Stories tagged "John A. Burns School of Medicine"

Shield young eyes and reduce cataract risk

April 16th, 2009 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Research conducted by the John A. Burns School of Medicine’s Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa recommends promoting use of sunglasses by children.


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.


Biogenesis institute receives major grant

March 4th, 2009 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

The Institute for Biogenesis Research at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa is one of five institutions selected to receive five-year Institutional Development Awards from the National Institute of Health in 2008.


Celebrating a new year of good health

January 8th, 2009 | by Malamalama Staff | 1 Comment

Students of the John A. Burns School of Medicine have assembled health screenings and information from all over Oʻahu to offer at this year’s “Celebrate Health” Community Health Fair from 12-3 p.m. this Friday, January 9.


Student turns adversity into a medical mission

September 19th, 2008 | by Tina Shelton | 1 Comment

The Urge to Do Good, Part 3: Student turns adversity into a medical mission.


More ways UH is making a difference

September 19th, 2008 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

The Urge to Do Good, Part 5: More ways UH is making a difference.


Woman’s size shouldn’t influence contraceptive counseling

August 29th, 2008 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Although some studies suggest overweight and obese women have a higher risk of unintended pregnancy, it’s probably not due to any difference in their behavior.