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Latest University of Colorado School of Medicine Stories

Runny Nose? Researchers Dig For Clues
2014-04-11 05:28:12

Scientists at the University of Colorado School of Medicine have shed light on one of the most common of ailments – the runny nose.

2013-12-30 23:00:50

A study from the University of Colorado School of Medicine shows patients with Medicaid insurance seeking care in an emergency department may be driven by lack of alternatives instead of the severity

2013-11-04 14:17:10

Two new studies show that parents and students have highly positive views of school-based health centers (SBHCs) and suggest that they can serve as the `medical home' for an often low-income, at-risk population.

Understanding The Link Between Age And Decreased Maximum Heart Rate
2013-10-15 07:29:52

As we age, our maximum heart rate (maxHR) decreases - limiting the performance of aging athletes. Decreased maxHR is also a leading cause for nursing home admittance for otherwise-healthy elderly individuals who no longer have the physical capacity required for independent living.

2013-07-01 23:01:28

University of Colorado’s Anschutz Health and Wellness Center (AHWC) has been selected by ABC and producer Eyeworks USA as the medical oversight, weight loss and nutrition services partner for

2013-06-28 23:02:20

University of Colorado Hospital’s Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute to remain open during construction Aurora, Colo.

2013-05-22 10:22:52

Research into genetic features of pulmonary fibrosis by physicians and scientists at the University of Colorado School of Medicine may lead to improved treatment of this deadly lung disease.

2013-05-22 10:19:08

A paper recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine and co-written by physicians and scientists at the University of Colorado School of Medicine finds that an important genetic risk factor for pulmonary fibrosis can be used to identify individuals at risk for this deadly lung disease.

2013-05-14 23:01:51

A device commonly used to treat dangerous heart rhythms may cause more issues for patients than a simpler version of the same device.

Understanding Why Cholesterol Is Linked To Alzheimer's And Heart Disease
2013-04-16 12:15:42

Multiple studies have concluded high amounts of cholesterol can be damaging to your heart and can, in turn, lead to Alzheimer’s disease or stroke. Though this single fact has been well documented, the exact reason why high cholesterol affects the brain has been largely unclear for many years.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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