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Toward a Molecular Explanation for Schizophrenia

Surprisingly little is known about schizophrenia. It was only recognized as a medical condition in the past few decades, and its exact causes remain unclear. Since there is no objective […]

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Sending multiple sclerosis up in smoke

Multiple sclerosis is an inflammatory disease in which the immune system attacks the nervous system. The result can be a wide range of debilitating motor, physical, and mental problems. No […]

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Vaccination and the Gentle Art of Persuasion

Controversy about the risks of measles, mumps, and rubella vaccines has been rumbling in the United States for years — and now it’s Israel’s turn. After finding traces of the […]

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Meal timing can boost ovulation and improve fertility

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), a common disorder that impairs fertility by impacting menstruation, ovulation, hormones, and more, is closely related to insulin levels. Women with the disorder are typically “insulin […]

Beating Superbugs with a High-Tech Cleanser

According to the World Health Organization, antibiotic-resistant bacteria are one of the top three threats to human health. Patients in hospitals are especially at risk, with almost 100,000 deaths due […]

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Blasting Cancer from the Inside Out

Even when surgical tumor removal is combined with a heavy dose of chemotherapy or radiation, there’s no guarantee that the cancer will not return. Now researchers at Tel Aviv University […]