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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.

New Drugs Curing Hep C

A Colorado woman is free of hepatitis C thanks to a CU clinical trial.

Closing in on Parkinson's Causes

School of Medicine researchers are closing in on cures and causes of Parkinson's disease, which appears to be linked to a common pesticide.

Mom's Stress Can Hurt Baby

Poor women give birth to babies with high levels of stress hormones that could mean more serious diseases when the child is older.

Severely Obese Teens Need Intense Treatment

Severely obese teens need intensive therapy that goes beyond lifestyle and diet changes, a CU researcher says.

Physician Refutes Pot Claims

A CU addiction specialist attacks current theories that marijuana is safe, especially for adolescents.

3 Things to Know about Ebola

A CU physician and researcher explains the three most important things to know about the ebola virus.

RA Protein for Alzheimer's

CU researchers say that a protein found in rheumatoid arthritis patients may reverse Alzheimer's disease.

Concussions Serious Regardless of Site

Concussions are equally serious no matter what part of the head the injury occurs, a new study shows.

Flu Dangerous for One-Third of Kids

One in three children who come to emergency rooms with the flu develop severe complications.

Inmate Smoking Deaths Drop

Smoking-related deaths among U.S. inmates dropped 10 percent since smoking bans were adopted.

A Little Poison is Healthy

Foods like broccoli are healthy because they stress your body and cause it to produce antioxidants, says a CU endocrinologist.

Menopausal Hormone Therapy Theory Debunked

A new CU study says that menopausal hormone therapy does not reduce heart disease for women in early stages of menopause.