• Study: To keep pounds off, consider walking the dog

    CU Anschutz researchers examine how patterns of light exercise, sedentary behavior affect weight-loss maintenance

    Light-intensity activities such as washing the dishes, making the bed, and walking the dog may play a significant role in helping people maintain weight loss, according to a study by researchers at the Colorado School of Public Health (ColoradoSPH) and the University of Colorado Anschutz Health and Wellness Center.… Full Story

    January 31, 2017
    Chris Casey
    Woman walking a dog in the city
  • Obese and anorexic individuals react differently to taste

    Flavors either too intense or hard to distinguish

    Researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have discovered that women suffering from anorexia nervosa and those who are obese respond differently to taste, a finding that could lead to new treatments for the eating disorders.… Full Story

    May 16, 2016
    David Kelly
  • Meet endurance goals with visit to Human Performance Lab

    Through end of month, CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center offers special price on assessments

    Whether you compete in athletic challenges or just want to have more endurance when you walk, hike, run or ride a bike, you can learn how to meet your goals with an assessment at the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center’s Human Performance Lab.… Full Story

    December 3, 2015
    Guest Contributor
    CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center
  • Fat cells originating from bone marrow found in humans

    Cells could contribute to diabetes, heart disease

    AURORA, Colo. (Nov. 24, 2015) –  Researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have found that fat cells produced by stem cells from the bone marrow may be linked to chronic illnesses like diabetes, cardiovascular disease, kidney disease and some cancers.… Full Story

    November 24, 2015
    David Kelly
  • New campus clinic open to students

    Campus Health Center now offering integrated care for AMC students

    If students on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus found themselves ill before Sept.… Full Story

    September 23, 2015
    Steven Barcus
    Student clinic
  • Researchers find key step in taste bud regeneration

    Findings could help cancer patients

    Researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have discovered a key molecular pathway that aids in the renewal of taste buds, a finding that may help cancer patients suffering from an altered sense of taste during treatment.… Full Story

    May 28, 2015
    David Kelly
  • Debunking exercise myths

    Tips to enjoy a lifestyle that can prevent premature aging

    ​By Ryann Nickerson | University Communications AURORA, Colo. – New Year’s has become synonymous with a desire to change your lifestyle – in fact, 4 in 10 individuals have been said to make a resolution to lose weight.… Full Story

    January 21, 2015