Tag archive for ‘Immune system’
Jewish Business News On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

Rare Disorder Found to Have a Common Form

A hereditary autoimmune disease that was thought to be exceedingly rare may have a less severe form that affects one in 1, 000 people or even more, according to new research conducted at the Weizmann Institute More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, April 13th, 2015

Israeli Scientists Discover How a Bacterial Cell Recognizes Its Own DNA

It may come as a bit of a surprise to learn that bacteria have an immune system – in their case to fight off invasive viruses called phages. And like any immune system – from single-celled to human – the More...

Michael Ordman On Thursday, May 29th, 2014

Seven Weeks of Israeli Medical Treatments (Part 1)

– I’ve been absent from the blog scene for around seven weeks due to illness – exactly the same amount of time as between the Jewish festival of Passover and the upcoming festival of Shavuot (Pentecost).  During More...

Gali Weinreb On Monday, February 17th, 2014

GSK and Technion Sign Drug Development Deal

– GlaxoSmithKline and BioRap will commercialize a treatment for lethal side effects of bone marrow transplants. – – Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE: GSK) has signed a joint drug More...

Contributor On Thursday, June 20th, 2013

Israeli Cancer Vaccine: ImMucin Shows Optimistic Results

– From right: CEO Dr. Lior Carmon, and Julian Levy , President and CFO – /By Jewish Business News Service / Cancer is one of the biggest challenges of the 21st Centuries. Although treatments More...

Niva Goldberg On Thursday, May 16th, 2013

First Time: Researchers Founds How Stress Causes Damage to the Body

– BGU researchers have proven that chronic stress increases the susceptibility to an autoimmune disease similar to multiple sclerosis, which is characterized by damage to the nervous system in the brain. Stress/ More...


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