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Elizabeth Edwards: Resilience or Revenge?

May 13, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Social Sciences & Humanities

The Huffington Post -- BGU research indicates that adverse life events increase susceptibility to breast cancer. Author claims Elizabeth Edwards is a case in point.

Third Israeli Case of Swine Flu Confirmed

May 4, 2009

Tags: Medical Research

Jerusalem Post -- BGU researcher and Latin American medical expert Prof. Dov Chernichovsky, who recently returned from a one-month stint in Mexico comments on the swine flu.

Bariatric Surgery a Good Idea for Obese Women Who Want to Become ...

April 29, 2009

Tags: Medical Research

CBS News -- View a video broadcast highlighting a study conducted by BGU researchers, indicating that bariatric surgery reduces the risks of medical complications for obese women who want to become pregnant.

Trip to Israel Takes Many Turns

April 21, 2009

Tags: Alternative Energy, Desert & Water Research, Medical Research

Boca Raton News -- Reporter chronicles trip to BGU where he and a group of journalists from the U.S. met with faculty, learning about groundbreaking research on the environment, in medicine and in homeland security.

Low-Income Sleep Apnea Patients Don’t Pursue Recommended ...

April 2, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

A new study by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers reveals that a patient’s income level is an important factor that may affect the decision either to initiate or decline one of the most common therapies in treating obstructive sleep apnea.

A Spirit of Collaboration Prevails in the Desert

March 24, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Negev Development & Community Programs

JUF News--The promising research on Alzheimer���s and diabetes, and the landmark work on the identification and testing for genetic disorders, demonstrate that public health is a major stock in trade of academics at Ben-Gurion University.

Bariatric Surgery Minimizes Pregnancy Complications for Obese ...

March 23, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

Women who undergo bariatric surgery to treat obesity will reduce the risk of medical and obstetric complications when they become pregnant, according to a study by researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

Relief for Canker Sores

February 10, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

A team of physicians at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev has discovered that a nightly dose of vitamin B12 is a simple, effective and low risk therapy to prevent Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis (RAS), better known as “canker sores.”

New Approach Counters Diabetes in Mice Trials

December 16, 2008

Tags: Medical Research

BGU scientists cured diabetes in a mouse by supplying healthy cells that enabled its immune system to continue to function, creating the closest cure for diabetes to date.




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