Green Tea Toxicity Study

Past studies have suggested that a component commonly found in green tea may be helpful in battling a type of cancer known as CLL or Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia.  Mayo Clinic Dr. Tait Shanafelt talks about the latest research. To listen, click the link below. Green Tea Toxicity

Green Tea Extract Appears to Keep Cancer in Check in Majority of CLL Patients

ASCO Abstract Number: 6522 An extract of green tea appears to have clinical activity with low toxicity in chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) patients who used it in a phase II clinical trial, say researchers at Mayo Clinic. The findings, to be presented Monday, June 7, during the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical […]

Making Mayo’s Recipes: Roasted green beans

This is a great side dish for dinner this weekend. If you want tender beans, blanch them in hot water for about 30 seconds before tossing with tomatoes and herbs. Each Thursday, one of the more than 100 video recipes from the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program is featured on the Mayo Clinic News Network — just in […]

Making Mayo’s Recipes: Roasted green beans

This is a great side dish for dinner this weekend. If you want tender beans, blanch them in hot water for about 30 seconds before tossing with tomatoes and herbs. Each Thursday, one of the more than 100 video recipes from the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program is featured on the Mayo Clinic News Network — just in […]

In the Loop: After title victory, football team surprises young cancer patient

Seven-year-old Josiah Schroeder would have loved to watch his school’s football team win the state championship in person, but since cancer had prevented that, the team (and the game football) came to him. As the Caledonia, Minnesota, varsity football team was making its run at a third straight state Class AA title (and 41st straight win) […]

Sharing Mayo Clinic: From history teacher to heart health advocate

As a 37-year-old with no major medical problems, Collin Markum was shocked to learn he had a rare cardiac condition. Now after successful surgery and rehabilitation, Collin is working to help fund research and promote heart health. By Collin Markum It was early October 2016, and I was standing in front of my 11th  grade United […]

The weight-loss plateau: What it means and how you can get past it

You’ve been exercising daily. You’ve improved your diet. And you’ve seen the number on the scale decrease. Not only do you look better, you feel better, too. However, you reach a point where you no longer are seeing results, despite the effort you are making to do so. Throughout your weight–loss journey, you may find […]

Something the Think About: The Tree Teacher

Assume the consciousness of a tree to attain the ultimate wisdom. Dear friend, I want to be like a tree. I want to grow toward the light and give shelter to the birds, shade to the tired, medicine to the sick, fuel to the needy, air to the living, and fruit to the hungry. I […]

Experimental Nerve Graft Puts Former Green Beret Back on his Feet

This patient story was originally published August 26, 2015 in Sharing Mayo Clinic. Others might have panicked, but former U.S. Special Forces Engineer Kevin Flike kept his wits about him when he was shot in the abdomen during a firefight in Afghanistan four years ago. Through the worst pain of his life, the Green Beret pushed […]

Expertos más destacados ofrecen fórmula para hacer más costeables los fármacos contra el cáncer

ROCHESTER, Minnesota: Más de cien de los principales expertos en cáncer del país redactaron una fórmula para reducir el alto costo de los fármacos contra el cáncer y expresaron su apoyo al movimiento de base fundamentado en los pacientes que exige tomar acción al respecto. Sus recomendaciones y apoyo se delinean en un comentario escrito […]

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