News Archive

June 2014

Cassel to deliver 2014 Parkin Lecture

Health care quality expert Dr. Christine Cassel will deliver the 2014 Joseph L. Parkin Memorial Lecture on Aging from noon to 1 p.m. on Monday, June 9, in the Prem Sahai Auditorium of the Medical and ...

Eating disorders expert Keel will visit UI campus

Pamela Keel, a nationally recognized expert on eating disorders, will deliver two public lectures during a visit to the UI campus June 24 and 25. Keel's visit is co-sponsored by the Obesity Research a...

Mammoth magnet

Signed, sealed, and delivered: The University of Iowa welcomed a new magnetic resonance imaging instrument, one of the world's most sophisticated models to date, that will advance research into the hu...

Pathological gambling runs in families

A University of Iowa study confirms that pathological gambling runs in families and shows that first-degree relatives of pathological gamblers are eight times more likely to develop this problem in th...

Small colleges experience big-league research

Imagine if students and professors at small colleges had access to the state-of-the-art instruments, research facilities, and faculty expertise available at a major research institution like the Unive...

Stress hormone linked to short-term memory loss as we age

A new study at the University of Iowa reports a potential link between stress hormones and short-term memory loss in older adults.

Surgery associated with increased risk of death or impairment in very-low-birth-weight infants

Very-low-birth-weight (VLBW) babies who undergo major surgery appear to have an increased risk of death or subsequent neurodevelopmental impairment, according to a new study published June 16 in the j...

Get in "The Loop"

A new UI Health Care employee communications website launched on April 16. Called The Loop, the site offers a comprehensive collection of feature stories, announcements, news, and information for and ...

UI study finds 13 -fold price difference among hospitals for prostate surgery

Let’s say you’re buying a car. You have a wealth of data at your fingertips, from safety information to performance, to guide your decision.