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Heart Disease Trend Ending

The decrease in heart attacks and strokes in America may be coming to an end, a CU physician says.

Caffeine, Exercise and Friends

The recipe to avoiding dementia and Alzheimer's disease.

Do Dogs Help Autistic Children

CU has received funding to study whether interacting with dogs can help young people diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.

New TB Treatments Needed

A comprehensive plan and new drugs are needed to combat drug-resistant TB, a CU physician says.

Lean Kids Eat Fish, Nuts

Kids who eat polyunsaturated fatty acids found in nuts, seeds and salmon have less body fat than others, CU researchers say.

Alzheimer's Drug Testing

CU researchers are testing a rheumatoid arthritis drug that could prevent Alzheimer's disease.

The Whole Truth of Whole Grains

Don't be tricked by labels saying "multi grain" or "7 grain." Whole grains are what you want to eat.

Help Cure Breast Cancer

Pregnant women and new mothers can help CU researchers cure breast cancer by volunteering for a one-time biopsy as part of a research trial.

Phosphates Linked to Health Issues

A CU researcher says phosphates in food are causing health issues for some people, particularly those with kidney problems.

Disgusting Photos Block Sweet Cravings

Subliminal photos of disgusting things like cockroaches lowered research subjects' desire for sweets.

IV Therapy Popular for Athletes

Colorado athletes are choosing IV hydration therapy to help recover from or prepare for endurance events. But a CU doctor cautions that oral hydration is safer and as effective.

Hemophilia Researcher Studies Differences

A CU researcher has received a grant to study why some patients with hemophilia respond better to preventive treatment than others.

Safer GI Test for Children

CU physicians say there's a safe and lower-cost way to diagnose and treat problems in the upper gastrointestinal tract of children.

Drug Abuse Affects Women's Brains

Women but not men suffer brain volume loss leading to behavioral issues after long-term stimulant abuse including cocaine and methamphetamine.

Tax Repeal Could Help Anschutz

A congressional repeal of the medical device tax could mean more funding for Anschutz Medical Campus researchers.