Common sleep drug can leave people groggy, clumsy Media outlet: Reuters (similar stories in MedlinePlus, CNBC, CBC News, United Press International, Psychcentral.com, Medscape/Web MD, Drugs.com). Date: N/A. Link: N/A
Study Finds Lack of Sleep Leads to Lost Calories Media outlet: Science Magazine - Health and Medicine (similar stories in Science News, Healthfinder.gov - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, MedlinePlus, US News and World Report, Discovery News, Colorado Daily, Yahoo News, United Press International, Wired.com, Bloomberg Businesses Week). Date: N/A. Link: N/A
Exercise reduces stress Media outlet: Good Housekeeping. Date: 2010-06-01. Link: N/A
Genetics, alcohol tolerance, and addiction Prof. Marissa Ehringer's work on genetics and addiction is featured in the Daily Camera in relation to a recent study that identified a gene that determines one's tolerance to alcohol. Link: http://www.dailycamera.com/news/ci_16461611
Seals Lab Featured on Spanish-language TV The Integrative Physiology of Aging Lab, headed by Dr. Doug Seals, was featured in a short news segment on Spanish-language TV. The segment featured information about the research the Seals lab is conducting at the Clinical Translational Research Center. Link: http://www.kcectv.com/
Only as Old as Your Arteries Prof. Doug Seals' work on the aging of artery walls is featured in the CU College of Arts & Sciences Magazine. His group studies how exercise, dietary salt restriction, and other lifestyle factors can promote cardiovascular health. Now their research focus has expanded to explore the benefits of natural pharmaceuticals such as Vitamin D. Link: http://artsandsciences.colorado.edu/magazine/2010/10/only-as-old-as-your-arteries/
Realizing campus accessibility through collaboration IPHY undergrad, Theresa Nguyen, is featured in a university newsletter. She initiated a collaboration between IPHY instructors Adam Hayes and Ruth Heisler, Disabilities Services and Facilities management to allow her to fully participate in the Human Anatomy Lab. Read the full story here: http://www.colorado.edu/insidecu/editions/2010/3-9/story4.html.
Study by Dr. Ehringer's group links family of genes to nicotine addiction Dr. Ehringer's work on nicotine addiction is featured prominently in the most recent edition of the National Institute of Drug Abuse's NIDA Notes. Her group has identified key genes that influence the effect of early smoking responses and the age of smoking initiation on the likelihood of becoming addicted to nicotine. Link:http://www.nida.nih.gov/NIDA_notes/NNvol22N6/Studies.html
Dr. Rodger Kram's Research Plays Key Role in Debate About Athletes with Prosthetic Limbs Dr. Rodger Kram, his former PhD student Alena Grabowski and collaborators have published a study that found that amputee runners with prosthetic limbs do not have an unfair advantage over runners that have their biological limbs. In fact, prosthetic limbs impart a slight disadvantage. Kram is also the lead author of a debate on the topic that was recently published in the Journal Of Applied Physiology. Their work was inspired by Oscar Pistorius' successful bid to try out for the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing. The study has received extensive media attention, including coverage in The New York Times.