UMN researcher studies hip fracture probability on women in late life

MINNEAPOLIS, MN- June 27, 2019 – New University of Minnesota Medical School research evaluates the impact of multimorbidity on the probability of hip fractures. In an article recently published in JAMA Internal Medicine, lead author Kristine Ensrud, MD, Professor of Medicine at the University of Minnesota Medical School, examines the impact of disease definition, comorbidity…

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Sea slugs use algae’s bacterial ‘weapons factory’ in three-way symbiotic relationship

VIDEO: Researchers have found that a sea slug that acquires defensive chemicals from eating algae has a surprising twist. The toxic chemicals, kahalalides, are actually made by bacteria that live inside… view more  Delicate yet voracious, the sea slug Elysia rufescens grazes cow-like on bright green tufts of algae, rooting around to find the choicest bits.…

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