Tag archive for ‘diseases’
Jewish Business News On Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

Men who become dads before they are aged 25 ‘have a greater chance of dying in middle age’

Becoming a dad before the age of 25 is linked to a heightened risk of dying in middle age, this according to a sibling study published online in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. The evidence More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, August 3rd, 2015

Bees naturally vaccinate their babies: study

  When it comes to vaccinating their babies, bees don’t have a choice — they naturally immunize their offspring against specific diseases found in their environments. And now for the first More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, May 8th, 2015

A deadly shadow: Measles may weaken immune system up to 3 years

The measles virus is known to cast a deadly shadow upon children by temporarily suppressing their immune systems. While this vulnerability was previously thought to have lasted a month or two, a new study More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, March 30th, 2015

Weizmann Institute New Approach to Cancer Cells: Jam their Communication

The average living cell needs communication skills: It must transmit a constant stream of messages quickly and efficiently from its outer walls to the inner nucleus, where most of the day-to-day decisions More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, February 5th, 2015

There Were More Measles Cases In January Than the Whole Of 2012

Everybody’s talking about measles right now. After it was declared eradicated in the United States, the disease is making a comeback amid a political dispute about the need for vaccinations. Two prominent More...

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Can-Fite’s new Drug Fights Diabetes-Related Erectile Dysfunction

Israel’s Can-Fite BioPharma Ltd., a biotechnology company which develops proprietary small molecule drugs for treating cancer and inflammatory diseases, reported it has received positive data regarding More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, January 26th, 2015

BrainStorm’s NurOwn May be Able to Help Autism

BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics, an Israeli developer of adult stem cell technologies for neurodegenerative diseases, announced positive results from preclinical studies of its NurOwn in the BTBR mouse model More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

Tel Aviv University’s Professor Yosef Shiloh Wins First Olav Thorn Prize

Professor Yosef Shiloh from Tel Aviv University has been awarded the first Olav Thon Prize for natural sciences and medicine. Prof. Shiloh, whose research focuses on genetic predisposition to cancer, will More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Agrolan Develops Portable Pollution Monitor

Israel’s Agrolan Ltd. has unveiled a new mobile device that can measure air pollution. This is a groundbreaking development since until now only huge machines – which obviously must be kept stationary – More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

Australians More Likely to Perish in Freezing Winters than Squelching Summers

Australians are more likely to die during unseasonably cold winters than hotter than average summers, QUT research has found. Across the country severe winters that are colder and drier than normal are More...

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