Items Tagged ‘vitamin D’

December 12, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl 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 Laura Wuotila with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations   Wall Street Journal Mayo CEO: Focus on […]

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Tags: animal therapy, antibiotics, Arizona Research Consortium and Mayo Clinic, Austin Business Journal, AZO Nano, Baby Boomers and health care, Barron News-Shield, Becker’s Hospital Review, BetaBoston (Boston Globe), big data and health care, Bill Marriott, BioWorld


November 26, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl 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 Laura Wuotila with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations   KARE11 Family hears son’s heartbeat in another […]

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Tags: 9 News (AU), ABC15, Albert Lea Tribune, Allergic Living, alzheimer's disease, Angela Lunde, Arizona Republic, athletes and concussions, Austin Daily Herald, Barry Alvarez, Becker’s Hospital Review, Big Ten Network


May 31, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich

    May 31, 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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Tags: Abe Slowinski, anxiety, Argus Leader S.D., baseline tan, BMI, body mass index, BringMeTheNews, Cancer, childhood obesity, congenital diaphragmatic hernia, DNA damage, Dr. Chris Colby


February 26, 2013

Gov’t panel: Calcium, vitamin D pills don’t prevent fractures in otherwise healthy older women

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

The main caution: These recommendations aren’t for people at high risk of weak bones, including older adults who have previously broken a bone and are at risk for doing so again, said Dr. Sundeep Khosla of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research. Those people should consult a doctor, said Khosla, a bone specialist […]

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Tags: American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, broken bone, calcium, Dr. Sundeep Khosla, fractures, Star Tribune, vitamin D, weak bones


March 2, 2012

Vitamin D May Decrease Risk for Crohn’s Disease

By Mystery User

Increased intake of vitamin D may significantly reduce the risk for Crohn’s disease (CD) in women, according to an article published online December 12 and in the March issue of Gastroenterology… “The recommendations seem reasonable,” Edward V. Loftus Jr, MD, professor of medicine at Mayo clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, told Medscape Medical News, noting that […]

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Tags: CD, Crohn's Disease, Edward V. Loftus Jr, gastroenterology, vitamin D


February 14, 2012

More Evidence Links Low Vitamin D to Depression

By Mystery User

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


January 16, 2012

Do I Get Enough Supplements and Vitamins in My Diet?

By Mystery User

I’ve been taking vitamins for many years. Following my recent visit to the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale for my annual physical, I started focusing on certain supplements over others, based on results from some of my tests. Since it turned out I was deficient in vitamin D,  I decided to seek advice as to what […]

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March 26, 2010

Why You May Not Need That Vitamin D Test After All

By Mystery User

Right now, at this very moment, your vitamin D levels are probably at their lowest levels of the year, since your body can’t make the nutrient from sunshine during the dark winter months. Many people are, especially after having their levels tested and being told that they’re deficient. With a spate of recent studies touting […]

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Tags: Mayo Clinic pathologist Ravinder Singh, vitamin D


December 9, 2009

Vitamin D linked to surviving lymphoma

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

U.S. researchers found vitamin D levels are associated with survival in lymphoma patients.   Lead investigator Dr. Matthew Drake of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., said the research team tracked 374 patients enrolled in the University of Iowa /Mayo Clinic Lymphoma Specialized Program of Research Excellence, who had been diagnosed with diffuse large B-cell […]

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Tags: lymphoma, vitamin D


December 8, 2009

Vitamin D May Boost Lymphoma Survival

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

Healthy levels of vitamin D may help patients with a certain type of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma live longer. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic have discovered that patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) and low vitamin D levels are two times more likely to die from the cancer than patients with optimal levels. Deficient vitamin D […]

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Tags: lymphoma, vitamin D


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