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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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People with social anxiety disorder take criticism especially hard, study finds

People with social anxiety disorder take criticism especially hard, study finds

While 'healthy' adults have a 'positive bias'—meaning that they internalize positive feedback—people with social anxiety disorder have a 'negative bias'
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How bright light keeps preschoolers wired at night

How bright light keeps preschoolers wired at night

Parents struggling to get their preschoolers to fall asleep and stay asleep at night could likely see big results by adopting just one key strategy, say CU...
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Brain Awareness Week to bring cutting-edge research to the public

Brain Awareness Week to bring cutting-edge research to the public

In celebration of International Brain Awareness Week March 12–16, CU Boulder will offer a series of public lectures by expert faculty, revealing new insights...
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Researchers abuzz about bee health

Researchers abuzz about bee health

What’s the buzz on the CU Denver campus, especially with spring just around the corner? More bees!
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Shared decision making can result in better choices

Shared decision making can result in better choices

As more and more older patients are offered advanced treatments for chronic diseases, including surgeries and implantable devices, new questions have arisen...
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Patients with advanced cancer may be less competent to make decisions than doctors

Patients with advanced cancer may be less competent to make decisions than doctors think

Patients with terminal cancer face difficult decisions. What treatment options support their goals? When is it reasonable to discontinue care? A study...
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Construction-based toys and video games help develop childhood spatial skills

Construction-based toys and video games help develop childhood spatial skills

Childhood play experiences strongly shape a person's spatial skills, according to a new CIRES-led study—those skills can be critical to success in fields like...

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