Items Tagged ‘polycystic kidney disease’

June 29, 2018

Man with world’s largest kidneys receives transplant at Mayo Clinic

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

KARE 11 by Adrienne Broaddus Champion. A title Gene Okun relishes. Now, the man once-dubbed “Baby Arnold Schwarzenegger” holds a title he never wanted. Doctors believe Okun, a former powerlifter and bodybuilder, has the largest kidneys in the world…An average kidney is the size of your fist. Okun’s are bigger than a football. The same […]

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Tags: Gene Okun, KARE 11, polycystic kidney disease


May 4, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for May 4, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

        Reuters, ‘Adrenal support’ supplements may contain unsafe ingredients by Lisa Rapaport — Many “adrenal support” supplements sold online as energy boosters may contain thyroid hormones and steroids that aren’t listed on the labels and can cause dangerous side effects, a study suggests…“Patients should be aware that any supplement that is sold […]

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Tags: adrenal support, alzheimer's disease, Barbara Bush, biobank, brain cancer, Camp Wabi, Cancer, Caring Canines, Christopher Ross, constipation, Consumer Reports, CTE


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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November 6, 2015

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 Laura Wuotila with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Editor, Karl Oestreich; Assistant Editor: Carmen Zwicker   NY Times For Statins, Cholesterol Care May Be Just the Start […]

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August 29, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

    August 30, 2013 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 […]

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