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Quick Test to Diagnose Bacterial or Viral Infection Developed by ...

July 19, 2011

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev have developed a new test that quickly and accurately distinguishes between bacterial and viral infections in as little as five hours.

Computerized System to Prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome ...

July 14, 2011

Tags: Business & Management, Medical Research, Press Releases, Robotics & High-Tech

A new system using video and computer software to monitor a baby that could be used to prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), as well as for telemedicine applications, has been developed by two students at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU).

Healthcare Lessons at BGU from Inside a New Culture

June 28, 2011

Tags: Medical Research, Negev Development & Community Programs

Northeastern University students learn about providing medical care in a multicultural environment.

Daughters for Life Fund Transcends Tragedy

June 24, 2011

Tags: Medical Research

A Palestinian doctor and grieving father starts a new scholarship fund to support women studying at universities in the Middle East, including Israel's BGU.

New Research from BGU Shows Electronic Notifications about Drug ...

June 24, 2011

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

A recently published study by researchers at BGU suggests that HMOs can reduce prescription drug costs with implementation of electronic notifications about alternative drug choices.

Normal Body Mass Index May Be Too High

June 10, 2011

Tags: Medical Research

Prof. Iris Shai finds that what has been considered a normal body mass index (BMI) for teens may be too high.

Avram and Stella Goldstein-Goren Department of Biotechnology ...

June 10, 2011

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

The Avram and Stella Goldstein-Goren Department of Biotechnology Engineering was dedicated on Sunday, June 5th at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in the presence of senior University administration, faculty, students, supporters of American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (AABGU), and members of the Goldstein-Goren family, including: Alexander M. Goren, president of AABGU; Viviana Goren Khazzam, president of the Cukier, Goldstein-Goren Foundation; Micaela Goren Monti; James Goren; and representatives of the younger generations.

Beware: Monitor the Body Mass Index of Teenagers

June 9, 2011

Tags: Medical Research

Elevated BMI in teens may put some at risk for type 2 diabetes and heart disease as adults.

An End to an Epidemic

June 1, 2011

Tags: Medical Research

Diabetes is a disease that has a global impact and leaves many patients without effective tools to manage the disease. A team of BGU researchers, led by Dr. Eli Lewis, has developed a new therapy that may provide a cure.




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