medicine

coronavirus, covid-19

Minnesota set to get shipment of coronavirus antiviral remdesivir

There have been positive initial results in clinical trials.

wrestling

Waconia coach investigated for allegedly medicating student's rash

The high school wrestling coach has not been charged.

U of M researchers make breakthrough in paralysis treatment

They've been able to restore some function in patients with devastating spinal cord injuries.

Rare neurological disease reported in six Minnesota kids

Officials are investigating this "rare but potentially severe" condition.

Maplewood dentist accused of illegally prescribing opioids

He didn't have a medical purpose for prescribing the drugs, federal prosecutors say.

New U of M study points to 'curative strategies' for HIV

The research could be a game-changer for HIV treatments.

Drug developed at U of M 'incredibly potent' in killing pancreatic cancer

Tumors that attack the pancreas are among the most lethal cancers. But a drug developed at the University of Minnesota has been used to kill those tumors in mice and could be tested on humans soon. The drug is made from a plant used in traditional Chinese medicine called the Thunder God Vine.