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UH medical school faculty opens new surgery clinic

UH medical school faculty opens new surgery clinic

The clinic provides care for patients in the preoperative, operative and postoperative period for a wide variety of minor and complex problems.

January 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
Marijuana compounds show promise in treatment of cardiac disease

Marijuana compounds show promise in treatment of cardiac disease

UH Mānoa’s Alexander Stokes obtained a U.S. patent for his cannabinoid receptor therapy to help develop new medicines for heart failure.

January 12, 2017 | By | Reply More
Zika virus-infected mothers delivered babies with microcephaly as early as 2009

Zika virus-infected mothers delivered babies with microcephaly as early as 2009

UH scientists’ finding adds to evidence linking the virus and severe fetal abnormalities.

December 27, 2016 | By | Reply More
How Zika is spread through sex

How Zika is spread through sex

Saguna Verma will research how the Zika virus infection in men makes them susceptible to transmit the virus to their sexual partners, even though they may appear symptom-free.

December 2, 2016 | By | Reply More
World AIDS Day to include update from UH Hawaiʻi Center for AIDS

World AIDS Day to include update from UH Hawaiʻi Center for AIDS

The Hawaiʻi Center for AIDS will lead discussions updating local efforts to prevent, treat and cure AIDS.

November 29, 2016 | By | Reply More
Teen Health Camp draws record attendance

Teen Health Camp draws record attendance

John A. Burns School of Medicine’s camp encourages students from economically and educationally disadvantaged backgrounds to pursue careers in healthcare.

November 28, 2016 | By | Reply More
Chien-Wen Tseng first Hawaiʻi appointment to U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

Chien-Wen Tseng first Hawaiʻi appointment to U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

UH Professor Chien-Wen Tseng joins national task force which addresses topics that directly affect and improve the health of Americans.

November 16, 2016 | By | Reply More
Mukesh Kumar receives funding to find effective treatment for brain inflammation

Mukesh Kumar receives funding to find effective treatment for brain inflammation

The grant will support Kumar’s research on flavivirus infections—the leading cause to inflammation of the brain—tied to the West Nile, Japanese encephalitis, Zika and Dengue viruses.

October 24, 2016 | By | Reply More
A medical student’s childhood memory of domestic violence

A medical student’s childhood memory of domestic violence

Video created by JABSOM hopes to communicate the importance of empathy and to generate support for the Men’s March Against Violence.

October 12, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
UH researcher will test a cure for HIV through a shock and kill strategy

UH researcher will test a cure for HIV through a shock and kill strategy

Lishomwa Ndhlovu has been awarded two new grants from the National Institutes of Health to advance his strategy to cure HIV .

September 23, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More