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“Economic disruption” needed for men to consider taking female-dominated jobs, U research finds

Farrah Mina
January 27, 2020

A University of Minnesota sociologist co-authored a study earlier this month examining what it would take for men to do something they have historically resisted: entering female-dominated jobs. While...

Women can safely breastfeed while taking anti-epilepsy medication, research finds

Women can safely breastfeed while taking anti-epilepsy medication, research finds

Natalie Cierzan
January 23, 2020

New research involving the University of Minnesota reported that women on medication to control their epileptic seizures can safely breastfeed their children, going against a common narrative. Few research...

Top clothing brands fail to meet plus-size consumers' needs, research finds

Top clothing brands fail to meet plus-size consumers’ needs, research finds

Abbey Machtig
January 23, 2020

New University of Minnesota research shows inconsistent plus-sizing standards across a multitude of major clothing retailers including Walmart, Kohl’s and Target. The findings suggest that none of the...

Researcher Atsushi Asakura poses for a portrait in the McGuire Translational Research Facility on Thursday, Jan. 16.  Asakura was one of the lead researchers of a recent University of Minnesota study which demonstrated methods for reducing the symptoms of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy in mice. (Kamaan Richards / Minnesota Daily)

UMN researchers find way to make muscular dystrophy less severe

Natalie Cierzan
January 22, 2020

University of Minnesota researchers found a way to improve the effects of Duchenne muscular dystrophy. DMD is a syndrome that starts in adolescence and leads to muscle weakness and eventual muscle loss....

Hailee Schievelbein

Faculty committee discusses research priorities with Gabel

Niamh Coomey
December 11, 2019

A faculty committee met with University of Minnesota President Joan Gabel Monday to discuss research priorities for the systemwide strategic plan. Improving communication about research to greater Minnesota,...

Morgan La Casse

Men who receive testosterone therapy nearly twice as likely to develop blood clots, researchers find

Natalie Cierzan
December 11, 2019

Men are nearly two times more likely to develop blood clots while undergoing testosterone therapy, according to University of Minnesota research. The study, which was published last month, found that men...

Oxycodone and Acetaminophen, an opioid containing drug combination often prescribed to women after pregnancy, at a CVS Pharmacy on Sunday, Dec. 8.

UMN research indicates women receive more opioids than needed after giving birth

Natalie Cierzan
December 9, 2019

A University of Minnesota study found that women bring home more prescribed opioids than they need after giving birth. The study, which was published last month, analyzed medical records from six hospitals...

Sarah Mai

Felons 2.5 times more likely to be denied to college, according to UMN research

Dylan Anderson
December 5, 2019

Research from the University of Minnesota shows having a low-level felony conviction adds a significant barrier to accessing a higher education. The study, published in October, found applicants with a...

A Bald Eagle at the Gabbert Raptor Center as seen on Tuesday, Dec. 3. Researchers are evaluating the auditory responses in eagles, which are among the most common species of bird killed by wind turbines, as part of an ongoing effort to prevent fatalities caused by collisions.

UMN researchers seek to prevent raptors from running into wind turbines

Emily Sizen
December 4, 2019

University of Minnesota researchers are evaluating eagles' auditory responses as part of an ongoing effort to prevent fatalities caused by wind turbine collisions. Funded by the U.S. Department of Energy,...

Illustrated by Abby Adamski.

Puberty may be able to change the body’s stress response, UMN research says

Natalie Cierzan
December 1, 2019

University of Minnesota researchers recently found that the way the body responds to stress can change during puberty.  The body’s stress response typically becomes set during childhood and does...