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Are Your Texts Depressed? The Computer Knows, Maybe

April 16, 2010

Tags: Medical Research, Social Sciences & Humanities

Chronicle of Higher Education, Wired Campus Blog -- Researchers at Ben-Gurion University have developed a program that can detect depression in online texts and could serve as a screening tool to direct potential patients towards treatment.

The Latest Tech in the Struggle to Cure Diabetes: An Interview ...

April 16, 2010

Tags: Medical Research

BGU's Dr. Eli Lewis discusses his breakthrough research in type 1 diabetes and islet transplantation therapy.

Israeli, Area Facilities ‘Collaborate Across ...

April 16, 2010

Tags: Medical Research

Jewish Exponent -- Ben-Gurion University and Fox Chase Cancer Center celebrated their seven-year-old collaboration at a gathering at the Cancer Center that showcased their research collaborations over the years.

A Mission of Caring

April 16, 2010

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

Leaders Magazine -- Professor Rivka Carmi, M.D., president of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, speaks about the University's groundbreaking research and expertise locally and around the globe.

Researcher Receives $100,000 Prize for Heart Repair Research

March 23, 2010

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

Prof. Smadar Cohen, head of BGU’s Avram and Stella Goldstein-Goren Department of Biotechnology Engineering, has received a prestigious award for her research which led to the creation of an innovative cardiac scaffold that prevents tissue damage following heart attacks.

A New Scanner for Your Skin

March 23, 2010

Tags: Medical Research

The Jewish Star -- A new device to analyze and diagnose skin lesions before they are visibile to the naked eye is under development at BGU.

Weight Loss May Reduce Artery Clogging

March 16, 2010

Tags: Medical Research

CNN -- In a BGU study, middle-aged people with heart disease or diabetes who lost more than 12 pounds over a two-year period successfully reduced the size of the deposits (or plaques) clogging their arteries.

Popular Diet Plans Can Unclog Arteries

March 4, 2010

Tags: Medical Research

Business Week-- BGU researcher Dr. Iris Shai discovers that low-fat, low-carbohydrate and Mediterranean diets can reverse the thickening of artery walls that can lead to heart attack and stroke.

Family Therapy is More Effective than Standard Treatment for ...

March 4, 2010

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

BGU researchers discover that adolescents with suicidal thoughts and depression have faster reduction of symptoms when treated with family therapy than with private or conventional therapy.




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