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Jackie Brinkman

Statins given early decrease progression of kidney disease


Results from a study by University of Colorado School of Medicine researchers show that pravastatin, a medicine widely used for treatment of high cholesterol, also slows down the growth of kidney cysts in children and young adults with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD).

Author Jackie Brinkman | Publish Date May 08, 2014
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How to treat Meniere’s disease

AURORA, Colo. (Dec. 5, 2013) Researchers at University of Colorado School of Medicine may have figured out what causes Meniere’s disease and how to attack it.  According to Carol Foster, MD, from the department of otolaryngology and Robert Breeze, MD, a neurosurgeon, there is a strong association between Meniere’s disease and conditions involving  temporary low blood flow in the brain such as migraine headaches.

Author Jackie Brinkman | Publish Date December 09, 2013
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$48.4 million from NIH to advance translational research

Research has found that what is most important to an aging senior citizen is independence. A collaborative study through the Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CCTSI) and the Center for African American Health is working with African American women to discuss the importance of walking. Yes, the simple act of walking allows seniors to keep their independence, keep their balance, keep them in their homes and keep them healthy.

Author Jackie Brinkman | Publish Date October 21, 2013
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Brain size may signal risk of developing an eating disorder

By Jackie Brinkman | University Communications

Author Jackie Brinkman | Publish Date August 26, 2013
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