News Releases

Friday, December 22, 2017
Robert Vince, Ph.D., Director of the University of Minnesota’s Center for Drug Design has been named a fellow to the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), a non-profit organization recognizing and supporting innovators and inventors at...
Monday, December 11, 2017
Dogs and humans share a particularly deadly form of brain cancer: glioblastoma. A new five-year canine cancer research project, awarded to the University of Minnesota, may improve survival rates in dogs and give researchers more insight into glioblastoma...
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Young adults who practice yoga may experience less weight gain over time than those who do not. This finding comes from a recent University of Minnesota School of Public Health study exploring yoga practices of young adults. Excessive weight...
Monday, September 25, 2017
Scientists believe moose acquire an often deadly brainworm parasite from white-tailed deer when they eat snails and slugs carrying the parasite’s larvae. The problem is that previous collection efforts have found exceptionally low levels of brainworm...
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
University of Minnesota will receive $11.2M, with an additional $2.8M awarded to the University of Washington The University of Minnesota’s Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality & Healing has been awarded the first phase of a...
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
While prostate cancer treatment can make sex more difficult for straight men; very little is known about its effects on gay and bisexual men. The University of Minnesota is receiving a $3 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to conduct the...
Monday, August 28, 2017
The Minnesota Technical Assistance Program (MnTAP) is partnering with North Minneapolis businesses and other community partners to reduce air emissions which can cause health problems for workers and area residents. MnTAP, an outreach and technical...
Thursday, July 27, 2017
For the first time, UMN research has documented the prevalence of Minnesota high school students who identify as transgender or gender nonconforming (TGNC) according to a study from the University of Minnesota Medical School. The study also shows...
Monday, June 19, 2017
A family meal-focused program has been shown to reduce the amount of sugary drinks that kids consume and gives parents more confidence in determining portion sizes, according to a recent study in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The...
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Pregnancy rates among 15- to 19-year-olds in Minnesota are down nearly 70 percent since 1990 and birth rates have followed suit, according to a new report.  However, the 2017 Minnesota Adolescent Sexual Health Report from the University of Minnesota...

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