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Study calls for improved patient-provider end-of-life discussions

End of life planning is focus of study by University of Colorado College of Nursing

A study out of the University of Colorado College of Nursing has examined advance-care planning for congestive heart failure and shown a lack of clear triggers alerting providers to when it's time to begin end-of-life discussions.

Heading the Ball and Concussions in High School Soccer

Contact with another player was the most common way of concussions in a study of high school soccer players, while heading the ball was the most common soccer-specific activity according to an article published by JAMA Pediatrics.

Researcher finds men strip for self-esteem boost

DENVER (July 9, 2015) – A new study from the University of Colorado Denver finds that male exotic dancers, or strippers, remain committed to stripping because it enhances their self-concept.

Researchers find key step in taste bud regeneration

Taste bud regeneration

AURORA, Colo. (May 28, 2015) – Researchers at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus have found a key molecular pathway that aids in the renewal of taste buds, a finding that could help cancer patients suffering from altered taste during treatment.

Pinnacol Assurance gift promotes workplace health, wellness and safety

Aurora (May 8, 2015) - Pinnacol Assurance has pledged $225,000 to Health Links™ a program founded at the Colorado School of Public Health’s Center for Health, Work, and Environment at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.

Engineering students win with 3-D mapping technology

DENVER (May 6, 2015) – Team Stratus, a group of four electrical engineering students from the University of Colorado Denver, wowed judges at the Intel-Cornell Cup with their 3-D mapping system.

College of Nursing receives funding to help reduce veteran suicides


AURORA, Colo. (April 30, 2015) – The CU Anschutz College of Nursing received funding this week for a new program designed to reduce the growing number of suicides among veterans.

Study links pay to performance of college football coaches


DENVER (April 29, 2015) – A new study by researchers at the University of Colorado Denver Business School, found that colleges and universities typically get what they pay for when it comes to hiring top tier football coaches.

Children at risk for diabetes show immune response after oral insulin


AURORA, Colo. (April 21, 2015) – Children at risk for type 1 diabetes, who were given daily doses of oral insulin, developed a protective immune response to the disease which could lay the groundwork for a vaccine against the chronic illness.

Advertainment on the rise

Run-D.M.C. - Adidas shoe

DENVER (March 10, 2015) – As branding and advertising creep into nearly every facet of life, a new study from the University of Colorado Denver shows it’s now making substantial inroads into popular music.

Is there harm in sexting?


DENVER (Feb. 9, 2015) – A new book by Dr. Amy Hasinoff, a professor of Communication at CU Denver, examines the social conversations around sexting.

Bike-to work events offer chance to explore barriers to cycling


DENVER (Jan. 28, 2015) – Cities that host bike-to-work events as their sole effort to increase commuter travel by bicycle may be missing a larger -- perhaps more valuable -- opportunity, according to a study led by CU Denver.

Business School study calls for audit transparency

DENVER (Jan. 26, 2015) – As major accounting companies increasingly outsource audit work to other firms, a new study from the CU Denver Business School says greater transparency is needed to help investors assess the quality of those audits.

Cities with more transportation options most resilient, study shows

Bicyclist in Denver

DENVER (Jan. 20, 2015) – CU Denver researchers studying how the region would react to a sudden spike in gas prices, found those living closest to their work, in areas with better multi-modal infrastructure would be the most resilient.

Small businesses good candidates for wellness programs

DENVER (Jan.13, 2015) – Small businesses are prepared to adopt workplace wellness programs and, based on the kinds of health risks facing employees, are a good target for such health interventions.

Study shows direct link between ethnic discrimination and health

Infant ear exam

DENVER – New research from the University of Colorado Denver shows that women who experience racial discrimination while pregnant suffer significant health impacts that are passed on to their infants.

Upgrading infrastructure could reduce future flood damage

DENVER (Oct. 29, 2014) - The severe flooding that devastated a wide swath of Colorado last year might have been less destructive if the bridges, roads and other infrastructure had been upgraded or modernized, according to a new study from CU Denver.

Federal grant will study underrepresented minorities in biomedical research

Spero M. Manson, PhD.

AURORA, Colo. (Oct. 28, 2014) - Spero M. Manson, PhD, is part of a collaborative team that was awarded a $19 million National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN) grant for a “Diverse Biomedical Workforce” from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Study exposes bias in transportation system design

Bicyclist in Denver

DENVER (Oct. 15, 2014) - America's streets are designed with an inherent bias toward the needs of automobiles, ignoring those of cyclists, public transit and pedestrians, a new study from CU Denver shows.

Researcher part of international team to protect ancient footprints

Rendering of

DENVER (Oct. 14, 2014) - University of Colorado Denver Associate Anthropology Professor Charles Musiba has been appointed to an international team of advisors dedicated to creating a museum complex showcasing a collection of ancient footprints.

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