“The uniqueness of this study is the use of a not tremendously well-founded biomarker, the glucose-to-glycated-albumin ratio,” said endocrinologist Robert Eckel, endowed chair and professor at the University of Colorado Hospital.
Nursing has been linked to a reduced risk of breast cancer in both pre- and post-menopausal women. But, says Virginia Borges, director of the University of Colorado Cancer Center’s young women’s breast cancer program.
According to a 2006 history of COPD in the International Journal of COPD written by Thomas L. Petty, an early reference to emphysema came when Swiss physician Theophile Bonet described a patient’s “voluminous lungs” in 1679.
Robert Eckel: “I know the indications of the drug, how to assess its risk and when I need to push hard. I often also explain to my patients upfront that I’m the prescribing physician and not in a position to discuss copays.”
“In some cases it was kept in a locked plastic container or a locked cabinet, so you would have to ask the assistance of pharmacy staff or store staff to get it,” says Carol Stamm, who initiated the study at the CU School of Medicine.
“An altruistic donor can spike a big chain reaction,” said Monica Grafals with the University of Colorado's Live Donor program.
“Australia, where most of the data has been validated, they saw two and a half more flu cases this year than they did last year,’ said CU professor Michelle Barron.
“The only reason he’s alive today is because he is young and healthy,” said Michelle Barron, infectious disease specialist and Medical Director of Infection Control for the University of Colorado Hospital.
Why do we always get sick after traveling? Stress! Traveling can be very stressful for a lot of reasons.
“If you eat out, if you like any kind of fruits and vegetables, at some point you will be exposed to this virus and you could get sick from it,” said Michelle Barron, UC Health’s Medial Director of Infection Prevention and Control.
“One of the things we try to do with these stories is we take one person’s experience, and the decision they faced, and we try to use it to explore larger ethical themes,” said “Hard Call” co-host Matt Wynia.
Headlines alleging manipulations of the drug market feed the public perception of big, bad pharma, but they do little to tell the whole story of the challenges of launching a biosimilar.
Jeffrey Brent, professor at the CU School of Medicine, said the FDA should do more to discourage use of codeine-based products in the general population, not just children, because there is a higher prevalence of obesity.
“If you have a day when the air quality is bad and then you throw in the dust, you may create a double whammy for people in the area,” said Anthony Gerber, National Jewish Health physician and professor.
It has been known for at least two decades that diabetes decreases the risk of aneurysm, but the reasons behind this phenomenon are not clear, said Robert Eckel, a professor with the CU Anschutz Medical Campus.