Category Archives: Education

Coronavirus produces enzyme to block immune response

medicalxpress.com New study points to novel drug target for treating COVID-19 The team discovered that a coronavirus enzyme called PLpro (papain-like protease) blocks the body’s immune response to the infection. More research is necessary, but the findings suggest that therapeutics … Continue reading

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Essential leprosy drug considered for COVID treatment

eurekalert.org Leprosy drug holds promise as at-home treatment for COVID-19 Phase 2 clinical trial could begin immediately for clofazimine, an FDA-approved drug on WHO’s List of Essential Medicines Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute News Release, March 16, 2021 Reprinted … Continue reading

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Israel reveals archaeological treasure

jpost.com 2,000-year-old biblical texts found in Israel, 1st since Dead Sea Scrolls 6,000-year-old child skeleton found together with world’s oldest woven basket in Judean Desert cave • First discovery of this kind since Dead Sea Scrolls. By ROSSELLA TERCATIN   … Continue reading

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Europe continues hostility to Israel

meforum.org Rafael Bardaji on Why Europe “Will Remain Hostile to Israel” Bardaji discussed several factors that give rise to these and other clashes of interests between the EU and Israel. Culturally, there is a clash of values between a “pacifist … Continue reading

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Dr. David Katz faults obesity and chronic disease

Katz COVID Reality Check 27: Demystifying Pandemic Mortality Differentials •Mar 12, 2021 Dr. David L. Katz Much in the news of late has been the large variations in COVID mortality around the globe. What accounts for this “mystery”? It hides … Continue reading

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Jennifer Doudna Code Breaker

bookpage.com Book Review – The Code Breaker by Walter Isaacson It’s a hefty but inspiring book that chronicles Doudna’s and others’ development of the gene-editing tool CRISPR. With his dynamic and formidable style, Isaacson explains the long scientific journey that … Continue reading

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Israel losing bird populations

timesofisrael.com Habitat loss, hunting, climate change taking toll on Israel’s birds — expert Some 500 million birds fly across the country every spring and fall, attracting thousands of birders from all over the world…However, many flocks that pass through are … Continue reading

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GERD poses cancer risk

medicalnewstoday.com GERD may increase risk of some cancers Researchers have linked GERD to laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma (LSCC), a type of cancer of the aerodigestive tract. This part of the body includes the organs and tissues of the respiratory tract … Continue reading

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