Since the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) was identified in 2012, more than 1,800 people have been infected with the virus that causes MERS, and the fatality rate is a concerning 36 percent.

The concept of self-harm is nearly synonymous with suicide.

Congratulations 2016 Distinguished Lectureship award winners and Wall of Scholarship honorees.

Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is a vascular disease found in adults. It involves the enlargement of the aorta, the main blood vessel delivering blood throughout the body, at the abdomen.

Building on decades of research, a group of experts from the University of Minnesota has developed a cost-effective way to better treat peripheral artery disease (PAD), a life-threatening condition that affects more than 8 million people in the United States.

Feeling anxious and stressed about this election? You’re not alone. And as it turns out, there’s a name for what many of us are experiencing- it’s called “election stress disorder”.

University of Minnesota researcher, Dr. Carol Lange and team are one of two grand prize winners in the National Cancer Institute’s Up for A Challenge (U4C) Breast Cancer Challenge Award offered in partnership with Sage Bionetworks. The recognition will help further the University’s innovative work in exploring genetic connections in breast cancer research.  

Good news for children age 14 and under: the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine now only requires two shots. 

Sixty-one percent of early childcare providers in Minnesota are serving a fruit or vegetable at every meal and snack. That’s according to a new University of Minnesota survey of licensed center- and home-based early childcare providers.

People who are overweight have a 25 percent higher chance of developing a depressive illness, while people who are obese have a 50 percent higher chance.


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