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Biomaterial For Heart Repair Developed

November 6, 2009

Tags: Medical Research

Jewish Herald-Voice -- Breakthrough biomaterial developed at BGU is being licensed by a major drug company as a potential treatment for heart repair.

Medications That Block Folic Acid During Pregnancy Double the ...

October 15, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

A study conducted by researchers at BGU advises pregnant women to take vitamin supplements containing folic acid as part of their routine pre-natal care.

Heartburn Drugs Deemed Safe for Fetuses According to Ben-Gurion ...

October 7, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

According to a recent study by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researchers, U.S. approved heartburn drugs pose no significant risks to fetuses.

BGU’s ‘Country Doctors’

October 1, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Negev Development & Community Programs

The Jerusalem Post -- Dr. Yoram Singer and Abu Abod make house calls in unrecognized Bedouin settlements, offering medical care and emotional support to the dying and their families.

BGU Alzheimer’s Researcher Demonstrates Specific Immune ...

September 21, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researcher Dr. Alon Monsonego created a humanized mouse model with a specific gene that responded to A-beta-peptide vaccine, reducing plaque and inflammation.

A New Look at the Negev Desert

September 16, 2009

Tags: Alternative Energy, Desert & Water Research, Medical Research, Negev Development & Community Programs

Baltimore Jewish Times -- With 60 percent of the country's land, but only 10 percent of its population, the Negev, with BGU's help, is a place for pioneers and entrepreneurs who want to make their mark.

Summer Heat Increases Risk of Amniotic Fluid Level Deficiency in ...

July 30, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

Pregnant women have a higher incidence of insufficient amniotic fluid levels (oligohydramnios) in the summer months due to dehydration, according to a study conducted by researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU).

Social Network Bolsters Teen Emotions After Suicide Bombings

July 15, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Social Sciences & Humanities

Jerusalem Post -- BGU researchers discover that teenagers who have a strong social support system are more resilient to depression after being exposed to terrorism-related stress.

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.




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