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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 18, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for January 18, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Health, This Is the Best Diet for Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome by Emily Shiffer — …For starters, it helps to understand what exactly PCOS is. “Polycystic ovary syndrome is often misunderstood because there is no one test that gives the diagnosis,” says Alice Chang, MD, endocrinologist at the Mayo Clinic. While difficult to diagnose, […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, Ativa, Bailey MacInnis, Becki Hanson, Bill Henrichs, C. Difficile, cavernous malformations, cold, Corey Koskie, corticosteroids, dementia, destination medical center


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 30, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for November 30, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Wall Street Journal, Doctors Rethink the Cause—and Treatment—of Diverticular Disease by Laura Landro — Researchers are also learning more about the role of obesity in the risk of diverticulitis, and recommend maintaining a healthy body-mass index—the measure of body fat in relation to height and weight. But in a Mayo Clinic study of rising rates […]

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Tags: active shooter, Adam Bracks, Aerial Yoga, AI, alzheimer's disease, artificial Intelligence, autoimmune encephalopathy, blood donation, Breast Cancer, Cancer, carpal tunnel syndrome, clinical trials


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 17, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for August 17, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Wall Street Journal, Troubling Rise in Pregnancy-Related Heart Problems by Sumathi Reddy— The number of women having heart attacks before, during and after deliveries increased by 25% from 2002 through 2013, according to a study published in July in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Around 4.5% of women who had heart attacks died, a high […]

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Tags: adenomyosis, Amy Stelpflug, back to school, Ben Roethlisberger, blood pressure, Breast Cancer, c-section, Cathy Fraser, Cologuard, colonoscopy, cyber security, Cyndi Lauper


July 20, 2018

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

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Today.com, 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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Tags: 3D mammogram, 3D printing, ADHD, age-related illnesses, Angie Murad, Big Blue Dragon Boat Race, Cancer, CAR-T cell, constipation, diarrhea, Diversity, Dr Felipe Sierra


July 6, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for July 6, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

New York Times, My Daughter Has Mono. Is the Whole Family at Risk? by Roni Caryn Rabin — Mono, or infectious mononucleosis — often referred to as “the kissing disease” — is usually caused by a common virus called the Epstein-Barr virus, but “the vast majority of individuals infected by the virus don’t even know […]

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Tags: 4th of July, alzheimer's disease, Ambient, arthritis, Austin McCoy, blood donations, body dysmorphic disorder, breastfeeding, caffeine, Chemotherapy, cold cap, Diversity


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


February 9, 2018

Standing for 6 Hours Burns an Extra 54 Calories

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

New York Times by Nicholas Bakalar For the study, published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, researchers pooled data from 46 studies involving 1,184 people. Ten of the studies were randomized trials. The average age of participants was 33, and 60 percent were men…“The benefit is modest,” said the lead author, Dr. Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, […]

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Tags: Dr. Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, New York Times, standing versus sitting, thermogenesis, weight loss


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