University of Minnesota

Study: Monitoring cholesterol increases life expectancy

A University of Minnesota study definitively shows that those with decreased LDL cholesterol levels can count on an increased life expectancy. The research is published in the May 24 edition of the Annals of Surgery.

Jun 07, 2010
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New study definitively links indoor tanning to melanoma

New research from the University of Minnesota's School of Public Health and Masonic Cancer Center definitively links the use of indoor tanning devices to increased risk of melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer.

May 27, 2010
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Discovery gives insight into brain 'replay' process

The hippocampus, a part of the brain essential for memory, has long been known to "replay" recently experienced events. Previously, replay was believed to be a simple process of reviewing recent experiences in order to help ...

Mar 11, 2010
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