• Sounding the alarm on climate change

    In book 'Enviromedics,' physicians explore link between global warming and human health

    The adverse impacts to human health from global warming are undeniable and on track to worsen, without significant interventions, in the coming decades.… Full Story

    November 7, 2017
    Chris Casey
    Dr. Jay Lemery of CU Anschutz
  • What happens when pot becomes legal?

    $5.5 million study to probe impact of marijuana legalization on use, behavior, mental health

    Does legalizing recreational marijuana in a state lead its residents to use it, or other substances, more?… Full Story

    October 31, 2017
    Guest Contributor
    Cannabis Sativa leaf
  • Second University of Colorado vaccine approved by FDA for shingles

    CDC recommends Shingrix for shingles prevention

    The Centers for Disease Control’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommended new treatment practices Wednesday for shingles based on a vaccine initially developed at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, now the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.… Full Story

    October 27, 2017
    Nathan Gill
    shingles virus
  • Scientists develop new theory of molecular evolution

    Theory offers new insights into how and why life evolves on a basic level

    Researchers from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and the University College London have developed a new theory of molecular evolution, offering insights into how genes function, how the rates of evolutionary divergence can be predicted, and how harmful mutations arise at a basic level.… Full Story

    October 23, 2017
    David Kelly
  • Enough vitamin D when young associated with lower risk of diabetes

    Vitamin associated with reduced risk of islet autoimmunity, precursor to type 1 diabetes

    Getting enough vitamin D during infancy and childhood is associated with a reduced risk of islet autoimmunity among children at increased genetic risk for type 1 diabetes, according to a study published this week in the journal Diabetes.… Full Story

    October 23, 2017
    David Kelly
    Sun, clouds, blue sky
  • Training cells as cancer killers

    Children’s Hospital Colorado clinicians and researchers are among a vanguard working to fight cancer by firing the body’s immune system

    With the August approval by the Food and Drug Administration of a new therapy to treat young patients with a form of leukemia, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is positioned to contribute to a revolution in patient care.… Full Story

    October 10, 2017
    Tyler Smith
    Shim Stem Cells
  • Program reduces high ED use, increases primary care visits

    Bridges to Care evaluated by CU Anschutz researchers offers promising model

    Researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus  have found that a community-based program aimed at high users of hospital emergency departments (EDs), reduced ED visits and hospital admissions,  while increasing use of primary care providers.… Full Story

    October 2, 2017
    David Kelly
  • CU researchers win prestigious $2 million NIH grant for brain study

    CU Anschutz and CU Boulder scientists will refine and expand use of unique miniature microscope they’ve developed

    Researchers from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and the University of Colorado Boulder have won a $2 million grant allowing them to refine a unique microscope they have developed while expanding its use to other scientists across the country.… Full Story

    October 2, 2017
    David Kelly