If all goes as planned at the University of Minnesota’s Amplatz Children’s Hospital, the child — who has not been publicly identified — could become the second person in the world cured of both deadly illnesses by an extraordinary type of cell transplant.
Updated: July 12, 2013, - 06:19 PM
At Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, Dr. Tim Henry is using adult stem cells to come up with a realistic treatment option for heart disease.
Updated: July 09, 2013, - 10:14 PM
Dr. Steven Miles vividly remembers the notorious 2004 photograph of U.S. soldiers grinning beside a pile of naked prisoners at...
Updated: July 06, 2013, - 05:02 PM
Do-it-yourself kiosks in stores may help fill a need for preventive care. Health care experts are trying to figure out if they are a gimmick, a breakthrough or both.
Updated: July 06, 2013, - 07:20 AM
At age 2, Wendell Sherman-Strand still can’t sit up, walk or talk. The curly-haired Minneapolis boy doesn’t have the muscle control to grab a rattle or stand on his own. And nobody knows exactly why.
Updated: June 24, 2013, - 05:47 AM
Not everyone is thrilled that doctors in Minnesota are trying to curb the use of prescription painkillers, as described in...
Updated: June 22, 2013, - 04:46 PM
It might not matter how healthful the meal is, either. Even people who ate poor quality breakfasts were better off than those who skipped breakfast completely, the researchers found.
Updated: June 18, 2013, - 09:32 AM
His death exposed a drug-abuse crisis “self-inflicted” by doctors.
Updated: June 17, 2013, - 10:57 AM
Once again, the agency that runs Medicare is shining a spotlight on the secretive world of hospital fees. And it...
Updated: June 08, 2013, - 05:07 PM