Items Tagged ‘HealthDay’

January 10, 2019

Too few women are getting cervical cancer screening

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

HealthDay by Robert Preidt The number of women in the United States who are getting the recommended screenings for cervical cancer is “unacceptably low,” researchers say. In 2016, just over half of U.S. women aged 21 to 29 and less than two-thirds of women aged 30 to 65 were up-to-date with cervical cancer screenings, according […]

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Tags: 2015 National Health Interview Survey, cervical cancer screening, Dr. Kathy MacLaughlin, HealthDay, Pap test, Pap-HPV co-test, Rochester Epidemiology Project


December 14, 2018

Incontinence drug may cut hot flashes in breast cancer survivors

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

HealthDay by Steven Reinberg Hot flashes, a common curse in menopause, can be especially bothersome after breast cancer. But a new study suggests an existing medication may help. The drug is oxybutynin (Ditropan XL), long used to treat urinary incontinence. The study found that women taking the medicine had an average of five fewer hot […]

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Tags: Breast Cancer, Dr. Charles Loprinzi, Dr. Roberto Leon-Ferre, HealthDay, hot flashes, menopause


April 27, 2018

Addictive opioids still overprescribed after surgery: study

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

HealthDay by Dennis Thompson Doctors continue to prescribe far too many opioid painkillers to patients following surgery, a new study indicates. In fact, one of every three patients prescribed an opioid, such as Oxycontin, didn’t take a single pill during their recuperation, said lead researcher Elizabeth Habermann. She is scientific director for surgical outcomes at […]

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Tags: Dr. Elizabeth Habermann, HealthDay, Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, opioids


January 5, 2018

Hysterectomy may have long-term health risks

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

HealthDay by Mary Elizabeth Dallas Women who undergo a hysterectomy are at greater risk for heart disease and other health issues — even if they keep their ovaries, new research suggests. “Hysterectomy is the second most common gynecologic surgery, and most are done for benign reasons, because most physicians believe that this surgery has minimal […]

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Tags: Dr. Shannon Laughlin-Tommaso, HealthDay, hysterectomy


November 3, 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   CNN Emergency declaration is key to curbing opioid epidemic, experts say by […]

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Tags: ActionNewsJax, Alzforum, alzheimer's disease, Amy Davis, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, blood transfusion, Breast Cancer, breast cysts, Burlington Times News, BuzzFeed, C. Difficile, cancer screening


October 28, 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   Reuters Heart health disparities take toll on African-Americans by Will Boggs Dr. […]

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Tags: ABC 15 Arizona, AccuWeather, Action News Jax, African-Americans, aging, AliveCor, alzheimer's disease, Amazon Alexa, amputees, Amsterdam News, anesthesia, ASU


October 20, 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   STAT Doctors fear mental health disclosure could jeopardize their licenses by Leah […]

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Tags: Aaron Rodgers, AccuWeather, ActionNewsJax, allergy shots, alzheimer's disease, Amazon Alexa, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta Reporter-News, Austin Daily Herald, Barrett's esophagus, Becker’s Hospital Review, Bleacher Report


September 28, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

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   Washington Post Letting a dog sleep on your bed does not actually […]

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Tags: Acorda Therapeutics, Addiction Now, Alzforum, alzheimer's disease, Amazon Alexa, Arizona Daily Sun, artificial Intelligence, Barron News-Shield, Becker’s Hospital Review, birth defects, Bloomington Pantagraph, brain cancer


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


September 8, 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   CNN New class of drugs targets aging to help keep you healthy […]

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Tags: aging, Albert Lea Tribune, alcoholism, altitude sickness, Alzforum, alzheimer's disease, anxiety, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, blood test, Cancer, Center on Aging, City Center Dispatch


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