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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...
Monday, May 22, 2017
A recent study in the Journal of Family Psychology shows that less media use at the table by parents is associated with lower body mass index for their children, suggesting phones, tablets and TV at meal time could influence child weight outcomes. This...
Monday, March 6, 2017
The University of Minnesota Medical School today announced a significant donation that will provide sustained support for its Program in Human Sexuality while providing an incentive for additional individual donations. This area of health care is facing...
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Survivors of childhood cancers have fewer secondary cancers, according to new research from the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Compared with those diagnosed in the 1970s, patients diagnosed...
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
The University of Minnesota has named Lynda S. Welage, Pharm.D., FCCP, as dean of the College of Pharmacy, effective July 31, 2017, and pending approval by the Board of Regents at its March meeting. As dean, Welage will be chief executive...
Monday, February 13, 2017
A breakthrough trial at the University of Minnesota testing a new UMN-developed drug resulted in improved survival rates for dogs diagnosed with a cancer called hemangiosarcoma (HSA). The results, found in a study by Masonic Cancer Center researchers,...
Friday, February 3, 2017
This Saturday, February 4th, nearly 300 students and faculty in the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry will provide free dental care for children who have difficulty accessing dental services. In 2016, more than 150 children...
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
The health sciences thrive on diversity. Every day, our schools and centers educate professionals to work across Minnesota and around the world. We provide care to patients from diverse backgrounds both at home and abroad. We also conduct research,...
Thursday, January 12, 2017
University of Minnesota researchers launch a new website commemorating Zach Sobiech and his legacy. The project brings patients with osteosarcoma together in one online location.  Found at osteosarcoma.umn.edu, the site is known as Biology of...

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