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Long-term studies reveal what women can expect during menopause

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Publish DateMarch 17, 2023

“There is wide variation in symptoms from woman to woman,” Nanette F. Santoro, MD, professor in the divisions of reproductive endocrinology and infertility and reproductive sciences in the department of obstetrics and gynecology and the E. Stewart Taylor Chair of OB/GYN at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, told Endocrine Today. “Some women report no hot flashes, but they are relatively few. There are also large differences in how much symptoms affect a woman’s quality of life.”

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Causal links found between GERD, asthma, atopic dermatitis

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Publish DateFebruary 10, 2023

In an accompanying editorial by Meghan D. Althoff, MD, PhD, and Sunita Sharma, MD, MPH, of the division of pulmonary sciences and critical care medicine at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, they wrote that more information on the functional genetic effects that lead to the associations found between asthma, atopic dermatitis and GERD are necessary.

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Pembrolizumab-ATRA combination shows benefit in metastatic melanoma

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Publish DateFebruary 02, 2023

“We would like to believe it is the effect on the MDSCs that is enhancing the efficacy of pembrolizumab in these patients,” researcher Martin D. McCarter, MD, professor of surgical oncology at University of Colorado School of Medicine, told Healio. “We demonstrate some supporting data to suggest this relationship but cannot prove for sure that was the mechanism. For example, it could have been patient selection in a relatively small study.”

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Educational intervention lowers pulse oximeter misuse in ICU

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Publish DateJanuary 12, 2023

In a quality improvement project, Hlavin and Maureen Varty, PhD, RN, a research nurse scientist at UCHealth and an assistant professor at University of Colorado College of Nursing, conducted an audit with 508 observations from August 2020 to October 2020 at UCHealth to see how often off-label placement of finger probes was occurring in critical care units.

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Social media may promote misinformation on alopecia

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Publish DateDecember 15, 2022

“Hair loss, or alopecia, affects over 50% of men and 40% of women in their lifetime,” Melissa R. Laughter, MD, PhD, of the University of Colorado School of Medicine, and colleagues wrote. “This topic currently has over 280,000 related posts on Instagram alone and may be vulnerable to the spread of misinformation by non-dermatologists.”

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VIDEO: ‘They’re back’ — fall outbreaks hail return of common infections

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Publish DateNovember 23, 2022

In this video, Kevin Messacar, MD, PhD, a pediatric infectious disease consultant at Children's Hospital Colorado and associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, discusses what this has meant for pediatric practices, hospitals and children in the United States. “After a brief pause during the pandemic, they’re back,” Messacar said.

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E-scooter injuries: Not the average slip and fall

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Publish DateNovember 18, 2022

Alexander Lauder, MD, of the hand, upper extremity and microvascular surgery section of the department of orthopedic surgery at Denver Health Medical Center and assistant pro­fessor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, said research published by him and colleagues has shown proximal tibia and tibial shaft fractures are the most common fractures next to distal radius fractures.

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FDA panel supports approval of two-drug asthma inhaler for adults, split on adolescents

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Publish DateNovember 09, 2022

Heterogeneity in the data makes it too difficult to extrapolate results from adults to adolescents, Alex Kaizer, PhD, assistant professor in the department of biostatistics and informatics at University of Colorado-Anschutz Medical Campus, said after his “no” vote.

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