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Antibiotic substitute developed by Israeli researchers

The Technion team used a fatty acid to activate the peptide so it acts specifically against Pseudonomas bacteria, which usually causes lung infections.Two recent Israeli studies are shedding new light on fighting bacteria using antibiotics. In the first, researchers at …

Hawking finds Lou Gehrig’s Disease research in Israel

Professor Stephen Hawking talks to scientists at Tel Aviv University where he presented a lecture on the origins of the world.World renowned Cambridge University theoretical physicist professor Stephen Hawking may have arrived in Israel last week to give lectures and …

Stroke rehab in a glove

Every year, over 700,000 people in the US suffer strokes – that’s one person every 45 seconds. It is the single most common cause of severe disability, with 25 percent of stroke victims recovering with minor impairments and 40 percent …

Israeli doctors breathe life into new cystic fibrosis drug

Professor Eitan Kerem of Hadassah Medical Center with cystic fibrosis patient Tova Shapiro.A collaboration between Israeli and American researchers on a new cystic fibrosis treatment has achieved promising results among CF patients undergoing clinical trials in Jerusalem. Under the supervision …

Israeli researchers link depression and osteoporosis

The more scientists learn about the mechanism that links the brain and behavior and the bones – the better insight they’ll have to develop therapeutic procedure which will prevent and treat bone loss.Medical researchers have long known there’s a link …