The first large-scale cohort study of its kind looked at the link between waist circumference in later life and the risk of dementia in a population of older Asian adults.
For decades, art therapy has been used to help patients. But today, people like Moss are looking at how it can also help health care providers.
“The benefits of DFT (defibrillation testing) have not routinely been demonstrated,” Ryan T. Borne, of CU Anschutz Medical Campus, and colleagues wrote in JAMA Network Open.
“ObesityWeek is really the central hub for science on obesity treatment and weight management,” Paul MacLean, professor at CU Anschutz Medical Campus and an ObesityWeek program committee co-chair, told Endocrine Today.
Bryan R. Haugen received the 2019 Sydney H. Ingbar award during the Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association.
Oncologist Dan Pollyea did have one option: an FDA approved clinical trial testing a low dose chemo combined with the pill venetoclax, a drug that targets leukemia stem cells.
As a young medical student, he had taken the Hippocratic Oath and pledged "first, do no harm." But here he was, purposefully infecting one of his patients with hepatitis C.
“What have I done?” James R. Burton Jr. thought to himself in disbelief.
As a young medical student, he had taken the Hippocratic Oath and pledged “first, do no harm.”
But here he was, purposefully infecting one of his patients with hepatitis C.
The co-authors of the study are Sam X. Li and Catherine Lozupone from the Medical Campus of the University of Colorado Anschutz.
Palliative care doctor Katherine Morrison, from the University of Colorado School of Medicine, remembers when she was asked to talk to a group of internal medicine residents who had been dealing with some “difficult things” on their rotation.
“Weight-loss medications are the intermediate choice between lifestyle programs and bariatric surgery in both effectiveness and cost,” David R. Saxon.
A sudden income drop can take a toll on an individual's health, according to a study. The study stated that big pay cut can increase the risk of heart attack and stroke.
“Our study finds that CMS is paying substantially more for noninvasive cardiovascular testing when it is performed in the hospital-based outpatient setting compared with the physician-based office setting,” Frederick Masoudi.
A drop in income over six years was linked to a higher likelihood of CVD in a recent analysis of the ARIC (Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities) study, suggesting financial stress might be a predictor of worse heart health in the U.S.
“We hypothesized that if the genetic milieu of early stage DLBCL is different than that of late-stage disease, then the incidence and timing and the temporal association of secondary primary malignancies would also be different,” said Manali Kamdar.
Pulmonary Physician Jeff Sippel with UCHealth [and CU School of Medicine] says it will take more time to really study the potential risks to vaping.
“One could argue that the fraying social and economic fabric of American society is, quite literally, killing us,” said Edward Havranek, a professor of medicine and cardiology with the Denver Health Medical Center [and CU School of Medicine].
“We’ve never seen a drug work like this, to target any type of cancer cell, let alone a stem cell,” said Dan Pollyea, Clinical director of Leukemia Services, CU Cancer Center at the Anschutz Medical Campus.
Radhika Acharya, the medical director of the UCHealth Cancer Center in Highlands Ranch [and assistant professor of medicine for CU School of Medicine] has been assisting Escobedo in her cancer journey.
Over the past year, the four campuses comprising the University of Colorado received $1.2 billion in sponsored research funding, a record 15% higher than the previous year, and the fourth consecutive year surpassing $1 billion.