Health conditions

Brooklynn Isley

Science meets caring

Junior Brooklynn Isley was drawn to a career in nursing because it combines two things she loves: science and caring for people. It appears she chose the right path.

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Cleanup duty

New therapies designed to clear senescent cells from the body could keep our aging population healthier longer—and improve outcomes for COVID-19 patients, too.

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Talking with U of M

Talking Halloween safety with U of M

The spookiest night of the year is almost here. While most are hoping for treats instead of tricks, there are important safety considerations to keep in mind before heading out for the evening. 

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News Release

Unique light-sensing 3D-printed device could help people with lupus

According to the Lupus Foundation of America, about 1.5 million Americans have a form of lupus. Light sensitivity is common in people with lupus, and many find that their disease is made worse by exposure to sunlight or even artificial light indoors. The symptoms of these flare ups for patients with lupus include rashes, joint pain and fatigue.

Person being treated by sound and electrical stimulation therapy
News Release

Study finds that sound plus electrical body stimulation has potential to treat chronic pain

A University of Minnesota Twin Cities-led team has found that electrical stimulation of the body combined with sound activates the brain’s somatosensory or “tactile” cortex, increasing the potential for using the technique to treat chronic pain and other sensory disorders. The researchers tested the non-invasive technique on animals and are planning clinical trials on humans in the near future.

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Stuart Amateau

Associate Professor, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Thomas Leventhal

Assistant Professor, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Demetri Yannopoulos

Professor, Center for Resuscitation Medicine
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