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Weekend Wellness: Family history of kidney stones increases risk

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My family has a history of kidney stones, and I would like to prevent them if possible. What should I do to keep from getting kidney stones? Are there foods or drinks I should avoid? ANSWER: A family history of kidney stones does increase your risk of [...]

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Mayo Clinic Health Letter de agosto de 2012

Estos son los puntos más destacados de la edición de agosto de Mayo Clinic Health Letter. Cómo evitar que la pre-diabetes se convierta en diabetes ROCHESTER, Minnesota — 17 de septiembre de 2012.  De acuerdo a la edición de agosto de Mayo Clinic Health Letter, es posible evitar que la [...]

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Diabetes: Does alcohol and tobacco use increase my risk? Caffeine: Is it dehydrating or not? Nail fungus Genital herpes: Can you get it from a toilet seat? Prenatal vitamins: OK for women who aren't pregnant?

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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Fitting in fitness: Finding time for physical activity You know fitness is important, but making time to exercise can be tough. Try these tips for fitting more physical activity into your day. Cancer prevention: 7 tips to reduce your risk Simple lifestyle changes can make a [...]

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Bacardi's Gift to Significantly Advance Mayo Clinic’s Regenerative Medicine Research

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Imagine a future in which a new lung is grown for a patient in need, using the patient’s own cellular material, or a day when an injection of replacement cells will enable a patient to self-heal damage in the brain, nerves or other tissues.   Regenerative [...]

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Diabetes diet: Should I avoid sweet fruits? White coat hypertension: When blood pressure rises at the doctor's office Arthritis pain: Do's and don'ts Stopping blood loss: From the battlefield to the cornfield Birth control pills: Harmful in early pregnancy?

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Medida del IMC puede omitir a 25 por ciento de niños que se considerarían obesos, dice estudio de Mayo Clinic ROCHESTER, Minnesota: Los médicos que utilizan el índice de masa corporal (IMC) para diagnosticar obesidad en los niños podrían omitir a 25 por ciento de quienes tienen excesiva grasa corporal pero cuentan con un IMC normal, lo que representa un grave problema para la salud a largo plazo, dice [...]

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BMI measurement may be missing 25 percent of children who could be considered obese, Mayo Clinic research says

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Physicians using body mass index (BMI) to diagnose children as obese may be missing 25 percent of kids who have excess body fat despite a normal BMI, which can be a serious concern for long-term health, according to a Mayo Clinic study published online today in Pediatric Obesity. [...]

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