News Archive

April 2014

Cover art contest adds to Research Week

The 2014 Health Sciences Research Week, co-sponsored by the Carver College of Medicine, College of Pharmacy, College of Public Health, Institute for Clinical and Translational Science, and VA Health, ...

Glaucoma drug helps women with blinding disorder linked to obesity

A clinical trial conducted by University of Iowa researchers and colleagues across the U.S. and Canada found that combining a glaucoma drug with a low-sodium, weight-reduction diet is better at treati...

Green is good

As unlikely as it sounds, green tomatoes may hold the answer to bigger, stronger muscles.

Protecting new neurons reduces depression caused by stress

Scientists probing the link between depression and a hormone that controls hunger have found that the hormone's antidepressant activity is due to its ability to protect newborn neurons in a part of th...

Research Week brings acclaimed researchers and poster competition

The Carver College of Medicine, College of Pharmacy, College of Public Health, Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center, Institute for Clinical and Translational Science and VA Health System...

Students, faculty, staff, and alumni honored at Finkbine Dinner

University of Iowa students, faculty, staff, and alumni received some of the institution’s highest honors Thursday, April 24, at the 97th annual Finkbine Dinner for Representative Student Leaders.

UI study finds diet drinks associated with heart trouble for older women

Drinking two or more diet drinks a day may increase the risk of heart disease, including heart attack and stroke, in otherwise healthy postmenopausal women, according to a new University of Iowa study...

Writer and activist Andrew Solomon to speak April 10

Andrew Solomon will speak at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 10 in the Dean Ballroom of the Sheraton Iowa City Hotel. His talk is free and open to the public.