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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New Nano-Polymer Could Prevent Heart Failure

May 22, 2017

Tags: Medical Research, Nanotechnology, Press Releases

The BGU-developed polymer targets the E-selectin molecule to reverse cardiovascular inflammation and plaque.

Smiling Makes You Look Younger?

May 12, 2017

Tags: Press Releases, Social Sciences & Humanities

In this study, smiling faces were perceived as older than those with a deadpan or surprised expression.

The Successes and Challenges of Israeli Health Care

May 10, 2017

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

Prof. A. Mark Clarfield edited the first Israel-focused issue of The Lancet, a top medical journal.

Possible Cause of Alzheimer’s Discovered

May 8, 2017

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

BGU researchers have determined that the protein SIRT6 is almost completely absent in Alzheimer's patients.

Mother’s Family History Could Lead to Preterm Birth

April 27, 2017

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

BGU study finds that a woman whose mother or aunts had premature deliveries is at risk for giving birth early.

Fertility Treatments Pose Risk of Pediatric Cancers

April 25, 2017

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

BGU researchers analyzed 242,187 infants between 1991 and 2013 and found higher rates of cancer in IVF births.

New Membranes Remove Viruses From Drinking Water

April 19, 2017

Tags: Desert & Water Research, Press Releases

The new BGU-developed filtration method requires little energy and no harmful chemicals, unlike others.

Picturing Cold Increases Cognitive Control

April 10, 2017

Tags: Press Releases, Social Sciences & Humanities

BGU research demonstrates that merely looking at photos of cold places increases cognitive control.

Protecting Driver Privacy in the Connected Age

April 6, 2017

Tags: Homeland & Cyber Security, Press Releases

BGU research has shown a driver's private information can be compromised when stored by insurance companies.