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Making Alzheimer’s Just a Memory

  Although the COVID-19 pandemic turned the world upside down, the rapid development of multiple vaccines has spurred hope that treatments – or even potential cures – may be found for other devastating conditions. One such candidate is Alzheimer’s Disease. Understanding Alzheimer’s The Alzheimer’s Association defines the disease as a type of dementia that affects…

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More than 1,500 Gather Virtually for U.S.-Israel Conference to Help Solve Social Crises

  More than 1500 attendees participated in “The Road to Resilience,” a virtual US-Israel conference held on November 2 and aimed at exploring cutting-edge ways of mitigating social crises in the post-Covid reality. It was organized by Latet Israeli Humanitarian Aid, the largest nonprofit combatting poverty and food insecurity in Israel. The first conference of…

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Twitter Study Reveals Significant COVID-19 Emotional Impact on Health Care Professionals

  Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers discovered patterns of significantly decreased joy, increased sadness, fear and disgust among health care professionals (HCP) in the largest social media study to track emotional changes and discourse during the COVID-19 pandemic. In the study, a multidisciplinary BGU team analyzed more than 53,000 HCP tweets from followers…