Items Tagged ‘ulcerative colitis’

February 1, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for February 1, 2019

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

NBC News, Lowering blood pressure may help cut risk of early dementia, study finds by Shamard Charles, M.D. — Drastically lowering blood pressure may help protect memory and thinking skills later in life, researchers reported Monday — the first hopeful sign that it’s possible to lower rates of mental decline… “In very old people, we […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, anti depressants, blood pressure, Breast Cancer, Caring Canines, cholesterol, Civica Rx, Cologuard, colon cancer, concussion, dementia, diet


October 19, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for October 19, 2018

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

Washington Post, ‘We lived like we were Wall Street’ by DeNeen L. Brown — Before it was destroyed in the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, Greenwood was one of the most affluent black communities in the country. It was known as “Black Wall Street” because of its concentrated wealth…“At the time of the riot, there were […]

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Tags: Acute Flaccid Myelitis, All of Us, alzheimer's disease, Amanda Dernbach, antibiotic resistance, breastfeeding, c-section, Chad Pennington, Charles Rosen, cough medicine, croup, dental health


February 9, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for February 9, 2018

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

      Today.com, 5 tips that helped 2 women lose 95 pounds combined, by Meghan Holohan — Both women saw an ad for the annual challenge in the magazine — and were excited to be chosen. It kicked off eight months ago, and they started an eating and exercise plan designed by Joy Bauer and the Mayo Clinic […]

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Tags: Amber Sherman, Amy Long, Andy Sandness, anxiety, brain health, brain stimulation, Cancer, cleft palate, diabetes, Diversity, Donna Marathon, Dr Umesh Sharma


June 23, 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   New York Times Who Really Needs to Be Gluten-Free? by Jane […]

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November 4, 2009

Once-Daily Mesalamine as Effective as Twice-Daily Treatment for Maintenance of Remission in UC

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

In clinical trial results that surprised even the investigators, delayed-release mesalamine (Asacol HD, Procter & Gamble) once a day was as effective as a twice-a-day regimen in keeping ulcerative colitis (UC) inactive. Once-a-day dosing also made for much higher compliance rates in patients, according to findings of the QD Dosing Investigation for Efficacy in UC […]

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Tags: mesalamine, ulcerative colitis


October 1, 2009

Ulcerative Colitis Treatment Reduces Need for Surgery by Almost Half

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

A new study led by Mayo Clinic researchers has found that ulcerative colitis patients had a 41 percent reduction in colectomy after a year when treated with infliximab, according to a study published in the October 2009 issue of Gastroenterology.   Ulcerative colitis, an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that causes chronic inflammation of the colon, […]

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