Promising Vaccine Strategy for Type 1 Diabetes Extended to Humans

A molecule that prevents Type 1 diabetes in mice has provoked an immune response in human cells, according to researchers at National Jewish Health and the University of Colorado. The findings suggest that a mutated insulin fragment could be used to prevent Type 1 diabetes in humans.

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Philippa Marrack, PhD, Elected to National Women’s Hall of Fame

Philippa Marrack, PhD, has been elected to the National Women’s Hall of Fame in recognition of her many discoveries about T cells, a vitally important element of the immune system.

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Male Smokers at Higher Risk than Females for Osteoporosis, Fractures

In a large study of middle-aged to elderly smokers, men were more likely than women to have osteoporosis and fractures of their vertebrae.

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Beaux Arts Ball Raises $1.9 Million to Benefit National Jewish Health

The 2015 Beaux Arts Ball, presented by the Morgridge Family Foundation, raised more than $1.9 million to support National Jewish Health.

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National Jewish Health To Study Marijuana and Sleep

“There is almost no reliable scientific knowledge about how marijuana is used for sleep disorders and if it is effective,” said Dr. Bowler, professor of medicine at National Jewish Health. “We expect this study to fill a significant gap in our knowledge about marijuana use and effects.”

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