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OK Google, I Need My Study Tips

University of Colorado researchers have created on-demand, voice-activated apps to enhance learning and teaching for members of CU Anschutz Medical Campus and CU Denver.

CU School of Medicine Honors Alumni

The University of Colorado School of Medicine is honoring four distinguished alumni at alumni reunion events this week.

Antioxidants for Cystic Fibrosis

Researchers at Children’s Hospital Colorado and the CU School of Medicine have found that taking a specially formulated antioxidant-enriched multivitamin may decrease respiratory illnesses in people with cystic fibrosis.

Liver Disease Caused by Intravenous Nutrition

Research by physician-scientists at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus offers hope for improved quality of life for people who rely on intravenous nutrition due to intestinal damage.

Unequal Care Causes Physician Burnout

Providing suboptimal care to undocumented patients causes physician burnout and moral distress, a CU professor's study shows.

Epperson Named Chair of Psychiatry

C. Neill Epperson, MD, an expert in women’s behavioral health, particularly the relationship of hormones and the brain, has been named chair of the CU Department of Psychiatry effective Sept. 1.

Tackle Prediabetes Hard

"Prediabetes is diabetes,” a CU physician says. “The time is now to take action. You can prevent diabetes, you can prevent complications of diabetes ..."

Infant Growth Patterns Affected by Type of Protein Consumed

​A new study by CU School of Medicine researchers has determined that choices of protein intake from solid foods has a significant impact on infant growth during the first year of life.

Mental Health Center Opens for Vets

A new clinic will serve post-9/11 veterans, regardless of whether they were honorably discharged, and their family and friends.

Marijuana to Ease Cancer Symptoms Quesioned

Oncologists often recommend pot to ease cancer's side effects, but most don't feel they know enough about the drug and its effects, and research is lacking to show whether the drug is safe for cancer patients.

Pot Shops Promote Marijuana in Pregnancy

A CU researcher at Denver Health found that 70 percent of marijuana dispensaries promote the use of pot for morning sickness.

Women Turn From Pears To Apples

During menopause, women's fat moves to the waistline, which increases the risk of many diseases including stroke and diabetes.

Taking Guns from Dementia Patients

As many as 12 million Americans with dementia could be living in a home with a gun by 2050, a CU researcher says.

Drug Packaging Change Saves Kids' Lives

Putting opioids in blister packs instead of bottles has prevented overdoses in toddlers, a CU physician says.

Low-Intensity Exercise

Some people respond better physically to easier workouts than they do to pushing themselves to the max, a CU researcher says.