Scientists at the University of Minnesota say they’ve made a breakthrough when it comes to what causes many cases of breast cancer.
It’s a tough decision that comes after a tough diagnosis. Women diagnosed with breast cancer must decide whether to have a lumpectomy, or a mastectomy.
Ever feel a little twinge of jealousy when you look at a friend’s vacation photos on Facebook? Turns out, you’re not alone.
New research shows one in four students at the University of Minnesota is diagnosed with a form of mental illness every year. There are so many cases, in fact, the University’s mental health services is struggling to with demand.
A Mayo Clinic study finds a link between sugar-rich diets and brain function in seniors.
Minneapolis has a reputation as a bike-friendly city with many commuting with pedal power. Now, a University of Minnesota graduate student is doing research about the quality of air cyclists are breathing.
Too much sitting at work or at home could be taking a couple years off your life.
Researchers at the University of Minnesota are excited about a new study on the use of stem cells to treat muscular dystrophy.
University of Minnesota researchers say there’s one more thing you may be able to do to fight against diabetes, obesity, cancer and heart disease – and it’s simple: stand more and sit less.
We all want our kids to do good in school. Now, a new study shows If you want your child to get better grades you may want to make sure they’re getting physically active.
Many Minnesotans are told to take Vitamin D in the winter when we don’t get as much sun. But is that enough?
The University of Minnesota is flipping the switch on a new wind research station this week at the university’s UMore Park property in Rosemount.
A new study says the vitamins and supplements may actually be bad for us, particularly women.
Researchers have begun gathering water samples for a study mandated by the Legislature on what the state’s water quality standards to protect wild rice should be.
Doctors at the University of Minnesota have found a similarity in dog and human bone cancer that could help human patients fight their disease more effectively.
The fact is 35 percent of America’s daily calories come from restaurants. But are the facts about those calories being reported accurately by restaurants?
New research shows another big health benefit if you add some olive oil to your diet.
The family of former Wild hockey player Derek Boogaard, who was found dead in his Minneapolis apartment Friday, donated his brain to medical researchers in Boston to try to determine if his rough and tough NHL career contributed to his death.
Relatives and fans of Derek Boogaard shed tears Sunday as they remembered the former NHL tough guy as a “teddy bear” who was as generous and kind as he was burly and tough, a somber end to a weekend during which his distraught family agreed to donate his brain to medical researchers.
Chimpanzee expert Jane Goodall is moving her vast collection of field data away from the U of M to Duke University.
University of Minnesota’s Medical School took its worries over budget cuts to state lawmakers Tuesday.
Scientists at the University of Minnesota and other schools will studying how to keep Midwest corn-based cropping systems resilient amid climate uncertainties.
Three University of Minnesota plant science researchers have won new research awards from the National Science Foundation.