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COVID-19 dysregulates a hormone system causing damage to the heart and lungs; a common blood pressure drug just might help. HONOLULU— The first outpatient clinical trial in Hawaii is aimed at finding an effective treatment for patients with COVID-19 using telmisartan, a medication commonly used for blood pressure control. Researchers at the John A. Burns […]

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Date: July 22nd, 2020 in Care, Collaboration, Community Outreach

    From the Joint Information Center for COVID-19 Hawaiicovid19@gmail.com   (Honolulu) – U.S. District Court Judge Jill A. Otake denied a motion today, for a preliminary injunction, from a South Carolina traveler who challenged the State of Hawai‘i’s current mandatory traveler quarantine. In a 25-page long ruling, Judge Otake pointed out that, “Like many […]

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White Coat Ceremony for the University of Hawaii – Mānoa JABSOM class of 2020 brand new Internal Medicine residents at The Queen’s Medical Center. The first graduating class of COVID-19 in their masks. MASK UP!    This most recent Communication Protocol applies to all JABSOM employees and learners, including those working on the UH Manoa […]

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Attendees at a JABSOM Mini Med School event in 2014.   According to Ritabelle Fernandes, MD, MPH, of the Palliative Medicine division in the Geriatric Medicine Department at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), “There is growing evidence of the effectiveness and cost savings associated with palliative care.”  Dr. Fernandes, and her colleagues […]

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COVID-19 dysregulates the delicate balance of the renin angiotensin system, causing the release of hormones that damage the heart and lungs. For study information, contact Cris Milne at 692-1335 or email cmilne@hawaii.edu   HONOLULU—Researchers at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), University of Hawaii (UH) announce that they have opened the first clinical […]

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Two face shields created by Punahou faculty and staff to help build up Hawaii’s PPE inventory. Photo by  Michael Savala, University Health Partners.   By Paula Bender JABSOM News  Mr. Taryn Loveman from Punahou School teaches Design Thinking, Technology, and Fabrication. Two years ago, Loveman made a forward-thinking statement to parents who attended the opening […]

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