The Mayo Clinic in Rochester announced Friday that a decadelong research project on using stem cells to repair damaged heart tissue has won federal approval for human testing, a step that could have implications for millions of Americans with heart disease.
Updated: January 17, 2014, - 10:46 PM
A plant grown in the South Pacific and consumed by islanders for its mild sedative effects appears to prevent smoking-induced...
Updated: January 11, 2014, - 04:27 PM
Minneapolis author says it’s a cheap way to delay the ravages of the disease, but cautions against using it without medical supervision.
Updated: January 02, 2014, - 12:06 PM
State health officials are reminding those who haven’t been vaccinated — especially the elderly and those with immune system deficiencies — that it’s time to act.
Updated: December 27, 2013, - 10:54 PM
An experiment that began four years ago in Two Harbors, Minn., uses individualized behavior modification to get results praised by state and federal officials.
Updated: December 20, 2013, - 11:51 PM
The world’s most powerful magnet for full-body imaging scans has arrived at the University of Minnesota, where it is expected to attract millions of dollars in research grants and play a significant role in a national project to map the human brain.
Updated: December 10, 2013, - 01:02 PM
U surgeon has teamed up with an entrepreneur in the television industry and Twin Cities advertising and public relations professionals to make an unusual direct appeal to the public.
Updated: November 24, 2013, - 06:12 AM
A top AIDS researcher, the new dean has past ties to Minnesota.
Updated: November 15, 2013, - 09:49 AM
Some patients could be supported by the new pumps until the heart heals itself.
Updated: November 10, 2013, - 06:28 AM