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Study: Arab Towns Bad for Arabs

Research: all-Arab towns increase isolation, passivity.Maayana Miskin, 10/18/2013, 2:18 PM

Israeli Historian Proves Roman Friendship to Jews

Tablet turns the world of historical research upside down; cites ancient Jewish warrior "Judah Maccabee"Hana Levi Julian, 7/25/2013, 6:38 PM

A Dose of Ritalin for Better Balance in Elderly

Some people believe Ritalin, used to treat ADHD, is over-prescribed. Now scientists are probing its use for balance in the elderly.Hana Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 7/22/2013, 8:23 PM

TAU Improves Transplants with a ‘Heart of Gold’

Israeli scientists are integrating cardiac cells with nanofibers made of gold particles to create new cardiac tissues for transplants.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 7/21/2013, 12:14 PM

Israel is #1 in Preventing Blindness

The rates of preventable blindness in Israel have been cut by more than half in the past decade, putting Israel in first place worldwide.Chana Ya'ar, 7/11/2013, 8:23 PM

Israeli, US Scientists ‘Stop the Itch’

Israeli and US researchers have figured out which neurons transmit the itchy message that prompts a person to start scratching.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 6/24/2013, 6:32 PM

TAU Scientists Working On Parkinson's Treatment

The artificial sweetener "mannitol" may prevent the collection of toxins in the brain, and lead to a new treatment for Parkinson's disease.Hana Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 6/20/2013, 11:30 AM

Advanced ‘Seamless’ Incision Closure Technology

An Israeli company has come up with a way to close incisions without stitches or staples, leaving a seamless closure.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 6/19/2013, 3:53 PM

Report: Aspirin May Protect Against Skin Cancer

A new study has reaffirmed research showing that aspirin may protect against one of the deadliest forms of skin cancer - melanoma.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 3/11/2013, 4:36 PM

New Treatment for Stroke, Brain Disorders

Researchers Tel Aviv University have found a new treatment for stroke and other brain damage that can help even months after the event.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 1/24/2013, 3:12 PM

UHaifa, Technion Links ADHD, Organization Deficits

Technion and University of Haifa researchers have discovered a link between ADHD, organizational deficits and motor coordination problems.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 1/17/2013, 4:08 PM

Israeli Researchers Make New Cancer Breakthrough

Researchers at Hebrew University have discovered a marker for early diagnosis and possible treatment of breast cancer cells.Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/15/2013, 8:06 PM

Israeli Scientists Near Blood Test for Alzheimer's

Israeli scientists are getting closer to developing a blood test to detect the asymptomatic, early stages of Alzheimer's disease.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 11/11/2012, 10:34 AM

Breast Cancer Risk Rises with Weight Gain

Scientists have linked obesity to a higher risk of redeveloping breast cancer after treatment, according to new data released Monday.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 8/27/2012, 10:13 PM

Top Nazi Aide Warned British to Topple Hitler

New research indicates that a chief aide to Hitler urged British intelligence to topple the fascist dictator.Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/20/2012, 8:25 PM

TAU's Research on Bats Could Help Neuroscience

Dr. Yossi Yovel of Tel Aviv University develops bat colony born and raised in captivity to unlock the secrets of behavior and cognition.Elad Benari, 7/10/2012, 2:14 AM

Alcohol Ad Law Will Stop Abuse, Says Danon

A new bill to block all advertising of alcohol is aimed at preventing alcoholism and substance abuse, says Likud MK Danny Danon.Chana Ya'ar, 7/9/2012, 9:47 PM

YU, BIU Students Launch Summer Science Project

Thirty Yeshiva University "scientists" are on their way from New York to join their Israeli counterparts on a summer-long science project.Chana Ya'ar, 6/13/2012, 11:56 AM

BGU, US Hospital Link on Pediatric Medical Tech

Ben Gurion University is collaborating with the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center to create new medical devices for children. Chana Ya'ar, 5/16/2012, 11:39 AM

'Dead Sea Drying' – An Ancient Pattern

Environmentalists are concerned about the Dead Sea drying up, but Tel Aviv Univ. scientists say the pattern is one as old as time itself.Chana Ya'ar, 4/16/2012, 12:14 AM

Mosquito-Borne Dengue Fever Rising in Israel

The Health Ministry is warning Israelis to beware of the mosquito-borne infection “dengue fever,” now on the rise in Israel.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 4/8/2012, 11:13 AM

BGU Scientists Prove Enzyme Delays ALS

Scientists at Ben Gurion University have proven that an enzyme discovered in 2009 can delay development of Lou Gehrig's disease in mice.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 3/5/2012, 3:14 AM

Study: Obesity Leads to Depression, Burnout

A new study by Israeli scientists finds that obesity can lead to depression and greater burnout at work.Hana Levi Julian, LCSW-R, 2/23/2012, 10:18 PM

Israeli Scientists Discover 'Life Gene'

Israeli researchers have discovered a gene that increases the lifespan in mice, and may do the same in humans.Chana Ya'ar, 2/23/2012, 3:21 PM

Keep Brains Sharp with Omega 3, Vitamins

Researchers are finding that perhaps we truly are what we eat. Diet does play a significant role in how our brains work as we age.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 1/1/2012, 10:10 AM

Israeli Innovation in Natural Pest Control

There are many reasons for the great taste of Israel's fresh produce. Now a new innovation in pest control will be another one.Chana Ya'ar, 12/28/2011, 11:56 AM

New Treatment for Cancer Tumors

Scientists at Tel Aviv University have come up with a new way to destroy cancer tumors from the inside out, based on "tumor ablation."Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 12/7/2011, 1:26 PM

Researchers Discover Fungi-Bacteria Partners

Tel Aviv University researchers have discovered a mutually beneficial relationship between fungi and bacteria that allows both to spread.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 11/28/2011, 10:37 PM

Juvenile Diabetes Drug Passes One Phase III

A new treatment for Type I (juvenile) diabetes has succeeded in one Phase III clinical trial. Recruitment has started for a second trial.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 11/23/2011, 11:33 AM

Report: Optimism Works Best for Women

A new study shows that although optimism is a positive tool for female students, for male students it is a disadvantage.Chana Ya'ar, 11/21/2011, 11:31 AM

Ultrasound Technology Inspired by Dolphins

Advances in ultrasound technology is being inspired by a new Israeli research project that studies dolphins, bats and mole rats.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 11/17/2011, 1:18 PM

Research Breakthrough in Male Fertility

Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev have made a breakthrough in the field of male fertility. Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 11/16/2011, 2:25 PM

Evelyn Lauder, Pink Ribbon Creator, Passes

Evelyn Lauder, the woman who created the pink ribbon that came to symbolize the fight against breast cancer, has died.Chana Ya'ar, 11/13/2011, 1:48 PM

Cancer Vaccine in Clinical Trials in Jerusalem

A new cancer vaccine created by Israeli scientists has begun Phase III clinical trials at a Jerusalem hospital. So far, doctors are hopeful.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 11/13/2011, 9:11 AM

New Role for 'Hormone of Love'

Weizmann Institute researchers have discovered a new role for oxytocin, the "hormone of love."Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 11/2/2011, 10:42 PM

Israeli iPhone App Trains the Brain and Eyes

A new Israeli iPhone app trains the brain to translate blurry images into clear ones, helping to improve middle age vision.Chana Ya'ar, 11/2/2011, 12:52 PM

Women More Traumatized Than Men by TV Terror

Women appear to be more affected by television coverage of terrorism than men, say researchers at the University of Haifa.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 10/26/2011, 3:09 PM

Israel’s Cows - The Best In The World

Israel's Agricultural Research is Exported World Wide. In Israel's case, less = more!Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/9/2011, 4:17 PM

2 Jews in Trio of 2011 Nobel Prize Winners

Two of this year's Nobel Prize winners for discoveries in medicine are Jewish, but one of the two did not survive to hear the good news.Chana Ya'ar, 10/3/2011, 8:54 PM

Report: Internet Can Be 'Healthy' for Teens

Israeli researchers are finding that the Internet is playing a more positive role than a negative one in teenagers' lives.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 10/2/2011, 1:11 PM

New Stem Cell Treatment for Lou Gehrig's Disease

Clinical trials have just begun on a new Israeli technology by TAU scientists to help patients suffering from Lou Gehrig's disease.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 9/21/2011, 12:55 PM

Scientist Discovers Cause of 'Fingerprint' Disease

An Israeli scientist at Tel Aviv University has discovered the rare genetic mutation that causes one to be born without fingerprints.Chana Ya'ar, 9/20/2011, 2:16 AM

New Israeli Technology to Diagnose Hearing Loss

An Israeli scientist at Tel Aviv University has developed a unique fast-track technology to diagnose hearing loss.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 9/15/2011, 11:40 AM

New Hope for Cancer Therapy

Researchers at the Weizmann Institute may have found a way to make cancer therapy better – and cheaper.Chana Ya'ar, 7/25/2011, 4:14 AM

Depression, Smoking Linked

Israeli doctors have found that individuals who suffer from bipolar disorders are more likely to smoke, drink alcohol and take drugs.Elad Benari, 7/20/2011, 10:16 AM

Stress Detector Detects Sweat

Hebrew U students presented at the Presidential Conference a technology which can detect a stressful person from far away.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 6/24/2011, 2:13 AM

New Lymphoma Cure Passes Phase 2

A new treatment for lymphoma, a type of cancer, has passed its Phase II clinical trial. CT-011 is produced by CureTech, a Teva company.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 5/26/2011, 2:35 PM

Nazis Trained Dogs to Talk

The Nazis believed dogs were almost as intelligent as humans, researchers say – and tried to create an army with them to win the war. Chana Ya'ar, 5/26/2011, 10:50 AM

Israel-Thailand Cancer Research

Israel's Rambam Medical Center and Thailand's Chulaborn Research Institute signed an agreement to cooperate on cancer treatment.Gabe Kahn., 5/16/2011, 12:19 PM

Anti-Stress Proteins Discovered

Scientists have discovered that people who have a hard time turning off the stress response may be missing a special protein. Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 5/12/2011, 5:28 PM

Scientists Find Obesity Protein

Scientists at the Weizmann Institute have discovered a protein in the brain that contributes to obesity.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 5/5/2011, 8:01 PM

Israel in Prestigious Int'l Club

Israel has joined CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research), the largest scientific organization of its kind in the world.Hillel Fendel, 4/21/2011, 4:42 PM

Israel Leads in Cancer Treatment

Israeli hospitals are on the cutting edge of providing treatment for cancer, according to the chief of Oncology at Rambam Medical Center.Chana Ya'ar, 2/13/2011, 8:12 PM

Light at Night Can Cause Cancer

Researchers confirm link between "light at night" pollution and elevated rates of breast cancer. Best bet, they say: learn to sleep in the dark.Chana Ya'ar, 1/19/2011, 1:11 PM

New Research May Help Jet Lag

A novel modulator of cellular circadian rhythms has been discovered. It may lead to new therapies for jet lag and sleep disorders.Hana Levi Julian, 12/15/2010, 11:56 AM

Cell's Shipping & Packing Dept.

A Weizmann Institute scientist is studying part of the human biological quality control system she calls “the cell’s shipping and packing dept.” Chana Ya'ar, 12/12/2010, 1:19 PM

New Research to Help Fight Fat

A Tel Aviv University researcher has added new ammunition to the fight against fat, just as Jews prepare for the fried foods of Chanukah.Chana Ya'ar, 11/24/2010, 3:50 PM