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16/05/17

New BGU Study Suggests Describing Organ Donation Recipients Instead of Organ Donors’ Deaths in Media Articles to Increase Willingness to Donate

​A new BGU study contends that media articles focusing on organ donation recipients, rather than articles focusing on the o...
11/05/17

Smiling Makes You Look Younger? Not According to a New Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and Western University of Canada Study

While conventional wisdom is that smiling makes you appear younger, researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and Wes...
09/05/17

THE LANCET, One of the World’s Most Respected Medical Journals, Launches a Special Israel Issue “Health in Israel: Progress and Challenges in a Region of Conflict”

Dr Richard Horton, Editor in Chief of The Lancet: “Our collaboration began in the aftermath of the tragedy of war between I...
08/05/17

Ben-Gurion University Researchers Show Decrease in SIRT6 Protein Likely Cause of Neurodegenerative Diseases in Seniors

BGU researchers have made progress determining causal factors resulting in neurodegenerative diseases in seniors. Ageing is t...
07/05/17

Ben-Gurion University to Honour Nobel Laureates, a Biomathematician, a Former Australian Prime Minister and Magnanimous Supporters

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev will pay tribute to seven noted individuals by conferring upon them honorary doctorates on...
30/04/17

Bengis Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation Hosts International Roundtable on Implementing Innovation in the Academic Context

BGU’s Bengis Centre for Entrepreneurship & Innovation of the Guilford Glazer Faculty of Business and Management hosted repr...
30/04/17

Mother's Family History Could Pose Risk for Preterm Birth BGU Study Shows

If a pregnant mother has a family history of premature birth, she is at risk for a preterm birth of her baby, according to a ...
26/04/17

Three BGU Medical School Graduates among 11 who Received The 2017 Danielle Prize - Healing with a Heart

Three graduates of BGU's Joyce and Irving Goldman Medical School were among the 11 doctors, nurses and medical secretaries wh...
25/04/17

Children Conceived After Fertility Treatments Are at Increased Risk for Pediatric Cancers According to BGU Researchers

BGU researchers have found that babies born from mothers who underwent fertility treatments are at increased risk of developi...
24/04/17

Dr. Sarah Rothman’s Article is 2016 Best Clinical Research Paper in Pediatric Radiology

Dr. Sarah Rothman’s article “Does preparation of children before MRI reduce the need for anesthesia? Prospectiverandomise...