Stories tagged "aging"

Students host health fair for Papakolea elders

April 21st, 2011 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Graduate students organize health fare for Oahu elders.

Ripe pineapple yields clues to aging

April 21st, 2010 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Employing proteomics, electron microscopy and biochemistry, a team of College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources scientists identified a genetic trigger unique to pineapple that inhibits the ripening process.

Good genes tied to long life

March 6th, 2009 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

The Hawaiʻi Lifespan Study provides the first strong evidence that a specific variation of gene FOXO3A is linked to a long, healthy life.