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Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Researchers from the University of Minnesota and Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota are teaming up to develop new diabetes educational materials for Minnesota-Somali children and their families. “We’ve noticed that the...
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
Media note: Watch study author Jean Abraham, Ph.D., discuss her study findings here. New research from the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota finds incentive-based employer wellness programs were effective in promoting fitness center...
Thursday, August 27, 2015
The University of Minnesota has been awarded $2.4 million from the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation for research aimed at creating new skin for use in patients. Among its many applications, the skin would be used to treat burns, repair congenital...
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Jeffrey Miller, M.D., deputy director of the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, has been awarded over $6 million by the National Cancer Institute’s Outstanding Investigator program. The selection process is highly competitive and Miller is...
Monday, August 3, 2015
A new study published today found state-level prior approval authority over individual market health insurance rates were in effect from 2010 to 2013 was associated a 10 percentage point lower rate of increase in premiums. The research was published in...
Monday, July 27, 2015
A new study published today found drug manufacturers delay reporting serious and unexpected adverse events to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). In particular, adverse events with a patient death were more likely to be delayed relative to non-...
Monday, July 20, 2015
A grant through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health will fund a five-year program called the Minnesota Collaborative Rural Oral Health Project (MN-CROHP), led by the University of Minnesota School of...
Friday, June 26, 2015
A new study from the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota in collaboration, with the Minnesota Department of Human Services, found racial differences in nursing home residents’ quality of life (QOL). QOL refers to non-medical aspects of...
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
The Minnesota Heart Health Program (MHHP) is launching an innovative, statewide initiative, “Ask About Aspirin,” to help lower the number of first heart attacks and strokes, a leading cause of death in Minnesota. Using low-dose aspirin on a daily basis...
Friday, May 15, 2015
Three new reports released today by the University of Minnesota shed new light on the ongoing discussions about the Department of Psychiatry and the protection of human subjects in clinical research.  Together, the reports show that while there are...

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