Doctors say when there’s an increase in binging episodes, the brain's reward system comes less responsive. That means disorders like bulimia not only causes psychological issues but also biological effects that alter the brain’s reward system.
Woman killed by suspected drunk-driver in St. Louis County
The crash occurred on Highway 21 in Embarrass Township Friday night.
2 ejected, 1 killed in crash that closed southbound I-35
The State Patrol says neither were wearing seat belts.
Best Buy makes job cuts weeks after warning of soft sales
The Richfield retailer has been dealing with a shift in consumer trends.
Man makes 'vague comments' about Jewish people, smashes own car with club
It happened at a course that was founded as a Jewish country club 100 years ago.
Suspect of home invasion, murder in Minneapolis arrested in Wisconsin
There have been 57 deaths reported as homicides in Minneapolis this year.
Charges: Man stole handgun from house, fired at motorcyclists from car
A chaotic scene that led to a police chase unfolded after an alleged burglary in Ham Lake.
BCA's Uniform Crime Report shows violent crime in MN spiked in 2021
The report details violent crime trends in the seven-county metro and Greater Minnesota.
Search for vulnerable man, 66, missing from Brooklyn Park
Alex Ramirez was last seen in the early hours of Thursday morning.
Utility firms blocked from passing on extra $60M in 2021 gas crisis costs to Minnesotans
But the companies will still be able to recoup $600 million.
St. Cloud Times writing staff hit by Gannett budget cuts
Mass layoffs were expected at Gannett-owned outlets across the country.
U of M researchers find flu vaccine less effective than thought
The researchers combed through 31 studies and concluded the flu vaccine is effective for 59 percent of healthy adults. They called that inadequate but still encouraged people to get the shots, saying it's the best protection available.
'U' researcher: Gay couples on TV drive acceptance
In five separate studies, Edward Schiappa has found that the presence of gay characters on television programs decreases prejudices among viewers. He said the shifts are subtle and do not convert bigots, but over, time, there is a snowball effect.
Can rock music make you racist? Not exactly, says U of M researcher, but ...
The Daily Mail recently lit up the Internet with a story about a University of Minnesota research project. The headline: "Does listening to rock make you racist?" The professor behind the study says the headline was misleading, but the rest of the story captured her findings pretty well: "In a nutshell, we were testing the power of music to affect how people treat others. What we found was that music genre ... has a powerful effect on people's behavior," Prof. Heather LaMarre tells pop culture site Fuse.Tv.
Medtronic seeks partner in brain pump project
Fridley-based Medtronic is looking for pharmaceutical industry partners as it seeks to advance a pump technology, which Medtronic believes could be a good delivery system for Alzheimer's medicines pushed directly into the brain, the Pioneer Press reports.
U of M researchers look to stop it spreading corn disease
A recent surge of Goss's leaf blight has been wilting corn across the Midwest -- prompting researchers to try to find a treatment. The bacterial disease was first found in Minnesota in 2009. Last year there were 40 infected fields.
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