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High Fructose Intake May Drive Aggressive Behaviors, ADHD, Bipolar Disorder

New research suggests that conditions such as attention deficit hyperactivity syndrome (ADHD), bipolar disorder, and even aggressive behaviors may be linked with sugar intake, and that it may have an evolutionary basis. 


Author Julia Milzer | Publish Date
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Act Now on Wildfires, Global Climate Change, Human Health, Study Says

Immediate actions are needed to limit the greenhouse gas emissions that are driving climate change that helps fuel wildfires, and ultimately affects human physical and psychological health according to a new report published in the New England Journal of Medicine.


Author Tonya Ewers | Publish Date
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Research    COVID-19

President Trump’s COVID-19 Treatment Takes the National Spotlight

Four clinical trials of a drug cocktail that President Donald Trump has proclaimed his miracle “cure” are underway on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. And even while makers of the experimental therapy filed for emergency authorization use (EAU) the same day the president made his claim (Oct. 7), researchers say no evidence exists to back it up.


Author Debra Melani | Publish Date
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Study Finds Odor-Sensing Neuron Regeneration Process is Adaptive

What you need to know: CU Anschutz researchers discovered that the subtype identities of some new neurons, previously thought to be random, actually depends on odor stimulation. The study hints that life-long olfactory sensory neurogenesis may have an important adaptive function in addition to simple repair.

Olfactory sensory neurons (OSNs) are nasal neurons that make use of hundreds of different types of odorant receptors to analyze odorous chemicals in our external world and send that information to our brain. These neurons have the unusual ability to undergo turnover throughout life – a process understood to happen due to the special vulnerability of these neurons to environmental insults, such as viruses.


Author Kelsea Pieters | Publish Date
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