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Combination of Complementary Medicine and Standard Care Helps Reduce Pre-Op Anxiety

“A combination of complementary medicine and standard care shows real potential to reduce preoperative anxiety levels and improve the outcome of the operation,” says Prof. Lital Keinan Boker of the University of Haifa
29-Sep-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

When We’re Unsure How to Respond, How Does Our Brain Decide whether a Situation is Pleasant or Not?

*Researchers from the Max Planck Institute in Germany and the University of Haifa used emotionally confusing video clips and revealed different neutral networks that operate when we perceive a situation as positive or negative*
22-Sep-2016 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Offspring to Parents Who Were Babies During the Holocaust Had a Worse Course of Schizophrenia

Results of a new study at the University of Haifa have found that no difference in the risk of developing schizophrenia between second-generations Holocaust survivors and those whose parents were not exposed to the Holocaust. However, an...
15-Sep-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Sea Temperature and the Lunar Cycle Predict the Arrival of Jellyfish in Israel


Large swarms of these jellyfish reach the coast when the sea temperature ranges between 28.2 and 30 degrees Celsius and during the full moon, according to a new study from the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management at the...
25-Aug-2016 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

How Tree Tobacco Overcomes the Extreme Bitterness of Its Nectar

The nectar of tree tobacco (Nicotiana glauca) is composed of a particularly bitter combination of nicotine and anabasine – and yet sunbirds never stop visiting the plant. A new study conducted at the University of Haifa – Oranim Campus points to...
7-Jul-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

A Gateway to Pan Exposed at Hippos


Monumental Roman Gate Discovered at Sussita National Park, Following Discovery of Unique Mask of the God Pan. Expedition head Dr. Michael Eisenberg of the University of Haifa: “Now that the whole gate has been exposed, we not only have better...
27-Jun-2016 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Children with High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder Show Unique Handwriting Patterns; The Integrative Education System Should Consider This Factor

The new study found that children with high-functioning autism spectrum disorder integrated in regular schools find it difficult to perform writing tasks. This can impair their academic achievements, social availability, and self-confidence. Prof....
1-Jun-2016 3:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Dr. Michael Eisenberg Elected Corresponding Member of the German Institute of Archaeology


Dr. Michael Eisenberg, from the Zinman Institute of Archaeology and the Department of Archaeology at the University of Haifa, has been elected to be a corresponding member of the German Institute of Archaeology in Berlin (Deutsches Archäologisches...
1-Jun-2016 2:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

The Migrant Crisis in Europe According to U of Haifa's Prof. Arnon Soffer

3-Sep-2015 5:05 AM EDT

New Medusa Provides Evidence for Changes Taking Place in the Mediterranean Sea


28-Jun-2015 1:05 AM EDT

Empathy Is Related to Sexual Orientation

The study, led by Professor Simone Shamay-Tsoory of the University of Haifa found that, in addition to gender, differences in empathy between people is related to sexual preference and, therefore, this orientation is important when assessing...
14-May-2015 7:05 AM EDT

The IDF Has Killed Hezbollah Fighters in Syria Yesterday, Sources Say. We Offer Excellent Experts That Can Relate to the Event

19-Jan-2015 3:00 AM EST

Where Is Israel's Natural Gas Sector Is Heading To?

Prof. Brenda Shaffer, an expert on international oil and natural gas polices, claims that Israel’s natural gas and electricity sectors suffer from the government’s extreme free market approach.
24-Dec-2014 8:40 AM EST

"Globally, Expensive Natural Gas Production Projects Are Encountering Commercial Difficulties. No One Is Looking for an Additional One"

24-Dec-2014 8:00 AM EST

Internet Campaign to Release the Kidnapped Teens Goes Viral All Over the World


University of Haifa's Ambassador Online program are the ones behind the #Bring Back Our Boys campaign.
22-Jun-2014 2:00 AM EDT

University of Haifa to Award Eight Doctor of Philosophy Honoris Causa Degrees at the 42nd BOG Meeting

The University of Haifa will award eight Doctor of Philosophy honoris causa degrees to: Frederik Willem de Klerk, Lady Irene Hatter, Dr. Ernest Strauss, Prof. Stefan Reif , Chaim Topol , Prof. Julia Kristeva, Uri Lubrani and Prof. Celso Lafer, in...
22-May-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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