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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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CU experts show reducing unintended pregnancies saves state money

CU experts show reducing unintended pregnancies saves state money

Thanks in large part to a team of researchers on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, a state program heralded for dramatically reducing...
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'Early Career Scientist Day' brings statewide researchers together

'Early Career Scientist Day' brings statewide researchers together

More than 50 researchers greeted Colorado lawmakers entering the Capitol building on Jan. 19, with the aim of raising awareness of the importance of research...
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Incoming journalists are tech savvy but lack 'the basics'

Incoming journalists are tech savvy but lack 'the basics'

Journalists entering the news business today are better trained in video, audio, social media and web skills than they were five years ago, according to a new...
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Method to assess early intervention programs is flawed

Method to assess early intervention programs is flawed

Researchers urge better evaluation of early intervention programs serving infants and toddlers with developmental problems
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Rare brain donation could shed light on Alzheimer’s pathology

Rare brain donation could shed light on Alzheimer’s pathology

As he looks back on this year’s activities at the Rocky Mountain Alzheimer’s Disease Center, Huntington Potter, PhD, points to one event that was especially...
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Global wind energy to shift southward in years to come

Global wind energy to shift southward in years to come

In the next century, wind resources may decrease in many regions of the Northern Hemisphere and could sharply increase in some hotspot regions down south,...
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AIDS Clinical Trials Unit celebrates 25 years of progress

AIDS Clinical Trials Unit celebrates 25 years of progress

Diagnosed in 1991, David Dillon was sure his HIV-positive test was a death sentence. He’d watched friends die, struggling on the only drugs available at the...

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