Vaccinated Kids Half As Likely To Get Omicron, But Protection Fades Fast — Study
Health Ministry-led research also shows teens who got their shots over four months ago only slightly better off than unvaccinated; hospitalizations among kids reportedly on rise.
January 23, 2022
Israeli Drug Cuts COVID Deaths By 70% In Small Study, Company Says
Phase II trial of MesenCure among 30 patients with serious coronavirus cases shows almost all lived and had shorter hospital stays than controls, but expert says more data needed.
November 28, 2021
New Israeli Study Shows Effective And Eco-Friendly Way To Clean Soil
The study found that the metal-contaminated soil be purified faster if the plants are tricked into thinking they are being attacked or eaten.
October 11, 2021
Israeli Discovery Could Reverse Alzheimer’s Damage
Tel Aviv University professor has uncovered a protein that may protect brain cells from harm by dementia-based diseases, such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.
May 27, 2014
Suspected Cause Of Huntington’s Is Actually A Defense Mechanism That May Lead To New Treatment
A new study from Tel Aviv University may be one of the most important discoveries in the field of neurodegenerative disease. Researchers found that a phenomenon thought to be the cause of Huntington's disease is actually one of the body's defense mechanism.
May 26, 2014
Study: Want Smarter Children? Try Raising Them Bilingual!
Speaking two languages fluently is not only a great advantage when traveling and in the business world; a recent study from the University of Haifa shows that being bilingual also increases mental flexibility.
May 04, 2014
Immersia Wants You To Flirt Your Way Into Learning French
There are still many places in the world where, unless you speak the local language, you can't really get by as a tourist. Israeli startup Immersia has tackled that problem with a virtual game that teaches languages using simulations of real-life scenarios, like flirting with a French lady!
May 02, 2014
Israeli Researcher Makes Important Brain Cancer Discovery After Mother Dies Of The Disease
Israeli researcher Dr. Regina Golan-Gertsl was already researching cancer, but when she lost her mother to brain cancer – she focused her efforts to find a cure and has now made a breakthrough discovery.
April 16, 2014
Study Shows How Sitting On Your Butt ACTUALLY Makes It Fat!
While eating copious amounts of fatty food is one way to gain weight, one study proves there is something else that increases fat cells: Sitting on your butt. By examining how fat is produced at a cellular level, the researchers discovered that placing physical pressure on fat cells actually caused them to expand.
April 05, 2014
Bats Combine Echolocation And Vision To Rule The Skies
The term "blind as a bat" is not only wrong, it is a complete contradiction, since few creatures see as well as bats. Their use of both sound and vision to locate objects gives them a wide advantage over other nocturnal flying predators.
February 26, 2014
Study Says: Come Clean Or Keep Lying – It’s Better Than A Partial Confession!
Sometimes, people who feel the need to confess something, only own up to part of their deceit. A recent study has shown that partial confession causes more feelings of remorse than total confession – or lying altogether.
February 20, 2014
Study: Heart Attacks Affect Poor People More Seriously
A recent study from Tel Aviv University has shown that poor people are more than twice as likely to have a bad recovery from a heart attack than people who are better-off. This means they are more likely to become frail and develop further health problems.
January 24, 2014
Spit It Out! Study Says Chewing Gum Leads To Chronic Headaches
Are you an avid gum-chewer? Do you experience frequent headaches? If you answered "yes" to both questions, then chances are that the former causes the latter. A new Israeli study has shown that for young people with chronic headaches, giving up gum is the magic trick.
January 16, 2014
Tel Aviv Researchers Reveal Why Thriving Civilizations Perished 3,200 Years Ago In The Levant
What caused the decline of the great civilizations of the Bronze Age in the Levant? This question was an enduring mystery, until a team of Israeli and German researchers harvested ancient pollen from the bottom of Israel's lakes to find the answer.
January 14, 2014
Study Shows Pomegranate Reduces Cholesterol And Prevents Heart Disease
A symbol of righteousness in Judaism, the pomegranate can now boast of another virtue – preventing heart disease. A recent study in Israel has shown that pomegranates significantly reduce the risk of heart disease caused by high cholesterol.
January 12, 2014