Items Tagged ‘Medscape Medical News’

October 20, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

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

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May 2, 2012

Eating Berries Linked to Delay in Cognitive Decline

By Mystery User

Increased consumption of blueberries and strawberries appears to slow cognitive decline in older women, according to an analysis of data from the Nurses’ Health Study (NHS)…Commenting on this study for Medscape Medical News, David Knopman, MD, from the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, and a spokesperson for the American Academy of Neurology, agreed that the study […]

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Tags: American Academy of Neurology, Dr. David Knopman, Medscape, Medscape Medical News, Nurses' Health Study


April 10, 2012

Dental X-Rays Linked to Tumors Inside Skull

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Early or repeated exposure to dental x-rays appears to increase the risk for meningioma, the most commonly reported primary brain tumor in the United States, according to a study published online April 10 in Cancer. The study reveals a statistically significant increased risk for meningioma in people who underwent bitewing or panoramic x-rays… Meningiomas are tumors […]

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Tags: dental x-rays, Derek Johnson, Medscape Medical News, meningioma


February 15, 2012

Children Survive Cancer, But Face Stroke After Radiotherapy

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Survivors of childhood cancer who were treated with cranial radiation therapy (CRT) are at high risk for future stroke beginning as early as their 20s, the results of 2 new studies suggest…James Meschia, MD, chairman of neurology at the Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida, commented to Medscape Medical News, “This is very important new information, because […]

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Tags: childhood cancer, cranial radiation therapy, CRT, James Meschia, Medscape Medical News


February 14, 2012

More Evidence Links Low Vitamin D to Depression

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A large cross-sectional study of adults suggests a link between low vitamin D levels and depressive symptoms, particularly in individuals with a history of depression. Because the relationship between low vitamin D levels and depression was stronger in those with a prior history of depression, “it may be more of a marker for relapse than […]

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Tags: depression, E. Sherwood Brown, Medscape Medical News, psychoneuroendocrine research program, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, vitamin D


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