“We know in general that people that are younger and healthy can have better responses to vaccines than people who are older or very young,” said Michelle Barron.
Caffeine is a powerful stimulant. This means it can wake you up, help you stay focused, and even get things moving in the bathroom. But this also means it spikes your blood pressure and stresses your heart, says Amber Khanna.
While a good diet and fitness regimen can have a positive impact on your health, “simply being overweight increases your risk for cardiovascular disease in particular,” says Judith Regensteiner.
Lower sodium levels in the blood are associated with mental impairment and decline in older men, a new study finds.
“These are exciting findings because we may be able to help patients with a form of heart failure that has been recalcitrant to standard-of-care therapies,” said CU associate professor of medicine and study co-author Timothy A. McKinsey.
“Dog ownership is associated with better health habits and thus, actually better health,” said Larry Allen, cardiologist at University of Colorado Hospital, who runs and hikes with his two dogs.
Denver Public Health director Bill Burman named expansion of medication-assisted treatment a top concern in fighting the opioid crisis. He described how treatment, ideally, should work: “The minute somebody says ‘I’m ready,’ you say ‘great,’” he said.
“These are exciting findings because we may be able to help patients with a form of heart failure that has been recalcitrant to standard-of-care therapies,” said Timothy A. McKinsey, associate professor of medicine at the CU School of Medicine.
The pilot program was part of a Colorado Hospital Association effort.
“It detects genetic mutations that are common in a number of different cancers and also a number of proteins that we see elevated in patients who have cancer,” said Alexis Leal, a medical oncologist at University of Colorado Hospital.
“When you have a bad head cold, you feel sick everywhere and your muscles might ache,” said Anthony Gerber, a pulmonologist at National Jewish Health. “The same thing can happen when you breathe in pollution.”
“Many of these patients were too critically ill to be on a waiting list, so this expansion was born out of the need to offer our life-saving services immediately,” said Philip Mehler.
NuMedii, Inc. announced the official formation of an Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) Advisory Board. Among the experts who have been named to the new Board of Advisors is David A. Schwartz, Professor of Medicine and Immunology, CU School of Medicine.
“Looking at vitamin D earlier in life -- before there’s a lot of cardiovascular disease on board -- could be an encouraging improvement,” said Robert Eckel, director of the University of Colorado Hospital's Lipid Clinic.
“Don’t just put them under the sink for a few seconds. I often will put it in a bowl and let it soak so I know the surfaces have been touched by the water. Then, I drain it and repeat that a couple of time,” said Michelle Barron.