Kaler Asks For $299M For University Construction ProjectsUniversity of Minnesota President Eric Kaler warned that world-famous research at the U could slow down if the legislature does not approve funding to update its century-old laboratories.
'U Of M' Research Links iPads To Motion SicknessFirst-of-its-kind research from the University of Minnesota is helping explain why iPad users may experience motion sickness while using the device for an extended period of time.
'U' Shows Off Highly Attractive New $8M ToyThe University of Minnesota just got a cool new toy, thanks to an $8 million grant from the Institute of Health. It will lead to all kinds of research on the human body -- specifically the brain.
'U' Study: Autism High In Mpls. Somali Children For years, parents in the Somali community in Minneapolis have said autism is unusually common in their kids. Now, a University of Minnesota study confirms those claims. The study used data from 2010 to determine if more Somali kids, ages seven to nine, had autism than other kids in the state's largest city. Idil Abdul has a son with autism. "I knew what they said today in 2008," Abdul said.
U Of M Study Looks At The Dangers Of E-CigarettesFor years, the University of Minnesota has been doing research on tobacco and tobacco-related products. The dangers of the emerging market of electronic cigarettes is still widely unknown.
Study: Still A Clear Benefit To MammographyThe nation's top breast cancer experts are meeting this week in Texas. They're revealing the findings of the latest research and advances in treatment. There's been a lot of recent studies with varying results on the benefits of mammography.
Klobuchar: Medical Research Funding Should Be ReinstatedSen. Amy Klobuchar joined five families Sunday at the University of Minnesota who have been impacted by diseases such as juvenile diabetes, Autism, epilepsy, and Alzheimer's. She said these are the people who are being hurt by cuts to funding of medical search.
After Beating Cancer, Brock Wood’s Next Challenge Is The MississippiBrock Wood is on a journey. He’s kayaking the entire Mississippi River – from Itasca all the way to New Orleans. The kayaks first hit the water on June 17, but for Wood the journey began last year.
Controversial Diabetes Drug Under FDA Microscope AgainA 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.
New Research, Task Force Differ Over Mammogram AgeNew research shows younger women are still getting mammograms even though a federal task force recommends differently.
Health Watch: Brain Cancer Drug May Help Alzheimer’s PatientsA drug used to treat cancer may someday offer hope for patients living with Alzheimer's disease.
Study: ADHD In Children Can Last Into AdulthoodAttention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, is the most common developmental disorder affecting children.
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.
Paynesville Man, 45, Dies In RolloverA 45-year-old man has died in a fatal rollover just north of Paynesville, according to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office.
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.