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    Why Boosting Your Immune System Is Important for Your Brain's Health

    Good Housekeeping covers Prof. Michal Schwartz's game-changing research showing that a healthy immune system helps protect our brains. As her new book explains, she discovered that the immune system plays a previously unknown, crucial role in several diseases, and may even ""help cure Alzheimer's, depression, Parkinson's, and more.""

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    Cancer Drugs Could be Re-purposed to Fight Alzheimer’s Disease

    As The Telegraph reports, “a new generation of immunotherapy drugs for cancer may also help reverse Alzheimer's disease.” They’re referencing the work of Prof. Michal Schwartz, who investigates the immune system's role in neurological diseases. And since the cancer drugs are already in use, they may be able to quickly reach Alzheimer’s sufferers.

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    NeuroQuest to Begin US Clinical Validation Trials for Alzheimer’s Blood Test

    A blood test for early detection of Alzheimer’s disease, based on Prof. Michal Schwartz’s research, exceeded Alzheimer’s Association standards in recent trials. Now, NeuroQuest, the firm behind the test, has announced it will be working with UC San Diego on clinical validation. The test may be able to identify the disease many years earlier.

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    Saccharin Solution?

    <em>The Economist</em> reports on recent research out of the Weizmann Institute revealing that ""sugar substitutes may mess with gut bacteria &ndash; causing obesity in the process."" The study, by Dr. Eran Elinav and Prof. Eran Segal, shows that our microbiota detect artificial sweeteners, and respond to them.

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    Study: Artificial Sweeteners May Trigger Blood Sugar Risks

    <em>National Geographic</em> explores the research by the Weizmann Institute's Dr. Eran Elinav and Prof. Eran Segal showing that artificial sweeteners may be causing problems such as obesity, reporting that ""bacteria in your gut might determine whether saccharin triggers glucose intolerance.""

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    Coming Soon: A Vaccine Against Cancer

    Technology created by Weizmann immunologist Prof. Irun Cohen is enabling an Israeli biomed startup to introduce a tool for developing vaccines against diseases ranging from cancer to West Nile virus.

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    Weizmann Global Gathering 2014: Partners in Innovation, Dr. Eran Elinav

    Dr. Eran Elinav is a medical doctor as well as a scientist, which makes him ideal to conduct research on gut microbiota and how they impact our health. Dr. Elinav's groundbreaking work to date includes being able to determine how our individual bodies will react to specific foods. His research has tremendous potential for improving our everyday lives, making us fitter, healthier, and happier.

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    Immune System Maintains Brain Health

    Prof. Michal Schwartz's groundbreaking research on neuroimmunology changed the way scientists and clinicians view the interaction between the immune system and the brain. The Scientist provides in-depth reporting on what neuroimmunology is, how it works, and why it is so important.

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    Therapy Programs Patients’ Own Cells to Fight Cancer

    A decades-old ""audacious idea"" by Weizmann's Prof. Zelig Eshhar helped create a cancer treatment that has now led to full remissions in almost 20 adult and pediatric blood-cancer patients. Considered the future of cancer research by many, the therapy programs the patient's own immune cells to recognize and attack cancer.