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Web-based mindfulness therapy shows promise in treating depression

Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy, which has been shown to help people avoid recurring bouts of depression, can be delivered effectively online and could be more effective than traditional forms of therapy, a team of researchers led by CU-Boulder psychologists has found.

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Powdered measles vaccine safe in early clinical trials

A measles vaccine made of fine dry powder and delivered with a puff of air triggered no adverse side effects in early human testing and it is likely effective, according to a paper to be published November 28 in the journal Vaccine. The paper is now available online.

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Parkinson’s patients improve with placebo

Learning-related brain activity in Parkinson’s patients improves as much in response to a placebo treatment as to real medication, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder and Columbia University.

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Project brings local Latino history to schools

Spearheaded by a University of Colorado Boulder emerita professor, the Boulder County Latino History Project brings together scholars, community leaders, educators, and youth to properly record and share the virtually untold history of Latinos in Boulder County. Project leaders and volunteers have gathered historical artifacts detailing Latino history, culture and influences over the past 100 years, and those findings are now being incorporated into local classrooms.

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Running really can keep you young, study suggests

A new study involving the University of Colorado Boulder and Humboldt State University shows that senior citizens who run several times a week for exercise expend about the same amount of energy walking as a typical 20-year-old.

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Mindfulness techniques protect pregnant women against depression

Pregnant women with histories of major depression are about 40 percent less likely to relapse into depression if they practice mindfulness techniques—such as meditation, breathing exercises and yoga—along with cognitive therapy, according to a new study led by the University of Colorado Boulder.

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