Stem Cell Study Suggests Novel Mechanism of Action in Knee Osteoarthritis

Autologous bone marrow mesenchymal stromal cells (MSCs) are safe and efficacious in treating knee osteoarthritis (OA), and — in an apparently novel finding — they may reduce inflammation and modulate immune cells that contribute to the condition, Canadian researchers report.

Obesity During Young Adulthood Linked to Pancreatic Cancer Risk

People with a BMI of 30 or higher have a 20% greater risk of developing pancreatic cancer, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS), and the condition is more common in older adults. But a recent study suggests excess weight in early adulthood may pose more risk than weight gained later in life.

Covering All the Bases: Spine Care at Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare

From adolescent idiopathic scoliosis to more complex early onset cases, Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare is equipped to meet the spine care needs of children and as they age into adulthood.

A Comprehensive Approach to Epilepsy Care: The Minnesota Epilepsy Group Model

Minnesota Epilepsy Group’s expansive team of providers specializes in diagnosing and treating epilepsy and other seizure-related conditions.

University of Minnesota Health Specialists Bring Novel Transcatheter Approaches to the Treatment of Patent Ductus Arteriosus in Premature Infants

The Heart Center team at University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital offers hope to parents of premature infants diagnosed with patent ductus arteriosus, thanks to its adoption of leading-edge devices and new minimally invasive procedures.