Posted February 4, 2016
Leaders of Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Iowa have joined with their national counterparts in an effort to help increase the number of children who receive the human papilloma virus vaccine in order to reduce their risk of developing cancer.
On Saturday, Feb. 6, UI Carver College of Medicine students will participate in the Bettendorf Science Expo and the Girls in Science Festival at the Science Center of Iowa in Des Moines to engage participants in hands-on activities to inspire appreciation and create excitement for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).
Specialists with the UI Heart and Vascular Center say a traumatic event or memory can trigger the physical symptoms of a medical condition known as "broken-heart syndrome" in some people.
Patients with a heart problem called neurocardiogenic syncope (also known as vasovagal syncope), which is a sudden drop in heart rate and blood pressure that can cause the heart to stop beating, may require high quality care at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.
University of Iowa Health Care researchers invite healthy older adults age 60 to 80 with no history of neurological or psychiatric disorders to take part in an exercise training program and research study geared toward becoming more physically fit and improving memory.Tom Moore