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The Latest Research, Community and Medical News Updates


School Clinic Supports Education

A community clinic staffed partly by Children's Hospital Colorado provides check-ups, dental care and immunizations for Aurora K-8 students.

Students Try CU Pot Program

A pioneering therapy model called Encompass is helping Adams City High School students caught intoxicated or using pot at school.

Solving the Sniffles Mystery

CU researchers are closing in on the cause of a common of ailment – the runny nose.

Musician Can Hear Again

Cochlear implants brings the world of sound back to a drummer after 10 years of deafness.

Zombie Cancer Cells

A cancer cell killed by chemotherapy doesn't necessarily stay dead, CU researchers have learned.

Program to Support Families

Two CU branches will launch a Strong Communities for Children program in Colorado Springs.

Strokes Likely to Follow Shingles

Stroke risk is high following a shingles episode, but patients who take antiviral medication have a reduced risk.

Medical Research Incubator Rises

Bioscience 2 on the Fitzsimons Life Science District will house CU's bioengineering graduate program and startup medical companies.

Anschutz Opens Doors to Neighbors

A $1 million grant to reach out to Anschutz Medical Campus neighbors will encourage healthy lifestyles and expand employment opportunities.

The Secret to Alligator Ears

A CU researcher says alligators' mysteriously good hearing is the result of air-filled channels connecting the middle ears - a trait similar to that of birds.

Extreme Weight Loss Series

Thirteen episodes of the Extreme Weight Loss TV series taped partially at the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center, will premiere May 27 on ABC.

MS and Marijuana

Marijuana in pill or spray form reduces MS symptoms, and many patients are using it, despite the lack of thorough research.

Caring for Colorado's Refugees

A new clinical rotation is teaching medical students how to care for refugees.

Severity of Autism Link

CU researchers have found a segment of DNA that might be linked to the severity of autism.

Exercise Prescribed for Cancer

CU Cancer Center physicians are prescribing exercise because patients who work out have fewer hospitalizations, tolerate treatments better and have improved outcomes.