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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.

Better Brain-Wave Analysis

May 26, 2009

Tags: Medical Research

Technology Review -- BGU researcher discovers novel method to analyze brain signals which could guide stroke treatment.

Israeli University Gives Rare Honor to Jordanian

May 19, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Negev Development & Community Programs, Social Sciences & Humanities

The Associated Press -- BGU is recognizing Dr. Mohammed al-Hadid, president of the Jordan Red Crescent, for a joint Israeli-Jordanian program in emergency medicine to be offered at BGU.

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.

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