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“Healthy Start, Healthy State” study finds children in Minnesota's childcare programs have better access to improved nutrition and physical activity practices.

Minneapolis is the 40th jurisdiction to enact a minimum wage ordinance which increases the minimum wage to $15 an hour for the city’s employees over the next 5 years.

New data from a study led by researchers from the University of Minnesota Medical School could change how future antimicrobial drug combinations are discovered and developed.

The University of Minnesota Medical School announced today that Drs. Laura Niedernhofer and Paul Robbins have accepted roles as Director and Associate Director, respectively, for the newly founded Institute on the Biology of Aging and Metabolism (iBAM).

The Medical School, Duluth Campus is pleased to announce the launch of its new online open-access journal, The Journal of Regional Campuses.

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL (December 7, 2017) – The University of Minnesota Medical School today announced that Sade Spencer, Ph.D.

Parents feeling elevated stress levels could negatively impact eating habits of their children, according to a new study published in the journal Pediatrics.

New data from a Phase I clinical trial led by Clark Chen, M.D., Ph.D., Lyle French Chair in Neurosurgery and Head of the University of Minnesota Medical School Department of Neurosurgery shows more than a quarter of patients with recurrent high-grade glioma, a form of brain cancer, were alive more than three years after treatment.

The project will determine the underlying trajectory of brain chemistry which accompanies healthy aging, and will identify which metabolic pathways are abnormal in Alzheimer’s disease.

The University of Minnesota has received a grant from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust’s Rural Healthcare Program to explore the feasibility of equipping ambulances that function as mobile emergency departments.

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