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Can a new molecule prevent age-related diseases and increase life expectancy?

Scientists hope a new drug will lead to the treatment or prevention of diseases, such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.

Can a new molecule prevent age-related diseases?

Global Tanach Study Conference Goes Hybrid

Herzog College to offer live & virtual lectures to global audience.

Global Tanach Study Conference Goes Hybrid

Wearable telehealth device can provide early warning of deterioration

New Sheba Medical Center study shows wearable telehealth device can detect patient deterioration 38 hours before clinical deterioration.

Wearable telehealth device offers early warning of deterioration

Choosing to give away money linked to lower cognitive performance

New study shows those who gave away more money scored lower on cognitive tests sensitive to Alzheimer’s disease than those who gave less.

Giving away money linked to lower cognitive performance

New study: Doctors prescribe fewer painkillers during night shifts than during the day

Researchers attribute discrepancy in pain med prescriptions at emergency rooms in US and Israel to reduced empathy.

Study: Doctors prescribe fewer painkillers during night shifts

Study: The younger we feel, the better we rehabilitate

Even in old age, feeling young can decrease the chances of developing physical disability and morbidity.

The younger we feel, the better we rehabilitate

Study shows long-term damages of IAF flights over Lebanon

A group called AirPressure has published figures alleging the IAF's responsibility for a range of symptoms in the Lebanese population.

Study shows long-term damages of IAF flights over Lebanon

Groundbreaking cancer study results in all patients in remission

Historic cancer study was the first where every patient was found to be in remission from their illness due to a new therapy.

Groundbreaking cancer study results in all patients in remission

Study: Most long-COVID sufferers still suffering 1.5 years later

New study shows 65% of those who suffered three or more long-COVID symptoms are still suffering 1.5 years later.

Study: Most long-COVID sufferers still suffering 1.5 years later

Here's how first date can predict a long-term relationship

What turns a first date into the beginning of a long-term relationship? Researchers at Hebrew University have the answer.

Here's how first date can predict a long-term relationship

This is how diverse microbial communities remain stable

New Bar-Ilan University study calculates connectivity level in ecosystems of bacterial communities, provides first evidence of old theory.

This is how diverse microbial communities remain stable

Settled at birth: Blood vessels remember their origins

Blood vessels originating from lymphatic vessels were found to be tailored to specific functions.

Settled at birth: Blood vessels remember their origins

New finding may contribute to treatment of neurodegenerative diseases

Bar-Ilan University researchers discover the mechanism responsible for information transfer between different regions of the brain.

New finding may aid treatment of neurodegenerative diseases

Experimental drug may be able to treat range of rare syndromes

Researchers discover mechanism shared by mutations in different genes associated with autism, schizophrenia, and other conditions.

Experimental drug may be able to treat range of rare syndromes

Pfizer vaccine generates strong immune response in children under 5

Third dose of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine found to be effective and safe in children aged 6 months to five years.

Pfizer vaccine generates strong immune response in under-5s

New study issues a warning to women over 50

Women over 50 who snore face an elevated risk of sleep apnea, about 15% of older women are at significant risk of developing sleep apnea.

New study issues a warning to women over 50

Seeing members of minority groups everywhere? It's an illusion

Hebrew U. team finds people overestimate the presence of minorities around them, impeding efforts to build a more inclusive society.

Seeing members of minority groups everywhere? It's an illusion

Study: Omicron has not eliminated Delta

The Omicron variant did not totally eliminate the Delta, and the Delta variant might return, Ben-Gurion University researchers warn.

Study: Omicron has not eliminated Delta

New study: Face mask usage correlates with higher death rates

Using data from 35 countries and 602m people, study confirms previous research, cautions masks "may have harmful unintended consequences."

New study: Face mask usage correlates with higher death rates

Expert: Separate maladaptive daydreaming from ADHD

Maladaptive daydreaming may be a better diagnosis for some than ADHD, Ben-Gurion University study shows.

Expert: Separate maladaptive daydreaming from ADHD

Mutations in noncoding DNA protect the brain from ALS

Weizmann Institute of Science researchers discover a new neuroprotective pathway. 'We've identified mutations that reduce inflammation.'

Mutations in noncoding DNA protect the brain from ALS

COVID-19 booster essential, even among individuals previously infected

Joint Bar-Ilan University, Ziv Medical Center, study challenges assumption that two doses are sufficient for those with hybrid immunity.

COVID-19 booster essential, even among recovered individuals

Study: Long-term consequences for 1/4 of children with minor head injury

Over a quarter of children discharged from emergency room after mild head injury suffer chronic post-concussion symptoms, study shows.

1/4 of children with minor head injury suffer long-term effects

Antibodies fight cancer, too

Natural antibodies found in tumors could point the way toward improved immunotherapy.

Antibodies fight cancer, too

The school health service in Israel: Between privatization and nationalization

Israel's school health service is falling through the cracks, new study shows.

Between privatization and nationalization

Extending fertility and reversing aging in human egg cells

'Within a decade, we hope to increase fertility among older women using anti-viral drugs,' Hebrew University’s Dr. Michael Klutstein says.

Extending fertility and reversing aging in human egg cells

New study shows investors may replace charities with social funds

First-of-its-kind study shows most social investment fund investors didn't contribute to charities, but those who did reduced contributions.

'Investors may replace charities with social funds'

Hebrew U. team finds how plants make aerial roots

Hebrew University researchers identify gene which causes roots to grow in the air, providing key for preventing soil disease in some grafts.

Hebrew U. team finds how plants make aerial roots

Reviving a failed network through microscopic interventions

A two-step recovery process developed by Bar-Ilan University researchers transforms a failed network into a highly functioning one.

Reviving a failed network through microscopic interventions

BGU: Forgotten species go extinct twice

Species go extinct twice: Once when the last individual stops breathing, and again when the collective memory about the species fades.

BGU: Forgotten species go extinct twice

Global breakthrough in treating post-traumatic stress disorder

For the first time: Researchers identify brain wounds in IDF veterans with PTSD, relieve their symptoms using hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

Global breakthrough in treating post-traumatic stress disorder

Do silicone implants harm the nervous system?

Study compared 93 women with silicone implants to 36 women without, finds difference in levels and functioning of autoantibodies.

Do silicone implants harm the nervous system?

A matter of survival: How the immune system sets priorities

When a second infection follows on the heels of a first, the two arms of our immune system may clash.

A matter of survival: How the immune system sets priorities

Large study: COVID-19 significantly raises risk of cardiovascular problems

'Substantial' increase in risk of 20 heart issues one year after even mild COVID-19 infections.

COVID-19 significantly raises risk of cardiovascular problems

Breakthrough COVID-19 infections offer improved immunity

Hybrid immunity resulting from infection and vaccination provides more effective protection than vaccination or infection alone.

Breakthrough COVID-19 infections offer improved immunity

Study: Vaccines saved 20,000 Israeli lives

Study by Prof. Itamar Grotto shows death toll would have been about 30,000 without vaccines instead of 8,371.

Study: Vaccines saved 20,000 Israeli lives

DNA as text? Researchers apply linguistics to biology

Ben-Gurion University researchers apply linguistics to the study of DNA replication.

DNA as text? Researchers apply linguistics to biology

Study: Ketogenic diet may reduce damage from traumatic brain injury

The diet improves spatial, visual memory, lowers indices of brain inflammation, and slows rate of cellular aging.

Study: Ketogenic diet may reduce traumatic brain injury damage

Study: Divorced men at risk for early death

New research finds men who live alone for over seven years at increased risk of severe illness, early death.

Study: Divorced men at risk for early death

Start Up Nation in ancient Canaan

Thanks to advanced management skills, the Arava became the copper power of the ancient world.

Start Up Nation in ancient Canaan