Items Tagged ‘Nutrition’

March 22, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for March 22, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

New York Times, When Email Comes to the Doctor’s Office, Wait Times Decrease by Austin Frakt — Most studies report high satisfaction from specialists, but one found that a large minority (26 percent) of them were dissatisfied. The concerns expressed included unclear clinical questions and the possible liability associated with providing medical advice for patients […]

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Tags: allergy season, Alliance to HEAL, alzheimer's disease, arthritis, Aspirin, asthma, Bret Adler, burnout, C-SPAN, CABANA, Chad Corey, chicken pox


February 8, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for February 8, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Washington Post, Daily exercise, even just a brisk walk, has been shown to lower blood pressure by William B. Farquhar — Often, there are no signs or symptoms of hypertension, which is why it is referred to as the “silent killer.” Even among adults who have been diagnosed with hypertension, nearly half do not have […]

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Tags: Alliance to HEAL, alzheimer's disease, anxiety, Breast Cancer, cognitive decline, cold, cold weather, CPR, Cybersecurity, destination medical center, diet, DMC


January 25, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for January 25, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

New York Times, Spinal Fractures Can Be Terribly Painful. A Common Treatment Isn’t Helping by Gina Kolata — Scientists warned osteoporosis patients on Thursday to avoid two common procedures used to shore up painful fractures in crumbling spines. The treatments, which involve injecting bone cement into broken vertebrae, relieve pain no better than a placebo does, […]

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Tags: affordable housing, AliveCor, alkaline water, alzheimer's disease, biomarkers, Bradly Prigge, brain disease, carillon, Center for Individualized Medicine, Chippewa Valley, colds, Colorectal Cancer


January 18, 2019

‘Anybody can do it’

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Albert Lea Tribune by Sam Wilmes On Jan. 21, 2016, former Albert Lea resident Dale Sanchez weighed more than 400 pounds, was diagnosed with Type II diabetes and informed his health was a life-or-death situation. Less than two years later, Sanchez has lost 200 pounds thanks to a change in his lifestyle and diet…He lost […]

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Tags: Albert Lea Tribune, Dale Sanchez, diet, Emily Schmidt, Mayo Clinic Health System - Albert Lea, Nutrition, Type II diabetes, weight loss


November 21, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for November 21, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

New York Times, Why Don’t We Have Vaccines Against Everything? by Donald G. McNeil Jr. — …And as with weaponry, fear changes everything. In epidemiologically quiet times, the anti-vaccine lobby sows doubts; when Ebola or pandemic flu strikes, Americans clamor for protection. There are two obstacles to faster progress, said Dr. Gregory A. Poland, director […]

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Tags: active shooter, aging, AI, alcohol, Alex Biagi, Amanda Dernbach, antibiotics, artificial Intelligence, Breast Cancer, Cancer, carpal tunnel, Cathy Deimeke


November 16, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for November 16, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Reuters, New drug options, risk factors added to U.S. heart guidelines by Deena Beasley — The new guidelines are fairly “conservative” in recommending that the newer drugs be used only after other options, said Dr. Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, a cardiologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, adding “I think that was the right approach.” The […]

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Tags: ADHD, AI, alzheimer's disease, Anne Harguth, artificial Intelligence, carpal tunnel, Chateau Theater, childbirth, Colorectal Cancer, destination medical center, DMC, Dr. Amy Pollak


October 12, 2018

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

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

US News & World Report, Joining the Opioid Battle by Linda Marsa — Many hospitals, including Stanford Health Care, Cleveland Clinic, Mayo Clinic and Johns Hopkins, have launched pain management boot camps that provide alternatives to painkillers for people suffering from chronic pain. These outpatient programs integrate traditional and complementary medicine techniques. The Mayo Clinic’s […]

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Tags: 2018 Mayo Transform Conference, 3D Breast Imaging, 3D mammogram, alzheimer's disease, arthritis, artificial joints, autopsies, bacterial infections, Breast Cancer, breast health, cardiac arrest, Civica Rx


October 5, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for October 5, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

NBC News, Everything you ever wanted to know about coffee and your health by Vivian Manning-Schaffel — Caffeine is readily consumed by about 85 percent of Americans one way or another every single day, according to a study published in Food and Beverage Toxicology. That’s quite a buzz! Coffee — caffeine’s most popular vehicle of […]

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Tags: ADHD, alzheimer's disease, artificial sweeteners, Baxter, brain aneurysm, brain injury, Breast Cancer, breast density, Caesarean section, cancer treatments, coffee, colds


September 7, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for September 7, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Washington Post, Now we’re finding out you should do two kinds of stretching, slow and vigorous by Marlene Cimons — …Dynamic stretching, on the other hand, puts the muscles in motion repetitively, and “is essentially preparing your muscle in a gradually progressive fashion to do the job you want it to do,” said Edward Laskowski, […]

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Tags: 3D printers, alzheimer's disease, back to school, Bel Kambach, Ben Roethlisberger, bionic eye, Breast Cancer, Brigid Ann Scanlan Eiynck, Cancer Center, car seats, Casey Dills-Dailey, documentary


August 10, 2018

Diet hit a snag? Your gut bacteria may be partly to blame

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

NPR by Allison Aubrey Ever been on a diet but didn’t hit your goal weight? Your gut bacteria may be part of the explanation. New research suggests the mix of microbes in our guts can either help — or hinder — weight-loss efforts. “We tarted with the premise that people have different microbial make-ups, and […]

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Tags: diet, Dr. Purna Kashyap, Dr. Vandana Nehra, gut bacteria, NPR, Nutrition


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