By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2015.07.30 | 07:08 pm
To help everyone make a smooth transition, the University of Iowa is offering a list of experts who can talk about everything from helping a child get on the right sleep schedule to preventing back-related injuries from carrying backpacks that are too heavy.
Studies show medical teams with pharmacists helped patients control blood pressure
By: Richard C. Lewis | 2015.07.28 | 02:44 pm
Patients with hypertension benefit from interacting with a medical team that includes a pharmacist. Two studies showed pharmacist-included care teams delivered more hands-on and tailored medication regimens to patients, which yielded more effective blood-pressure control results than for those patients who did not have a pharmacist on hand.
Ride through Iowa City caps off week full of Hawkeye pride
By: Clarity Guerra and Justin Torner | 2015.07.27 | 03:23 pm
On July 25, 2015, an estimated 20,000 cyclists participating in the Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) rode through the University of Iowa campus. All week long, Hawkeye spirit was part of this truly monumental touring event.
As the availability of and demand for genetic testing continues to rise, more genetic counselors are needed to assist patients in interpreting their test results. The Iowa Institute of Human Genetics Summer Internship Program, now in its third year, allows interns to explore various career opportunities in genetic counseling.
Research marks first time amygdala is stimulated and breathing loss is reported
By: Molly Rossiter | 2015.07.24 | 04:30 pm
By using electrical stimulation to activate the amygdala, a group of University of Iowa researchers has identified areas of the human brain in which breathing is controlled and, in some cases, impaired, providing an important insight into sudden unexplained death in epilepsy.
By: Office of Strategic Communication | 2015.07.23 | 10:26 am
Several streets around the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics will see heavy traffic Saturday morning as thousands of RAGBRAI riders pass by, and drivers are advised to consider alternate routes to the facilities.