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Can Push Ups Predict Your Future?

July 16, 2019

Can Push Ups Predict Your Future?

By In the Loop intheloop

Push-ups can reveal a lot about your overall health — perhaps even more than traditional measures. Michael Joyner, M.D., shares what makes the push-up so predictive.

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Tags: Dr. Michael Joyner, Heart Disease, research


Want to Lose that Last 5 Pounds? Just Stand There

February 8, 2018

Want to Lose that Last 5 Pounds? Just Stand There

By In the Loop intheloop

We’ve gotten the message that too much sitting is bad for our health and that standing is good medicine. And now, new Mayo Clinic research shows standing is good for our waistline, too.

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Tags: Dr. Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, research


At 90, Mayo Consultant Still Going Strong

November 16, 2017

At 90, Mayo Consultant Still Going Strong

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Peter Dyck, M.D., has made significant contributions to the field of peripheral nerve disease over the course of his 50-plus years at Mayo Clinic. And at 90, he sees no reason to stop now.

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Tags: Dr. Peter Dyck, Neurology, research


Linda Wortman Running Strong in the Fight Against Lung Cancer

November 2, 2017

Linda Wortman Running Strong in the Fight Against Lung Cancer

By In the Loop intheloop

Twenty percent of people diagnosed with lung cancer have never smoked. Linda Wortman is one of them, and through a newfound passion, she’s determined to raise awareness and help find a cure.

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Tags: International Lung Cancer Awareness Month, Lung Cancer, research, Wellness


Researchers Explore the Use of Adult Stem Cells as Treatment of the Future

October 19, 2017

Researchers Explore the Use of Adult Stem Cells as Treatment of the Future

By In the Loop intheloop

When it comes to medical treatments, what sounds like science fiction today could someday become the standard in life-changing medicine. If the research turns out as hoped, stem cells — the “master cells” inside our bodies from which all other cells are generated and formed — could potentially become the leading treatment option in the […]

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Tags: Innovation, Regenerative Medicine, research


'I Didn't Think I'd Walk Again'

June 22, 2017

‘I Didn’t Think I’d Walk Again’

By In the Loop intheloop

A snowmobiling accident left Jered Chinnock paralyzed from the middle of his torso down. He didn’t think he’d ever walk again. But now, thanks to pioneering research, he is taking steps toward reaching that goal and others. 

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Tags: Dr. Kendall Lee, Dr. Kristin Zhao, Jered Chinnock, Physical Therapy, research


March 24, 2016

New Study, Mayo Cardiologist Sort Through the Mysteries of ‘Good Cholesterol’

By In the Loop intheloop

Every once in a while, a study comes along that leaves you wondering what you just read and what it really means. Researchers at the University of Cambridge published a new study in the journal Science seems to throw sand on the traditional medical wisdom that says high levels of good cholesterol are beneficial for […]

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Tags: Cholesterol, Dr. Scott Wright, Good Cholesterol, Heart Disease, research


February 11, 2016

Race to Finish Breast Cancer is Personal for Mayo Clinic Staffer and Patient

By In the Loop intheloop

On Sunday, Feb. 14, while romantics celebrate Valentine’s Day with chocolate and flowers, 10,000 or so runners will show their love in a different way: by hitting the pavement as part of the 26.2 with Donna, the race to finish breast cancer. Among them, just as she has been each year since the race began […]

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Tags: 26.2 With Donna, Breast Cancer, Kristi Pritchett, marathon, research


June 18, 2015

Eagles Cancer Telethon Funding a “Tremendous Honor” for Researcher Who Grew Up Watching

By In the Loop intheloop

The annual Eagles Cancer Telethon on KTTC is must-see TV for many people in southeastern Minnesota — including the parents of Gina Razidlo, Ph.D., a cancer researcher at Mayo Clinic. Dr. Razidlo grew up in Austin, Minnesota, where her community-minded parents “watched the telethon every year.” And while they always enjoyed seeing performances by talented […]

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Tags: Cancer, Dr Gina Razidlo, Dr Robert Diasio, research


May 12, 2015

Marking a Milestone of Dedication to Research With a Golden Touch

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Andrew Engel, M.D., established a neuromuscular disease research laboratory at Mayo half a century ago. He’s had continuous NIH funding for an astonishing 50 consecutive years — the longest streak among Mayo researchers. 

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Tags: Dr Andrew Engel, National Institutes of Health, Neurology, research


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