University of Hawaii at Manoa

Psychology & Psychiatry

Mind-body therapy effective for military veterans with PTSD

Post-9/11 military veterans who receive mind-body therapy have significant improvements in symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to a study co-authored by University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Professor ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pandemic risk: How large are the expected losses?

The worldwide spread of a serious infectious disease could result in pandemic-related deaths of 700,000 and annual economic losses of $500 billion, according to a study in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization. Victoria ...

Oncology & Cancer

New understanding of why cancer cells move

A University of Hawai'i Cancer Center researcher has identified how some cancer cells are made to move during metastasis. The research provides a better understanding of how cancer spreads and may create new opportunities ...

Health

Hawaii life expectancies examined in research study

The life expectancy at birth in Hawaiʻi in 2010 was 82.4 years, 3.7 years higher than the national average for the total U.S. population (78.7 years), according to a study by University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa researchers Yan ...

Health

Current jellyfish sting recommendations can worsen stings

Being stung by a jellyfish is one of the fastest ways to ruin a fun day at the beach. But what you do after you're stung has the potential to make you feel much better or make matters a lot worse. Researchers at the University ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers find new driver of an aggressive form of brain cancer

University of Hawai'i Cancer Center researchers have identified an essential driver of tumor cell invasion in glioblastoma, the most aggressive form of brain cancer that can occur at any age. The discovery can help researchers ...

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