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News from December 2010:

Professor Explores Music Piracy And Acquisition

Storm Gloor

DENVER (Dec. 1, 2010) – The online music industry is still in the midst of big change, according to a University of Colorado Denver’s College of Arts & Media (CAM) assistant professor.

Pregnant mother's diet impacts fetus's sense of taste and smell

AURORA, Colo. (December 1, 2010) - A new study shows a pregnant mother's diet directly impacts her fetus's sense of smell and taste, impacting an infant's future food choices.

Innovative Health News Communications Platform

DENVER (Dec. 1, 2010) – The cost of failing to vaccinate children for preventable diseases in Colorado topped $56 million in 2009. Taxpayers picked up $31 million of that tab, according to a story by Solutions staff writer Katie Kerwin McCrimmon.

Researchers discover a new way to simultaneously desalinate water, produce hydrogen and treat wastewater

Jason Ren

DENVER (December 2, 2010) – Water purification requires a lot of energy, while utility companies need large amounts of water for energy production. Researchers from the College of Engineering and Applied Science may have discovered an answer.

$7 Million grant awarded to create nation’s first palliative care research consortium

AURORA, Colo. (Dec. 3, 2010) – The University of Colorado School of Medicine and Duke University have received a $7.1 million grant to create the nation’s first palliative care research cooperative group.

On the job with domestic workers

DENVER (Dec. 7, 2010)-Domestic workers work is not bound by federal or state regulations—no protections and no rights lead to limitless opportunities for exploitation.

Alice Madden named to Wirth Chair

Alice Madden

DENVER (Dec. 10, 2010) – Alice Madden, Gov. Bill Ritter’s deputy chief of staff and climate change advisor, will join the School of Public Affairs at the University of Colorado Denver effective Jan. 17, 2011.

$1.8 million public health grant will AIM for healthier children

AURORA, Colo. (Dec. 13, 2010) – The Colorado School of Public Health in partnership with the University of Denver’s Morgridge College of Education is the recipient of a $1.8 million grant aimed to improve the health of children.

New combo lung cancer therapy improves survival over single-line treatment

AURORA, Colo. (Dec. 13, 2010) – A combination therapy for treating cancer discovered at the University of Colorado Cancer Center showed improved survival rates in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer.

Synergy Recieves National Award

AURORA, Colo. ( Dec. 13, 2010) - A highly specialized adolescent treatment service center in the metro area has been honored as one of the best in the country.

Security zones blight landscape, study says

DENVER (Dec. 14, 2010) - A University of Colorado Denver study says `security zones' in major cities blight landscape, limit access and need rethinking.

Some cancer drugs may block cellular cross talk but not kill cancer cells

AURORA, Colo. (Dec. 22, 2010)—A class of drugs thought to kill cancer cells may in fact block “cross talk” between the cancer cell and normal immune cells, resulting in reduced cancer growth and spread.

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