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    2. 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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    3. 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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    4. 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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    5. 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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    6. 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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    7. 13 of the biggest health breakthroughs in Israel in 2017

      13 of the biggest health breakthroughs in Israel in 2017
      An Israeli researcher devised a synthetic compound to disable the enzymes that allow cancer cells to metastasize. When cancer cells leave the primary tumor and spread to other organs, they reprogram their energy-generating system in order to survive in harsh conditions with a shortage of nutrients like glucose. Prof. Uri Nir of Bar-Ilan University identified an enzyme called FerT in the energy-generating mitochondria of metastatic cancer cells an enzyme normally ...
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    8. How the Unconscious Mind Picks Out Faces in a Crowd

      How the Unconscious Mind Picks Out Faces in a Crowd
      December 18, 2017 Imagine youre walking down a busy area like Times Square in New York. There are tons of people around. As you make your way through the crowd, your brain notices several faces but ignores the rest. Why is that? What are the processes that determine which faces our brain chooses to see and those it allows to fade into the background? Today, a new study published in ...
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    9. This One Simple Daily Habit Could Help You Live Longer

      This One Simple Daily Habit Could Help You Live Longer
      ​Want more birthdays ahead? Go outside. Thats the conclusion of arecent studythat looked at the daily habits of more than 3,000 adults between ages 70 to 90, over a 25-year period. Researchers divided the subjects into three groups, based on how often they left their homes: daily, 2 to 5 times per week, and less than once per week. (See what ONE daily ritual these 5 fitness pros over ...
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    10. Tiny fish swims to Israel to help unlock mystery of aging

      Tiny fish swims to Israel to help unlock mystery of aging
      The search for the proverbial fountain of youth is moving underwater. Experimental biologist Itamar Harel, returning to Israel this spring from a post-doc at Stanford University School of Medicine, will establish an aging research lab focused on the tiny East African turquoise killifish, the shortest-lived vertebrate that can be cultivated in the laboratory easily. Gleaning insights into human aging from a fish that lives an average of four to six ...
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    11. Why teamwork is better than attempting lone heroism in science

      Why teamwork is better than attempting lone heroism in science
      This article originally appeared onMassive. The best way for scientists or anybody, really to address shortcomings after experiencing failure is teamwork. And never has that been more clearly apparent than in the story of Doxil, the first nanomedicine, which failed multiple times before a resourceful team cracked the code. Nanomedicine is the application of nanoscale technologies (think about it as really, really tiny pieces of matter 10,000 times smaller ...
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    12. At Stanford, Israeli brain scientist thinks thoughts about thinking – J.

      At Stanford, Israeli brain scientist thinks thoughts about thinking – J.
      Ask Adi Mizrahi if he loves his work and his answer is a no-brainer. Im absolutely convinced I have the best job in the world, said Mizrahi, a neurobiologist, award-winning scientist and the director of the Hebrew Universitys Edmond and Lily SafraCenter for Brain Sciences. Mizrahi, 47, now on sabbatical at Stanford University, is taking a year to talk to other scientists and learn about cutting-edge research techniques he can ...
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    13. Therapix Biosciences Plans Preclinical Study to Evaluate Opioid-Sparing Effects of Two Innovative Synthetic Cannabinoids

      Therapix Biosciences Plans Preclinical Study to Evaluate Opioid-Sparing Effects of Two Innovative Synthetic Cannabinoids
      /PRNewswire/ -- Therapix Biosciences Ltd. (Nasdaq: TRPX), a specialty clinical-stage pharmaceutical company specializing in the development of cannabinoid-based treatments, executed a non-exclusive material transfer agreement with Yissum, the technology transfer company of The , for two synthetic cannabinoids synthesized by , Ph.D., Professor of medicinal chemistry at the university and Chairman of the Therapix Scientific Advisory Board. Therapix plans to initiate a preclinical study during the fourth quarter to evaluate the opioid-sparing ...
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    14. Joint Israeli-US research distinguishes cancerous cells from healthy ones

      Joint Israeli-US research distinguishes cancerous cells from healthy ones
      A protein switch that activates the immune system to attack cancer cells when it detects signs of the disease has been developed by researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.The switch stimulates an immune response only when it detects the cancer cells, without harming other healthy tissues, the researchers said. The important discovery has just been published in the journal Cell. Immunotherapy is ...
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    15. CIITECH Sponsors Research Project on Cannabis-based Therapy for Asthma at the Multidisciplinary

      CIITECH Sponsors Research Project on Cannabis-based Therapy for Asthma at the Multidisciplinary
      LONDON and TEL AVIV, Israel, October 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ CIITECH, a UK-Israel cannabis biotech startup, announced today that it has selected to sponsor a research project with the Multidisciplinary Center on Cannabinoid Research of theHebrew University of Jerusalem, focused on the therapeutic benefit of cannabis for the treatment of asthma. CIITECH selected to award research funding, through a non-exclusive grant competition, to the collaborative work of ProfessorRaphael Mechoulam, a pioneer ...
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    16. Cleveland Clinic researchers find link between bacterial imbalances and breast cancer

      Cleveland Clinic researchers find link between bacterial imbalances and breast cancer
      October 5, 2017, Cleveland: In a newly published study, Cleveland Clinic researchers have uncovered differences in the bacterial composition of breast tissue of healthy women vs. women with breast cancer. The research team has discovered for the first time that healthy breast tissue contains more of the bacterial species Methylobacterium, a finding which could offer a new perspective in the battle against breast cancer. Bacteria that live in the body ...
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