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Interdisciplinary Research Could Lead to New Targeted Treatments for Rheumatoid Arthritis 

New research led by University of Colorado School of Medicine faculty members Fan Zhang, PhD, and Anna Helena Jonsson, MD, PhD, may lead to new targeted treatments for rheumatoid arthritis (RA), an autoimmune disease that causes joint inflammation and destruction. 


Author Greg Glasgow | Publish Date November 08, 2023
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Can Gut Bacteria Cause Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine have discovered that a unique bacteria found in the gut could be responsible for triggering rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in people already at risk for the autoimmune disease. 


Author Greg Glasgow | Publish Date October 26, 2022
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PhRMA Foundation Funds CU School of Medicine Research on Rheumatoid Arthritis-associated Lung Disease  

Although interstitial lung disease (ILD) is a common manifestation of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), it is a difficult condition to diagnose. By the time ILD is visible in a CT scan, it is often at an advanced state and difficult to treat. 


Author Greg Glasgow | Publish Date June 08, 2022
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Herbert Pardes, Who Steered the Growth of a Giant Hospital, Dies at 89

news outletThe New York Times
Publish DateMay 09, 2024

Dr. Herbert Pardes, a psychiatrist and a former director of the National Institute of Mental Health who brought order to the merger of two major medical centers that became New York-Presbyterian Hospital and ran it for 11 years, died on April 30 at his home in Manhattan. He was 89.

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A 15-year-old hockey player with MS may never experience a symptom, thanks to Colorado research

news outletThe Colorado Sun
Publish DateMay 09, 2024

Blaise Pfeifer, 15 and a ninth grader at Standley Lake High School, lives for hockey. He started skating at 3, travels the country for tournaments, and describes gliding across the ice with a puck “like second nature.” 

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Medscape

Don't Overlook Cardiovascular Risk in Type 1 Diabetes

news outletMedscape
Publish DateMay 08, 2024

Cardiovascular disease management is an often overlooked but critical aspect of care for people with type 1 diabetes, authors of a new review paper said.

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The New York Times

But How Does the Worm Get in Your Brain?

news outletThe New York Times
Publish DateMay 08, 2024

Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s disclosure that a doctor apparently found a dead worm in his brain has sparked questions about what brain parasites are, the damage they can cause and how, exactly, they get there.

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