Research snapshot: No two kinds of retroviruses look – or act – the same

In the most comprehensive study of its kind, researchers in the Institute for Molecular Virology and...

Health Talk recommends: Speaking for the Voiceless

The world is experiencing two important demographic shifts: people are living longer and our population is becoming...

New study suggests prenatal vitamins are not worth the money

For years, pregnant women have been advised to take prenatal vitamins in order to ensure proper growth and nutrition...

UMN researchers connecting links to sleep issues and Parkinson’s disease

It is estimated that 50-60 percent of people with Parkinson’s disease have disordered sleep.

Staying safe during upcoming heat wave

Dangerous heat waves are affecting much of the United States, and Minnesota is bracing for a hot couple of days.

Changing the conversation: Body shaming

Body shaming is a growing epidemic, rising to a fevered pitch in recent years alongside social media.

Meningitis B vaccine study raises questions about vaccine response in recent New Jersey university outbreak

new study from the University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health found that only 66 percent of college students...

New method makes microbiome profiling more accurate, reproducible

Research out of the University of Minnesota Genomics Center highlights an improved method for profiling...

Narrative medicine weaves storytelling into health care

Illness is collaborative. It’s not just a list of symptoms and a diagnosis, but a story.

Public crises: Be prepared

Human crises both worldwide and close to home present a constant need for critical support by aid workers, medical...