News Releases

Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Researchers have identified the mechanism used by the deadly MERS virus to transmit from bats to humans. Bats are a native reservoir for MERS and the finding could be critical for understanding the animal origins of the virus, as well as preventing and...
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Minnesota may be ranked number one when it comes to long-term care in the U.S.,but a new study from the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota is helping shed light on why. University research published today in Research on Aging found...
Friday, August 1, 2014
A new study from the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota in collaboration with researchers at Dartmouth College and Yale University concludes that 2003-2004 U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warnings that reduced antidepressant...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
The University of Minnesota is pushing research efforts forward against the progressive neurological condition, Friedreich’s ataxia (FA) after receiving $150,000 in new funding from the Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA), GoFAR, and Ataxia U.K...
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Luc Dufresne, D.V.M., senior director of health assurance at Seaboard Foods, will receive the Science in Practice award for his work leading swine health management at Seaboard Foods, keeping science relevant to industry by moving research into the field...
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Negative emotions are associated with significantly increased risk of stroke or transient ischemic attacks (TIAs, or mini strokes) in middle-aged and older adults, according to new research out of the University of Minnesota. The results are published in...
Monday, June 23, 2014
[Editor's Note - 1/14/15: This paper, from the laboratories of Richard Linck, Ph.D., University of Minnesota, and his collaborator, Daniela Nicastro, Ph.D., Brandeis University, has been recognized by the Journal of Biological Chemistry's ...
Monday, June 23, 2014
Gene partnership may be fueling cancer spread in as much as 20 percent of cancers A key cancer-causing gene, responsible for up to 20 percent of cancers, may have a weak spot in its armor, according to new research from the Masonic Cancer Center,...
Friday, June 20, 2014
New University of Minnesota research out this week is the first of its kind to show who is having early elective deliveries between 37 and 39 weeks gestation, and whether these deliveries happen following labor induction or cesarean. Labor induction...
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
The number of Minnesotans without health insurance fell by 40.6 percent between September 30, 2013 and May 1, 2014, according to a new report prepared by State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC) at the University of Minnesota. The complete...

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