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A Mediterranean Diet Linked to Reduced Weight Gain

November 5, 2010

Tags: Medical Research

Want to avoid the added pounds that can come from aging? A Mediterranean diet can help.

Genetic Defect Found to Cause Severe Epilepsy and Mental ...

October 13, 2010

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

A BGU research team and Soroka University Medical Center in Beer-Sheva, Israel has detected a genetic mutation resulting in a progressive disease of severe mental retardation and epilepsy beginning at infancy.

Drink Milk and Lose More Weight

September 20, 2010

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A new weight loss study conducted by BGU researchers reveals that dieters who consumed milk or milk products lost more weight than those who consumed little to no milk products.

Male and Female Medical Students View Skin Cancer Differently

September 14, 2010

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

Survey of Florida medical students shows a significant disparity among future M.D.s in their attitudes and knowledge of skin cancer.

Professor Ron N. Apte Awarded the 2010 Elkeles Prize for ...

August 6, 2010

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Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) Professor Ron N. Apte has been awarded the 2010 Samuel and Paula Elkeles Prize for Outstanding Scientist in the Field of Medicine.

BGU Researcher Awarded Grant from Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

August 1, 2010

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Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) Professor Varda Shoshan-Barmatz has been awarded a three-year, $600,000 grant from the U.S. Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to develop target-specific, anti-cancer drugs.

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Researchers Identify Risks of ...

July 29, 2010

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

July 27, 2010 – Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers reveal in a new, large-scale study that “normal” blood pressure at age 17 can still predict hypertension at early adulthood and that teenage boys are three to four times more likely to develop high blood pressure in early adulthood than girls.

FDA Approves Clinical Trial for Type 1 Diabetics with Treatment ...

June 28, 2010

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has granted clearance to initiate a Phase I/II clinical trial evaluating Alpha-1 Antitrypsin (AAT) in type 1 diabetics, based on research by BGU's Dr. Eli Lewis.

Jordanian and Israeli Paramedics Train Together

June 4, 2010

Tags: Medical Research, Social Sciences & Humanities

JTA -- Fifteen Jordanian students spent the past academic year at BGU studying with Israeli students as part of the Israel-Jordan Academic Emergency Medicine Collaboration.




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