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New Donation Rules Begin Taking Effect in U.S. Blood Banks

Revised blood donation rules that do away with a rule that defers men who have sex with men (MSM) to abstain from sex for three months prior to donating blood are beginning to be implemented into blood banks throughout the country.


Author Kara Mason | Publish Date August 18, 2023
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CU Researcher Receives First-Time Award to Support Ophthalmic Database Development

Jennifer Patnaik, PhD, researcher at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, received the first-ever Philip and Elaine Ellis New Investigator in Ophthalmology Research Award. The gift provides independent research funding to new ophthalmic investigators.


Author Rachel Wittel | Publish Date November 23, 2021
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CU School of Medicine Names New Endowed Chair in Retinal Diseases

Scott Oliver, MD, chief of the Retina Service and director of the Eye Cancer Program at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, has been named the inaugural Vitale-Schlessman Endowed Chair in Retinal Diseases at the Sue Anschutz-Rodgers Eye Center, effective Nov. 1, 2021. 


Author Rachel Wittel | Publish Date November 16, 2021
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Arab American News

Dearborn native Ahmad Hider making his mark on the world of medicine

news outletArab American News
Publish DateJuly 11, 2024

Dearborn native Ahmad Hider is leading an accomplished and decorated academic and professional career.

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Femteck Insider

PCOS: Emerging Research and the Ongoing Search for Answers

news outletFemteck Insider
Publish DateJuly 11, 2024

Melanie Cree, a pediatric endocrinologist at Children’s Hospital Colorado [and associate professor of pediatrics at CU School of Medicine], conducted a randomized trial to test semaglutide, the active ingredient in drugs like Wegovy and Ozempic, in women and adolescents with PCOS.

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CPR

Heat stress, heat stroke, and rethinking neighborhoods to stay cool

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Publish DateJuly 11, 2024

Heat kills more people than any other weather-related event in the United States, and with parts of Colorado expecting days of triple-digit weather heading into the weekend, doctors say understanding the risk is essential.

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Science

Weight loss drugs without the nausea? Mouse study suggests it may be possible

news outletScience
Publish DateJuly 10, 2024

Millions of people have taken glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) agonist drugs such as Ozempic to lose weight, despite the fact that the drugs can cause severe nausea and vomiting.

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