‘Treatment-Resistant’ Tumors Might Be Treatable After All, Hebrew University Shows
When an anti-cancer drug is administered in a patient, there is no surefire way to know it'll work – or if the cancer is resistant to it. A new study at the Hebrew University may change that with a way of figuring out if a tumor is resistant beforehand.
May 18, 2014
Israeli Doctor: ‘Curing Breast Cancer – An Attainable Goal’
While modern medicine might still be far from curing cancer altogether, major breakthroughs are being made on a daily basis for curing some forms of it. An Israeli doctor says that curing breast cancer is "not a fantasy."
April 15, 2014
The Israeli Blind Mole Rat May Hold The Key To Curing Cancer
While much has been written about the naked mole rat's longevity and cancer-resistance, its Israeli cousin, the blind mole rat, has not received the same publicity. However, a group of Israeli researchers is now trying to turn the subterranean rodent's natural cancer resistance into a cure.
September 30, 2013
Israeli Researchers Give Alzheimer’s To Flies To Understand Disease
Understanding Alzheimer's disease is a difficult task for researchers, as the disease can only be identified with an autopsy. Researchers at Tel Aviv University have developed a technique that studies the disease in the brain cells of fruit flies.
November 18, 2012
Haifa University Researchers Find Important Link In Fight Against Alzheimer’s
A study from Haifa University in Israel found a connection between the disease and a protein called eIF2alpha. Researchers believe that by using drugs to alter the activity of the protein, it may be possible to prevent and even cure Alzheimer's.
October 25, 2012
Israeli To Cycle Across North America For Cancer Charity
Tom Peled, an Israeli student who lost his father to cancer, plans a bike ride across ten states in the US to raise funds for cancer research. His project, named Bike for the Fight, has the support of Israeli President Shimon Peres.
June 23, 2012
Researchers Close To Cure For Juvenile Diabetes?
There is hope for a future cure of insulin-dependent (type 1) diabetes from Jerusalem researchers who have identified the key signal that initiates production of insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas. They call their discovery a breakthrough that could help restore or increase beta cell function in people with this type of diabetes.
October 08, 2011
New Drug To Heal Diabetics’ Chronic Wounds
Israeli and American scientists have developed a drug to treat chronic wounds - those wounds that do not heal in an orderly set of stages and in a predictable amount of time the way most wounds dousing - using cutting edge Nano-Technology.
February 23, 2011