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Contributing Author On Tuesday, October 27th, 2020

How Are Ashkenazi Genetic Diseases Inherited?

  By Contributing Author If you’re of Ashkenazi Jewish descent, you may be more likely to be a genetic carrier of certain genetically inherited diseases. In fact, research shows that about 1 in 4 Ashkenazi More...

Rotem Elizera On Sunday, January 27th, 2019

12 Studies that Changing the History of the Medical World

Medicine is changing and developing constantly. Many studies published in 2018 may change the lives of millions of people around the world. The world’s leading medical journal, the New England Journal More...

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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...

News On Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Robert Downey Jr. Invites Fan with Cystic Fibrosis to “Captain America” Premiere

  Robert Downey Jr. put his celebrity status to good use on Friday, October 23. Downey Jr. has lived the life of Stark beyond the big screens as he immersed the young boy in the superhero world that he More...

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Jewish Business News On Monday, July 13th, 2015

Stem Cells Might Heal Damaged Lungs

New research from Israel’s Weizmann Institute has shown that stem cells can be used to heal damaged lungs. So good news for smokers. Diseases of the airways like emphysema, bronchitis, asthma More...

BGU ResearchersDiscover How Proteins ‘Talk’ to Each Other Inside Human Cells

A collaborative research study recently published in the prestigious journal PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences) by researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, the National Institutes More...

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