Mental health visits at Boynton Health this semester are up 18 percent compared to the 2017 spring semester. Experts attribute the jump to increased openness about mental health and awareness of services on campus. As more students seek these services nationwide, some colleges have adapted their programming to keep up with the growing demand.
Minnesota has been the birthplace for a number of important creations, such as Scotch tape, the automatic toaster and now, miniature brains.
A new University of Minnesota Medical School paper aims to tackle misdiagnosis by suggesting a new way to measure safety and diagnosis within health care systems.
Boynton introduced supply-filled carts to their patient care areas in response to focus groups that showed students value confidentiality in accessing safe sex supplies. The carts are stocked with Trojan standard condoms, snugger-fit condoms, Magnum condoms, water and silicone-based lubricants, safer sex and anal sex kits, dental dams and latex-free condoms.
The University of Minnesota broke ground on the $108.6 million Health Sciences Education Center on Tuesday.
Yoga may improve body image, especially among those who have low body satisfaction levels, according to a new University of Minnesota study. Yoga’s focus on mind-body connections, as well as yoga classes’ welcoming environments, could lead to more positive self-image, the study says.
A University of Minnesota research team hopes ride-sharing will be the key to improving infant vaccination rates in Uganda.
An ongoing University of Minnesota clinical trial is one of the first to test an insulin-producing device to treat Type 1 diabetes.