U researchers are building on existing discoveries with NK cells, or natural killer cells because their ordinary function is to sweep through the body and eliminate impurities. Dr.
A systematic review and meta-analysis of six observational studies found that the use of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) was associated with a 39 percent relative reduction in mortality among advanced heart failure patients with left ven
New grants through President Obama’s BRAIN Initiative will allow University of Minnesota researchers to dive deeper into the brain, developing new imaging technology with the potential to map and study neural activity to much greater detail.
New research from the University of Minnesota reveals endoglin as a critical factor in determining the fate of early undifferentiated cells during development. Endoglin, a receptor involved in cell signaling, has previously been known mostly for its function in blood vessels and angiogenesis.
It’s a $5.7 million question. At least that’s how much Demetri Yannopoulos, MD, just received from the National Institutes of Health to research how best to treat patients who have been resuscitated after sudden cardiac arrest.
In today’s medical technology world, there are no effective therapies for spinal cord injuries (SCIs).
It’s no secret that when the summer sun begins to set, it doesn’t take long for back-to-school stress to set in.
August is National Immunization Awareness Month and throughout the month Health Talk will focus on several key life stages and immunizations to keep you informed and help you cut through the clutter of misinformation available online about this critical public health issue.
A recent study by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) revealed obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) could be a hidden health crisis costing America billions.
Receiving proper vaccinations before traveling to certain regions of the world is highly recommended, and oftentimes required. However, it’s not always clear when and where vaccinations are necessary.