Tag archive for ‘research’
Jewish Business News On Thursday, October 6th, 2016

Israeli Study Helps Explain How Cancer Cells Become Resistant to Treatment

Even with today’s safer and more targeted anti-cancer drugs, scientists have been unable to satisfactorily explain why treated cancers so often recur. The common theory is that the cancer cell develops “internal More...

Albert Hecht On Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

Israeli Doctor to Use Medical Cannabis to Treat Autism in First-of-Its-Kind Study, Report

  In view of evidence that cannabinoids can help improve the quality of life of autistic people, an Israeli pediatrician has launched a first of its kind clinical trial to study the effects of medical More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, July 31st, 2016

Nine-to-Five Sitting Still in Office Jobs Second Only to Smoking as Highest Death Risk

Nine-to-five sitting in office jobs with low physical demands are fuelling a ‘pandemic’ of inactivity and leading to significant risk of death, second only to smoking. A 45 year study in middle-aged More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, April 8th, 2016

Research Finds That Wisdom Is a Matter of Both Heart and Mind

The fluctuations of your heartbeat may affect your wisdom, according to new research from the University of Waterloo. The study suggests that heart rate variation and thinking process work together to enable More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, December 21st, 2015

Researchers Pinpoint Child-Pedestrian Behaviors That Lead to Auto Accidents in Virtual Reality Traffic Laboratory

    “Look both ways before you cross the street” may be sage advice, but it is also apparently necessary for children as old as 13, according to a new study by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, November 19th, 2015

Wisconsin Scientists Grow Functional Vocal Cord Tissue in the Lab

  University of Wisconsin-Madison scientists have succeeded in growing functional vocal cord tissue in the laboratory, a major step toward restoring a voice to people who have lost their vocal cords to cancer More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, November 13th, 2015

New Earth-Like Exoplanet Discovered in Our Neighborhood

  Researchers have discovered an exoplanet just slightly bigger than Earth and located much closer to our Solar System than any other terrestrial, alien world. Called GJ 1132b, it orbits a tiny red,  More...

Jewish Business News On Saturday, October 17th, 2015

Study Shows Antioxidant Use May Promote Spread of Cancer

Antioxidants, which include vitamins E, C and beta-carotene, and are contained in what we call healthy food, are thought to protect cells from damage by acting as defenders against elements called “free More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Sunday, June 28th, 2015

Google Developing Wristband to Replace Doctors

– – Not to be outdone by Apple, Google is developing its own watch. Only this one will tell you your blood pressure, heart rate, and other things instead of the time. The company gave the scoop More...

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Jewish Business News On Thursday, June 25th, 2015

Children Who Suffer Trauma From Witnessing Domestic Violence or Suffering Sexual Abuse Are in Higher Risk of Migraine in Later Life

Adults who were exposed to childhood adversity, including witnessing parental domestic violence, childhood physical and sexual abuse have higher odds of experiencing migraine headaches in adulthood, according More...

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