Tag archive for ‘Johns Hopkins University’
Jewish Business News On Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

There Are Only Two Weight Loss Systems That Actually Work, Says Science

  A new study from Johns Hopkins University shows that only two programs, Jenny Craig and Weight Watchers, are supported by substantial data that proves them to be more effective than on-your-own dieting More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Study of Former NFL Players Reveals Damage Caused by Concussive Brain Damage

Study of former NFL players finds that #concussions affect specific parts of the brain tied to memory and mood. Are #concussions damaging our brains? Perhaps, says a study of nine former NFL players. Research More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, January 12th, 2015

Map of mysterious molecules in our galaxy sheds new light on century-old puzzle

–   By analyzing the light of hundreds of thousands of celestial objects, Johns Hopkins astronomers from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) have created a unique map of enigmatic molecules in More...

John Hopkins University and Compugen team on immune checkpoints

– The collaboration will focus on immune checkpoint candidates discovered by Compugen for the potential treatment of cancer. –   Compugen Ltd. (Nasdaq: CGEN; TASE: CGEN) today announced the More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Study Finds Link Between Tobacco and Virus Causing Oral Cancers

Johns Hopkins scientists have shown a strong association between tobacco use or exposure and infection with oral human papillomavirus type 16 (HPV16), the sexually transmitted virus responsible for mouth and More...

Jewish Business News On Saturday, August 2nd, 2014

A Blood Test for Suicide?

– Alterations to a single gene could predict risk of suicide attempt. – Johns Hopkins researchers say they have discovered a chemical alteration in a single human gene linked to stress reactions More...

Yoel Bermant On Sunday, June 22nd, 2014

The Sidney Kimmel Foundation presents a $110 million gift to the to Thomas Jefferson University

– In appreciation of the generous endowment the Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia will be renaming their  medical school the Sidney Kimmel Medical College. –   The Sidney Kimmel Foundation, More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, June 1st, 2014

How breast cancer ‘expresses itself’

– New study finds that gene patterns responsible for normal breast tissue may also play a role in the development of cancer. – Breast cancer cell – About one in eight women in the United States More...

Yoel Bermant On Wednesday, January 1st, 2014

Mark Zuckerberg Shoots To The Top Of The List Of US Philanthropists In 2013

– Zuckerberg, CEO and founder of Facebook, in his usual  unobtrusive manner presented  the largest single donation of the year, close to $1 billion. – Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan More...

Jewish Business News Service On Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

LapSpace Medical Raises $1 Million

–   LapSpace Medical – LapSpace Medical, an Israeli company developing a balloon retractor for laparoscopic surgery, completed an investment round raised about $1 million. LapSpace,  More...

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