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Research Snapshot: Common cancer treatments could inadvertently contribute to recurrence

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A new study published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine shows how chemotherapy, radiation and targeted therapy could be inadvertently contributing to the recurrence of some cancers. But the same study also found that a class of lipids could help achieve more effective treatments.

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Research Snapshot: What’s affecting HIV rates in African-born women of the Twin Cities?

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UMN study shows cultural norms about sex & gender roles could be factors affecting HIV rates in African-born women in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area.

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Q&A: Supporting mental health treatment during and after incarceration

It’s estimated 26 percent of jail inmates suffer from mental illness or some sort of serious psychiatric distress. But a survey from the College of Pharmacy, Duluth, found many jails don’t have the infrastructure or planning in place to support those inmates, particularly upon release.

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Unfamiliarity with naloxone rules leads to low prescribing rates among MN providers

A survey from the College of Pharmacy found that many Minnesota providers don’t fully understand naloxone legislation, and many remain wary to prescribe it. The results were recently published in Substance Abuse.

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Research Snapshot: Complementary and Alternative Medicine use in Diabetic Adults

New research at the University of Minnesota shows increased use of complementary and alternative medicine in U.S. adults with diabetes.

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Collaboration between aerospace engineering and dentistry develops new dental devices for the elderly

Stephen Shuman is collaborating with local aerospace research company to create new dental devices to help the elderly maintain their oral health and function.

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