Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the Hispanic/Latino population.
A new study by researchers at the UI Carver College of Medicine finds that when a particular type of repetitive DNA segment, known as a Alu element, is inserted into existing genes, it can alter the rate at which proteins are produced--a mechanism that could contribute to the evolution of different biological characteristics in different species.
High-caffeine beverages should sound a note of caution for parents and health care providers.
The UI's Beverly Davidson, an internationally recognized expert on inherited brain diseases and gene therapies, will deliver the 2011 University of Iowa Presidential Lecture at 3:30 p.m. Feb. 27, in the 4th Floor Assembly Halls at the Levitt Center for University Advancement.
"Best Doctors in America" database recognizes 316 physicians from UI Hospitals and Clinics and UI Children's Hospital.
Radon is the second-leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. Iowa has the nation’s highest average radon concentration.
UI Health Care congratulates the 2011 Health Care Heroes named by the Corridor Business Journal: Patrick Brophy, MD; Volunteer Kris Westphal; and the Mechanical Circulatory Support Program.
Clear Channel, Cedar Rapids, raised almost $77,131 during its fifth annual "Call for Kids with Cancer" Radiothon, which was broadcast live Feb. 3 and 4 from University of Iowa Children's Hospital.
The Commonwealth Fund, a private foundation, earlier this month issued its State Scorecard on Child Health System Performance, 2011. Iowa and Massachusetts tied for first place in terms of overall children’s health system performance.
UI researchers have found that antipsychotic medications commonly used to treat schizophrenia appear to contribute to the loss of brain tissue that sometimes occurs in patients with schizophrenia.
A gift to the University of Iowa College of Nursing will improve patient care at UI Hospitals and Clinics by providing advanced education assistance for UI nurses.
The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, approved plans presented by University of Iowa Health Care leaders to build a new, $270 million University of Iowa Children's Hospital in Iowa City.
UI Hospitals and Clinics remains open despite winter weather conditions.
UI Children's Hospital Safety Store and Kohl's Stores are working to prevent ATV accidents involving children. Through a generous grant of $167,000 from Kohl’s, the Safety Store will present Kohl's Keeping Kids Safe programs at eastern Iowa
Join us Feb. 3 when two of the women cardiologists from the UI Heart and Vascular Center discuss coronary artery disease in women.
UI Dance Marathon makes a huge difference in the lives of families at UI Children's Hospital.