U of M Masonic Children's Hospital Opens 24-Hour Wellness Center
New data collected by University of Minnesota Medical School researchers demonstrate a clear connection between nicotine withdrawal and poor eating habits. Their findings point to the opioid system, the brain functions responsible for addiction and appetite regulation, as a possible cause for smoker preference of energy-dense, high-calorie food during nicotine withdrawal.
A paper co-authored by faculty in the Departments of Neurosurgery and Orthopedic Surgery explores a new functionality for Medtronic’s O-arm that allows physicians to take clear, low radiation long images and improves accuracy.
This training program is a joint effort between the U of M Medical School and the School of Public Health with the aim of preparing their research trainees to address cancer-related health disparities among communities impacted by inequities.