Dr. Ruth Promises “Good Sex for Life” for Donations
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.
Hope for New ALS Treatment
New therapy uses part of an FDA-approved drug to improve ALS patients' brain function and life expectancy.
New Nano-Polymer Could Prevent Heart Failure
The BGU-developed polymer targets the E-selectin molecule to reverse cardiovascular inflammation and plaque.
Smiling Makes You Look Younger?
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
Prof. A. Mark Clarfield edited the first Israel-focused issue of The Lancet, a top medical journal.
Possible Cause of Alzheimer’s Discovered
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
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
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
The new BGU-developed filtration method requires little energy and no harmful chemicals, unlike others.
Picturing Cold Increases Cognitive Control
BGU research demonstrates that merely looking at photos of cold places increases cognitive control.