Items Tagged ‘napping’

March 15, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for March 15, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik (@eblahnik)

NBC News, Improved detection and treatment of pancreatic cancer provides hope by Elizabeth Chuck — While there are currently no approved early detection tests for pancreatic cancer, researchers say there are promising possibilities — particularly in blood tests that can pick up biomarkers for it. “We are slowly making inroads,” said Gloria Petersen, a professor […]

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November 28, 2018

Parents benefit from napping, too. Here’s the best way to get your 40 winks

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

USA Today by Lois Krahn, M.D. Napping is not just for babies. Healthy adults can benefit from a quick 40 winks, too. Like our younger counterparts (aka our kids), adults see benefits such as increased alertness, improved mood, reduced fatigue, better performance and greater relaxation. But there are some things to consider to get the […]

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Tags: Dr. Losi Krahn, napping, USA Today

July 20, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for July 20, 2018

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik (@eblahnik), Heart attack risk on the rise for pregnant women by A. Pawlowski — Expectant mothers, especially older ones, should watch for signs of heart trouble as their pregnancies progress and their babies arrive. A woman’s risk of having a heart attack while pregnant, giving birth or during the two months after delivery rose 25 […]

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