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Device Detects Cancerous Skin Tumors

November 24, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers are developing a new device that detects cancerous skin tumors and melanoma that are not visible to the naked eye.

Anti-Oxidants Possible Buffer Against Onset of Alzheimer’s

November 12, 2009

Tags: Medical Research

Forward -- Dr. Alon Monsonego cited his research, which focuses on the interaction between the immune system and the brain during aging and on the progression of Alzheimer's disease at the Greater New York Region, American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev annual gala.

Biomaterial For Heart Repair Developed

November 6, 2009

Tags: Medical Research

Jewish Herald-Voice -- Breakthrough biomaterial developed at BGU is being licensed by a major drug company as a potential treatment for heart repair.

Medications That Block Folic Acid During Pregnancy Double the ...

October 15, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

A study conducted by researchers at BGU advises pregnant women to take vitamin supplements containing folic acid as part of their routine pre-natal care.

Heartburn Drugs Deemed Safe for Fetuses According to Ben-Gurion ...

October 7, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

According to a recent study by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researchers, U.S. approved heartburn drugs pose no significant risks to fetuses.

BGU’s ‘Country Doctors’

October 1, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Negev Development & Community Programs

The Jerusalem Post -- Dr. Yoram Singer and Abu Abod make house calls in unrecognized Bedouin settlements, offering medical care and emotional support to the dying and their families.

BGU Alzheimer’s Researcher Demonstrates Specific Immune ...

September 21, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researcher Dr. Alon Monsonego created a humanized mouse model with a specific gene that responded to A-beta-peptide vaccine, reducing plaque and inflammation.

A New Look at the Negev Desert

September 16, 2009

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

Baltimore Jewish Times -- With 60 percent of the country's land, but only 10 percent of its population, the Negev, with BGU's help, is a place for pioneers and entrepreneurs who want to make their mark.

Summer Heat Increases Risk of Amniotic Fluid Level Deficiency in ...

July 30, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

Pregnant women have a higher incidence of insufficient amniotic fluid levels (oligohydramnios) in the summer months due to dehydration, according to a study conducted by researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU).




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