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    2. 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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    3. 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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    4. 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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    5. 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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    6. 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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    7. 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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    8. 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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    9. Hebrew University to Collaborate With KYORIN

      Hebrew University to Collaborate With KYORIN
      Yissum, the Technology Transfer Company of TheHebrew University of Jerusalemand KYORIN Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan), a subsidiary of KYORIN Holdings, Inc., which is engaged in the development and commercialization of prescription drugs, announced today a strategic collaborationin the discovery of respiratory drug therapies. Under the collaboration, KYORIN will sponsor a research program led byProf.Francesca Levi-SchafferofHebrew University'sInstitute of Drug Research in the School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicineand ...
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    10. AI tool helps radiologists clear dangerous data bottleneck

      AI tool helps radiologists clear dangerous data bottleneck
      Its not every day that TIME magazine calls you a genius. Theyre not calling me a genius, Elad Walach protests. Theyre referring to the company! Walach is the 30-year-old CEO ofAidoc, a two-year-old Tel Aviv-based startup that is saving lives through medical imaging. Aidoc applies proprietary artificial intelligence to the millions of images generated every year by CT scans in order to catch serious issues before a human radiologist even ...
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    11. Hebrew University Researchers Discover Promising Treatment for Aggressive Brain Tumors

      Hebrew University Researchers Discover Promising Treatment for Aggressive Brain Tumors
      Glioblastoma is a serious and incurable brain cancer. Patients who receivethis diagnosis typically have 11-20 months to live. One of the main difficulties in treating this cancer is that its cells quickly build up a resistance to chemotherapy. In the upcoming issue of Nucleic Acids Research, Professor Rotem Karni and his team at the Hebrew University of Jerusalems Institute for Medical Research share promising results for a new glioblastoma treatment ...
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    12. Zion Medical Announces Results of First Human Clinical Trial of HIV drug Gammora, Offering Potential Cure | Benzinga

      Zion Medical Announces Results of First Human Clinical Trial of HIV drug Gammora, Offering Potential Cure | Benzinga
      Zion Medical, an Israeli biotech company developing HIV and cancer treatments, has announced the results of the first clinical trial of HIV-drug Gammora, eliminating up to 99% of the HIV virus within four weeks of treatment. Investigational Medicinal Product (IMP) Gammora is a synthetic peptide compound derived from the HIV enzyme integrase, which is responsible for inserting the virus's genetic material into the DNA of the infected cell. Gammora ...
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    13. New Discoveries in the Aging Process | Nursing

      New Discoveries in the Aging Process | Nursing
      The human race spends a great deal of time fighting the inevitable. Just about every stage of life is inevitable, but we exercise to live longer, eat certain diets to stay healthier, and undergo treatments and use different products to stay younger. As it pertains to that last one, an interesting new study indicates that perhaps we are right to be concerned, and if anything, our concerns should start sooner ...
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    14. Blood-sucking Sand Flies Love Munching on Marijuana

      Blood-sucking Sand Flies Love Munching on Marijuana
      When theyre not sucking the blood of animals, sand flies have a fondness for munching on the marijuana plant (Cannabis sativa), new research suggests. An international team of scientists found thatin proportion to its abundance,Cannabis sativawas consumed by sand flies much more frequently than expected, suggesting it washighly attractive to the insects. According to a paper published in the journalProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the findings could ...
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    15. Need Help with Your Math Homework? Ask the Worms

      Need Help with Your Math Homework? Ask the Worms
      Animals often rely on their sense of smell to locate food. Its a law of nature: the first one to reach a food source has a better chance of surviving than those who do not. But how exactly do their brains translate scent and then navigate towards it? In new research published this week in Nature Communications, Hebrew University of Jerusalem neurogeneticist Dr. Alon Zaslaver and his team reveal the ...
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    16. 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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