Alzheimer

 Agricultural produce grown in the surrounding desert on display at the 2018 Arava Open Day
Fruits, vegetables, tea linked with lower Alzheimer's risk

People who had the most flavonols in their diet were about half as likely to develop Alzheimer's than those who consumed the least, the study found.

By REUTERS
30/01/2020
PET scans showing the differances between a normal older adult's brain and the brain of an older adu
Could a vaccine reduce the rate of Alzheimer's? These Israelis think so

Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) is the vaccine used to treat tuberculosis worldwide.

PROF. AVNER DE SHALIT, Political Science and Strategy
EMET Prize to be awarded: ‘Israel’s Nobel Prize’ goes to 11 winners

Ilana Ashkenazi, director of the EMET Prize, adds, “The EMET Prize illustrates how academic and professional excellence can improve the human condition, in all areas of life.”

Human brain
Technion, Bar-Ilan U. create protein administration chip for Alzheimer's treatment

Alzheimer's Disease is the most common form of dementia and is characterized by symptoms including memory loss, speech impairments, orientation problems, and an impairment of motor functions.

23/11/2019
the Charles River in front of the skyline of Boston
Health care org. with ties to Boston Jews gets grant to study dementia

Hebrew Senior Life will partner with Brown University on the nationwide initiative to improve health care and quality of life for people living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.

By PENNY SCHWARTZ/ JTA
13/09/2019
Mothers and memories: Recipes connect daughters to the past

There are dozens of recipes in the book, divided into sections including chicken dishes, meat dishes, fish dishes, sauces, and an especially long list of desserts.

By LINDA GRADSTEIN
13/09/2019
Brain scan
Hadassah rolls out non-invasive brain test to help prevent Alzheimer's

Hadassah has a six-year contract to exclusively produce and market Vizamyl.

Israeli imaging technique could help doctors predict Alzheimer’s, cancer

Dr. Aviv Mezer compared this new way of reading MRIs with taking a blood test.

Scientists create brain structure duplicate to be used in research

“We're aiming to understand each individual case, in order to meet the unique needs of each individual patient," said Dr. Gad Vatine.

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