UC receives $1.75 million grant for epilepsy research

February 27, 2018 Research scientist Jianxiong Jiang, PhD, doesn’t just want to treat acquired epilepsy…he hopes to prevent it. “Epilepsy is a common neurological condition that afflicts nearly three million Americans and 50 to 60 million people globally. The disease is featured by epileptic seizures due to unusual hypersynchronization and hyperexcitability of a group of […]

Expanded model of care could relieve depression and fatigue in chronic heart failure patients

February 27, 2018 Patients with chronic heart failure face related problems, such as depression and fatigue, that could be relieved by an expanded model of care, according to a recently published study led by a researcher from the University of Colorado School of Medicine. The study, “Effect of a Collaborative Care Intervention vs Usual Care […]

Survival of cardiac arrest victims improves when bystanders use AED shock therapy

February 27, 2018 Survival from cardiac arrest doubled when a bystander stepped in to apply an automated external defibrillator (AED) before emergency responders arrived, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation. According to the American Heart Association, of the more than 350,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests that occur in the United States […]