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Out of all U.S. pharmacy schools,
CU Skaggs School of Pharmacy ranks #5 for both NIH funding and total grant funding.
The School of Medicine ranks in the top 10 in the U.S. among public medical schools in total federal research grants and contracts. The World Health Organization named the Colorado School of Public Health Center for Global Health a collaborating center for promoting family and child health. In partnership with the State of Colorado, the Colorado School of Public Health is one of only five CDC Centers for Food Safety Excellence in the United States. Nearly all researchers who participate in cancer-related basic, translational and clinical research in Colorado are CU Cancer Center investigators. CCTSI is the largest NIH-funded Clinical and Translational Science Awards initiative in the Rocky Mountain region.

Do diet sodas help or hurt weight loss?

Diet sodas aid weight loss.
A groundbreaking new study released today by the University of Colorado’s Anschutz Health and Wellness Center and published in Obesity, the journal of The Obesity Society, confirms definitively that drinking diet beverages helps people lose weight.
“This study clearly demonstrates that diet beverages can in fact help people lose weight, directly countering myths in recent years that suggest the opposite effect – weight gain,” said James O. Hill, PhD, executive director of the University of Colorado’s Anschutz Health and Wellness Center and a co-author of the study.

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