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Lung Disease Grant Awarded

A team of researchers led by David Schwartz, MD, chair of the Department of Medicine, has been awarded a $7.9 million grant to search for better treatments for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

Measuring Motivation

Why people exercise may prove to be the most important reason that some people stick with exercise while others quit, a CU researcher says.

Skin Disease Mortality Differs

The mortality rate is higher in developing countries for most disease with skin manifestations, like Ebola, a CU researcher says.

Carbs OK for Diabetic Pregnancies

Women suffering from gestational diabetes can eat carbs without harming themselves or the fetus, a CU researcher says.

The Beauty of School-Based Health Centers

Parents and students like many of the services provided by school clinics, which often serve as a medical home for underserved kids.

Safer Pill for Heavy Women

CU researchers are developing a birth control pill designed to reduce side effects like bleeding and clots for heavy women.

Research Grant for Chronic Inflammatory Disorders

A CU researcher will take part in a $6.25 million project to help patients with chronic inflammatory disorders of the gastrointestinal system.

CU's Baldness Remedy Inventor Dies

While working at CU School of Medicine in the early 1970s, Dr. Guinter Kahn helped develop a drug later marketed as Rogaine to grow hair.

Physician Helps Lead Lupus, RA Network

V. Michael Holers, MD, has been awarded a grant to help establish the Accelerating Medicine Partnership in Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lupus Network.

More Boys with Eating Disorders

A CU physicians says a quarter of her patients in an eating disorders program are boys who suffer from an assortment of body image problems.

Plan for First US Carbon-ion Facility

With researchers in Japan and CSU, CU is studying building a carbon-ion radiation therapy center in Aurora to treat animals and people with deadly cancers.

Schizophrenia Eight Ways

Genetic research shows there are eight distinct types of schizophrenia, each with their own symptoms and risk of onset.

Blocking Cancer Growth

CU Cancer Center researchers have blocked the activity of a protein that drives cancer growth.

Antibiotics Linked to Obesity

The antibiotics used to fatten farm animals may be the reason so many children are obese, a CU researcher says.

Putting the Brakes on High Fat Diets

Don't jump to a high protein and fat diet based on one new study, says the head of CU's Anschutz Health and Wellness Center. Other studies show different outcomes.