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Researchers investigate suicide attempts and psychotropic drugs

Researchers investigate suicide attempts and psychotropic drugs

Suicidal patients with access to anti-anxiety, anti-psychotic medications should be closely monitored, CU Anschutz study says
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From superheroes to Hogwarts, Bell’s research on children’s identity, race and inclusivity rings true

From superheroes to Hogwarts, Bell’s research on children’s identity, race and inclusivity rings true

Dr. Christopher Bell, director of graduate studies and associate professor of media studies at CU Colorado Springs, is a big fan of Marvel superheroes and is...
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Advancing our understanding of the pharmacokinetics of CBD in children with epilepsy

Advancing our understanding of the pharmacokinetics of CBD in children with epilepsy

It is an interesting time to be a biomedical researcher in Colorado. In 2000, voters in the state made it legal to sell marijuana for medical use in adults;...
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Broad energy and environment study led by CU Boulder ends with significant findings

Broad energy and environment study led by CU Boulder ends with significant findings

A massive research and education effort on energy and environmental issues led by CU Boulder engineering faculty is ending after a five-year run with...
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Can short bursts of activity make a difference in metabolic health?

Can short bursts of activity make a difference in metabolic health?

Ask endocrinology researcher Audrey Bergouignan, PhD where she conducts her research and you might expect to hear the United States and France since she has...
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What bonds are made of: Neuroscientist awarded $1.5 million to study attachment, grief

What bonds are made of: Neuroscientist awarded $1.5 million to study attachment, grief

Almost everyone will experience the loss of a loved one at some point, whether it’s the breakup of a romantic relationship or the death of a close friend or...
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Ride-hailing increases vehicle miles traveled

Ride-hailing increases vehicle miles traveled

CU Denver researcher gets behind the wheel to collect and analyze elusive data showing that Uber and Lyft put more car miles on the road
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Discovery on T cell behavior has implications for cancer immunotherapy

Discovery on T cell behavior has implications for cancer immunotherapy

Scientists at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have discovered that disease-fighting T cells, elicited from vaccines, do not require glucose...
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CU sees record-breaking year for sponsored research funding
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CU sees record-breaking year for sponsored research funding

The University of Colorado reached a new record for research funding in the 2017-18 fiscal year, as faculty merited $1.053 billion in federal, state and local...
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Lack of diversity in medical studies can cost lives

Lack of diversity in medical studies can cost lives

Before the 1980s, doctors overlooked heart attacks in women, sending them home, often to die, instead of rendering life-saving treatment.
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Researchers find little association between suicide and hypoxia

High altitude does not seem to cause higher suicide rates

Following an extensive analysis of published studies, researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have found that while suicide rates are...
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Bone density, muscle strength the focus of major hormone and exercise study

Bone density, muscle strength the focus of major hormone and exercise study

University of Colorado researchers have launched a four-year study to see how boosting naturally declining levels of the hormone DHEA in older women might...
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Is an immunization for stress on the horizon?

Is an immunization for stress on the horizon?

Can probiotics fend off mood disorders? It's too early to say with scientific certainty, but a new study by CU Boulder researchers suggests that one particular...
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Fear fighter: Anxiety disorders take center stage in early VR testing

Fear fighter: Anxiety disorders take center stage in early VR testing

Sitting in a soft, blue armchair in a quiet campus office, Nick Harrell slowly tensed. In his mind, the Denver librarian was standing on a busy airport curb...
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Antioxidant supplement helps cystic fibrosis patients, study finds

Antioxidant supplement helps cystic fibrosis patients, study finds

Researchers at Children’s Hospital Colorado (Children’s Colorado) and the University of Colorado School of Medicine have found that taking a specially...
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What an all-nighter does to your blood

What an all-nighter does to your blood

Pulling an all-nighter just once can disrupt levels and time of day patterns of more than 100 proteins in the blood, including those that influence blood sugar...
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Self-control shaped by your 'in-group' as early as preschool

Self-control shaped by your 'in-group' as early as preschool

How a child’s social groups behave can significantly influence his or her ability to practice self-control and could have lasting impacts on development of...
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How growing up with pets, dust may boost mental health

How growing up with pets, dust may boost mental health

Children raised in a rural environment, surrounded by animals and bacteria-laden dust, grow up to have more stress-resilient immune systems and might be at...
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When should families, physicians and caregivers talk to dementia patients about giving up firearms?

When should families, physicians and caregivers talk to dementia patients about giving up firearms?

As the number of adults with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia steadily increases, questions around their access to firearms remain largely unaddressed,...
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Can cannabis kill pain without getting you stoned?

Can cannabis kill pain without getting you stoned?

More than 87 percent of medical marijuana users report smoking or ingesting it for pain-related conditions. Yet for many, the cognitively impairing properties...
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Life after death on the internet

Life after death on the internet

As our lives go digital, Jed Brubaker is studying what happens to all that data after we die.
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Study shows CPAP therapy helps repair liver disease in children

Study shows CPAP therapy helps repair liver disease in children

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common chronic liver disease in children, largely due to the rising obesity epidemic.
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Who might be spying on your tweets in the name of science?

Who might be spying on your tweets in the name of science?

The majority of Twitter users are unaware that researchers freely collect and analyze their tweets—including deleted ones—in the name of science.
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Climate Change and Health Symposium spotlights CU opportunity to collaborate on emerging global issue

Researchers from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and the University of Colorado Boulder led a Climate Change and Health Symposium at CU...
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Rain or snow? Humidity, location can make all the difference

Rain or snow? Humidity, location can make all the difference

CU Boulder researchers have created a map of the Northern Hemisphere showing how location and humidity can affect precipitation, illustrating wide variability...

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