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    2. Israeli stem cell startup raises $4 million for chemo effectiveness technology

      Israeli stem cell startup raises $4 million for chemo effectiveness technology
      NewStem Ltd., a Jerusalem-based biotech startup with a precision-medicine technology that it says canincreasethe effectiveness of chemotherapy, said Monday it has raised $4 million in seed financing from a US-based company. The US firm is Hollywood Media Corp., a shell company whose shares are traded over the counter. On Monday, Hollywood Media, which previously operated in ad sales,saidthat it is undergoing a strategic transformation via its investment in NewStem ...
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    3. You’re missing the full story o...

      You’re missing the full story o...
      Wed all like to think that cannabis is a potential solution for specific, difficult-to-treat medical conditions such as neuropathic pain or inflammatory disease for which we lack ideal treatments. After all, it would be poetic if natures wisdom provided the ideal medicine we have not yet designed ourselves. That may be why the level of hype, hope, anger and backlash around medical cannabis in popular culture has reached a feverish ...
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    4. A higher calling: How Israeli marijuana research changed the world

      A higher calling: How Israeli marijuana research changed the world
      As much of the world debates how to address marijuana use, the vast majority of American states have legalized it or allow it for medical purposes. Global pharmaceutical companies and hospitals seeking effective treatments using cannabis should look to Professor Raphael Mechoulam, a scientist at Hebrew University. Mechoulam, a pioneer in the field, was the first to isolate, analyze and synthesize the major psychoactive and non-psychoactive compounds in cannabis and ...
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    5. Scientists go to zoo, find that cell size, not body size, affects lifespan

      Scientists go to zoo, find that cell size, not body size, affects lifespan
      Researchers in Israel, Canada, and Germany have found that animals with larger pancreatic cells tend to age faster, while those with smaller such cells seem to live longer. They came to this shockingly beautiful and unexpected correlation, said Yuval Dor, who studies developmental biology at The Hebrew Universitys Hadassah Medical School in Jerusalem, after studying the pancreases of 24 mammalian species, from the smallest, a shrew, to the tallest, a ...
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    6. Peering into the human brain with a world-renowned neurobiologist

      Peering into the human brain with a world-renowned neurobiologist
      From emojis to cookie cutters, the heart is emblematic of love and passion.The perception of the heart as the generator of emotions dates back millennia and is still heard today in the language we use to describe the heartbreak of unrequited love and the heartache of profound misery. Even memory is relegated to our blood-pumping organ, when we remember new information by heart. At some point, we learn that ...
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    7. Israel study paves way for women to skip difficulties of first pregnancies

      Israel study paves way for women to skip difficulties of first pregnancies
      A womans body learns from difficulties in a first pregnancy and adapts to try to avert such difficulties in subsequent pregnancies, Israeli researchers said. The researchers, at Hadassah Medical Center and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, say their six-year study on the role of certain cells during a womens pregnancy period may pave the way to develop new drugs to decrease complications in childbirth. Their research on the trained memory ...
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    8. Hebrew University Researchers to Collaborate with GRAIL

      Hebrew University Researchers to Collaborate with GRAIL
      June 12, 2018-Yissum, the Technology Transfer Company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, announced a strategic collaboration with GRAIL, Inc., a healthcare company whose mission is to detect cancer early, when it can be cured. Under the agreement, GRAIL will sponsor a research program led by Professor Yuval Dor of the Hebrew Universitys Faculty of Medicine. Professor Dor, working with Dr. Ruth Shemer, Dr. Tommy Kaplan, and Professor Benjamin Glaser ...
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    9. Prolonged acetaminophen use during pregnancy linked to increased ASD and ADHD risk

      Prolonged acetaminophen use during pregnancy linked to increased ASD and ADHD risk
      April 24, 2018 A study from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem sheds new light on the possible relationship between prolonged use of acetaminophen (paracetamol) during pregnancy and the risk of neurodevelopmental disorders in childhood. Acetaminophen is one of the most common medications used for treatment of pain and fever reduction during pregnancy and is considered safe in humans. However, evidence of neuro-disruptive properties is accumulating: past studies have shown that ...
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    10. Scientists chart a new map of human genome using stem cells

      Scientists chart a new map of human genome using stem cells
      April 22, 2018 Scientists from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem generated an atlas of the human genome using a state-of-the-art gene editing technology and human embryonic stem cells, illuminating the roles that our genes play in health and disease. The scientists reported their findings in the journal Nature Cell Biology. Embryonic stem cells are a unique resource as they can turn into any adult cell in our bodies. Their versatile ...
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    11. Your memories could be read and replayed after you DIE

      Your memories could be read and replayed after you DIE
      Our memories leave a clear and unique genetic mark on our brains, according to researchers form the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. These can be decoded after we die. That's the remarkable discovery of scientists inIsraelwho say these genetic markers could be used to unlock memories after people die. The technology opens the door to strange scenarios, similar to those portrayed in the series 'Black Mirror', where investigators can record ...
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    12. Hebrew U. researchers show which foods prevent, promote dementia

      Hebrew U. researchers show which foods prevent, promote dementia
      Foods can determine whether someone will suffer from dementia in later years, according to researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalems Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment in Rehovot.A large-scale international study that included the university recently examined how food affects brain health for people aged 50 and older. The researchers were able to show that diet affects the risk of dementia. This conclusion, although logical, is not self-evident ...
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    13. Guide In Medical of the NGT3 VC Fund Received FDA Approval - IATI

      Guide In Medical of the NGT3 VC Fund Received FDA Approval - IATI
      Guide In Medical,a medical device startup,which operates as part of the NGT3 Technological Incubator based in Nazareth Israel, has announced receiving FDA market approval for its innovative IRRIS device. The device facilitates performing intubation, an essential and routine medical procedure in which a tube is inserted into the trachea to help open the patient's airway. Guide In Medical is currently in a second financing round to raise ...
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    14. One drug could treat Alzheimer’s, MS, Crohn’s and more

      One drug could treat Alzheimer’s, MS, Crohn’s and more
      Could one drug effectively treat incurable inflammatory diseases such as Crohns disease, ulcerative colitis, rheumatoid arthritis and multiple sclerosis as well as neurodegenerative maladies such as Alzheimers disease? Yes, says Prof. David Naor, speaking with ISRAEL21c at the Lautenberg Center for General and Tumor Immunology in Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem. All these diseases, he explains, are associated with pathological amyloid proteins that could be neutralized by the 5-mer peptide ...
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    15. The pomegranate potential

      The pomegranate potential
      Pomegranates are known to contain powerful antioxidants that fight the oxygen free radicals that cause inflammation, accelerated aging of the tissues, the activation of harmful genes within DNA and an overloaded immune system. Various herbs, spices such as turmeric and teas, as well as dark chocolate, pecans, fruits like blueberries, goji berries, elderberries, cranberries, blackberries and vegetables and pulses like sweet potatoes, broccoli, artichoke and kidney beans also reduce the ...
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    16. Meet Hebrew University's top cannabis researcher – J.

      Meet Hebrew University's top cannabis researcher – J.
      Attorney General Jeff Sessions unwittingly has become a key supporter of Israels thriving medical marijuana industry. Just ask cannabis researcher Yossi Tam. Speaking in Palo Alto this week, the Israeli expert on cannabinoids chemicals that give the cannabis plant its medical and recreational properties said anti-pot politics in the United States have allowed Israels medical marijuana industry to thrive. Israel even has attracted some of the top American researchers, he ...
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