sleepy

If your sleep is out of whack, so are you

Sept. 11, 2019

If you are a person who is proud of burning the candle at both ends—say, a college student—and surviving on less than optimal sleep, here’s a message you might not want to hear: You can’t fool Mother Nature.

provost Russ Moore signing the beam

Integrative physiology building gets ‘topped out’ and feted

June 27, 2019

Popular program to get improved digs with $21.8 million facility expansion.

Alarm

‘Catching up’ on sleep on the weekend doesn’t work

Feb. 28, 2019

Think sleeping in on the weekend can repair the damage from a week of sleepless nights? Not so, according to new CU Boulder research.

Iphy

Integrative physiology to get new HQ, labs, student space

Feb. 28, 2019

The university has broken ground on a new home for the Department of Integrative Physiology. The building will be erected just north of Norlin Library and will function as a long-awaited hub for department activity.

workout

Novel 5-minute workout improves blood pressure, may boost your brain

Feb. 25, 2019

Could working out five minutes a day, without lifting a single weight or jogging a single step, reduce your heart attack risk, help you think more clearly and boost your sports performance?

light

Want to help your kid sleep well? Dim those lights

Dec. 18, 2018

CU Boulder studied the effects of exposing preschoolers to light before they went to bed.

xan

Stalking the dirt vaccine

Sept. 28, 2018

Can good bacteria make the brain more stress-resilient? Christopher Lowry has dedicated his career to finding out.

Norris

David Norris recognized as top Baldwin U alumnus

July 6, 2018

David O. Norris, professor emeritus of integrative physiology at the University of Colorado Boulder, has won the highest honor conferred upon a graduate of Baldwin Wallace University by the BW Alumni Association.

clock

Early birds less prone to depression

June 15, 2018

Middle-to-older aged women who are naturally early to bed and early to rise are significantly less likely to develop depression, according to a new study by researchers at University of Colorado Boulder and the Channing Division of Network Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.

bugs

Is an immunization for stress on the horizon?

June 7, 2018

Can probiotics fend off mood disorders? It's too early to say with scientific certainty, but a new study suggests that a beneficial bacteria can have long-lasting anti-inflammatory effects on the brain, making it more resilient to stress.

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