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It’s Cold Season, and Your Decongestant Doesn’t Work. Now What?

Phenylephrine is the most popular oral decongestant in the country, but further scrutiny by scientists has found that the ingredient is actually no better than a placebo.

Author Chris Casey | Publish Date September 19, 2023
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Neuroscience    Pharmaceutical Sciences    Alzheimer's   

Discoveries on Memory Mechanisms Could Unlock New Therapies for Alzheimer’s and other Brain Diseases

Scientists at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have made a `paradigm shifting’ discovery on the mechanisms required for learning and memory that could lead to new therapies for Alzheimer’s disease and potentially Down syndrome.

Author David Kelly | Publish Date August 30, 2023
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Patient Care    Public Health    Pharmaceutical Sciences

Concertgoers Allowed to Carry Narcan Into Some Festivals. Will It Help Save Lives?

The recent Food and Drug Administration approval of the nasal spray Narcan is good news for music festival attendees hoping to carry the medication in case they witness an opioid overdose.

Author Laura Kelley | Publish Date March 30, 2023
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Research    Diversity    Pharmaceutical Sciences

Pharmacist Fosters Diverse Approaches to Science, Studies How Viruses Work

Growing up in a family of machinists, Carlos Catalano was fascinated by the inner workings of devices. Wrist watches, especially, weren’t safe around the family home in Southern California.

Author Chris Casey | Publish Date October 05, 2022
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Research    Pharmaceutical Sciences

Earlier Intervention in Down Syndrome May be Possible, Study Finds

Could oxidative stress, a condition known to cause inflammation and cellular breakdown, impact the trajectory of Down syndrome cell development?

Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date July 19, 2022
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Research    Pharmacy    Pharmaceutical Sciences

New Study Unravels Why COVID-19 Antibody Treatments Aren’t as Effective for New Variants

A new study published in today’s issue of Biochemistry is the first to explore the effects of multiple mutations in the evolution of SARS-CoV-2 variants. The findings can help scientists better understand the properties of current and new variants.

Author Julia Milzer | Publish Date June 07, 2022
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Research    Pharmaceutical Sciences

Pioneering Work on Campus Personalizes Prescription Drug Treatment

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a leader in the field of integrating pharmacogenomics into clinical care.

Author Megan Lane | Publish Date May 17, 2022
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