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Eating a Western diet? It’s smart to get moving

May 26, 2021

Lifelong aerobic exercise could prevent vascular dysfunction in mice, even those who don’t eat well, CU Boulder research suggests.

Osvaldo Villagrana, 24, an integrative physiology major at CU Boulder gets his first dose of the Moderna vaccine.

Still hesitant to get the shot? 7 COVID vaccine concerns addressed

May 10, 2021

Some worry that the science was rushed. Others question whether the benefits outweigh the risks. Here's what Teresa Foley, a teaching professor of distinction in integrative physiology, tells students, acquaintances and family who are hesitant.

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Junk food and big miles may not add up how ‘thru-hikers’ hope

March 30, 2021

CU Boulder researchers’ study suggests that thru-hiking, as on the Pacific Crest Trail, might decrease vascular health.

Microbiome

Microbiome may unlock the secrets of aging

Feb. 10, 2021

CU Boulder-led research seeks to understand the connection between microbiome and aging.

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Why do psychiatric drugs help some, but not others? New study offers clues

Jan. 29, 2021

A new CU Boulder study shows that a key protein involved in learning and memory formation functions differently in males than in females.

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Different paths lead pre-med students to found organ donation effort

Nov. 12, 2020

A mutual desire to serve their communities prompted the creation of the CU Boulder initiative for United Network for Organ Sharing.

Red meat

What makes arteries age? Study explores new link to gut bacteria, diet

July 10, 2020

A compound produced in the gut when we eat red meat damages our arteries and may play a key role in boosting risk of heart disease as we get older, according to new University of Colorado Boulder research.

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One silver lining: Sleep improving under stay-at-home orders

June 18, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting stay-at-home orders have taken a toll on many facets of physical and mental health in recent months. But according to new University of Colorado Boulder research, one silver lining may exist.

Maureen McNamara

Nobel winner sparks senior’s love of space medicine

March 31, 2020

‘I fell in love with space that day. I didn’t even know I liked space,’ student Maureen McNamara notes

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Coronavirus control measures aren’t pointless – just slowing down the pandemic could save millions of lives

March 12, 2020

With many regions of the United States and other countries seeing community members spreading COVID-19 locally, the world has entered a phase of mitigation to complement efforts to contain its spread.

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