UI researchers have discovered that women with pre-eclampsia have highly elevated levels of copeptin; this discovery will allow doctors to test for that biomarker and determine risk of developing pre-eclampsia as early as the 6th week of pregnancy, months before any symptoms develop.
Local economic development leaders and University of Iowa researchers are rolling out the welcome mat for the tech companies and automakers at the forefront of the driverless-car race with the hopes of attracting engineering teams and testing efforts to the Iowa City area.
UI College of Education faculty and students are working to serve K-12 students whose families are migrant workers in Williamsburg, Iowa, alongside their English Language Learners teacher, a UI graduate and former migrant worker herself.
People talk a lot about bicycle safety, but there isn't enough discussed with kids and families about safety when riding an ATV, says Charles Jennissen, a clinical associate professor of pediatrics and emergency medicine at the UI Carver College of Medicine.
University of Iowa researchers have found an early detector of preeclampsia in pregnant women; a simple blood test can find an excess of a certain hormone that could predict the condition as early as six weeks into pregnancy.
The latest data from UI space physicist Don Gurnett's plasma wave instrument aboard Voyager I confirms that the craft has reached interstellar space.
Larry Weber, director of IIHR at the University of Iowa, says the Iowa Flood Center website, with flood inundation maps built directly onto Google Maps, is an easy-to-understand, real-time view of how close floodwater will get to your favorite campground, or your front door.
In yet another endorsement for getting on your feet and walking, UI researchers said Wednesday that people with mild to moderate Parkinson’s disease may improve their motor function, mood, fatigue levels, and more by taking regular aerobic walks.
Recent UI graduate Katie Kuntz knew that three minutes wasn't enough to tell the story of the children of methamphetamine users, so she expanded her journalism class project into a senior thesis documentary, which will premier in Council Bluffs this week.
Naowarut Charoenca can’t help but appreciate the value of relationships—those developed over a lifetime, as well as the new ones she is cultivating with colleagues as part of a three-month visiting professorship in the University of Iowa College of Public Health.