Female Physicians Are Less Likely to Admit Women to ICU


A female patient treated by a female physician is less likely to be admitted to an intensive care unit (ICU)
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Low-Income Sleep Apnea Patients Don’t Pursue Recommended Treatment

April 2, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

A new study by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers reveals that a patient’s income level is an important factor that may affect the decision either to initiate

Bariatric Surgery Minimizes Pregnancy Complications for Obese Women

March 23, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

Women who undergo bariatric surgery to treat obesity will reduce the risk of medical and obstetric complications when they become pregnant, according to a study by researchers from Ben-Gurion

BGU Buildings Garner Prestigious Architectural Awards

March 11, 2009

Tags: Business & Management, Negev Development & Community Programs, Press Releases

Two buildings at BGU, designed by Raquel Vert of Los Angeles-based Vert Architects, were awarded first prize in two different categories in the “Best Project of the Year 2008/9

BGU Researchers Develop “Green Window” Technology

March 4, 2009

Tags: Business & Management, Press Releases

BGU researchers have developed a new, highly energy-efficient window technology, featuring two reversible panes that will save energy in homes and office buildings all year.

Technique Developed to Help Combat Nuclear Proliferation

March 4, 2009

Tags: Alternative Energy, Press Releases

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev engineers have developed a technique to "denature" plutonium created in large nuclear reactors, making it unsuitable for use in nuclear arms.

“Green” Window Developed by BGU Researchers

March 3, 2009

Tags: Desert & Water Research, Press Releases

The windows reduce energy costs and consumption, keeping desert homes warm in winter and cool in summer.

BGU Students Selected to Attend Second Annual Clinton Global Initiative’s University

February 11, 2009

Tags: Negev Development & Community Programs, Press Releases

Three out of five of the Israeli students selected to attend the prestigious Clinton Global Initiative's University, a project of the non-partisan William J. Clinton Foundation, are from Ben-Gurion

Relief for Canker Sores

February 10, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

A team of physicians at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev has discovered that a nightly dose of vitamin B12 is a simple, effective and low risk therapy to prevent

Operation Cast Lead Analysis and BGU Update (Podcast)

January 23, 2009

Tags: Press Releases

Israel's Brigadier General Nachman Shai provides an analysis of Operation Cast Lead and BGU President Prof. Rivka Carmi gives an update on the impact of the Gaza incursion on