Thirteen University of Iowa football players remain hospitalized after becoming ill with what the university says is a little-known muscle syndrome called rhabdomyolysis. Rhabdomyolysis occurs when muscle is destroyed and the pigment in it that makes it red, called myoglobin, gets into the kidneys and can damage them.
At a press conference on Wednesday, a spokesman said it's unclear how the students developed the condition.
"The causes of rhabdomyolysis are extensive. There may be a hundred...Full Story