Dr. Ruth Promises “Good Sex for Life” for Donations

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The renowned psychosexual therapist will be receiving an honorary doctoral degree from BGU in May. To commemorate the honor, she is establishing the Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer Endowed Scholarship for Psychology.

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Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (Coxibs) Interfere With Aspirin’s Clotting Ability

December 23, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

A new study conducted at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev reveals that Celebrex and other anti-inflammatory coxib medications may counter the positive effects of aspirin in preventing blood clots.

New Africa Center Inaugurated

December 18, 2009

Tags: Negev Development & Community Programs, Press Releases

BGU inaugurates a new Africa Center that will focus on the continent's political history and cultural intricacies, and seek to strengthen relationships and standing within Africa and Israel.

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.

Amb. Ronald S. Lauder Receives Honorary Doctoral Degree from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

November 24, 2009

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Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) awarded American Jewish leader and philanthropist Hon. Ronald S. Lauder an honorary doctoral degree for personal and business accomplishments and achievements that symbolize

Medications That Block Folic Acid During Pregnancy Double the Risk of Congenital Malformations in Fetus

October 15, 2009

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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 University of the Negev Researchers

October 7, 2009

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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 Alzheimer’s Researcher Demonstrates Specific Immune Response to Vaccine

September 21, 2009

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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.

BGU Develops New Computer Techniques To Read and Study Historic Hebrew and Arabic Documents

August 14, 2009

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Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) will combine the scientific and scholarly expertise of their humanities and computer science experts in a new project to analyze degraded

Summer Heat Increases Risk of Amniotic Fluid Level Deficiency in Pregnant Women, According to BGU Study

July 30, 2009

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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