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    2. 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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    3. 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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    4. 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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    5. 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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    6. 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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    7. 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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    8. 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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    9. 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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    10. 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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    11. 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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    12. 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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    13. How to Cope With Tragedy When You Have Anxiety

      How to Cope With Tragedy When You Have Anxiety
      Sammy NickallsOCT 3, 2017 4:00PM EDT On Monday morning, thousands of Americans woke up to the news of a horrificmass shooting on the Las Vegas strip, in which more than 50 people were killed and over 500 injured on Sunday night at a country music performance. Social media was almost exclusively filled with responses of shock, horror, and grief as Americans attempted to wrap their minds around this gruesome ...
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    14. Hadassah Doctor Brings New Hope to Cystic Fibrosis Patients

      Hadassah Doctor Brings New Hope to Cystic Fibrosis Patients
      Twenty five years ago, Dr. Batsheva Kerem and Dr. Eitan Kerem made a significant contribution to the scientific worlds understanding of genetic mutations and cystic fibrosis. Togetherwith their medical-research teamsthey mapped the genetic mutation profile of cystic fibrosis among different Jewish ethnic groups in Israel. Since then, life expectancy for individuals with cystic fibrosis has shifted dramatically, thanks in part to their medical and genetic research and ongoing commitment to ...
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    15. Israeli study says Zika virus alerts spread too much confusion

      Israeli study says Zika virus alerts spread too much confusion
      Hebrew University study says information on the epidemic was at too high a reading level. Information about the 2015- 2016 Zika virus epidemic that was released by the World Health Organization caused confusion and even panic in the world because it was written for people with graduate-school educations rather than the common man.Also, press releases issued by the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) were found to be suited ...
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