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    2. Nano-engineered pomegranate oil holds hope for brain disease, study shows

      Nano-engineered pomegranate oil holds hope for brain disease, study shows
      A Israeli study has found that multiple sclerosis patients taking a nano-engineered nutritional supplement made out of pomegranate oil showed significant cognitive improvement after just three months. The small-scale study of 30 patients was conducted at the Multiple Sclerosis Center at Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital in Jerusalem by Prof. Dimitrios Karussis, director of the center and a senior neurologist. Results showed that patients taking the supplement witnessed an average 12 ...
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    3. Hebrew University receives $1m from US couple for coronavirus lab - The Jerusalem Post

      Hebrew University receives $1m from US couple for coronavirus lab - The Jerusalem Post
      A Virginia couple has donated $1 million to assist the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in its new program designated to fight the coronavirus. The $1 million made by Brad and Sheryl Schwartz through American Friends of Hebrew University (AFHU) will assist in building a top-level bio-safety lab, the first of its kind dedicated to non-governmental research. The donation is a major first step toward funding a biocontainment level 3 national ...
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    4. 'I'm optimistic that coronavirus will soon be behind us,' says top Israeli medical expert - Haaretz

      'I'm optimistic that coronavirus will soon be behind us,' says top Israeli medical expert - Haaretz
      As Israel stampedes for normalcy, with schools stutteringly opening, shops and salons working overtime and restaurants and bars slated to reopen next week, talking with Prof. Dina Ben-Yehuda is heartening. Im optimistic that this will soon be behind us, says Ben-Yehuda, head of the hematology department at the Hadassah Medical Center and dean of the Hebrew University medical school. I see how the best brains around the world have come ...
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    5. Coronavirus Lockdown in Israel Was Unnecessary, Say Three Hebrew U Professors - CTech

      Coronavirus Lockdown in Israel Was Unnecessary, Say Three Hebrew U Professors - CTech
      As the number of recoveries from coronavirus (Covid-19) continues to exceed the number of new diagnoses in Israel, three local professors are claiming that the lockdown measures implemented by the government over recent months were unnecessary and should be canceled immediately. The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Israel now stands at 15,398, according to data released by the Ministry of Health on Sunday. The number of people who ...
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    6. Research predicts Israel could see 1,000 serious COVID-19 cases by Passover

      Research predicts Israel could see 1,000 serious COVID-19 cases by Passover
      Israel will have 500 seriously ill coronavirus patients by the first day of Passover, April 9, and five days later the number will stand at 1,000, an influential Hebrew University research team has predicted. We will be surprised if we end up with less than low thousands of dead, said Nadav Katz of the Hebrew University of Jerusalems Racah Institute of Physics. Thats already looking like an optimistic scenario ...
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    7. New immunotherapy to target blood cancers, solid tumors

      New immunotherapy to target blood cancers, solid tumors
      A new joint project will develop precision medicines for blood cancers and solid tumors by utilizing immunotherapies targeting natural killer (NK) cells. In collaboration between Yissum, the technology-transfer company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, biopharmaceutical company Cytovia Therapeutics will sponsor a research program to develop multi-specific antibodies targeting both NK cells and the tumor antigen. The research will be led by Hebrew University Prof. Ofer Mandelboim.
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    8. What red hot chile peppers might be able to do for cancer pain treatment

      What red hot chile peppers might be able to do for cancer pain treatment
      Its no secret that Israelis can do amazing things with spicy foods. Exhibit No. 1: zhug, the hot sauce derived from chile peppers that seems to be taking the world by storm. But some of the greatest excitement today in Israel surrounding chile peppers is happening outside the kitchen in laboratories, where scientists are experimenting with the pain-suppressing properties of hot peppers for uses as critical as the treatment of ...
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    9. Smoking may trigger diabetes in pregnant women, study finds

      Smoking may trigger diabetes in pregnant women, study finds
      Israeli and US researchers say that smoking during pregnancy may increase the risk of gestational diabetes, which increases the dangers of pregnancy and the chances of birth complications. Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that can develop in pregnant women, including those who didnt already have diabetes. Every year, 2% to 10% of pregnancies in the United States are affected by gestational diabetes,accordingto the Centers for Disease Control ...
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    10. Israeli Chatbot Could Diagnose Early Alzheimer’s Disease

      Israeli Chatbot Could Diagnose Early Alzheimer’s Disease
      Hundreds of drugs have been developed to address Alzheimers disease, says Dr. Shahar Arzy, director of the computational neuropsychiatry lab at Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center in Jerusalem. Do you know how many have been found effective? Zero. But if patients could be diagnosed in the preclinical stages of the disease, perhaps some of the new biological medications showing excellent results in other domains of neurology could be effective when ...
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    11. Penn Dental Renews Exchange with Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Dental Medicine - Penn Dental Medicine

      Penn Dental Renews Exchange with Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Dental Medicine - Penn Dental Medicine
      Building upon its global engagement, Penn Dental Medicine has renewed ties withHebrew University-Hadassah School of Dental Medicinein Jerusalem, Israel, signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to facilitate collaborative exchange and research with faculty and students. The MOU signing was part of the Power of Partnership program, held June 18-19 at Penn Dental Medicine, when the School hosted a delegation from Hadassah. This two-day program, which included meetings with faculty counterparts ...
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    12. Forget sperm and eggs, researchers have created embryo stem cells from skin cells

      Forget sperm and eggs, researchers have created embryo stem cells from skin cells
      A new, groundbreaking study by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HU) found a way to transform skin cells into the three major stem cell types that comprise early-stage embryos. This work has significant implications for modelling embryonic disease and placental dysfunctions, as well as paving the way to create whole embryos from skin cells. As published inCell Stem Cell, Dr. Yossi Buganim of HU's Department of Developmental Biology and ...
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    13. Commentary: A Huge Leap for Microscopic Health Treatments

      Commentary: A Huge Leap for Microscopic Health Treatments
      WHEN CLEVELAND CLINICfirst entered discussions with Hebrew University about a collaboration in nanoscience in 2016, I must admit I did not have extremely high expectations. Although I was well aware of the University's excellent reputation, I was mindful of the long distance between the institutions, which typically doesn't lend well to fruitful partnerships. The task we faced was daunting: Combining forces, nearly 6,000 miles apart, to create ...
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    14. Hebrew University hosts cannabis conference to forge way forward

      Hebrew University hosts cannabis conference to forge way forward
      Yissum, the technology transfer company of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, was hosting a Wednesday conference aiming to boost cooperation between industry and academia for a variety of cannabis-related research and development. Hebrew University is one of the leading academic institutions globally with expertise in cannabis-related research and patents. The universitys Prof. Raphael Mechoulam kickstarted the field in 1964 when he discovered tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, the main psychoactive constituent of ...
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    15. Scientists get sly, use deception to fight cancer - EurekAlert

      Scientists get sly, use deception to fight cancer - EurekAlert
      In recent years, it's become clear that RNA-binding proteins play a major role in cancer growth. These proteins, active in all cells but especially so in cancer cells, bind to RNA molecules and accelerate cancer cell growth. Unfortunately, no cancer treatment has targeted these proteins. Until now. In the upcoming issue ofNature Communications, Professor Rotem Karni and his team at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HU) present a new ...
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    16. Everything You Need to Know About Cannabis

      Everything You Need to Know About Cannabis
      You can smoke it, vape it, sip it, or spritz it. You can bake it into brownies. You can find it in lotions and potions to rub on your skin, tinctures to drop under your tongue, capsules to swallow, or oils that have been added to your latte or ice cream. Cannabis is everywhere these days, and to hear its proponents talk, its the fix for everything that might ail ...
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