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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

Tracking the PCCA Gene in Sephardim

May 20, 2011

Tags: Medical Research

Prof. Ohad Birk is working on a cure for an atrophy disease found in Jews of Iraqi and Moroccan descent.

BGU Researcher Awarded Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grant ...

May 13, 2011

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Fast Company -- Alberto Bilenca's project uses mobile phone cameras equipped with polarized laser pointers to diagnose this deadly disease.

Gates Foundation Awards Ben-Gurion University of the Negev ...

May 13, 2011

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BGU researcher Alberto Bilenca, Ph.D. has been awarded a prestigious grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop a fast, low-cost device to accuracy diagnose malaria without the need for blood collection in field settings.




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