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Posted September 18, 2014

Child Safety

Specialists emphasize that children under age 13 should always ride in the back seat, and children’s car seats should be installed properly and registered. A car seat fitting event is set for today (Sept. 18) from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Center for Disabilities and Development, located at 100 Hawkins Drive in Iowa City.

Kid Captain

Margaret Schafer, 13, of Cedar Falls, Iowa, will serve as the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital Kid Captain for the Iowa Hawkeyes’ game with the University of Pittsburgh on Sept. 20.

Men's Health

Erectile dysfunction (ED) and bladder control issues are common among men. The upcoming “Get Your Quality of Life Back” seminar on Wednesday, Sept. 24, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in 2117 Medical Education Research Facility will help provide information about such disorders from specialists at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

Infection Prevention

A study conducted by researchers at UI Hospitals and Clinics suggests that coating surfaces with a substance that contains silver nanoparticles may be potentially useful for preventing infections in hospital settings.

Diabetes Study

University of Iowa Health Care researchers invite people age 13 to 35 years old who have been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, and those without type 1 diabetes, to participate in a research study identifying genetic mutations that cause the disease.

Thank You,

Tom Moore
Media Coordinator
319-356-3945
Fax: 319-384-7099
e-mail: thomas-moore@uiowa.edu