Tag: Sackler Faculty of Medicine

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...

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...

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...

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...
Cellphone Use Linked to Selfish Behavior

Israel Study: Cell Phones Could Increase Cancer Risk

Scientists have long been worried about the possible harmful effects of regular cellular phone use, but so far no study has managed to produce...

The Disappearance of the Elephant Caused the Rise of Modern Man

Elephants have long been known to be part of the Homo erectus diet. But the significance of this specific food source, in relation to...

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...

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....

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