Army taps Hawaii Biotech to create vaccine for dengue fever

The U.S. Army Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Program recently awarded Hawaii Biotech Inc. an SBIR Phase I contract to create a vaccine to protect military personnel from dengue fever. Read More »

Heart risk may increase with hepatitis C infections

New research from Johns Hopkins suggests that people with hepatitis C virus infections have an increased risk for heart trouble. Read More »

Researchers create heat-stable Ebola vaccine

According to a recent announcement, Soligenix Inc. -- a late-stage biopharmaceutical company that creates products for inflammation, biodefense and oncology, as well as other similar unmet medical needs -- has partnered with the University of Hawaii at Manoa and Hawaii Biotech to create an Ebola vaccine that is heat stable. Read More »

Report details responsibilities of health professionals treating Ebola

The recent Ebola outbreak revealed many practical and ethical concerns about the obligations and responsibilities of health care workers, which has led to a reopening of the risk-benefit debates that originated at the beginning of the AIDS epidemic. Read More »

Three more measles cases confirmed in Hawaii

The Hawaii State Department of Health in Honolulu confirms one measles case on Maui and two cases on Kauai. Read More »