Health Sciences and Medicine

  • Study Shows Circular RNA can Encode for Proteins

    Study Shows Circular RNA can Encode for Proteins

    March 23, 2017 — A group of scientists in Israel and Germany, led by Professor Sebastian Kadener from the Hebrew University of […]

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  • ‘Smart’ Bacteria Remodel Their Genes to Infect

    ‘Smart’ Bacteria Remodel Their Genes to Infect

    February 22, 2017 — Infectious diarrhea, a common disease of children, is responsible for over two million infant deaths annually in developing […]

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  • Israeli and Palestinian Researchers Cooperate to Find Risk Factors for B Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

    Israeli and Palestinian Researchers Cooperate to Find Risk Factors for B Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

    February 19, 2017 — Non-Hodgkin lymphomas (NHL), tumors which may originate from B or T lymphocytes, account for approximately 3% of the […]

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  • In Bacteria, Persistence Leads to Resistance

    In Bacteria, Persistence Leads to Resistance

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  • Bacteria’s Sneaky Survival Strategy

    Bacteria’s Sneaky Survival Strategy

    February 7, 2017-Researchers at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem discovered a survival strategy that harmful bacteria can use to outsmart the human […]

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  • Smoking Substantially Increases During Compulsory Military Service

    Smoking Substantially Increases During Compulsory Military Service

    January 23, 2017 — In new research published in the peer-reviewed journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research, researchers found that cigarette smoking increased […]

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  • Sensitivity Goes Viral for Bacteria Predators

    Sensitivity Goes Viral for Bacteria Predators

    January 10, 2017 — Bacteriophages (phages) are probably the most abundant entities in nature, often exceeding bacterial densities by an order of […]

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  • 8 Foods Cancer Docs Try to Never Eat

    8 Foods Cancer Docs Try to Never Eat

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  • New Passion Fruit Variety Keeps the Brain Young

    New Passion Fruit Variety Keeps the Brain Young

    December 12, 2016 — It is known for its exotic taste and aroma, but research by an interdisciplinary team of nutrition, neuroscience […]

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  • Nutrition and Bone Development at Hebrew University1:10

    Nutrition and Bone Development at Hebrew University

    Prof. Efrat Monsonego Ornan, Institute of Biochemistry, Food Science, The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Hebrew University

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  • Researchers Uncover A Survival Mechanism In Cancer Cells

    Researchers Uncover A Survival Mechanism In Cancer Cells

    November 22, 2016 – An international study led by scientists from the Crick Institute in London and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem […]

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  • Dr. Galia Blum - HUJI Talks 20169:19

    Dr. Galia Blum - HUJI Talks 2016

    HUJI Talks: Designing Tomorrow Inspiring Talks by the Brains of the Start-Up Nation" Finding the Gold: Probes for Disease Detection and Therapy" - Dr. Galia Blum, Institute of Drug Research, School o

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  • Optical Guide Aim To Keep Orthopedic Procedures Right On Target1:47

    Optical Guide Aim To Keep Orthopedic Procedures Right On Target

    Hebrew University Biodesign students develop an opto-electronic drilling system that will enable surgeons to preform highly accurate hip fracture and spinal fusion surgery with minimal side effects

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  • New Chest-Tube Insertion Device Saves Lives in Seconds1:43

    New Chest-Tube Insertion Device Saves Lives in Seconds

    Hebrew University Biodesign students develop life-saving device following a wave of stabbing attacks that leaves dozens of civilians with collapsed lungs Biodesign is a multi-disciplinary, team-based

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  • Pressure Sensing Socks Feel the Pain of Diabetic Patients1:28

    Pressure Sensing Socks Feel the Pain of Diabetic Patients

    SenseGo, a technology developed at the Hebrew University, are diabetic socks integrating wearable technology that is able to sense diabetic neuropathy and prevent foot ulcers in diabetic patients, and

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  • New Imaging Method Poised to Reduce Risk in Gallbladder Surgery1:18

    New Imaging Method Poised to Reduce Risk in Gallbladder Surgery

    Multidisciplinary group of students at the Hebrew University Biodesign program develop a new imaging paradigm for gallbladder removal, promising to reduce risk of injury.

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  • Nanotechnology Pad Collects Sterile Urine Samples1:45

    Nanotechnology Pad Collects Sterile Urine Samples

    Hebrew University Biodesign students develop a nanotechnology based urine collection pad, promising the simple collection of sterile urine samples from infants, toddlers, and elderly patients. Biode

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  • The Alexander Grass Center for Bioengineering3:08

    The Alexander Grass Center for Bioengineering

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  • Semi-Automatic Catheter Insertion Gun Seeks to Reduce Pain in Hospitalized Children1:41

    Semi-Automatic Catheter Insertion Gun Seeks to Reduce Pain in Hospitalized Children

    Students at the Hebrew University Biodesign program develop a handheld device for rapid and safe IV insertion Biodesign is a multi-disciplinary, team-based approach to medical innovation, created by

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