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Breast cell survival factor increases breast cancer risk after late pregnancy

The mystery of why the risk of breast cancer goes up in women whose first pregnancies occur after the age of 35 may boil...

Neanderthals kept their homes organized & tidy

Scientists have found that Neanderthals organized their living spaces in ways that would be familiar to modern humans, a discovery that once again shows...

Mortality differences between nondrinkers and light drinkers

As a class, people who don't drink at all have a higher mortality risk than light drinkers. But nondrinkers are a diverse bunch, and...

Sex, race, and geography influence health outcomes following primary HIV infection

Women, nonwhites, and people in the southern United States who were newly infected with HIV and followed for an average of four years experienced greater HIV/AIDS-related morbidity compared to men and people of other races living in other regions of...

College students lack scientific literacy, study finds

Most college students in the United States do not grasp the scientific basis of the carbon cycle – an essential skill in understanding the...

Study shows post-9/11 security zones blight landscape

DENVER (Dec. 14, 2010) -- A decade after the 9/11 attacks, significant parts of America's most prominent downtowns remain largely sealed off as `security zones,' but a newly published study by University of Colorado Denver professor Jeremy Németh ...

Mexican immigrants’ health declines as they assimilate to America

Mexican-Americans who are most integrated into the culture -- including those born in the United States, and not recent immigrants -- appear less healthy and more likely to require resources to manage their health conditions than more recent, less-i...

Research examines gender gaps in immigrant health

DURHAM, N.C. -- A key focus of the health care debate has involved immigrants and their impact on the U.S. health care system. A new study shows that Mexican Americans most integrated into the culture -- including those born in the United States ...

Citywide smoking ban contributes to significant decrease in maternal smoking, pre-term...

AURORA, Colo. (Nov. 10, 2010) -- New research released today takes a look at birth outcomes and maternal smoking, building urgency for more states and cities to join the nationwide smoke-free trend that has accelerated in recent years. According to...

Study shows video games highly effective training tools

DENVER (October 19, 2010) - Long derided as mere entertainment, new research now shows that organizations using video games to train employees end up with smarter, more motivated workers who learn more and forget less. A University of Colorado Den...

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