Items Tagged ‘James Levine’

May 10, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for May 10, 2019

By Emily Blahnik

New York Times, In This Doctor’s Office, a Physical Exam Like No Other by Carl Zimmer — To scientists like Michael Snyder, chair of the genetics department at Stanford University, the future of medicine is data — lots and lots of data. He and others predict that one day doctors won’t just take your blood […]

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June 1, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights


June 1, 2012 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 relations […]

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February 13, 2012

Standing at your desk may help you lose weight


James Levine has reviewed the statistics: One in three Minnesota adults is either diabetic or prediabetic, and one in four is obese.  And he thinks he’s found the underlying ailment: “The sitting disease.”  “Sitting is sort of the new smoking,” the Mayo Clinic endocrinologist said recently before participating in an experiment designed to tackle so-called […]

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Tags: diabetic, James Levine, obese, prediabetic, the sitting disease

February 7, 2012

Body and Soul | Get on your feet for better health


Mayo Clinic’s James Levine thinks he has found the underlying ailment for adults who are diabetic, pre-diabetic or obese: “the sitting disease.”“Sitting is sort of the new smoking,” the endocrinologist said recently, on the eve of an experiment designed to tackle so-called “lifestyle” diseases.He and a team of researchers from Mayo and the University of […]

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Tags: James Levine, lifestyle diseases, the sitting disease, University of Minnesota

December 8, 2011

Is your desk a death trap?


Our sedentary, office-bound lives are slowly killing us. Luckily, one British scientist thinks he has the answer. But will the ‘treadmill desk’ catch on? John Preston finds out.  In 2006, James Levine, a British scientist based at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, conducted a very strange experiment. He wanted to measure something which goes by […]

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Tags: James Levine, Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis - or NEAT

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