How Circadian Rhythm Affects Your Health

Far more than your alarm clock, what governs your wake-sleep cycle is the internal circadian clock regulating your whole body. This biological timekeeper also affects hunger, thirst, body temperature, mood, hormone fluctuations and more. This is a hot topic in Israel and abroad due to the “extreme importance of the circadian clock on many different processes in neurobiology … [Read more...]

Israeli Study Shows More Successful Method For Skin Grafts

Skin grafts are modern medicine miracles, saving the lives of people suffering from severe tissue damage. Unfortunately, they are also complicated to perform and carry the risk of infection, rejection and a whole lot of pain. d. Instead of using the patient’s own skin or the skin of others, lab-grown tissue is used to replace or regenerate the damaged area. This too is a … [Read more...]

Sleep Vital to Repair DNA Damage

It’s no secret that a good night’s sleep is important. But it’s also pretty strange that all living things require substantial shut-eye that leaves them vulnerable in a world full of danger. So what makes the benefits of sleep so great that it’s worth the risk? This is the question that researchers from Bar-Ilan University sought to answer. In a study now published … [Read more...]

Migraine Relief From An Israeli Neuro-Modulation Device

Fourteen percent of American adults suffer from migraines or severe headaches. Among women aged 18 to 44, the number soars to 23%. There is no cure for migraines, and over-the-counter pain relief medicines do not always work. One of the most promising treatments is occipital nerve stimulation, where a small pulse generator is implanted at the base of the skull to send … [Read more...]

Endometriosis Target For Medical Cannabis

Israeli startup Gynica will research and develop its cannabis-based treatment at the newly licensed Lumir Lab on the Hebrew University campus. Gynica, an Israeli startup specializing in cannabis-based solutions in the field of women’s health, is the first company that will carry out research and development at the newly licensed Lumir Lab established on the campus of the … [Read more...]