A 2011 University of Iowa study found that women in rural and isolated areas reported the highest prevalence of intimate partner violence at 22 percent of rural women compared to 15 percent of urban women.
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UI researchers found that people over age 50 who played the game “Road Tour” (later re-named “Double Decision”) for at least 10 hours showed as much as seven years of cognitive improvement. Story from: Everyday Health
A team of researchers led by the University of Iowa is recommending clinical guidelines that will cut post-surgical infection rate for staph bacteria (including MRSA) by 71 percent and by 59 percent for a broader class of infectious agents known as gram-positive bacteria. Story
Debra Waldron, director of the Division of Child and Community Health at the UI Children’s Hospital, comments on a new study that shows Johnson County is one of the 15 healthiest counties in the nation for kids.
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The offspring of parents who live to a ripe old age are more likely to live longer themselves, and less prone to cancer and other common diseases associated with aging, a study involving UI experts has revealed.
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The University of Iowa College of Public Health has announced the recipients of its 2013 collegiate teaching, research, and service awards. The recipients were recognized at an event held earlier in May. Story
The state chapter of Habitat for Humanity contributed $24 million to Iowa’s economy and accounted for hundreds of jobs, according to a study by the University of Iowa’s Public Policy Center. The report covers Habitat's activities statewide in 2011. Story