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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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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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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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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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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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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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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


February 2, 2018

This is how many pounds you can lose in a year by standing for six hours a day instead of sitting

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Los Angeles Times by Melissa Healy This isn’t rocket science. These are simple calculations of thermogenesis that remind Americans why they should stand more and sit less, said Mayo Clinic cardiologist Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, the senior author of the new analysis. The research, which distills the findings of 46 studies with a combined enrollment of 1,184 […]

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


November 22, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for November 22, 2017

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

      Washington Post, A standing desk isn’t going to help you lose a lot of weight by Rachel Rettner — The findings mean that, for a person who weighs about 140 pounds, substituting sitting with standing for six hours a day would burn an extra 54 calories per day, the researchers said. This […]

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August 25, 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   Wall Street Journal Who’s on First? Great-Grandpa! Softball Bends the Rules for […]

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