Category Archives: Health Sciences

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Beware of weight loss supplements

Dr. Oz, under fire for peddling ‘magic’ weight-loss aids, promises to publish list of products that actually work Reprinted from National Post Jennifer C. Kerr, Associated Press | June 18, 2014 Lauren Victoria Burke/The Associated PressDr. Mehmet C. Oz, chairman … Continue reading

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New view of myelin

Finding turns neuroanatomy on its head: Researchers present new view of myelin Date: Reprinted from Science Daily April 18, 2014 Source: Science Daily Harvard University Summary: Neuroscientists have made a discovery that turns 160 years of neuroanatomy on its head. … Continue reading

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Israeli inventions contribute to world health

Top 10 Israeli medical advances to watch in 2014 ISRAEL21c compiles a list of the 10 most extraordinary medical devices and pharmaceuticals that promise to revolutionize global healthcare. By Abigail Klein Leichman December 22, 2013,  Reprinted from Israel 21C Prof. … Continue reading

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Israel is leader in nanotechnology

The World is Jealous of Israel, Says Nanotechnology Leader One day, a pill could use nanites to eliminate cancer cells from within the body without harming the body’s own cell, says Rafi Koriat. Shimon Cohen and Tova Dvorin,  March 25, … Continue reading

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New Alzheimer drug from Israel

Israeli researcher discovers Alzheimer’s drug by accident Professor Marta Weinstock-Rosin, who will be awarded Israel Prize for Medicine this year, hopes to find a medication to prevent brain degeneration. Linda Gradstein, The Media Line, March 13, 2014 Professor Marta Weinstock-Rosin, … Continue reading

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Mechanisms of evolution are questioned

Science Review Article: “Nothing in Evolution Makes Sense Except in the Light of Biology” Casey Luskin,  March 12, 2014,  Evolution News A new article in Science, “Combating Evolution to Fight Disease,” notes that the neo-Darwinian, or “modern” synthesis of “[t]raditional … Continue reading

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Never stop learning

New ideas change your brain cells, research shows Date: February 24, 2014 Source: Reprinted from Science Daily University of British Columbia UBC’s Shernaz Bamji and Stefano Brigidi have discovered how brain cells change during learning and memories. Credit: UBC A … Continue reading

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Innovative desalination in Israel will benefit the world

Israel’s new Sorek large-scale desalination plant Water World : Sorek Stands Tall By Tom Freyberg, Chief Editor, Water World SWRO Membranes Go Vertical in Israel After passing its performance testing, Israel’s new Sorek large-scale desalination plant is now operational. For … Continue reading

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