• Researchers create model on how brain reward response impacts anorexia

    New discovery could lead to better treatments for this often deadly illness

    Researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have found that the brain’s response to taste stimuli is linked to high anxiety and a drive for thinness that could play a role in driving anorexia nervosa.… Full Story

    July 26, 2018
    David Kelly
  • 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 higher at higher altitudes, they are unlikely caused by hypoxia, (low oxygen) at these elevations.… Full Story

    June 27, 2018
    David Kelly
  • CU Anschutz hires Kathy Green as communications chief

    Former communications director for Gov. Hickenlooper brings 25 years of experience to position

    June 19, 2018
    David Kelly
  • Invasive procedures best used for subgroup of acid reflux patients

    Behavioral modification, low dose anti-depressants may be better options

    May 8, 2018
    David Kelly
  • Issues of dementia and gun ownership need more discussion

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

    May 7, 2018
    David Kelly
  • Vascular problems associated with symptoms of menopause

    CU Anschutz researchers find common symptoms of menopause associated with vascular aging across menopause

    A new study shows that more frequent and severe menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes, sleep disturbance, loss of sexual interest, weight gain and other quality of life measures, were associated with markers of vascular aging, according to researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.… Full Story

    April 11, 2018
    David Kelly
  • Those living near oil and gas facilities may have higher health risks

    Study led by Colorado School of Public Health shows hazardous air pollutant levels measured along the Northern Front Range exceed levels that could affect health

    April 9, 2018
    David Kelly
    Oil well in Colorado
  • Shaping behavior effective in boosting vaccination rates

    Doctor reminders, prompts, reducing barriers can lead to more immunizations

    April 4, 2018
    David Kelly
    vaccination photo