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How to Have an Eating Disorder Talk

What should you say to a friend you suspect has an eating disorder?

Smell Test for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's

Failing to smell common substances like coffee and chocolate are reliable indicators of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease.

Record Research Dollars

Anschutz Medical Campus attracted $516.2 million in sponsored research funding, more than any of the other CU campuses.

Closing in on Alzheimer's Treatments

A CU scientist says researchers are getting close to effective treatments for patients suffering from Alzheimer's disease.

Vaccine Rates Affect School Choice

Even parents who are leery about vaccinations tend to favor schools that have high childhood immunization rates, CU researchers say.

Using Chaos to Beat E.Coli

CU researchers have learned E. Coli and other strains of bacteria are more easily defeated if doctors use several medicines in lieu of a targeted treatment.

Treating Pain During Surgery

A research team lead by faculty of CU School of Medicine have published a study that improves the understanding of the pain-sensing neurons that respond to tissue injury during surgery.

UCHealth Joins Cancer Research Network

UCHealth will take part in a nationwide research network to help patients take advantage of the best personalized medicine options.

$120 Million Anschutz Gift

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus has received a $120 million gift, the largest private philanthropic commitment in its history, to further elevate its stature as one of the country’s top medical destinations.

Wildfire Smoke Risk

Healthy people probably will suffer little long-term damage to their lungs if they run outside on a smoky day, a CU doctor says.

Down Syndrome Explained

A CU Down syndrome researcher explains the most recent discoveries related to Down syndrome and cancer, Alzheimer's and other diseases.

Meningitis Vaccine Rates Low

Only half of pediatricians and a third of family physicians suggest the meningitis strain B vaccine for teens, a CU physician says.

More Measles Cases in 2018

Measles was declared eliminated from the U.S. nearly two decades ago, but the number of cases has been climbing this year.

Heatwaves Causing Fatal Illnesses

This summer's heatwaves have caused massive destruction, and a CU professor says they also may be causing fatal illnesses for people who work in the heat.

Cancer Screening Bias

Physicians with personal experience with cancer are more likely to offer ovarian cancer screenings to women with low risk, a CU researcher has learned.