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Tiny bubbles of gene therapy may help treat hemophilia

Tiny bubbles of gene therapy may help treat hemophilia

March 13, 2017  |  2 Comments
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JABSOM researchers developed a technique to deposit bubbles of DNA into liver cells to make the missing blood clotting factor.

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UH in top 10 percent for producing primary care doctors

UH in top 10 percent for producing primary care doctors

March 13, 2017  |  Comments
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The John A. Burns School of Medicine is strong in retaining its graduates who practice in Hawaiʻi.

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Global health researcher Catherine Pirkle selected as a Fulbright Specialist

Global health researcher Catherine Pirkle selected as a Fulbright Specialist

March 10, 2017  |  Comments
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She will lead teacher training at FACISA, and participate in short-term lectures and seminars on topics including early pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases and violence against women.

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Address the Stress day supports mental health

Address the Stress day supports mental health

March 8, 2017  |  Comments
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The stress relief event aims to help students, faculty and staff identify and manage emotional pain and suffering.

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UH 19th in the U.S. for family physician graduation rate

UH 19th in the U.S. for family physician graduation rate

February 6, 2017  |  Comments
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The John A. Burns School of Medicine is working to meet critical state shortages in primary physicians.

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End-of-life care and elder law explored at Matters of the Heart

End-of-life care and elder law explored at Matters of the Heart

January 31, 2017  |  Comments
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Seek answers to medical, legal and ethical issues that will support the autonomy and independence of patients with respect to cardiovascular implantable electronic devices.

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Health services researcher Tetine Sentell chosen as a Fulbright specialist

Health services researcher Tetine Sentell chosen as a Fulbright specialist

January 18, 2017  |  1 Comment
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Tetine Sentell will collaborate with public health faculty at the University of Medicine in Tirana, Albania.

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Updated HPV vaccine recommendations endorsed by nation’s cancer centers and health organizations

Updated HPV vaccine recommendations endorsed by nation’s cancer centers and health organizations

January 11, 2017  |  Comments
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HPV vaccination is a powerful tool to prevent genital, anal and other cancers in Hawaiʻi.

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Oral bacteria linked to preterm labor in Hawaiʻi

Oral bacteria linked to preterm labor in Hawaiʻi

January 9, 2017  |  1 Comment
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A UH Mānoa nursing study will examine placental tissue samples from women in Hawaiʻi who experienced preterm labor for the presence and type of oral bacteria.

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Windward named first college in Hawaiʻi as Blue Zones Project approved worksite

Windward named first college in Hawaiʻi as Blue Zones Project approved worksite

December 29, 2016  |  Comments
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Windward CC is committed to improving the well-being of its faculty, staff and students.

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