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Good News for People Suffering from Fatty Liver Disease – Resistance Training Can Help

Approximately 30% of the population suffer from fatty liver disease, the commonest liver disease in the Western world. The disease can lead to inflammation and cirrhosis of the liver. A joint study by the University of Haifa and the Tel Aviv Medical...
27-Jul-2015 1:05 AM EDT

Does Salt Cause Thirst? It’s Really Not All That Certain

In a recent study conducted by Prof. Micah Leshem of the University of Haifa, no correlation was found between salt intake and an increased sense of thirst or more drinking of water – “Tavern owners can reduce the amount of salt in their bar...
16-Jul-2015 4:05 AM EDT

Continued Development of Natural Gas Resources at the Current Rate Might Incur the “Dutch Disease” Over the Israeli Economy

The study, which presents an economic model of the effects of the development of the country’s natural gas resources on the entire Israeli economy, points to an increase in the overall GDP, but also harm to the competitiveness of other sectors of...
7-Jul-2015 1:05 AM EDT

Shira and Jay Ruderman Receive Honorary Doctorate From the University of Haifa

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Shira and Jay Ruderman were honored with a Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, Honoris Causa, from the University of Haifa at a festive event on Tuesday, held as part of the University’s 43rd Meeting of the Board of Governors. The honor was bestowed...
4-Jun-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Prof. Robert Alter Receives Honorary Doctorate From the University of Haifa

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Prof. Robert (Uri) Alter of UC Berkeley was honored with a Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, Honoris Causa, from the University of Haifa at a festive event on Tuesday, held as part of the University’s 43rd Meeting of the Board of Governors. The...
4-Jun-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Prof. Carol Padden Receives Honorary Doctorate From the University of Haifa

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Language and human communication researcher, Prof. Carol Padden of UC San Diego, was honored with a Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, Honoris Causa, from the University of Haifa at a festive event on Tuesday, as part of the University’s 43rd...
4-Jun-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Contrary to Conventional Wisdom, Young People’s Brains Cope with Stress in a Completely Different Way to Adults

This conclusion is based on a new study conducted on rats at the University of Haifa. Prof. Mouna Maroun, the researcher leader, explains that given the similarity between the mechanisms in rats and humans responsible for coping with stress, “the...
4-Jun-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Dr. Shlomo Wagner of the University of Haifa to Share Prestigious HFSP Research Grant in the Sum of $ 1.3 Million

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Dr. Shlomo Wagner of the University of Haifa to share prestigious HFSP research grant in the sum of $ 1.3 million.
12-May-2015 5:05 AM EDT

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

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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

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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

Expert Available to Comment on AMA Policy Announcement “Adverse Health Effects of Nighttime Lighting”

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16-Jul-2012 2:00 AM EDT

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