A research team led by the University of Minnesota Twin Cities has completed a first-ever global population estimate of Weddell seals in Antarctica, showing that there are significantly fewer seals than previously thought. Documenting the seals’ population trends over time will help scientists better understand the effects of climate change and commercial fishing.
Body dissatisfaction and disordered eating, such as binge eating and use of unhealthy weight control behaviors, are prevalent among young people, and new University of Minnesota research has found these problems impact adolescents and emerging adults from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds.
New research from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health now shows that young adults who focus on eating plant-centered meals significantly reduce their possibility of developing cardiovascular disease.
School of Public Health research shows that if compared to unexposed patients, patients exposed to the flu at their primary care physician’s office were 31.8% more likely than unexposed patients to revisit with the flu within two weeks.
The steep rise in food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted Black, Indigenous, and persons of color across the U.S., and particularly emerging adults in these groups.