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New study highlights risk factors for COVID anxiety

New study finds women more likely to suffer anxiety over COVID; pre-pandemic physiological measures also associated to COVID fears.

New study highlights risk factors for COVID anxiety

Study: Divorced men at risk for early death

New research finds men who live alone for over seven years at increased risk of severe illness, early death.

Study: Divorced men at risk for early death

EU regulators warn against repeated COVID booster shots

European Union's vaccine regulators say excessive use of COVID booster shots could impair immune response, lead to system 'overload'.

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New study: COVID loses 90% of its ability to infect within 20 minutes of being exhaled

First-of-its-kind study replicates what actually happens when people exhale aerosol particles.

New study: COVID loses 90% ability to infect within 20 minutes

AstraZeneca: Third dose increases antibody response to Omicron

New data from ongoing trial shows increased antibody response to COVID-19 variants following third dose booster with Vaxzevria.

AstraZeneca: Third dose increases antibody response to Omicron

First-of-its-kind supernova is discovered

A first-of-its-kind exploding star – thought to have existed only in theory – was recently discovered.

First-of-its-kind supernova is discovered

Amazon removes Nazi propaganda film 'Triumph of the Will' from streaming platform

"It’s an important victory but there are a number of obviously hateful Nazi films still for sale."

Amazon removes Nazi propaganda film from streaming platformplayer

Watch: Goldfish drives 'car' in new Israeli study

Goldfish drives a water-filled, motorized "car" from one end of a room to another in new study from Ben Gurion University.

Watch: Goldfish drives 'car' in new Israeli study player

US surgeons implant pig heart in human

US surgeons successfully implant heart from genetically modified pig in a 57-year-old man.

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New study shows that cold symptoms may protect against COVID

New Study shows that contracting a cold, flu may serve as extra protection against contracting Covid-19.

New study shows that cold symptoms may protect against COVID

Mexican teen science prodigy develops app to help deaf sister

17-year-old science prodigy inspired by her sister to develop app to help those with hearing loss.

Mexican teen science prodigy develops app to help deaf sisterplayer

2 Bar-Ilan University researchers get coveted European Research Council grants

'This is a vote of international confidence in the extraordinary research conducted at Bar-Ilan.'

2 Bar-Ilan University researchers get coveted research grants

Researcher: CDC's COVID-diabetes study is 'embarassing'

SF physician slams new CDC study showing association between COVID and diabetes in children. 'Wouldn't pass at a 7th grade science fair.'

Researcher: CDC's COVID-diabetes study is 'embarassing'

CDC: Children who had COVID-19 at increased risk for diabetes

Children who recovered from coronavirus found to be at significantly increased risk of developing Type 1, Type 2, diabetes, CDC finds.

CDC: COVID-19 may increase diabetes risk in children

Heart inflammation risk rises dramatically for young with booster shots

New research suggests heart inflammation may be more common than initially believed, becomes more likely among young with booster shots.

Heart inflammation risk rises with booster shots

New, targeted therapy inhibits specific immune cells associated with lupus nephritis

'Intervention targets T cells rather than multiple immune cell types," Prof. Chaim Putterman says.

New therapy inhibits specific cells linked to lupus nephritis

United Hatzalah to get first foldable Ambucar

New York-based Gindi Equities, a mission-driven multi-family investment company, donates first foldable Ambucar to United Hatzalah.

United Hatzalah to get first foldable Ambucar

New anti-COVID drug to arrive in Israel within days

FDA granted emergency-use authorization to Molnupiravir just last week. Drug acts by introducing errors into Covid-19's genetic code.

New anti-COVID drug to arrive in Israel within days

The Second Shift Program- An Answer to Physician Shortage Crisis

Prof. Gadi Segal shares his initiative to train physicians in the "second shift program", addressing the dire lack of doctors in Israel.

The Second Shift Program- An Answer to Physician Shortage Crisis

NASA launches James Webb Space Telescope

James Webb Space Telescope is hailed by NASA as the premiere space science observatory of the next decade.

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Research shows autism can be identified by age one

Two new studies show that autism symptoms can be identified as early as the first year of life; early detection allows for intervention.

Research shows autism can be identified by age one

New research shows booster dose highly effective for cancer patients

Tel Aviv hospital examines immunogenicity and safety of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine booster in actively treated cancer patients.

New research: Booster dose highly effective for cancer patients

Sheba Medical Center to begin trial of 4th COVID vaccine shot

6,000 people enrolled in new trial, the first of its kind in the world.

Sheba hospital to begin trial of 4th COVID vaccine shot

World's first dual-mode vehicle kicks off in Japan

Dual-mode vehicle, able to travel on both road and rail, debuts in the town of Kaiyo in Japan's Tokushima prefecture. #

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Bar-Ilan becomes sole Israeli university to receive €4.5m EU grant in Chemoinformatics

Bar-Ilan U. joins nine European universities in winning €4.5m Erasmus+ grant for Erasmus Mundus Joint Master’s Degree in Chemoinformatics.

Bar-Ilan becomes sole Israeli university to receive EU grant

Multiple studies show Omicron COVID variant is far milder than Delta

Risk of hospitalization around 20% less for vaccinated cohort, around 50% less for those with prior coronavirus infection.

Multiple studies show Omicron far milder than Delta

University of Haifa employs Hubble telescope to investigate black holes

'This will be among the most accurate & extensive mapping campaigns of active supermassive black holes to date,' Prof. Doron Chelouche says:

U. of Haifa employs Hubble telescope to investigate black holes

Orthodox nurses publish 140-page vaccine information pamphlet

Fighting anti-vaxxers among Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jews, nurses write a 140-page rebuttal.

Orthodox nurses publish 140-page vaccine info pamphlet

World's first text message sold for $121,000 as NFT

Text message from December 3, 1992 sold for over $121,000 at auction.

World's first text message sold for $121,000 as NFTplayer

UN ambassadors get close up look at Israeli start-ups

Ambassadors from 11 nations visit Start-Up Nation Central, learning about Israeli start-ups with unique tech innovations.

UN ambassadors get close up look at Israeli start-ups

Israeli study: Booster increases COVID-19 antibodies by 40 times

New research by Assuta Ashdod shows booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine significantly increases antibody levels in immunocompromised patients.

Israeli study: Booster increases COVID-19 antibodies by 40 times

SpaceX launches cargo resupply mission to Int'l Space Station

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station.

SpaceX launches cargo resupply mission to Int'l Space Stationplayer

Does guilt tripping kids work? New Hebrew U. study says it depends on religiosity level

Is shaming or giving kids the silent treatment effective? The answer depends on parents' religiosity level, surprising Hebrew U. study finds

Hebrew University Study: Does guilt tripping kids work?

Monday Israeli muscle repair study could lead to better cultivated meat

Revelations about muscle stem cell fusion find their way into the food tech industry.

Israeli muscle repair study could lead to better cultivated meat

mRNA tech inventor: Omicron looks like 'a Christmas present'

Robert Malone says that while COVID shot 'is not protecting from Omicron,' the virus is 'about as good as we could possibly want right now.'

mRNA tech inventor: Omicron looks like 'a Christmas present'

How an Israeli start-up is taking on Parkinson's - and Big Pharma

Could a natural sweetener already commonly used by food industry and hospitals be used as a cheap treatment for Parkinson's?

How an Israeli start-up is taking on Big Pharma

Zoom cuts ties with Israeli cyber company over spyware allegations

Beleagured NGO Group now faces bankruptcy, according to Moody's; NGO Group denies.

Zoom cuts ties with Israeli cyber co. over spyware allegations

Israeli study finds cannabis oil effective in treating autism

Researchers at Tel Aviv University say cannabis oil offers surprising results in experiments aimed at treating autism.

Israeli study finds cannabis oil effective in treating autismplayer

Study: Too much smartphone use by parents bad for toddlers

Tel Aviv University researchers find moms devote only 25% of their attention to toddlers while browsing the Internet on the phone.

Study: Too much smartphone use by parents bad for toddlers

New liquid biopsy detects local immune activity

Blood test developed at Hebrew U. detects immune, inflammatory activity in tissues, removing need for painful biopsies & expensive imaging.

New liquid biopsy detects local immune activity

Moderna's chief medical officer: 'Omicron poses a real threat'

Dr. Burton warns of "situation where individuals will become co-infected" with both Delta & Omicron, leading to more mutations emerging.

Moderna chief medic: 'Omicron poses a real threat'

Pfizer vaccine prevents 70% of Omicron hospitalizations

New South African study finds Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine effective in preventing Omicron hospitalizations.

Pfizer vaccine prevents 70% of Omicron hospitalizations

Lawsuits mount against hospitals banning Ivermectin to treat COVID-19

Doctors push back against hospital policies on Ivermectin. 'Patients should never be denied treatment by hospital administration or gov't.'

Lawsuits mount against hospitals banning Ivermectinplayer

Fmr. Trump Chief of Staff: Reports of Apple-China deal 'very troubling'

Mark Meadows responds to reports of secret $275 billion deal between Apple and Chinese officials.

Fmr. Trump COS: Reports of Apple-China deal 'very troubling' player

Watch: Google Assistant sings 'the vaccine song'

Google Assistant app sings song celebrating vaccines when asked for a song.

Watch: Google Assistant sings 'the vaccine song'player

Study: Booster dose protects against severe illness from Omicron

New research from Sheba Medical Center shows COVID-19 vaccine four times less effective at protecting against Omicron than against Delta.

Study: Booster dose protects against severe illness from Omicron

Israeli researchers discover insulin-making cells in fetal gut

The discovery by researchers at the Weizmann Institute opens up new avenues for developing future diabetes therapies.

Israeli researchers discover insulin-making cells in fetal gut

Saving lives with artificial intelligence

New technology developed at Tel Aviv University uses artificial intelligence to help doctors identify high-risk patients.

Saving lives with artificial intelligence

CDC to declare one-day travel restrictionn

The CDC has announced that there will be new travel restrictions - for one day only.

CDC to declare one-day travel restriction

Israeli contracted Omicron at conference where all were fully vaccinated

Dr. Maor returned from London, went back to work, and infected at least one colleague before developing symptoms. He is fully vaccinated.

Israeli contracted Omicron at conference where all were vaxxed

New Twitter CEO already under fire for past tweet

Tweet surfaces in which new CEO compares 'white people' to 'racists.'

New Twitter CEO already under fire for past tweet player

'Less than 200 cases of Omicron worldwide'

'Number of hospitalizations rising at similar pace to previous variants,' Prof. Eran Segal, expert at Weizmann Institute of Science, says.

'Less than 200 cases of Omicron worldwide'

Initial data shows vaccine very effective against Omicron variant

New data shows drop in vaccine's efficacy is slight and transmission is not significantly faster than Delta's.

Initial data shows vaccine very effective against Omicron strain

FDA panel backs Merck's COVID-19 pill

FDA advisory committee recommends emergency authorization of Merck’s experimental drug to treat COVID-19.

FDA panel backs Merck's COVID-19 pill

Israel has 34 suspected cases of Omicron COVID variant

Two confirmed carriers are doctors at Sheba Hospital; both were fully vaccinated including with booster dose.

Israel has 34 suspected cases of Omicron COVID variant

Israeli research reveals link between COVID and stillbirth

Coronavirus infection appears to cause significant damage to placenta, resulting in double the likelihood of intrauterine death.

Israeli research reveals link between COVID and stillbirth




























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