, Arizona State University, Artificial pancreas


December 12, 2014

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 Laura Wuotila with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations   Wall Street Journal Mayo CEO: Focus on […]

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Tags: animal therapy, antibiotics, Arizona Research Consortium and Mayo Clinic, Austin Business Journal, AZO Nano, Baby Boomers and health care, Barron News-Shield, Becker’s Hospital Review, BetaBoston (Boston Globe), big data and health care, Bill Marriott, BioWorld


November 15, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

    November 15, 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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Tags: ABC News, Alexander Parker, alzheimers, American College of Gastroenterology, Atlanta Business Chronicle, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, back surgery, bacon, bacteria, bioethics, bird flu, Bjoerg Thorsteinsdottir


March 29, 2013

Upping vigorous exercise may improve fibromyalgia

By Logan Lafferty loganlafferty

But many fibromyalgia sufferers fail to keep up with exercise programs out of fear that it will worsen pain, Dr. Eric Matteson, a rheumatologist who was not involved in the study, told Reuters Health. “This study shows that if they’re able to stay with the exercise program in the long term it actually is helpful […]

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Tags: Dr. Eric Matteson, exercise program, Fibromyalgia, Reuters, vigorous exercise


February 28, 2012

Confirmation: Low-Dose Naltrexone Eases Fibromyalgia Pain

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A new study, reported here at the American Academy of Pain Medicine 28th Annual Meeting, shows that a low dose of the opioid antagonist naltrexone significantly reduces daily pain in patients with fibromyalgia…Asked to comment on the findings, session moderator James Watson, MD, from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, said that “it is pretty […]

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Tags: 28th Annual Meeting, American Academy of Pain Medicine, Fibromyalgia, James Watson, opioid antagonist naltrexone


February 9, 2012

Obesity Linked to Worse Fibromyalgia Symptoms

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Obese people are not only at greater risk for fibromyalgia, they are likely to experience more severe symptoms of the condition, such as chronic pain, fatigue, sleep disturbance and mood disorders, according to a new study…”We see an association between body mass index with symptom severity and quality of life in patients with fibromyalgia,” study […]

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Tags: Dr. Terry Oh, Fibromyalgia


February 8, 2012

Mayo Clinic Study Finds Obesity Affects Severity of Symptoms in Fibromyalgia Patients

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People with fibromyalgia can have difficulty getting a definitive diagnosis and finding an effective treatment plan.  For many patients, the condition involves a confounding array of symptoms, including chronic pain, fatigue, sleep disturbance and mood disorders. One factor associated with fibromyalgia symptoms is a patient’s weight, according to a Mayo Clinic study published this month […]

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Tags: Arthritis Care & Research, Fibromyalgia


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