Tag: health

The role of health lifestyles focus of Honolulu CC lecture

The role of health lifestyles focus of Honolulu CC lecture

February 6, 2015  |  Comments
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Helen-Maria Lekas speaks on “How Our Place on the Social Ladder Shapes Our Health” on February 13.

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Hawaiʻi physician retirements could worsen doctor shortage

Hawaiʻi physician retirements could worsen doctor shortage

January 20, 2015  |  Comments
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Nearly one-third of physicians practicing in Hawaiʻi right now are aged 60 or over.

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Working to stem sepsis deaths

Working to stem sepsis deaths

December 22, 2014  |  1 Comment
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UH Cancer Center and JABSOM trained researcher Felix Ikuomola looks to ocean to find a treatment

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New discovery by pediatric cardiologist may help prevent lethal sports injuries

New discovery by pediatric cardiologist may help prevent lethal sports injuries

December 12, 2014  |  Comments
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Paper authored by JABSOM duo reveals potentially lethal effect of blunt trauma to the chest.

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Infectious disease researcher nationally recognized

Infectious disease researcher nationally recognized

December 2, 2014  |  Comments
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John A. Burns School of Medicine professor Richard Yanagihara receives national award for work in expanding infectious disease research.

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$14.2 million Native Hawaiian student services grant awarded to UH West Oʻahu

$14.2 million Native Hawaiian student services grant awarded to UH West Oʻahu

October 21, 2014  |  Comments
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U.S. Department of Education grant to be used for Native Hawaiian health and wellness facilities and student support services at UH West Oʻahu.

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$3.8 million awarded to advance cancer trials for underserved populations

$3.8 million awarded to advance cancer trials for underserved populations

October 13, 2014  |  1 Comment
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The UH Cancer Center and The Queen’s Medical Center NCI grant supports cancer clinical trails for Hawaiʻi’s minority and underserved population.

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Lifespan differences of Hawaiʻi residents examined

Lifespan differences of Hawaiʻi residents examined

October 10, 2014  |  2 Comments
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Multidisciplinary research into varying lifespans of Hawaii residents will continue at UH Mānoa.

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Reducing chronic diseases in Pacific Islands

Reducing chronic diseases in Pacific Islands

September 26, 2014  |  Comments
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The John A. Burns School of Medicine was awarded a $1 million grant for policy, systems and environment interventions in the Pacific.

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Ending gender bias in research

Ending gender bias in research

September 24, 2014  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa researcher Marla Berry part of new the National Institutes of Health initiative to end gender bias in research.

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