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    B12 Deficiency in Seniors

    May 7, 2019, 12:00 AM by CU School of Medicine
    Elderly patients should be tested for a B12 deficiency, which can cause many conditions including memory loss, irritability, numbness and fatigue. Consumer Reports →
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    No Drugs Approved for Anorexia

    May 14, 2019, 12:00 AM by CU School of Medicine
    Anorexia kills one in 10 patients but the only drugs available to treat patients are off-label and not thoroughly tested for effectiveness. A CU psychiatrist says some patients seem to respond well to an antipsychotic drug. Psychology Today →
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    Maternal Mortality Rate Skyrockets

    May 14, 2019, 12:00 AM by CU School of Medicine
    The maternal mortality rate in the U.S. has doubled in two decades but numbers may actually be even higher because of the increase in suicide and overdose among new mothers, a study co-authored by a CU doctor says.
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    High Cholesterol Normal in Pregnancy

    May 3, 2019, 12:00 AM by CU School of Medicine
    A woman's cholesterol level will rise during pregnancy, but ultra-high levels should be checked, a CU doctor says.
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    Altering Monkey Brains with Human Genes

    Apr 10, 2019, 12:00 AM by Technology Review
    Chinese researchers improved the intelligence of monkeys by implanting human genes into their brains, but a CU researcher criticizes the technique and warns of a "classic slippery slope."
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    Hypertension Danger for Kids

    Apr 29, 2019, 12:00 AM by Every Day Health
    Children with high blood pressure stand a higher chance of developing of diabetes, stroke and heart disease, but a CU doctor says new guidelines help doctors identify kids at risk.
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    Help Your Kids Break the Screen Addiction

    Apr 22, 2019, 12:00 AM by Patch
    TV and computer screen time act like a drug for even the smallest child, a CU doctor says, but there are ways to break the addition.
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    Kissing Bug in Colorado

    Apr 27, 2019, 12:00 AM by Fox 31
    A type of insect that carries the deadly disease chagas has been seen in Colorado, but a CU doctor says there's not much danger of catching the disease.
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    The Unpredictability of Shingles

    Feb 26, 2019, 12:00 AM by CU School of Medicine
    Shingles, which can lie dormant for decades, can affect the body in surprising places including the intestines and arteries, and can cause strokes and possibly dementia. ​
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    How to Prevent Arthritis

    Mar 8, 2019, 12:00 AM by CU School of Medicine
    Arthritis in the knee is a common complaint, but it can be prevented and symptoms can often be managed.
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    Bill Would Help Youth with Mental Health Issues

    Mar 17, 2019, 12:00 AM by CU School of Medicine
    A proposal to implement evidence-based mental health programs to help kids with mental health problems is under consideration by lawmakers.
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    Scholarship to Encourage Rural Doctors

    Mar 19, 2019, 12:00 AM by CU School of Medicine
    ​A scholarship program being considered in the state legislature will support CU School of Medicine students who want to practice in rural areas.
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    Mental Health Benefits Disparity

    Mar 27, 2019, 12:00 AM by CU School of Medicine
    ​Insurance companies in Colorado pay mental health doctors 30 percent less than they pay other medical professionals, doctors say.
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    Gluten Not a Culprit in Diabetes Onset

    Mar 7, 2019, 12:00 AM by CU School of Medicine
    Gluten is safe for young children to eat, even if they are at high risk of type 1 diabetes, a CU researcher says.
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    Leukemia Treatment May Be a Cure

    Mar 11, 2019, 12:00 AM by CU School of Medicine
    A drug being studied at CU Cancer Center to treat an aggressive form of leukemia is working so well that it may be a cure.
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    Limit Animal Products for Good Health

    Mar 15, 2019, 12:00 AM by CU School of Medicine
    A new study that shows eggs can cause heart disease supports evidence that animal products should be eaten in moderation, a CU doctor says.
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    Pot Edibles Pose Higher Health Risks

    Mar 25, 2019, 12:00 AM by CU School of Medicine
    ​People who consume marijuana edibles are more likely to require emergency department attention for severe symptoms than those who inhale the drug, a CU physician said.
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    Anti-Aging Discovery

    Apr 4, 2019, 12:00 AM by CU School of Medicine
    Treatment to prevent skin from aging may be possible thanks to a discovery that shows how stem cell loss that causes aging occurs.
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    Age of Diabetes Onset Affects Bone Health

    Apr 10, 2019, 12:00 AM by Healio
    Women diagnosed with type 1 diabetes before age 20 have lower quality bone mass, a CU researcher says.
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    CU Awarded Grant for Open Educational Resources

    Feb 21, 2019, 03:33 PM by Mark Couch
    The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in partnership with other campuses in the CU System has received a $60,000 award under the state’s Open Education Resources (OER) initiative.
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