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Personal genomics startup LifeDNA has initiated a coronavirus study aimed at understanding why certain individuals and racial or ethnic groups are more prone to the infection and may suffer a more severe course...
"When you touch your face, every noxious thing on your fingertips gets 'jalpeno business,'" Binsted jokes. "Get it? 'All up in yo business!'"
While the number of visitors to Hawaii set another record in 2019, visitor spending fell last year as international spending languished. Now, the coronavirus represents a considerable but uncertain risk to Hawaii’s economy in 2020.
Patients can get help with simple health conditions and prescriptions quickly via an app.
Project Orca email campaigns can include Personal Health Information (PHI), which makes the messages more relevant and drives better patient engagement.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a five-year, $2.6-million grant to University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center researchers to study the role of the BAP1 gene in human cancer development and cell metabolism.
The potential vaccine remains viable in extreme heat conditions for several months, which is especially important where the disease outbreaks so far have begun in rural, spread-out areas of hot, dry West Africa.
MEDICOM Technologies, Inc., a purveyor of technically advanced medical identification solutions, has introduced a multimedia-enabled interactive Medical I.D. Wristband. The device readily presents an individual’s complete medical history to emergency treatment personnel in critical situations. The first-of-its-kind, patent-pending MEDICOM Medical I.D. Wristband could be an industry game changer.