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Keeping up

Tara Meyer
Tara Meyer had begun to notice a change in her physical fitness. Her energy seemed low, and simple tasks like climbing stairs and doing laundry left her out of breath. Thankfully she wound up at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics' Pulmonary Hypertension Center.

Carver Trust giving $45 million to support new neuroscience institute

photo of neurons for carver trust gift photo
The Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust has committed a transformational $45 million grant to the University of Iowa that will allow for the creation of a comprehensive and cross-disciplinary neuroscience center.

Weiner, Salem receive grant to help advance emerging lymphoma treatment

Holden researchers receive grant to use nanoparticles for a new type of immunotherapy for lymphoma.

Megan's midwifery story

Megan Rife knew that a midwife was right for her before she was pregnant. The certified nurse midwives at UI Health Care delivered both of her children, so she never felt like just another patient.

3D mammography

3-D mammography is the next big thing in cancer deleting technologies. When it comes to breast cancer screenings visibility means everything and this new technology will be able to help detect the smaller, less visible tumors.

Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center to host 'Cancer Moonshot' event

Cancer Moonshot
HCC was able to participate in "National Cancer Moonshot" summits which were the first time that representatives of the cancer community were brought together to increase the rate of progress so that we may end cancer all together.

Potential infection risk in major heart and lung surgeries

Did you receive a letter from University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics about a possible exposure to bacterium during surgery? If so, it is important that you call us toll-free at 800-777-8442 to let us know that you have received a letter. We will answer your questions and, if needed, arrange an appointment with one of our providers. You will not be charged for the appointment.

Major cycling event relies on UI Sports Medicine for care

UI Sports Medicine is the official medical provider of Jingle Cross, a high intensity cycling event. An race like such as this is very challenging and the potential to get injured is high but UI sports medicine will be there to assist in the event of an accident.

Melanoma survivor: clinical trials have "given me life"

Claire Barnhouse was apprehensive at first about starting a clinical trial for her stage 3 melanoma but now she says it has given her a second chance at life and she wouldn't change a thing.

ECMO provides life-saving support for patients with critical illnesses

Mike Durant
"I'd get up from my chair and couldn't move, I was so exhausted," says the 44-year-old who lives near the northwest Iowa town of Whittemore. "I knew I had to do something."

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