Items Tagged ‘flu’

February 17, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for February 17, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

      Vox, How many calories Olympians eat by Julia Belluz — While it may be true that Olympians sometimes cut loose, their diets tend to be remarkably junk food-free — and highly optimized for performance. Athletes are looking for any edge. Increasingly, that means practicing extreme caution about what foods they use as […]

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Tags: autism, Bill Nye, Brett Gorden, Carolyn Peterson, cold, cold weather, destination medical center, DMC, Donna Bryan, Donna Marathon, doping, Dr. Allan S. Jaffe


February 17, 2018

The flu Is killing children, and here’s what parents need to know

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

BuzzFeed by Caroline Kee The flu killed 101 children last year and 128 in 2014–15. “We had a very serious flu season in 2014–2015 and it’s looking a lot like that right now,” Dr. Robert Jacobson, pediatrician and vaccine researcher at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, told BuzzFeed News. “Children, like the elderly, also […]

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Tags: BuzzFeed, Dr. Robert Jacobson, flu, Influenza


February 9, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for February 9, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

      Today.com, 5 tips that helped 2 women lose 95 pounds combined, by Meghan Holohan — Both women saw an ad for the annual challenge in the magazine — and were excited to be chosen. It kicked off eight months ago, and they started an eating and exercise plan designed by Joy Bauer and the Mayo Clinic […]

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Tags: Amber Sherman, Amy Long, Andy Sandness, anxiety, brain health, brain stimulation, Cancer, cleft palate, diabetes, Diversity, Donna Marathon, Dr Umesh Sharma


February 2, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for February 2, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

      USA Today, Companies will take sports safety ideas to Super Bowl contest by A.J. Perez — NFL executive vice president for health and safety initiatives Jeff Miller told USA TODAY Sports that 1st and Future is all about safety issues and supporting companies that try to solve those issues…The NFL has partnered […]

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January 26, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for January 26, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

      STAT, A ‘Shark Tank’-funded test for food sensitivity is medically dubious, experts say by Allison Bond — Dr. Martha Hartz, an allergist at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., says she frequently evaluates patients who’ve already forked over the cash for the testing. “Anytime I see a patient who’s had these kinds of […]

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Tags: acid reflux, allergies, alzheimer's disease, Andy Sandness, blood cancer, blood test, Breast Cancer, Cancer, cervical cancer, Cherri Olson, Cognitive Test, cold


January 19, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for January 19, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

      Reuters, Cognitive Test Given to Trump Is a 10-Minute Routine Screening by Julie Steenhuysen — The cognitive test on which U.S. President Donald Trump received a perfect score is considered a good screening tool for mental decline in an otherwise healthy person, medical experts said…The cognitive test on which U.S. President Donald […]

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January 12, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for January 12, 2018

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

        Reuters, Hot flashes caused by cancer therapy can be prevented, treated by Carolyn Crist — Dr. Charles Loprinzi of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, who has researched cancer symptoms for more than 25 years, told Reuters Health by phone, “One patient told me that in the winter, she’d get in […]

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Tags: A.L.S., Alena Rose Brown, alzheimer's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, anesthesia, angioplasty, antidepressants, Ben Utecht, Bill Schluter, bloat, brain trauma, Breast Cancer


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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December 22, 2017

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

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

      CNN, 10 health questions that had you Googling this year by Jacqueline Howard — Another popular health question this year was “What causes hiccups?” which topped the list of trending health-related questions in the US, according to Grippi. Hiccups are involuntary contractions of the diaphragm muscle that separates your chest from your […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, Breast Cancer, cardiovascular disease, cell phones, childhood literacy, Chron's disease, chronic pain, Chrono Therapeutics, concussion, congenital heart disease, Consuelo Lopez de Padilla, Dana Koenig


November 17, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for November 17, 2017

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

      USA Today, Once paralyzed, Chris Norton vows to walk his fiancee down the aisle by Daniel P. Finney — Chris Norton’s long lifetime walk began in earnest on Oct. 16, 2010 — seven years ago Monday. He lay face down on the Luther College football field; his neck broken from a hard hit […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, Angel Flight Central, Breast Cancer, burpees, C. diff, Cancer Center at Mayo Clinic Health System-Franciscan Healthcare in La Crosse, Chip Gay, Chris Norton, coffee, Dena Keilman, destination medical center, Destination Medical Center Discovery Square subdistrict


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