The study, led by Kathy James, ColoradoSPH associate professor, focuses on arsenic in private drinking wells in San Luis Valley groundwater, which she says has been gradually increasing in drinking wells over the past 50 years.
With the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic appearing to be over, Tracy Nelson, director of the Colorado School of Public Health at CSU explains how we have come through the other side of the worst pandemic in a century intact and better prepared than before.
A $1.9 million grant from the NIDCR will help researchers at the CU Department of Surgery and Colorado School of Public Health develop better treatment methods for children diagnosed with craniosynostosis, condition in which a baby’s skull plates fuse together too early.
A new study led by Katherine Sauder, deputy director of the LEAD Center, shows that 90% of pregnant people do not receive adequate nutrients during pregnancy from food alone and must look to supplements to fill that deficit.
Black and Hispanic children with Type 1 diabetes are more likely than their white peers to develop stiffened arteries, new research finds. "If we can figure out why this difference is, perhaps we can intervene now and maybe there's a chance to reverse the differences that have built up in the first 10 years of their disease," said Katherine Sauder, deputy director of the LEAD center.
One in 4 Colorado teens reported they could get access to a loaded gun within 24 hours, according to survey results published Monday. Nearly half of those teens said it would take them less than 10 minutes. “That’s a lot of access and those are short periods of time,” said ColoradoSPH DrPH candidate Virginia McCarthy, lead author of the study.
The newly-established Mountain West Alliance for Community Engagement-Climate and Health (ACE-CH) Hub, led by ColoradoSPH researchers, has been awarded $600,000 from the National Institutes of Health to identify evidence-based and community-driven action in the face of the climate crisis.
A new study that includes Dr. Thomas Jaenisch from ColoradoSPH, describes a novel path to early diagnosis of dengue, the most common mosquito-borne viral illness, in areas of the world where lab tests to confirm the disease are not available.
An online diabetes nutrition education program tailored to emphasize culturally relevant dietary practices for American Indians and Alaska Natives with type 2 diabetes has been successful, according to a new study led by Research Assistant Professor Sarah Stotz.
FunSalud, a research team co-founded by Edwin Austrias, professor of epidemiology, is searching for emerging infectious diseases through mosquitos. "We're trying to focus on pathogens that just happen to be in the blood that the mosquito happened to suck up," says Dan Olson, part of the team and assistant professor of epidemiology.
Eric Simões, professor of epidemiology , is principal investigator of two ongoing studies on the use of a monoclonal antibody against RSV in infants. “RSV remains the most common cause of lower respiratory tract infection in infants and results in seasonal epidemics globally each year,” he says.
New research led by Emmy Betz, professor of epidemiology and deputy director of the Injury and Violence Prevention Center, examined diverse viewpoints on reducing access to potentially dangerous situations among older adults due to changes in physical or cognitive functioning.
Ticks capable of carrying diseases like Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Colorado tick fever and tick-borne paralysis pose an emerging threat in Colorado, according to a recent study co-authored by ColoradoSPH at CSU faculty and an MPH student/alum.
John Volckens, professor of environmental and occupational health at CSU, co-authored the study that provides a more detailed view of the inequalities in exposure to known air pollutants among different United States populations.
New research, led by Fuyong Xing, assistant professor of biostatistics & informatics, found that a new imaging information system may ultimately provide a faster, more accurate prognosis for certain cancers.
A new paper in led by faculty in environmental health explores the importance of using advanced genomic sequencing as a powerful tool to control schistosomiasis, the world’s second-leading parasitic disease.
Unreliable scientific studies can be hard to spot – whether by reviewers or the general public – but by asking the right questions, it can be done, says Lisa Bero, research professor in the Department of Health Systems, Management & Policy, who co-authored a study identifying warning signs of fraudulent research.
The three-year study out of the Center for Health, Work & Environment is the first known human health risk assessment to evaluate the large number of heavy metals that may be present in cannabis flower, concentrates and vape devices.