Latest Yoram Cohen Stories

2009-08-20 13:30:16

Israeli scientists say they have shown the viability of using bone marrow stem cells to treat such neurodegenerative diseases as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. Tel Aviv University researcher Yoram Cohen said he has proven the viability of the innovative stem cells, called mesenchymal stem cells, using in-vivo magnetic resonance imaging. Cohen said he tracked the stem cells progress within the brain, and initial studies indicate they can identify unhealthy or damaged tissues, migrate to them and...

2009-08-19 15:45:00

TAU researcher shows viability of bone marrow stem cells with unique MRI tracking methodsThere is no known cure for neurodegenerative diseases such as Huntington's, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. But new hope, in the form of stem cells created from the patient's own bone marrow, can be found "” and literally seen "” in laboratories at Tel Aviv University.Dr. Yoram Cohen of TAU's School of Chemistry has recently proven the viability of these innovative stem cells, called mesenchymal...

2009-07-13 14:27:09

UCLA Engineering's new M3 helps cut costs, time in producing clean waterConcern over access to clean water is no longer just an issue for the developing world, as California faces its worst drought in recorded history. According to state's Department of Water Resources, supplies in major reservoirs and many groundwater basins are well below average. Court-ordered restrictions on water deliveries have reduced supplies from the two largest water systems, and an outdated statewide water system...

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  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
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