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September 4, 2018

Research News Roundup-August 2018

By Elizabeth Zimmermann elizabethzimmermann

The Mayo Clinic Research News Roundup includes brief summaries and links to research news releases from the past month. It also connects readers to related resources. Read on for more information from Mayo Clinic Research. Mayo Clinic researchers identify a potential new approach to treat HER2 positive breast cancer Researchers at Mayo Clinic have identified an important […]

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Tags: breast cancer, deep space medicine, Fergus Couch, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Michelle Freeman, Molly Jeffery, opioids, Purna Kashyap, Research News Roundup, Taro Hitosugi, weight loss, William Freeman


January 4, 2018

Gerstner Awardees explore individualized treatments for obesity, rare form of leukemia

By Susan Buckles susanbuckles

By Sharon Rosen Precision medicine research has shown that one size does not fit all when it comes to medical care. Early career investigators can bring new ideas and perspectives to the search for treatments tailored to a patient’s unique needs. These are the goals of Andres Acosta, M.D., Ph.D., and Mrinal Patnaik, M.B.B.S. – […]

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Tags: Andres Acosta, blood cancer, Center for Individualized Medicine, Mrinal Patnaik, obesity, weight loss


February 21, 2017

New ray of light for those who struggle with weight loss: low-level laser therapy

By Meghan Knoedler meghanknoedler

The struggle to lose weight is complex and full of challenges. For those who have struggled with their weight, finding hope and solutions can be difficult despite understanding the detrimental health consequences. There is no question that losing weight is challenging.  As a result, procedures exist that aim to remove fat cells from the body.  […]

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Tags: obesity, weight loss


April 29, 2014

Huffington Post, Diabetes and Mayo Clinic

By bobnellis bobnellis

Sometimes the science of weight loss and diet is the science of behavior. Mayo Clinic researchers established the ground rules for measuring calories, blood glucose — even the proper dosages for insulin — back in the 1920s and ’30s. Yet more and more people are being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes today. Changing behavior, not […]

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Tags: diabetes, endocrinology, weight loss


May 2, 2012

The Hunger Trail

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This is one of a series of posts on the science of the Mayo Everest expedition. This is from Amine Issa, Ph.D. on the mountain, with additional comment from Mayo endocrinologist and obesity specialist James Levine, M.D., Ph.D. The good news is that you tend to lose weight at altitude… but it’s not as simple as […]

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Tags: altitude research, Mount Everest, mountain climbing, physiology, weight loss


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