Israeli scientist claims breakthrough in HIV research
A researcher at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev found similarities between leukemia and HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. Dr. Ran Taube of the department of microbiology, immunology and genetics at the Beersheba university maintains that his team’s discovery will lead to a “revolutionary diagnosis and the key to the clinical solution that will prevent infection with HIV and will destroy the deadly virus.
Working in collaboration with Dr. Uri Rubio of Soroka University Medical Center, Taube found similarities between the two diseases. This study aims to eradicate AIDS and hinder the development of leukemia.
Until the research was carried out, medical researchers had only limited information on the existence of a connection between AIDS and a rare blood cancer called mixed-lineage leukemia (MLL) that hinders the development of cells in the blood system and occurs mostly in children.
Cleveland Jewish News writer retires at 98
I came back from America a different person
Russian student Liya Haritonova discusses how studying abroad at the American Hebrew Academy changed her views, plans, and the course of her life
Jewish genius: Grunya Sukhareva, the discoverer of child autism
The Kiev psychiatrist who studied child schizophrenia, autism and epilepsy, and also believed that labor colonies would not help “difficult” children
Jewish genius: Kurt Goldstein, the father of the theory of the organism
The psychologist who described the syndrome of the “alien hand”, categorized types of aphasia and believed that self-expression was the key requirement of a healthy organism