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Gaining just five pounds can increase your blood pressure, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association's High Blood Pressure Research Scientific Sessions 2014. Many people understand the health dangers of large amounts of extra body weight, but reasearchers in this study wanted to see the impact of a small weight gain of about five to 11 pounds.
ROCHESTER, Minn. - A collaborative study by researchers from Mayo Clinic, Olmsted Medical Center and Johns Hopkins University has measured multimorbidity - multiple diseases or medical conditions co-occurring in a single patient - and has determined which combinations of medical conditions are more prevalent by age, sex, and race/ethnicity in a geographically-defined Midwestern population.
Jeanna Radzinski joins ABC Affiliate KAAL in Rochester, Minnesota where she will be the Weekend sports anchor and will do sports reporting Weekdays. Jeanna is a graduate of Boston University and a native of Detroit.
The RCAC is a 24-member advisory body that was established by the Minnesota Legislature in 1988 to recruit, screen and recommend qualified candidates for each opening on thestate Board of Regents. Rochester Mayor Ardell Brede has served on the Council since 2004.
Through the use of evidence at the scene and later forensic examination during the autopsy, it was determined the man was 60-year-old Walter Bray. Police tell us Bray's last known address was at a homeless shelter in the Twin Cities.
From quiz show "Jeopardy" to health care, IBM's Watson supercomputer will soon be used by Mayo Clinic to match cancer patients with clinical trials in an attempt to find help for their illness. Starting early next year, the artificially intelligent computing system that can read natural language will enroll patients with colorectal, lung, and breast cancers in clinical trials, expediting what is often considered a slow and inefficient process.
Now, a year after finishing her treatment, the 50-year-old mother of three is transitioning from patient to advocate, working with the Rochester, Minnesota-based Mayo Clinic to expand the tiny trial that saved her life. "When I was first diagnosed, there was not a lot of options.
An expert panel has issued new guidelines for managing sickle cell disease, stressing the use of the drug hydroxyurea and transfusions for many with the genetic disorder. "This is a major step forward to try to put together all of the evidence and try to highlight what is most important," said Dr. Barbara Yawn, professor of family and community health at Olmsted Medical Center in Rochester, Minn.
ROCHESTER, Minn. - DelosA , the Pioneer of Wellness Real Estatea , and the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation today announced their agreement to design, build and operate the newly formed WELL Living Lab - a multidisciplinary lab that will be uniquely focused on the interaction between health, wellness and the built environment.
According to new research performed at the Mayo Clinic, iodine-based contrast material injected intravenously to enhance computed tomography images can be safely used in most patients. The study appears online in the journal Radiology .
Millions of people are unaware of the devastating effects posed by elevated blood pressure and diabetes as they progress through middle age and into their senior years. Making matters worse, many of these same individuals are unaware that they are hypertensive or hyperglycemic, compounding the negative health effects of these metabolic conditions that greatly advance the risks for developing a host of chronic illnesses ranging from heart disease and stroke to cancer and dementia.
The cast of "The Wedding Will Out" or "A Night in the Nutt House" performs July 27 - Aug 19 show. Fri. and Sat.
For those residents wanting transportation from home to a restaurant, the post office, perhaps, or to the supermarket, help is on the way. The Byron city council, in a 4-1 vote, approved a resolution at its Aug. 26 meeting that gives the greenlight for public transportation service in the community.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 01:35 am
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