Tag Archives: University of Colorado

Study examines global burden of skin disease

Washington: A study published in JAMA Dermatology estimates the global burden of skin disease as measured by disability-adjusted life years or DALYs, with one DALY equivalent to one year of healthy life lost.

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Novel nanotherapy may beat antibiotic-resistant ‘superbugs’

New York: A novel light-activated nanotherapy developed by researchers at the University of Colorado – Boulder may be an effective weapon against the drug-resistant bacteria, say researchers including one of Indian-origin.

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Can diabetes devices be damaged by airport security scanners?

Washington: Full-body or X-ray scanners used for airport security screening may affect the function of insulin pump or continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) devices, according to an editorial “Navigating Airport Security with an Insulin Pump and/or Sensor,” published in Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics.

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Scientists can now block heroin, morphine addiction

Sydney: In a major breakthrough, an international team of scientists has proven that addiction to morphine and heroin can be blocked, while at the same time increasing pain relief.

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Liposuction fat comes back within a year, though not in the same place

A study, led by Dr Teri L Hernandez and Dr Robert H Eckel of University of Colorado, has found that fat removed by liposuction comes back within a year. However, the fat will not return to the areas of the body where it was removed from, usually the thighs, lower abdomen and buttocks. Instead it will reappear elsewhere, typically around the shoulders, arms and upper abdomen.

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