By Jewish Business News On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Virus Overheard Talking to One Another

  Viruses may be stealthy invaders, but a study at the Weizmann Institute of Science reveals a new, chatty side of some: For the first time, viruses have been found communicating with one another. This communication More...

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By Gil Tanenbaum On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Possible Cystic Fibrosis Treatment — Disease Prevalent Among Ashkenazic Jews

A new treatment for Cystic Fibrosis may have been developed by researchers in New Zealand. The disease affects a disproportionate number of Ashkenazic Jews. A study titled “Biological Function of a Polysaccharide More...

TAU study on treatment of Huntington's disease
By Jewish Business News Correspondent On Monday, January 2nd, 2017

Gut Microbiome May Hold the Cure for Autoimmune Disease

  Scientists from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston boast that they may have discovered a way to treat Autoimmune Diseases using gut bacteria found in the human body. Their study titled More...

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By Jewish Business News Correspondent On Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

New Effective Ebola Vaccine Developed

  A new and effective Ebola Vaccine has been developed by scientists from from the World Health Organization and the Norwegian Institute of Public Health. The study titled “Efficacy and effectiveness More...

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By Jewish Business News On Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

You Are What You Exhale: Different Diseases Have Distinct Chemical Signature

    The ancient Greeks were right! Each disease has its own chemical signature that can be identify just by “smelling” the patient’s breath, and using artificial intelligence to analyze the More...

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By Jewish Business News On Sunday, December 18th, 2016

Israeli and Canadian Scientists Develop New Biological Pacemaker

The biological pacemaker’s whose efficacy has been demonstrated in cell cultures and rats, has been developed by researchers at the Technion- Israel Institute of Technology and Rambam Medical Center in Haifa More...

By Jewish Business News Correspondent On Thursday, December 15th, 2016

E Cigarette Smokers Get Bad News From US Surgeon General

  If you like your E cigarettes then we have some bad news for you. The US Surgeon General has called on the government to take action to reduce the use of e cigarettes among youth. This is said to be the More...

By Jewish Business News On Monday, December 5th, 2016

More Sex Helps Memory — McGill University Study Finds

Can more sex improve your memory? Well a new study from researchers at McGill University in Canada says that it can certainly help women. Remember that one on Seinfeld where George stops having sex and gets smarter? More...

Magic mushroom chemical psilocybin could be key to treating depression - studies
By Jewish Business News On Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

ONE Dose of Hallucinogenic Drug Psilocybin From Magic Mushroom Relieves Anxiety and Depression, Studies

    A single dose of psilocybin, the active compound in psychedelic mushrooms, significantly lessens the anxiety and depression in distressed people with advanced cancer for 6-8 months, two clinical trials More...

By Jewish Business News On Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

Israeli Research Reveals New Combination Therapy for Aggressive Triple Negative Breast Cancer

  A promising new combination therapy for a particularly aggressive form of breast cancer has been identified by Israeli Weizmann Institute scientists. The potential dual-acting therapeutic strategy not only More...


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