Republican Rep. Erik Paulsen, along with 15 of his colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives, has been singled out by the Huffington Post for taking the "Ice Bucket Challenge" this summer to raise money for ALS research despite voting to cut government funding for that same sort of resear ... More >>
A U of M associate professor explores the complex world of human microorganisms and the cures they may hold
Michele Bachmann claims she's infallible when it comes to truth and falsity, but in reality, the AP concluded she was so full of it during her presidential run that they simply gave up on fact-checking her.SEE ALSO: Michele Bachmann goes on apocalyptic radio show, says Obama supports Sharia lawBut P ... More >>
Meet the buffoons who are ruining the United States
Sen. Jeff Hayden introduces bill to fund curative spinal cord science
Documentary interviews AIDS activists about the darkest days of the crisis
SEE ALSO: Derek Boogaard concussion: Did season-ending injury play a role in enforcer's untimely death?A new study published by the Minneapolis-based American Academy of Neurology finds that NFL players are at a higher risk of death from brain damage. That'll come as little surprise to those who hav ... More >>
On Tuesday, we told you that the University of Minnesota made In Defense of Animals' most ridiculous animal research list for a recent study investigating the link between hamsters' diets and sex drives.Since then, we've heard from a number of folks concerned that the post didn't demonstrate suffici ... More >>
A University of Minnesota study investigating how dieting affects the sex drive of hamsters has been singled out by In Defense of Animals as one of the most ridiculous animal experiments of 2011.IDA criticizes the experiment on two fronts -- one, as a waste of taxpayer funds, since the research was ... More >>
It's official -- people these days have allergies to everything.The latest example is little 11-year-old Grant Schlager of Austin, Minnesota. When Grant exposes his body to cold temperatures, he breaks out in hives. Swimming in cold water is basically a no-go. Even the simple pleasure of an icy s ... More >>
We prefer grass-fed...At the Medical University of South Carolina, Vladimir Mironov, an M.D. and Ph.D, is trying hard to grow meat. Yes, you read that right--he's bioengineering the stuff--or at this point, animal skeletal muscle tissue--in a small lab in Charleston at the school. According to an ... More >>
Tim Pawlenty, health care expert.Tim Pawlenty, sorta-kinda running for president maybe, has been working hard on his Fox News soundbites. "I think Obamacare is one of the worst pieces of legislation passed in the modern history of the country," he told the fair and balanced network last week ... More >>
Dr. Gary Remafedi says ACP knew better
Oprah author shares his longevity plan
Is D.C. finally ready to let us toke up?
Five-hundred children separated from their parents during Katrina have yet to reunite, BVM with a condom on in a Jesuit mag, Cheney and Rumsfeld visit Brokeback Mountain, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
Former Minnesota Senator and lifelong Republican Dave Durenberger on the rise of the new Bush Republicans in Minnesota and elsewhere
A national antiabortion movement infiltrates the state's health department
Are efforts to allay concerns over mad deer disease driven by good science or vested interests?
The AIDS drug Ziagen has brought healthy windfalls to the University of Minnesota and GlaxoSmithKline. But it isn't doing anything at all for the millions who are dying of the disease in Africa.
NSP says its power-line project is just a routine upgrade. Scientists promise there's nothing to fear. But in this tony St. Paul suburb, there's talk of miscarriages, cancer, and lawsuits.
Kitchen Militia moms storm the stage, AIDS activists howl in the wings, born-again virgins recite their vows, and the fight over sex education in school turns into the hottest ticket in town
This summer, Corky Maurer learned that he picked up hepatitis C in prison. And that's not the worst news.
A local teen finds himself up against a federal rule that permanently bans gay and bisexual men from donating blood.
Nordstrom is slated to open its in-store mammography clinic--for well-insured and cash-paying clients only--later this month. According to clinic supervisor Judy Johnson, many women are too busy to get mammograms. "But all women have time to shop."
The arrival of managed health care at the University of Minnesota's medical clinics may mean research opportunities will dry up. As a result, many doctors are leaving the university for private practice.
The Minnesota AIDS Project tries to shoot a clean-syringes provision through the Legislature.
A long and rancorous effort to do away with tenure and run itself more like a business has set the University of Minnesota back for years to come.
Candice Roark was a healthy 20-year-old when she was sent to the Persian Gulf in 1991. Now she has a pacemaker, fainting spells, and a lot of unanswered questions about what made her and thousands of other soldiers sick.