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3 months 4 weeks ago

Pueblo takes lead on concussion testing

PUEBLO - For student athletes, back to school time usually means time for sports physicals. However you can add base-line concussion testing to that list for teens in Pueblo. A medical study organized by Doctor Rocky Khosla, MD of Rocky Mountain Sports and Family Medicine has collected more than 5,000...

1 year 8 months ago

Cadets hope to curtail bird strikes

COLORADO SPRINGS - Research being conducted by cadets at the US Air Force Academy could one day make commercial air travel safer. As part of a senior capstone project, a group of engineering and biology majors are studying the effects of light and sound to limit the number of bird...

3 years 4 months ago

Task force to be formed for Flaming Gorge

As Colorado grows, so does the need for more water to sustain the infrastructure for population growth. Stakeholders including many of Colorado's river basins have formerly agreed to the formation of a task force that will study issues related to potentially diverting water from the Flaming Gorge Reservoir in Wyoming...

3 years 8 months ago

Input needed on Highway 50 traffic

The Colorado Department of Transportation will host two public meetings on future traffic needs from Pueblo to Pueblo West. "Traffic congestion and accident rates are expected to increase along Highway 50 between Swallows Road and Baltimore Avenue in the future," said CDOT Project Manager Joe Garcia. "In anticipation...

4 years 1 month ago

Kids with ADHD more likely to have missing DNA

Researchers say a new study provides the first evidence that attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is genetic. The study says ADHD kids are twice as likely to have missing or extra chromosomes than other children. British researchers focused on a sequence of genes linked to brain development that has previously...

4 years 2 months ago

CSU study: Fuel from algae is ecofriendly

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - A Colorado State University study says turning algae into a biofuel is more environmentally friendly than the process for petroleum diesel or soy biodiesel. The study based its conclusion on the complete process for each fuel and included factors such as the amount of...

4 years 2 months ago

Bone drugs may raise risk of throat cancer

A new study suggests that people who take bone-strengthening drugs for several years may have a slightly higher risk of throat cancer. The findings contradict another recent study that used the same database of 80,000 patients. It concluded that there was no link between drugs to prevent or treat...

4 years 3 months ago

Study links acetaminophen, asthma in teens

Teens who take acetaminophen have double the risk for asthma compared to those who'd never taken it. That's the finding of a new study by the Medical Research Institute of New Zealand, published online in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. The scientists studied teens who...

4 years 3 months ago

NTSB probes rollovers by hazmat tanker trucks

Federal safety investigators are probing rollover accidents by tanker trucks carrying propane, gasoline and other hazardous materials. The National Transportation Safety Board wants to know whether equipment similar to the stability systems required for cars would help prevent tanker rollovers. The board is holding a hearing Tuesday on an...

4 years 4 months ago

CU suspends study progams in Mexico

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - The University of Colorado in Boulder says it has temporarily canceled its study abroad programs in Mexico over concerns of rising cartel violence. CU's interim provost Russell Moore said Thursday the programs to Jalisco, Monterrey, Oaxaca and Guanajuato were called off and students planning to go...

4 years 4 months ago

HPV linked to skin cancer

It's been established that certain strains of human papillomavirus can lead to cervical cancer. Now doctors say people infected with other HPV strains are more likely to develop skin cancer. The increased risk was especially pronounced for those on immuno-supression drugs. The study led by researchers at Dartmouth...

4 years 5 months ago

Study: Exercise benefits cancer patients

Exercise can benefit some cancer patients during their treatment. Researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit created a customized exercise program -- according to a patient's weight, overall health and type of cancer treatment. Those on the exercise regime said their quality of life improved and that they felt...

4 years 7 months ago

Craving chocolate? You may be depressed

Creamy, mouthwatering chocolate. A new study confirms our affection for this confection goes beyond our taste buds. For some people it appears to be medicinal. California researchers looked into the connection between chocolate and moods. 931 men and women who don't take antidepressants were screened. Those who had...

4 years 7 months ago

Walking lowers stroke risk for women

You don't have to be a super athlete for exercise to improve your health. New research released this week shows that walking significantly lowers the risk of stroke for women. The 12-year study followed nearly 40,000 women. Here's what researchers found: • Women who usually walked at a...

4 years 8 months ago

Pregnancy safe for breast cancer survivors

Women who survive breast cancer and have children afterwards don't appear to be at any higher risk of dying from cancer , a new study says. Doctors have long worried pregnancy might spark hormonal changes in breast cancer survivors that could spur the disease's return, and many breast cancer...

4 years 8 months ago

Pregnancy safe for breast cancer survivors

Women who survive breast cancer and have children afterwards don't appear to be at any higher risk of dying from cancer, a new study says. Doctors have long worried pregnancy might spark hormonal changes in breast cancer survivors that could spur the disease's return, and many breast cancer patients...

4 years 9 months ago

Study: Haiti quake may have caused $14B in damage

The main development bank for Latin America says the Jan. 12 earthquake that ravaged Haiti's capital might have caused nearly $14 billion in damage. The preliminary study released Tuesday says the magnitude-7 earthquake could be the deadliest and costliest disaster on a list that dates back four decades. Economists with...

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