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Green tea extract shows promise in leukemia trials: Chronic lymphocytic leukemia 50 percent or greater decline in their lymph node size.

2009 study posted for filing ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic researchers are reporting positive results in early leukemia clinical trials using the chemical epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), an active ingredient in green tea. The trial determined that patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) can tolerate the chemical fairly well […]

Mayo Clinic: Common blood pressure drug linked to severe GI problems: Celiac disease from Olmesartan/Benicar in the US, Olmetec in EU and Canada, WinBP, Golme in India, Erastapex in Egypt

Contact: Nick Hanson newsbureau@mayo.edu 507-284-5005 Mayo Clinic Patients in clinical trial taking Olmesartan had symptoms of celiac disease ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic researchers have discovered an association between a commonly prescribed blood pressure drug, Olmesartan, and severe gastrointestinal issues such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, weight loss and […]

Should doctors treat lack of exercise as a medical condition? Mayo expert says ‘yes’ Quote: prescribing supported exercise, and more formal rehabilitation programs that include cognitive and behavioral therapy would develop

Contact: Sharon Theimer newsbureau@mayo.edu 507-284-5005 Mayo Clinic ROCHESTER, Minn. — A sedentary lifestyle is a common cause of obesity (http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/obesity/DS00314), and excessive body weight and fat in turn are considered catalysts for diabetes (http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/diabetes/DS01121), high blood pressure (http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/high-blood-pressure/DS00100), joint damage (http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/arthritis/DS01122/DSECTION=risk-factors) and other serious health problems. But what […]