Medicine & Health News

TAU study finds aerobic activity can significantly reduce risk of metastatic cancer

A new study from Tel Aviv University (TAU) finds that aerobic exercise can reduce the risk of metastatic cancer by 72%. According to the researchers, intensely aerobic exercise increases the glucose (sugar) consumption of internal organs, reducing the availability of energy to the tumor. The study was led by two researchers from TAU’s Sackler Faculty… Read More

TAU researchers induce bone regeneration with special hydrogel

An innovative technology developed at Tel Aviv University (TAU) will enable bone regeneration to correct large bone defects by means of a special hydrogel. Following successful tests in an animal model, the researchers now plan to move forward to clinical trials. The study was conducted by experts from TAU’s Maurice and Gabriela Goldschleger School of… Read More

New TAU breakthrough may significantly improve breast cancer treatment

A new treatment developed at Tel Aviv University (TAU) may significantly enhance the efficacy of chemotherapy in breast cancer patients, reducing the risk for lung metastasis following chemotherapy from 52% to only 6%. The study, conducted in an animal model, identified the mechanism that generates a cancer-promoting inflammatory environment in response to chemotherapy. Moreover, the… Read More

ISBR technique improves quality of life for women at risk for breast cancer

A new study conducted at Tel Aviv University (TAU) has determined that use of the Inquiry-Based Stress Reduction (IBSR) technique among women with increased risk of breast cancer can be very helpful in coping with stressful events, enhance emotional and psychological well-being, improve quality of sleep, and assist in decision-making. The study was led by… Read More

New TAU study measures resilience of Ukrainian resistance to Russian invasion

A new study from Tel Aviv University (TAU) has found that the national resilience of the citizens of Ukraine, who are currently fighting for their independence, is comparatively very high (4.35) on a scale of 1 to 6. It is in fact significantly higher than the national resilience that characterized Israeli citizens at the height… Read More

TAU research develops technique to inhibit skin cancer metastasis to the brain

Researchers from Tel Aviv University (TAU) have deciphered a mechanism that enables skin cancer to metastasize to the brain and managed to delay the spread of the disease by 60% to 80% using existing treatments. The study was led by Professor Ronit Satchi-Fainaro and PhD student Sabina Pozzi of TAU’s Sackler Faculty of Medicine. The… Read More

TAU research identifies antibodies that may make coronavirus vaccines unnecessary

A team of researchers from Tel Aviv University (TAU) has demonstrated that antibodies isolated from the immune system of recovered COVID-19 patients are effective in neutralizing all known strains of the virus, including the Delta and the Omicron variants. According to the researchers, this discovery may eliminate the need for repeated booster vaccinations and strengthen… Read More