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Grant To Help CU Anschutz Researcher Learn Why Therapeutic Horseback Riding Benefits Autistic Children

Author David Kelly | Publish Date January 21, 2020

After showing that a 10-week therapeutic horseback riding intervention reduced irritability and hyperactivity while improving the social communication skills of youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD),  University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus researcher and Children’s Hospital Colorado psychologist, Dr. Robin Gabriels, has received a $2.5 million grant to investigate why the therapy works. 

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Study Shows Promising New Web Approach to Prevent Firearm Suicide

Access to firearms and other lethal methods of suicide during periods of risk can make it more likely that a suicide attempt will end in death. Yet many patients with suicidal thoughts or behaviors receive no counseling about this from healthcare providers, and many have questions about options for firearm or medication storage.


Author Julia Milzer | Publish DateJanuary 29, 2020
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Education    Community

What You Can Do to Keep Your Kids From Vaping

As a mom and physician, I know a lot of information is circulating about vaping and the dangers it poses to children. For an overview of the problem, please read this article that explains what parents need to know about this rapidly growing threat to kids’ safety.


Author Guest Contributor | Publish DateJanuary 28, 2020
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Groundbreaking Device Enables 30 Days of Continuous Vital Signs Monitoring

BioIntelliSense, Inc., a continuous health monitoring and clinical intelligence company, today announces the U.S. commercial launch of its medical grade Data-as-a-Service (DaaS) platform and FDA 510(k) clearance of the BioSticker™ on-body sensor for scalable remote care. BioIntelliSense offers a new standard for Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) by combining an effortless patient experience with medical grade clinical accuracy and cost-effective data services.


Author Guest Contributor | Publish DateJanuary 28, 2020
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Voting and Polling Center Coming to CU Anschutz

Voting just got easier for members of the CU Anschutz Medical Campus community, as well as for residents living in close proximity to the campus. A new, on-campus Voter Service and Polling Center (VSPC) will be open March 2-3 for the Presidential Primary Election. In addition, a 24-hour drop box will be available on campus, starting on Feb. 10, for ballot drop-off.


Author Chris Casey | Publish DateJanuary 27, 2020
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CU Anschutz In the News

Healio

Blood Test Can Predict Final Menstrual Period

Healio
Publish DateJanuary 23, 2020

The ability to accurately and precisely predict the final menstrual period has long been a “holy grail” of menopause research, Nanette Santoro, MD, professor and E. Stewart Taylor Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Aurora, and colleagues wrote. However, menstrual bleeding patterns, serum follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) levels or previous anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) assays could predict the final menstrual period only within a window of 4 years, which is not clinically useful.

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9News

Coloradans Monitoring Coronavirus Outbreak, No Local Cases Reported

9News
Publish DateJanuary 23, 2020

Cells in a coronavirus are not unusual, according to Michelle Barron, the medical director of Infection, Prevention, and Control at UCHealth's University of Colorado Hospital on the Anschutz Medical Campus. "It's actually a cold virus," Barron said. "It's one of the most common cold viruses that we see every year." The new coronavirus strain, yet to be named, originated in Wuhan, China where hundreds have been infected. "It's an evolving story in terms of what we expect to see with this," she said. 

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Colorado Politics

Contraceptive questions answered quietly at Catholic hospitals

Colorado Politics
Publish DateJanuary 23, 2020

Last month, Maryam Guiahi at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus published an article in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology to make the case that the zeal to stop abortions are, possibly, causing more. She can't prove it conclusively because Catholic hospitals, a major source of health care in this country, especially for the poor, put up what she calls "research barriers" around women they treat. Guiahi knows a sea change on reproductive care based on faith will be difficult to affect. 

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U.S. News & World Report

Family Therapy Best for Youth at Risk for Bipolar Disorder

U.S. News & World Report
Publish DateJanuary 22, 2020

Therapy for the entire family might help kids and teens vulnerable to bipolar disorder stay healthy longer, new research suggests. "This study is an important first step in trying to decrease the severity of bipolar disorder early on for children," said study co-author Dr. Christopher Schneck, an associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. "Efforts at home and in health care settings, like providing skill training for families, can make a big difference in a child's suffering."

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