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UHaifa, Technion Links ADHD, Organization Deficits

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, 17/01/2013 16:08
Israeli Researchers Make New Cancer Breakthrough

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 , 15/01/2013 20:06
Israeli Scientists Near Blood Test for Alzheimer's

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
Breast Cancer Risk Rises with Weight Gain

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, 27/08/2012 22:13
Top Nazi Aide Warned British to Topple Hitler

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 , 20/08/2012 20:25
TAU's Research on Bats Could Help Neuroscience

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, 10/07/2012 02:14
Alcohol Ad Law Will Stop Abuse, Says Danon

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, 09/07/2012 21:47
YU, BIU Students Launch Summer Science Project

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, 13/06/2012 11:56
BGU, US Hospital Link on Pediatric Medical Tech

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, 16/05/2012 11:39
'Dead Sea Drying' – An Ancient Pattern

'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, 16/04/2012 00:14
Mosquito-Borne Dengue Fever Rising in Israel

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, 08/04/2012 11:13
BGU Scientists Prove Enzyme Delays ALS

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, 05/03/2012 03:14
Study: Obesity Leads to Depression, Burnout

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, 23/02/2012 22:18
Israeli Scientists Discover 'Life Gene'

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, 23/02/2012 15:21
Keep Brains Sharp with Omega 3, Vitamins

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, 01/01/2012 10:10
Israeli Innovation in Natural Pest Control

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, 28/12/2011 11:56
New Treatment for Cancer Tumors

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, 07/12/2011 13:26
Researchers Discover Fungi-Bacteria Partners

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, 28/11/2011 22:37
Juvenile Diabetes Drug Passes One Phase III

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, 23/11/2011 11:33
Report: Optimism Works Best for Women

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, 21/11/2011 11:31
Ultrasound Technology Inspired by Dolphins

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, 17/11/2011 13:18
Research Breakthrough in Male Fertility

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, 16/11/2011 14:25
Evelyn Lauder, Pink Ribbon Creator, Passes

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, 13/11/2011 13:48
Cancer Vaccine in Clinical Trials in Jerusalem

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, 13/11/2011 09:11
New Role for 'Hormone of Love'

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, 02/11/2011 22:42
Israeli iPhone App Trains the Brain and Eyes

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, 02/11/2011 12:52
Women More Traumatized Than Men by TV Terror

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, 26/10/2011 15:09
Israel’s Cows - The Best In The World

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, 09/10/2011 16:17
2 Jews in Trio of 2011 Nobel Prize Winners

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, 03/10/2011 20:54
Report: Internet Can Be 'Healthy' for Teens

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, 02/10/2011 13:11
New Stem Cell Treatment for Lou Gehrig's Disease

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, 21/09/2011 12:55
Scientist Discovers Cause of 'Fingerprint' Disease

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, 20/09/2011 02:16
New Israeli Technology to Diagnose Hearing Loss

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, 15/09/2011 11:40
New Hope for Cancer Therapy

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, 25/07/2011 04:14
Depression, Smoking Linked

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, 20/07/2011 10:16
Stress Detector Detects Sweat

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, 24/06/2011 02:13
New Lymphoma Cure Passes Phase 2

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, 26/05/2011 14:35
Nazis Trained Dogs to Talk

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, 26/05/2011 10:50
Israel-Thailand Cancer Research

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., 16/05/2011 12:19
Anti-Stress Proteins Discovered

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, 12/05/2011 17:28
Scientists Find Obesity Protein

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, 05/05/2011 20:01
Israel in Prestigious Int'l Club

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, 21/04/2011 16:42
Israel Leads in Cancer Treatment

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, 13/02/2011 20:12
Light at Night Can Cause Cancer

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, 19/01/2011 13:11
New Research May Help Jet Lag

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, 15/12/2010 11:56
Cell's Shipping & Packing Dept.

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 13:19
New Research to Help Fight Fat

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, 24/11/2010 15:50
Scientists Drill Under Dead Sea

Scientists Drill Under Dead Sea

Scientists are drilling a 1,200-meter bore hole under the northern Dead Sea in a search for the region's geological, climatic and cultural past.Chana Ya'ar , 18/11/2010 12:45
Israel’s Biotech Industries

Israel’s Biotech Industries

Scientists throughout Israel develop innovative biotechnologies and create more medical devices per capita than any other country.Hillel Fendel, 04/11/2010 10:42
'Zionism, Meshugas and Medicine'

'Zionism, Meshugas and Medicine'

World-renowned diabetes expert Professor Derek LeRoith is tapped to lead a new clinical research center at Rambam Hospital.Chana Ya'ar, 25/10/2010 18:34
Artificial Heart at Age 74

Artificial Heart at Age 74

A 74-year-old kibbutz member is the oldest man in the world to receive a 140-gram miniaturized artificial heart in a successful 5-hour operation.Chana Ya'ar, 21/09/2010 11:20
Precision Bomb for Cancer Cells

Precision Bomb for Cancer Cells

Tel Aviv Univ develops a molecular "smart bomb" that can lead to more effective and safer chemotherapy for those suffering from the dread disease.Baruch Gordon, 25/08/2010 02:39
2 Successes for Israeli Hospital

2 Successes for Israeli Hospital

Rambam Hospital in Haifa saves woman’s life and also pioneers new technique for brain treatment.Elad Benari, 09/08/2010 05:19
Israeli & Parents More at Ease

Israeli & Parents More at Ease

Israelis have a smoother relationship with their parents than do adults in the United States, a new study has found.Hana Levi Julian, 28/07/2010 16:12
Language May Change Thoughts

Language May Change Thoughts

Researchers from Ben-Gurion university finds the language a person is using at a given time may change the way they think, feel.Maayana Miskin, 19/07/2010 08:20
TAU's 'Pacemaker' for the Brain

TAU's 'Pacemaker' for the Brain

Tel Aviv University is working on a project to implant a computer chip into the brain to treat conditions like depression and Parkinson's disease.Hana Levi Julian, 29/06/2010 14:23
TAU Scientists 'Turn Off' Cancer

TAU Scientists 'Turn Off' Cancer

Researchers at Tel Aviv Universities are on track to finding a way to stop cancer cells from multiplying and spreading.Hana Levi Julian, 08/06/2010 17:02