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Controversial Diabetes Drug Under FDA Microscope Again

A former blockbuster diabetes drug is going under the FDA’s microscope again. New research suggests Avandia may be safer than first thought, although critics aren’t buying it. The FDA panel is looking at a new analysis on the drug, which shows it’s just as safe as older diabetes drugs.

06/05/2013

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Live Life To The Fullest

Ever feel like you have missed out on life’s great experiences? Check out this list of 50 things you must do to live a full life.

05/06/2013

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New Research, Task Force Differ Over Mammogram Age

New research shows younger women are still getting mammograms even though a federal task force recommends differently.

04/19/2013

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Health Watch: Brain Cancer Drug May Help Alzheimer’s Patients

A drug used to treat cancer may someday offer hope for patients living with Alzheimer’s disease.

03/26/2013

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Study: ADHD In Children Can Last Into Adulthood

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, is the most common developmental disorder affecting children.

03/04/2013

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Prenatal Folic Acid Lowers Children’s Risk Of Autism

Researchers in Norway tracked 85,000 children and whether their mothers took a folic acid supplement.

02/12/2013

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Paynesville Man, 45, Dies In Rollover

A 45-year-old man has died in a fatal rollover just north of Paynesville, according to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office.

02/11/2013

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U Of M Research ‘Identifies’ A Cause Of Breast Cancer

Scientists at the University of Minnesota say they’ve made a breakthrough when it comes to what causes many cases of breast cancer.

02/06/2013

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New Study: Mastectomies May Not Be Safest Bet

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.

01/29/2013

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Researchers Find Facebook Triggers Feelings Of Envy

Ever feel a little twinge of jealousy when you look at a friend’s vacation photos on Facebook? Turns out, you’re not alone.

01/23/2013

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‘U Of M’ Struggling To Keep Up With Mental Health Cases

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.

10/29/2012

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Mayo Clinic: Sugar-Rich Diets Linked To Cognitive Impairment In Seniors

A Mayo Clinic study finds a link between sugar-rich diets and brain function in seniors.

10/16/2012

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‘U Of M’ Grad Student Researches Pollution Effects On Cyclists

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.

09/26/2012

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Researchers: Excessive Sitting Linked To Chronic Diseases

Too much sitting at work or at home could be taking a couple years off your life.

07/10/2012

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‘U’ Study Shows Promise For Treatment Of Muscular Dystrophy

Researchers at the University of Minnesota are excited about a new study on the use of stem cells to treat muscular dystrophy.

05/03/2012

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