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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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

BGU and Primafuel Announce Exclusive Licensing Agreement for Algae-based Renewable Fuels

January 20, 2009

Tags: Alternative Energy, Business & Management, Press Releases

BGU, a world leader in algae production commercialization, has announced a multi-million dollar technology-licensing and development agreement with Primafuel, Inc., a California-based company that develops renewable fuels.

BGU-Negev Emergency Fund Launched

January 9, 2009

Tags: Negev Development & Community Programs, Press Releases

“For the first time in 60 years, Beer-Sheva is in range of rockets fired from Gaza and has already been hit multiple times,” explains Carol Saal, AABGU president. “Classes

Ben-Gurion University, Rutgers and New Jersey and Delaware Federations Form Partnership To Expand Negev Project Vision

December 23, 2008

Tags: Negev Development & Community Programs, Press Releases

BGU is forming a partnership with the Rutgers University School of Social Work to expand Negev Project Vision, a successful community-based program that addresses the vision needs of poor

BGU Hosts World’s Largest Conference on Desertification

December 3, 2008

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More than 350 participants from over 40 countries are expected to participate in the largest international conference focused on the environment, which will be held at at the University’s

Diabetes Research May Be at Cusp of Cure

November 3, 2008

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researchers have demonstrated that treating diabetic animals with alpha-1-antitrypsin (AAT) following an islet transplantation procedure eliminates inflammation that causes islet transplants to fail. Such

Hormone May Prevent Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

October 28, 2008

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A new study by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers found that a high dose of cortisone could help reduce the risk of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Professor Alon Tal Receives Lifetime Achievement Award for Role in Creating Israel’s Environmental Movement

September 23, 2008

Tags: Alternative Energy, Press Releases

BEER-SHEVA — September 18, 2008 — Prof. Alon Tal of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev received a Lifetime Achievement Award
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Happiness and Optimism May Help Protect Women Against Breast Cancer

August 29, 2008

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Happiness and optimism may play a role against breast cancer while adverse life events can increase the risk of developing the disease, according to a study by Professor Ronit