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BGU Researchers Discover Treatment for Brain Trauma-induced ...

July 14, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

Dr. Alon Friedman, a neurosurgeon, professor and researcher at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, working with researchers from UC Berkeley, California have identified a TGF Beta Blocker that when given to rats prevents epilepsy after brain damage, according to a new study appearing in the July 15 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience.

BGU Researchers Identify How “Stressed” Fat Tissue ...

July 14, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

BGU Researchers Identify How “Stressed” Fat Tissue Malfunctions and Contributes to Obesity-Associated Diseases.

Did Evolution Make Us Cancer Prone?

June 22, 2009

Tags: Medical Research

The Jerusalem Post -- Researchers at BGU���s National Institute for Biotechnology in the Negev suspect human mutations during evolution play a role in our susceptibility to cancer.

Canker Sores in Mouth Caused by Unknown Virus

June 17, 2009

Tags: Medical Research

The Palm Beach Post -- BGU researchers have discovered that a nightly dose of vitamin B12 is a simple, effective and low-risk therapy to prevent recurrent "canker sores."

Drug Appears Safe for Morning Sickness

June 15, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Social Sciences & Humanities

The New York Times -- BGU researchers performed one of the largest studies ever done on a commonly used anti-nausea drug to conclude it is safe to use during pregnancy.

Study Finds Little Risk From a Morning Sickness Medication

June 11, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Social Sciences & Humanities

Los Angeles Times -- BGU researchers ease the minds of pregnant women with their study showing no risk to fetuses when using a popular morning sickness medication.

Off-Label Morning Sickness Drug Deemed Safe for Fetuses

June 11, 2009

Tags: Business & Management, Medical Research, Press Releases

Off-label morning sickness drug, Metoclopramide, poses no significant risks to the fetus according to a large collaborative study by researchers and physicians at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Soroka University Medical Center, Clalit Health Services, and the Division of Pharmacology, Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. The results were published in the June 11 issue of the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine.

Who Drives Better: Drunks or Stoners?

May 27, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Robotics & High-Tech

Popular Science -- The Cadillac simulator at BGU's Laboratory for Human Factors in Road Safety immerses drivers in a personalized road trip while researchers monitor their glance, expression and heartbeat.




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