New BGU Program to Combat Health Disparity in Israel
The initiative, called "Ilanot," backed by the Israeli Ministry of Health, involves training doctors to address the healthcare disparity between the South and the Center of the country.
New Algorithm Gauges Damage From Gaza Fire Balloons
As Israeli forests are burned again and again by incendiary balloons from Gaza, a new algorithm created by BGU researchers helps satellites see through smoke to assess the fire damage.
BGU Methodology Measures Trauma From Rocket Attacks
Researchers have developed the first methodology to assess symptoms associated with continuous exposure to traumatic stress, like rocket attacks.
Molecular Tweezers Fight Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria
An international group of researchers led by BGU have come up with a new application for “molecular tweezers” that target potent biofilm inhibitors and reduce the virulence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
Bedouin Women Face Obstacles to Access Healthcare
Interviews conducted by Haneen Shibli, Ph.D. candidate at BGU’s School of Public Health, shed light on the difficulties Bedouin women encounter when seeking medical care in Israel.
BGU Finds Genetic Link Between Aging Brain and Cancer
Researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) have identified a gene responsible for activating glioblastoma, a type of brain cancer, which is also partly responsible for aging in our brain.
New Nanochip Shows How Immune System Handles Cancer
Prof. Mark Schvartzman, of BGU’s Department of Materials Engineering and the Ilse Katz Institute for Nanoscale Science & Technology, created a nanochip that is clarifying how the immune system copes with cancer.
Cinema City to Create a Safer Movie Theater Experience
Researchers at BGU tested and validated a new air purification system for the Israeli movie theater chain that will allow children who are unable to be vaccinated to go to the movies.
BGU Finds Cannabis Lowers Blood Pressure in Seniors
Researchers at the BGU-Soroka Cannabis Clinical Research Institute put cannabis to the test in regards to its impact on blood pressure, heart rate and metabolic parameters in adults 60 and above with hypertension.