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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."

TAU Scientists Pioneer New Treatment for Cancer Tumors

Researchers Discover Fungi-Bacteria Partners

Tel Aviv University researchers have discovered a mutually beneficial relationship between fungi and bacteria that allows both to spread.

Israeli Researchers Discover Fungi-Bacteria Partners

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.

Juvenile Diabetes Drug Passes One Phase III Clinical Trial

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.

Report: Optimism Works Best for Women, Not Men

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.

Ultrasound Technology Advanced by Dolphins and Bats

Research Breakthrough in Male Fertility

Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev have made a breakthrough in the field of male fertility.

Research Breakthrough in Male Fertility

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.

Evelyn Lauder, Pink Ribbon Creator, Dead at 75

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.

New Cancer Vaccine in Phase III Clinical Trials in Jerusalem

New Role for 'Hormone of Love'

Weizmann Institute researchers have discovered a new role for oxytocin, the "hormone of love."

Israeli Scientists Find New Role for 'Hormone of Love'

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.

Israeli iPhone App Trains the Brain -- and the Eyes

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.

Women More Traumatized Than Men by TV Coverage of Terror

Israel’s Cows - The Best In The World

Israel's Agricultural Research is Exported World Wide. In Israel's case, less = more!

Israel’s Cows - The Best In The World

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.

2 Jews in Trio of 2011 Nobel Prize Winners

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.

Researchers Claim Internet More Good Than Bad for Teens

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.

Clinical Trials on Stem Cell Treatment for Lou Gehrig's 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.

Israeli Scientist Discovers Cause of Rare 'Fingerprint' Disease

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.

Israeli Scientist Develops Technology to Diagnose Hearing Loss

New Hope for Cancer Therapy

Researchers at the Weizmann Institute may have found a way to make cancer therapy better – and cheaper.

New Hope for Cancer Therapy

Depression, Smoking Linked

Israeli doctors have found that individuals who suffer from bipolar disorders are more likely to smoke, drink alcohol and take drugs.

Israeli Research Links Depression with Smoking

Stress Detector Detects Sweat

Hebrew U students presented at the Presidential Conference a technology which can detect a stressful person from far away.

New 'Stress Detector' Can Find who is Sweatingplayer

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.

New Cure for Lymphoma Passes Phase II Clinical Trial

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.

Nazis Tried to Create Army of Talking Dogs

Israel-Thailand Cancer Research

Israel's Rambam Medical Center and Thailand's Chulaborn Research Institute signed an agreement to cooperate on cancer treatment.

Thailand Isn't Only a Vacation Spot for Israelis Anymore

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.

Israeli Scientists Discover Anti-Stress Proteins

Scientists Find Obesity Protein

Scientists at the Weizmann Institute have discovered a protein in the brain that contributes to obesity.

Israeli Scientists Discover Obesity Protein

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.

Israel Joins Prestigious International Physical Research Org

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.

Israel at the Cutting Edge of Cancer Treatment

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.

Researchers Confirm: 'Light at Night' Linked to Cancer

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.

New Research May Lead to Treatment for Jet Lag

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.”

Israeli Researcher Studies Cell’s ‘Shipping and Packing Dept.’

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.

Israeli Scientific Breakthrough Fights the Fat

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.

Scientists Drill 1,200 Meters Down Under Dead Sea

Israel’s Biotech Industries

Scientists throughout Israel develop innovative biotechnologies and create more medical devices per capita than any other country.

How Israel’s Biotech Industries Benefit Israel – and World

'Zionism, Meshugas and Medicine'

World-renowned diabetes expert Professor Derek LeRoith is tapped to lead a new clinical research center at Rambam Hospital.

US Researcher to Lead Diabetes & Metabolic Center at Rambam

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.

Israel's Oldest Artificial Heart Recipient 'Going Strong'

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.

Israeli Researchers: A Precision Bomb for Cancer Cells

2 Successes for Israeli Hospital

Rambam Hospital in Haifa saves woman’s life and also pioneers new technique for brain treatment.

Israeli Hospital Celebrates Two Successes

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.

Israelis and Parents More at Ease Than Americans

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.

Study: Language May Influence Thought

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.

TAU Works on Computer Chip Implant to Treat the Brain