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Study: Divorced men at risk for early death

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.

Start Up Nation in ancient Canaan

Start Up Nation in ancient Canaan

Thanks to advanced management skills, the Arava became the copper power of the ancient world.

CDC: COVID-19 may increase diabetes risk in children

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.

New therapy inhibits specific cells linked to lupus nephritis

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 research: Booster dose highly effective for cancer patients

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.

Orthodox nurses publish 140-page vaccine info pamphlet

Orthodox nurses publish 140-page vaccine information pamphlet

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

Study: Too much smartphone use by parents bad for toddlers

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.

New liquid biopsy detects local immune activity

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.

Study: Booster dose protects against severe illness from Omicron

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.

Booster shot reduces risk of death by 90 percent

Booster shot reduces risk of death by 90 percent

Study conducted on people aged 50 and older finds that third dose of Pfizer vaccine reduces the risk of COVID-related death by 90 percent.

Research: Daycare doesn't hurt academics, despite poor quality

Research: Early daycare doesn't harm reading achievements, despite poor quality

New Taub Center research examines impact of participation in early education & care settings for children from 0-3 on reading achievements.

Study: 14% of COVID-19 patients suffer long-term effects

Study: 14% of COVID-19 patients suffer long-term effects

Israeli HMO reveals: Some symptoms of coronavirus linger even six months after recovery; 14% of recovered adults experience 'long COVID.'

Report: 2,500 children hospitalized after contracting COVID-19

Report: 2,500 children hospitalized in Israel after contracting COVID-19

Health Ministry data shows 1 out of every 900 children diagnosed with coronavirus is hospitalized in moderate to critical condition.

Weather during pregnancy may affect fetal growth

Exposure to high and low temperatures during pregnancy may result in reduced fetal growth

Nation-wide study suggests excessive heat, cold, during specific time windows during pregnancy are linked to lower birth weight.

The importance of Torah study on Shabbat and Holidays

The importance of Torah study on Shabbat and Holidays

The quality time the holidays and Shabbat afford us forTorah study lets us live an active life combined with Torah, without having to choose

Israeli study:3rd shot gives 10 times more antibodies protection

Israeli study:3rd shot gives 10 times more antibodies protection

Study at Israeli hospital shows COVID vaccine booster shot restores effectiveness against COVID to 95%.

Study of 'lazy eye' reveals public health's blind spots

Largest population-based study of 'lazy eye' reveals public health's blind spots

Immigrants and haredi men are at greatest risk of suffering untreated lazy eye, study shows.

Israeli study links blood sugar level with COVID-19 risk

Israeli study links blood sugar level with COVID-19 risk - even in non-diabetics

Research: Non-diabetic patients with high fasting sugar levels more likely to suffer severe COVID-19 than patients with lower sugar levels.

First day of school jitters? Kids aren't the only ones

First day of school jitters? Kids aren't the only ones who feel it

From Sweden to Singapore, stock market trading volumes tumble when working moms take time off to accompany junior on first day of school.

Metal pollution: If it's in the air, it'll end up in our bones

Metal pollution: If it's in the air and our iPhones, it'll end up in our bones

Lead found in 12,000-year-old skeletons reflects increasing rates of lead production, toxic exposure, Hebrew University study finds.

Study: Physiological factors can predict mental health

Study: Physiological factors can predict mental health during COVID-19 pandemic

Bar-Ilan University study: Pre-pandemic physiological data can predict mental well-being during COVID-19.

Study: COVID babies have reduced cognitive performance

Study: Children born during pandemic have reduced cognitive performance

Study cites face masks, lockdown, and maternal stress as possible causative factors.

Study: Children's coronavirus antibodies decrease with time

Study: Children's coronavirus antibodies decrease with time

New study shows vast majority of children had no detectable COVID-19 antibodies four months after their illness.

Study: Moderna vaccine effective against Delta variant

Study: Moderna vaccine effective against Delta variant

Moderna vaccine remains 93% effective six months after second dose, company says.

Study: Coffee offers protection against COVID-19

Study: Coffee offers protection against COVID-19

Newly-published study shows correlation between coffee consumption and reduced risk of symptomatic coronavirus.

Study: US Jews are getting younger

Study: US Jews are getting younger

The median age of American Jews has dropped from 52 to 48 since 2013.

The connection between divorce and violence

The connection between divorce and violence

New study shows rise in domestic violence among Arab sector, increased instability as women's status changes.

New study: 67% of teachers weren't trained to handle violence

New study: 67% of teachers weren't trained to handle violence

Most teachers and educators in Israel say teaching staff does not have tools to handle physical, verbal, violence.

Study: Most Israeli parents want to vaccinate their children

Study: Most Israeli parents want to vaccinate their children against coronavirus

Majority of parents want to vaccinate their children against coronavirus, just 6.3% refuse, study shows.

Study: Coronavirus pandemic exacerbated troubles of poorest

Study: Coronavirus pandemic exacerbated troubles of poorest

New research debunks theory that poor people suffered the least due to lack of disruption to their monthly living stipends.

The triple threat of coronavirus

The triple threat of coronavirus

A new study exposes how SARS-CoV-2 tampers with the cell's hardware to outsmart the immune system.

Comprehensive study links coronavirus and stroke in young people

Comprehensive study links coronavirus and stroke in young people

Large-scale study finds strong connection between coronavirus and strokes – particularly in younger patients.

Groundbreaking study offers possible cure for autism

Groundbreaking study offers possible cure for autism

New study shares treatment success in autism spectrum disorder. Is the light at the end of the tunnel getting brighter?

New Jewish study group comes to Scotland

New Jewish study group comes to Scotland

Study group aims to keep Jews from going abroad for Torah and religious text study by providing courses locally.

Bad to the Bone: How junk food hurts kids' bones

Bad to the Bone: How junk food hurts kids' bones

Hebrew University reveals negative impact of junk food on kids’ skeletal development.

New study shows vaccine effective against South African variant

New study shows Pfizer coronavirus vaccine effective against South African variant

Study from TA University, Clalit Research Institute, shows Pfizer vaccine protects, but less, against South African coronavirus strain.

Holocaust survivors more likely to suffer heart disease, cancer

Researchers: Holocaust survivors more likely to suffer heart disease, cancer

Study offers basis for closely monitoring people who experienced trauma early in life & the impact it can have on long-term health.

Study: COVID vaccine protects pregnant mother and fetus

Study: COVID vaccine protects pregnant mother and fetus

Hadassah Ein Kerem and Hebrew University study finds women, unborn children develop the same antibodies when the mother is vaccinated.

Could aspirin help prevent coronavirus infection?

Could aspirin help prevent coronavirus infection among heart patients?

Aspirin use for cardiovascular disease may reduce likelihood of COVID-19 infection, new study shows.

Study: 94% of COVID-19 patients have no symptoms 3 months later

Shaare Zedek study: 94% of COVID-19 patients have no symptoms 3 months after recovery

New study by Jerusalem’s Shaare Zedek Medical Center shows encouraging long-term recovery data for coronavirus patients.