research

Study: Number of blind people globally to triple by 2050

Study: Number of blind people globally to triple by 2050

More patients are vision-impaired than ever before; new study suggests how countries can lessen the health burden and improve lives.Nissan Tzur, 8/4/2017, 7:58 AM
Blue light from screens harms sleep - but red light doesn't

Blue light from screens harms sleep - but red light doesn't

New study shows that screens before bed aren't the problem - the blue light they emit is. What can we do to lessen the screens' effects?Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/19/2017, 9:46 AM
Study: Religious people more tolerant than atheists

Study: Religious people more tolerant than atheists

Atheists and agnostics believe themselves to be more tolerant and open-minded than religious people - but in fact are less so.Chana Roberts, 7/15/2017, 11:03 PM
​​​​​​​Study reveals elevated cancer risk in Holocaust survivors

​​​​​​​Study reveals elevated cancer risk in Holocaust survivors

Longitudinal study shows Holocaust survivors born in occupied countries have highest risk, those denied compensation from gov't have lowest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/13/2017, 7:57 AM
'Improving wheat yield and quality essential for food supply'

'Improving wheat yield and quality essential for food supply'

Wild wheat genome sequencing provides ‘time tunnel’ capable of boosting future food production and safety.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2017, 7:13 AM
New research shows olive oil may help prevent Alzheimer's

New research shows olive oil may help prevent Alzheimer's

Study shows mice who receive extra-virgin olive oil do better on tests, have better memory, and have better-preserved neurons.Chana Roberts, 7/5/2017, 3:26 PM
Government halts research on Haifa pollution

Government halts research on Haifa pollution

Health, Environment ministries say research investigating connection between Haifa pollution and higher morbidity needs to be redone.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2017, 3:06 PM
Study shows marriage improves survival rates

Study shows marriage improves survival rates

British study finds married people more likely to live even if they suffer from diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/18/2017, 7:07 AM
Israel and Québec cooperate on technology, research, innovation

Israel and Québec cooperate on technology, research, innovation

Québec, Israel launch 5-year, $12 million, collaboration program.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/22/2017, 2:04 PM
Getting rid of old cells

Getting rid of old cells

Understanding why cells refuse to die may lead to treatments for age-related disease.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2017, 11:07 AM
Israeli researchers: Smiling makes you look older, not younger

Israeli researchers: Smiling makes you look older, not younger

In joint Israel-Canada study, researchers find people judge smiling people as older, but remember them later as being younger.Chana Roberts, 5/15/2017, 10:06 AM
New butterfly species discovered on Mount Hermon

New butterfly species discovered on Mount Hermon

For the first time in 109 years, researcher discover a new species of butterfly in Israel.Chana Roberts, 5/15/2017, 9:10 AM
New survey shows high rates of iodine deficiency in Israel

New survey shows high rates of iodine deficiency in Israel

New national survey shows 62% of school-age children and 85% of pregnant women have low iodine intakes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/27/2017, 3:41 PM
Israel launches two nano-satellites

Israel launches two nano-satellites

Indian launcher sends record 102 satellites into space, two Israeli nano-satellites to help medical and environmental research.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/15/2017, 7:54 AM
Study shows BMI in adolescence influences cognitive function

Study shows BMI in adolescence influences cognitive function

New study shows higher BMI in adolescence impairs cognitive functioning in midlife.Dov Smith, 12/10/2016, 9:34 PM
Mice need friends too, study finds

Mice need friends too, study finds

New research on mice from the Weizmann Institute in Rehovot indicates that stressful situations affect social relationshipsArutz Sheva Staff, 7/19/2016, 11:39 AM
Most Whatsapp rumors are true

Most Whatsapp rumors are true

Research that mapped Whatsapp rumors during Operation Brother's Keeper shows that 69% of the rumors were trueIdo ben Porat, 7/13/2016, 12:59 PM
Smoking in decline among Israelis

Smoking in decline among Israelis

New study shows that only 15% of Israeli adults are smokers.Shoshana Miskin, 5/29/2016, 7:01 PM
Israeli researchers offer hope for HIV carriers

Israeli researchers offer hope for HIV carriers

Hebrew University scientists’ research yields good first results.Shoshana Miskin, 1/11/2016, 1:09 PM