Friday, July 11, 2014 Tammuz 13, 5774

Can a woman's personality be affected by a new 'do?
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
As the most visible aspect of her appearance, hair has been called a woman's crowning glory. Some observers have claimed that it's an accurate barometer of mood as well, since it's been suggested a woman will change her hairstyle in the hopes of changing and improving her frame of mind and outlook. How much truth is there to that notion?...
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Researchers exploring the notion that certain nutrients might protect against pancreatic cancer found that lean individuals who got most of these nutrients from food were best protected. The study also suggests that this protective effect does not hold true if the nutrients come from vitamin supplements. In a study published in a recent issue of Cancer Research, a journal of...
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Need for ongoing research stressed by scientist
By:
Frank Rosci, JE Feature
The level of interest and anticipation was Israeli blue-and-white sky high, and the excitement audible, as Israel's first-ever Nobel Prize winner, Avram Hershko, M.D., Ph.D., spoke before a by-invitation-only dinner audience about the pressing need to support ongoing research and the cutting-edge efforts of dedicated researchers at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel's oldest and premier institute of science and...
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Researchers at the University of Toronto's Faculty of Medicine have developed the first antibody that detects the only known cause of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also called Lou Gehrig's disease. ALS is a progressive and usually fatal neurological disorder that attacks the nerves and muscles. Currently, there is no known cure or effective treatment. The latest findings, published in the...
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A baggage-free journey? Really?
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Diana Aydin, JE Feature
The morning before her trip to Aruba in July, Jacquelyn Bucelot-Mills woke up early, got dressed and added a few things to her leather carry-on bag. She drove from her home in Beacon, N.Y., to her mother's house in New City, where a limo picked her and her mother up hours before their 9 a.m. flight to Kennedy International Airport...
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