Female Physicians Are Less Likely to Admit Women to ICU

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A female patient treated by a female physician is less likely to be admitted to an intensive care unit (ICU)
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Biogas Project for Bedouin Community Provides Environmental and Health Solutions (video)

August 13, 2008

Tags: Alternative Energy, Negev Development & Community Programs, Press Releases

Ben-Gurion University graduate students developed environmentally-sound methods of waste disposal for the Bedouin community. The project, “Promoting the Use of Biogas in Bedouin Villages and Training Bedouin Women Leaders

BGU Initiates Project to Eliminate Intestinal Worms in Ethiopia

August 7, 2008

Tags: Medical Research, Negev Development & Community Programs, Press Releases

BGU Professor Zvi Bentwich, who heads The Center for Emerging Diseases, Tropical Diseases and AIDS in Israel (CEMTA), is beginning an intensive program in Ethiopia to eradicate intestinal

Shining a Light on Infection

July 30, 2008

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

A new type of fiber optic biosensor-enabled blood test that resembles a pen rapidly determines what type of infection a patient has and whether he needs antibiotics. The biopen

Scented Tomatoes Developed at BGU

July 30, 2008

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A new type of genetically modified tomato with aromas of lemon and roses was developed in part by researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), which could affect

MBA Team Wins Second Prize in Worldwide Intel Competition for Renewable Fuel Business Plan

July 30, 2008

Tags: Alternative Energy, Business & Management, Press Releases

A team of Honors MBA students from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev won second place in the Intel Education® and University of California Berkeley competition. Teams were judged on

Genetic Cause of Bedouin Children’s Disease Discovered

July 30, 2008

Tags: Medical Research, Negev Development & Community Programs, Press Releases

Researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and Soroka University Medical Center have identified the genetic defect responsible for Infantile Neuroaxonal Dystrophy (NAD), a severe and often fatal neurodegenerative

Low-fat Diet May Not be Best Choice

July 30, 2008

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A two-year study led by researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) reveals that low-carbohydrate and Mediterranean diets may be safer and more effective in achieving weight loss

BGU Licenses Solar Energy Technology to Israeli Start-up

July 30, 2008

Tags: Alternative Energy, Business & Management, Press Releases

Zenith Solar, an Israeli startup technology company, has reached agreement with BGU's technology transfer company, BGN Technologies, to license solar energy technology developed at BGU.

BGU Professor Awarded 2007 Michael Prize for Epilepsy Research

July 14, 2008

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

Prof. Alon Friedman of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) has won the prestigious 2007 Michael Prize for Epilepsy Research from the Michael Foundation of Germany. The Michael