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Varied Effects of Cannabis

A CU researcher is trying to determine how cannabis affects people differently.

Drug May Prevent Type 1 Diabetes

An old drug that treats blood pressure may be key in preventing the onset of type 1 diabetes, a CU researcher says.

Infections in Pediatric Transplant Patients

Children who receive solid organ transplants are hospitalized due to vaccine-preventable infections at rates that are significantly higher than the general population, CU researchers say.

Little Bits of Movement Help Health

A CU study reveals that even small amounts of movement and exercise and help improve health.

Best Way to Keep Off Weight

Be active every day - or almost every day. Preferably in the morning, a CU researcher says.

Kratom Linked to Opioid Deaths

Overdose deaths have been linked to the herbal drug kratom, but CU researchers say in most cases other opioids were present.

Pregnant Women Often Refuse Vaccines

A CU study shows that pregnant women often refuse vaccines often because of fears about side effects.

Replacing Opioids with Marijuana

CU researchers received a $2.7 million grant to look into using marijuana instead of opioids for spinal pain, and as way to help ease irritability for autistic patients.

Climate Change Hits Women Hardest

Both physical and cultural factors work against women as climate change degrades the environment.

Cancer Treatment with Hospice Care

Cancer Center researchers are studying the benefits to VA patients of allowing cancer treatments and hospice care to run simultaneously.

Learning from Dog Cancers

Dogs get cancer, too. CU and CSU researchers are trying to help both humans and canines by tracking cancer in dogs.

Genetic Fix for Arthritis

A CU researcher developed a treatment that boosts the body's ability to shut down inflammation in arthritic joints.

Gene Linked to Ear Infections

CU researchers have identified genetic variants that make some people very susceptible to middle ear infections.

CPR on Women Less Likely

Bystanders are much less likely to perform CPR on a woman than a man, a CU study shows.

Transferring Young Patients to Adult Care

Just 15 percent of youths receive help from their health care providers when transferring to adult care, according to a CU researcher.