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The behavior of people who remain committed to a choice, even when it is clear that an alternate choice would be a better option, has been a perplexing phenomenon to psychologists and economists. 

University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital is the largest treatment center in the United States for patients with the rare genetic disease Fanconi anemia (FA).

University of Minnesota researchers have discovered a connection between the body’s memory cells and this protein, influencing the body’s long-term immune system.

Data shows that seriously ill patients need better care, researchers identify a possible solution.

The National Kidney Registry has awarded its 2018 “Excellence in Teamwork” Award to the University of Minnesota Medical Center for demonstrating excellence in teamwork for a complex kidney swap.

Researchers at the University of Minnesota Medical School have developed a process to regenerate skeletal muscle cells in mice that model muscular dystrophy. The unlikely source of those cells is a type of benign tumor called a teratoma.

U.S. News & World Report once again recognizes University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital as one of the best children’s hospitals in the nation.

18-year-old Catarina Gómez began college with a ten-year plan. Passionate about immigration law and other social justice causes, her intention was to become an immigration attorney and from there, launch a career in politics, but life had other plans. 

Pregnancy and birth rates continue to decline for 15-19-year-olds in Minnesota, with rates decreasing the most among youth from communities of color.

UMN Medical School researchers urge a “deeper dive” into how much AFib a person has, in addition to risk factors and outcomes.


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