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15 Apr 16:14

3D technology in mammograms another tool in breast cancer fight - kwgn.com


3D technology in mammograms another tool in breast cancer fight
kwgn.com
DENVER — It's a new way to fight breast cancer and more women will now have access to it. The University of Colorado Hospital now brings 3D mammogram technology to women in Denver in an amazing mobile unit. It's a quick, easy and life-saving step to ...

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15 Apr 19:38

New Medtronic Heart Valve Threatened By Court Decision - Forbes


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New Medtronic Heart Valve Threatened By Court Decision
Forbes
The Wall Street Journal interviewed John Carroll, the director of interventional cardiology at the University of Colorado Hospital, which uses the Sapien valve but had planned to start training to use the CoreValve as well. Carroll told the WSJ that ...
Medtronic Prevented From Selling Heart Valve In USWall Street Journal

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16 Apr 00:34

City Council invests money in design concepts for downtown Craig - Craig Daily Press


City Council invests money in design concepts for downtown Craig
Craig Daily Press
The project is a partnership between the city of Craig and the University of Colorado, Denver to develop design concepts for the downtown segment of Yampa Avenue. City Council voted, 6-0 (Craig City Council member Joe Bird was absent), to use $1,900 of ...

16 Apr 00:34

City Council invests money in design concepts for downtown Craig - Craig Daily Press


City Council invests money in design concepts for downtown Craig
Craig Daily Press
Chris Endreson, technical assistance coordinator with CU-Denver's design program, manages the projects regionally. He connects architectural design students with rural communities that need assistance in enhancing their aesthetics, he said. “We utilize ...

16 Apr 12:32

Professor ditches classroom for farm - 9NEWS.com


Professor ditches classroom for farm
9NEWS.com
In 2013, she began allowing CU Denver to use her farm as an outdoor classroom for the classes with the Department of Geography and Environmental Science. She owns and cares for all of the animals. Urban farming is beginning to appeal to more people, ...

14 Apr 05:44

CU Denver offers support to student veterans - 9NEWS.com


CU Denver offers support to student veterans
9NEWS.com
On CU Denver's campus there is a safe place where student veterans can find support. Patrick Browne is the Interim Director of the Veteran Student Services Program. "It's a good place for veterans to connect with other veterans to get to know each ...

06 Apr 05:29

New study links liver disease gene to bladder cancer - ANINEWS


ANINEWS

New study links liver disease gene to bladder cancer
ANINEWS
When you turn off these suppressors, cancer grows," Dan Theodorescu, MD, PhD, director of the University of Colorado Cancer Center and the study's senior author, said. To discover which genes, when deactivated, might drive bladder cancer, Theodorescu ...

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11 Apr 10:56

New towns pose major health risks for India's poor - Business Standard


Financial Express

New towns pose major health risks for India's poor
Business Standard
Throughout Asia, Africa and Latin America 'new towns' are rapidly being built on the outskirts of major cities with the goal of relieving population pressures, according to study author Andrew Rumbach from the University of Colorado Denver. The towns ...
Satellite city projects expose low-income workers to natural hazards: StudyANINEWS
New towns pose health risks for India's poor: StudyVancouver Desi

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11 Apr 15:17

Online scheduling fitting right in with consumers and doctors - mHealthNews


Online scheduling fitting right in with consumers and doctors
mHealthNews
Denver-area consumers can now book appointments online with selected University of Colorado Hospital physicians in a pilot program designed to improve patient satisfaction and cut down on the region's average 19-day wait to see a specialist.

07 Apr 16:36

Student's death in Colorado raises questions on pot and health - Q13 FOX


Student's death in Colorado raises questions on pot and health
Q13 FOX
“We do know that marijuana is not without harm,” said Tim Byers, an associate dean at the Colorado School of Public Health, as he listed potential consequences including cancer, lower IQs and a possible trigger for latent psychosis associated with ...

11 Apr 08:41

Satellite city projects expose low-income workers to natural hazards: Study - ANINEWS


ANINEWS

Satellite city projects expose low-income workers to natural hazards: Study
ANINEWS
... towns' are rapidly being built on the outskirts of major cities with the goal of relieving population pressures, according to study author Andrew Rumbach, PhD, assistant professor of planning and design at CU Denver's College of Architecture and ...

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08 Apr 13:42

Gold nanorods attach to, kill bladder cancer cells - Phys.Org


Phys.Org

Gold nanorods attach to, kill bladder cancer cells
Phys.Org
(Phys.org) —A major strategy of modern cancer research is to discover a difference between cancerous and healthy cells and then to specifically target this difference to kill cancer cells without harming healthy tissue. A University of Colorado Cancer ...

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06 Apr 20:03

Major Genetic Study Links Liver Disease Gene To Bladder Cancer - RedOrbit


Major Genetic Study Links Liver Disease Gene To Bladder Cancer
RedOrbit
A University of Colorado Cancer Center study published today in Journal of the National Cancer Institute (with related research being presented this weekend at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Conference 2014) details the discovery ...

08 Apr 01:01

Zombie Cancer Cells Eat Themselves to Survive [Video] - Guardian Liberty Voice


Guardian Liberty Voice

Zombie Cancer Cells Eat Themselves to Survive [Video]
Guardian Liberty Voice
On April 5, 2014 at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Conference, a study from the University of Colorado Cancer Center that was published in Cell Reports showed that some cancer cells 'eat' parts of themselves to survive, ...
Autophagy Revives Dying Cancer CellsScientist (blog)

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09 Apr 11:04

Cocktails for a Cure gives cancer a kick tonight - Westword (blog)


Cocktails for a Cure gives cancer a kick tonight
Westword (blog)
Grab your gal pals and head downtown tonight to sip expertly mixed drinks while giving cancer a swift kick. Cocktails for a Cure, a benefit for the University of Colorado Cancer Center, will feature some of the finest mixologists in town, including ...

03 Apr 19:26

Innovative finance model could provide new path for early childhood services - Chalkbeat Colorado


Chalkbeat Colorado

Innovative finance model could provide new path for early childhood services
Chalkbeat Colorado
... it and policy-makers, foundations executives and law-makers started listening. Wickersham, director of the Center for Education Policy Analysis at the University of Colorado Denver, is now part of several efforts to move Pay For Success forward in ...

07 Apr 20:34

Doors Open Denver returns -- with the Denver Architectural Foundation holding ... - Westword (blog)


Doors Open Denver returns -- with the Denver Architectural Foundation holding ...
Westword (blog)
... will be open for exploration; there will also be bike and walking tours. The theme this year is "Celebrate Neighborhood Architecture," but the organizers are also celebrating architects, with mini-lectures at the University of Colorado Denver and ...

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04 Apr 13:45

MORE ROOM TO GROW: New Fitzsimons building started to help growing bio ... - Aurora Sentinel


Aurora Sentinel

MORE ROOM TO GROW: New Fitzsimons building started to help growing bio ...
Aurora Sentinel
Robin Shandas, professor and chairwoman of the Department of Bioengineering at CU Denver and Anschutz, said the idea is to have bioscience companies and students mingle in the same facility, under the same roof, hopefully collaborating with each other.

03 Apr 22:09

Sugary beverages and their influence on health - 9NEWS.com


Sugary beverages and their influence on health
9NEWS.com
Michelle Cardel, PhD, RD is a nutrition scientist and registered dietitian at the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center, University of Colorado Denver. Follow her on Facebook and Twitter @MichelleCardel for daily nutrition tips! (KUSA-TV © 2014 ...
Sugary drinks and their influence on healthFirst Coast News

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06 Apr 23:31

Zombie Cancer Cells 'Rescue' Themselves Before Death, May Complicate ... - International Business Times


Zombie Cancer Cells 'Rescue' Themselves Before Death, May Complicate ...
International Business Times
Researchers from the University of Colorado Cancer Center found that autophagy may allow tumor cells to return from the dead. Scientists working with a chemotherapy drug known as TRAIL noticed that when tumor cells' mitochondrial walls began to break ...

07 Apr 06:07

Aurora eyeing "Live Where You Work" program for Anschutz campus - The Denver Post


Aurora eyeing "Live Where You Work" program for Anschutz campus
The Denver Post
In that area is the sprawling University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, where doctors, lab technicians and many of the campus' 17,000 workers commute from Denver and other parts of the metro area. Councilwoman Sally Mounier and real estate ...
Colorado city councilor wants more homeownership9NEWS.com

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07 Apr 11:00

Study shows PET imaging monitors prostate cancer progression without need for ... - News-Medical.net


Study shows PET imaging monitors prostate cancer progression without need for ...
News-Medical.net
A University of Colorado Cancer Center study being presented today at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2014 describes a novel method to "manipulate the lipid metabolism in the cancer cell to trick them to use more ...

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07 Apr 12:02

Student's death in Colorado raises questions on pot and health - Los Angeles Times


Student's death in Colorado raises questions on pot and health
Los Angeles Times
Dr. Paula Riggs, a psychology professor and director of the division of substance dependence at the University of Colorado Denver, says smoking marijuana hits the central nervous system quickly. But edible marijuana has a delayed reaction so people ...

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06 Apr 06:12

New study links liver disease gene to bladder cancer - Business Standard


New study links liver disease gene to bladder cancer
Business Standard
The University of Colorado Cancer Center study details the discovery of a new genetic driver of bladder cancer: silencing of the gene AGL. "We tend to think of cancer resulting from mutations that let genes make things they shouldn't or turn on when ...

07 Apr 15:36

Colorado city councilor wants more homeownership - 9NEWS.com


Colorado city councilor wants more homeownership
9NEWS.com
(AP) - An Aurora city councilwoman and a real estate agent are working to get owners of apartments near the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus to take advantage of a tax incentive to rehabilitate their buildings and sell units as condominiums.

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03 Apr 05:24

Outbreak Case Counts: Why Official Numbers Fall Far Below Estimates - Food Safety News


Food Safety News

Outbreak Case Counts: Why Official Numbers Fall Far Below Estimates
Food Safety News
“It's so complex that it's somewhat easy to explain,” said Elaine Scallan, Ph.D., professor of epidemiology at the Colorado School of Public Health and lead author of the 2011 foodborne illness estimates compiled by CDC. One of the main challenges in ...

02 Apr 16:16

Common nursing practices based on tradition, not evidence - FierceHealthcare


Common nursing practices based on tradition, not evidence
FierceHealthcare
The researchers, led by Mary Beth Flynn Makic, Ph.D., a research nurse scientist in critical care at the University of Colorado Hospital, examined the evidence associated with four clinical practices common in nursing: managing feeding tubes in ...
Clinical habits die hard: nursing traditions often trump evidence-based practiceVirtual Press Office (press release)

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03 Apr 08:12

New building on Fitzsimons campus will house CU bioengineering students - The Denver Post


New building on Fitzsimons campus will house CU bioengineering students
The Denver Post
"One of the goals of the FRA is to incubate bioscience companies, and our program is well-fitted for that," said Robin Shandas, professor and chair of the Department of Bioengineering at CU Denver. "We not only have researchers and faculty, but ...

03 Apr 15:39

Sugary beverages and their influence on health - 9NEWS.com


Sugary beverages and their influence on health
9NEWS.com
Michelle Cardel, PhD, RD is a nutrition scientist and registered dietitian at the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center, University of Colorado Denver. Follow her on Facebook and Twitter @MichelleCardel for daily nutrition tips! (KUSA-TV © 2014 ...
Sugary drinks and their influence on healthFirst Coast News

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03 Apr 13:34

Ketoacidosis higher in uninsured, low-income children with type 1 diabetes - Healio


Ketoacidosis higher in uninsured, low-income children with type 1 diabetes
Healio
Dana Dabelea, MD, professor and associate dean at the University of Colorado School of Public Health, said these findings underscore the need for increased public awareness of type 1 diabetes in children, as well as improved efforts toward detection ...