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By Talia Ogliore With help from the University of Hawai`i Mānoa John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), the College of Micronesia has opened a new research laboratory at the Agriculture building on the college’s national campus at Palikir, Pohnpei, in the Federal States of Micronesia. The new research facility, which opened on April 30, […]

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Judges had 130 posters to choose from, and have announced the top awards in nine categories from the 2013 Biomedical Sciences and Health Disparities Symposium held April 8 and 9 at the University of Hawai`i John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM). Our story features a slideshow you may view if you have Flashplayer. If […]

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Here’s what’s new in the May 2013 edition of the Hawaii Journal of Medicine and Public Health: A Review of Femtosecond Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery for Hawaii, by Ming Chen MD, MSc, FACS Case of Levodopa Toxicity from Ingestion of Mucuna gigantea, by Gary G. Tse MD; Brian B. Kim MD; Aaron M. McMurtray MD, PhD; and […]

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Pictured is Ashley Marumoto, 2nd year JABSOM medical student, monitoring a geriatrics patient. Researchers at The John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), University of Hawaii (Hawaiʻi) Mānoa have found the MD shortage statewide is worsening. Our state is an estimated 747 physicians short of the number we should have currently treating patients, based on […]

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Dr. Amy Brown is second from right, and pictured with (from left) Noelani Ludlum, Nuela Mead, Rosanne Harrigan, and Terry Shintani of the Department of Complementary and Alternative Medicine. By Amy Brown, PhD The medical debate continues as to whether or not children with autism experience stomach and or intestinal symptoms – bloating, belching, abdominal […]

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“We are headed for a disaster,” Deputy Hawai`i Health Director David Sakamoto told Hawai`i lawmakers today, describing the worsening physician shortage in the islands. Members of the House Health and Labor committees held an informational briefing at the legislature on April 5 to discuss the physician shortage, which is worsening on all islands, including the […]

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