A University of Iowa study published in the American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation proves a phenomenon that has long been observed—that pregnant women's feet really do grow along with their tummies.
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Donald Black, UI professor of psychiatry, says that the behaviors displayed by people on the reality TV show Extreme Couponing could be considered variants of obsessive-compulsive disorder.
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A University of Iowa study shows women's feet do indeed change from pregnancy. Why? Arch height and rigidity decrease in early pregnancy, causing increases in foot length that appear to be permanent. Results appear in the American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Story
A new partnership with the UI Organ Transplant Center, Mercy Medical Center-Des Moines, and the Iowa Digestive Disease Center is improving care for patients with liver disease, especially in central and western Iowa.
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Employment opportunities in the health science fields will be the topic of discussion when students from two eastern Iowa middle schools visit the University of Iowa Department of Biology this spring as part of Project HOPE, created by College of Education associate professor Saba Ali. Story
The University of Iowa is part of a growing movement in higher education to tackle the rapidly advancing field of personal genetics, offering an honors seminar where students have the option of sending saliva samples for testing to unlock some of their personal health and family secrets.
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2013.02.22 | By University Communication and Marketing | 09:42 AM
A University of Iowa research team has won $1.7 million to study fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, a wide-ranging set of adverse effects that fetuses may face from mothers who abuse alcohol during pregnancy. Story