By Rotem Elizera On Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

Weizmann Institute Develops Groundbreaking Prostate Cancer Treatment

  The incidence of prostate cancer, especially among men, in Israel has increased in the past two decades. However, Professor Avigdor Scherz and Professor Yoram Salomon of the Weizmann Institute have More...

By Jewish Business News On Friday, March 4th, 2016

Could Party Drug Ketamine Treat and Even Cure Clinical Depression?

  New Jersey psychiatrist Steven Levine first thought of using ketamine in his practice when a patient came in whose depression could not be lifted by any commercially available antidepressants. After talking More...

By News On Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

Falcons Owner Arthur Blank Vows to Fight Cancer, Move on to Super Bowl Bid

  He’s facing one of the biggest, off-field battles of his life. But Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank said Tuesday he plans to beat prostate cancer, and his prognosis is good. “In December I was More...

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By News Brief On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Foria Relief: Cannabis Vagina Suppositories Which ‘Eases Period Pain’ Sold in US

  Approximately 3.4 billion women globally experience period pain – or dysmenorrhoea – as the muscular wall of the womb contracts and presses against neighbouring blood vessels.  Suppositories More...

By Jewish Business News On Monday, February 1st, 2016

WHO Declares Zika an International Public Health Emergency

  The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the Zika crisis—a mosquito-borne virus linked to birth defects—an international public health emergency Monday, freeing money to fund international efforts More...

By JNS On Monday, February 1st, 2016

Haifa Babies Born With Smaller Heads Likely Due to Pollution

  Data from a study commissioned by the Haifa Municipal Association shows that Israeli babies born in or near Haifa are being exposed to higher levels of pollution, and are born with lower than average weight More...

By Niva Goldberg On Thursday, January 28th, 2016

NEWS Zika Virus ‘Spreading Explosively, ’ WHO Says

  The Zika virus is “spreading explosively, ” the head of the World Health Organization said Thursday — calling for an emergency meeting on the outbreak on Monday. “The level of alarm is extremely More...

By Jewish Business News On Friday, January 15th, 2016

Cartilage Regeneration on the Way for Knees, Osteoarthritis

  Agili-C, a revolutionary cartilage regenerating technology from Israeli startup CartiHeal that could revolutionize treatment for cartilage damage and osteoarthritis,  is preparing for a 2017 launch in More...

By Jewish Business News On Thursday, January 14th, 2016

Getting Anxiety Right

  When researchers want to evaluate the efficacy of new anxiety treatments, the traditional approach is to study how rats or mice behave in uncomfortable or stressful situations. Rodents shun brightly lit, More...

By Jewish Business News On Monday, January 4th, 2016

New York Times: Zika Virus That Shrinks Babies’ Brains Is Spreading, Say Scientists

  The rare and incurable microcephaly condition, in which causes babies to be born with shrunken heads and small brains and skulls, has seen a surge in Brazil in the last year, and now appears to be More...


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