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TAU study reveals mechanism linking heart disease to cancer development

Researchers at Tel Aviv University (TAU) and the Leviev Cardiothoracic and Vascular Center at the Sheba Medical Center have found a mechanism responsible for increasing the risk of developing cancer among patients with heart disease. They say that small extracellular bubbles, or vesicles (sEVs), that are secreted from the sick heart to heal itself are… Read More

Existing drugs may hinder development of bone metastasis in breast cancer patients

Researchers at Tel Aviv University (TAU) have developed a new therapeutic strategy based on existing medications to inhibit bone metastasis in breast cancer patients. Using both an animal model and tissue samples from patients in Israel and the US, they demonstrated that a combination of drugs already available on the market can hinder bone metastasis… Read More

Heart patients live longer in a “greener” environment, TAU study finds

In a long-term study, researchers from Tel Aviv University (TAU) found that the survival rate of bypass surgery heart patients who live in greener areas is significantly greater than those whose living environment is devoid of greenery. The study was conducted by PhD student Maya Sadeh under the guidance of Professor Rachel Dankner from the… Read More

TAU researchers discover ceremonial link between Paleolithic tool-making sites and the migration routes of elephants

Archaeologists from Tel Aviv University (TAU) have identified a ceremonial link between extensive Paleolithic stone quarrying and tool-making sites and the migration routes of elephants, which early humans hunted and dismembered using the flint tools crafted at these quarrying sites. The research was led by Dr. Meir Finkel and Professor Ran Barkai of TAU’s Jacob… Read More

TAU Professor Ehud Gazit receives esteemed Meitner-Humboldt Research Award

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation of Germany has awarded the 2024 Meitner-Humboldt Research Award to Professor Ehud Gazit of Tel Aviv University (TAU), in recognition of his extensive academic achievements. The award is bestowed upon eminent international researchers across diverse fields of study who have had a substantial impact on their respective domains and are… Read More