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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.

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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.

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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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What an all-nighter does to your blood

May 22, 2018

Pulling an all-nighter just once can disrupt levels and time of day patterns of more than 100 proteins in the blood, CU Boulder research finds.

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With med school on hold, seeking to help others succeed

May 14, 2018

Since he was a kid, he has dreamed of becoming a doctor, intrigued by the interplay of muscles, sinew, bone and flesh, and the complex structure of the human body.

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How growing up with pets, dust may boost mental health

May 2, 2018

Children raised in a rural environment, surrounded by animals and bacteria-laden dust, grow up to have more stress-resilient immune systems and might be at lower risk of mental illness than pet-free city dwellers.

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#StopTheCrazyTalk aims to change words, attitudes

April 25, 2018

CU Boulder students create PSA to illuminate language that stigmatizes mental illness.

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Novel antioxidant makes old blood vessels seem young again

April 19, 2018

Older adults who take a novel antioxidant that specifically targets cellular powerhouses, or mitochondria, see aging of their blood vessels reverse by the equivalent of 15 to 20 years within six weeks, according to new CU Boulder research.

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What are memories made of?

Jan. 24, 2018

New study sheds light on key protein in memory formation and its potential role in the treatment of neurological diseases.

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The art of the socket

Jan. 23, 2018

When an 11-year-old llama named Bella broke her right hind leg in a gopher hole in 2010, her owners, Chuck Robuck and Trish Brandt-Robuck of Newcastle, Calif., chose to amputate rather than euthanize her.

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