Archives for October 2011

2011 Women’s Health Hero: Women and Their Bodies, an Israeli and Palestinian Collaboration

Women and Their Bodies is a group founded in 2005. It was formed with more than 300 volunteers from different professionals.Its main purpose is to develop and share information and language on health, sexuality and rights with Jewish and Arab Communities. They are working together towards shared interest and goals. Israel Venture Network’s social entrepreneur […]

BPA exposure in utero may increase predisposition to breast cancer

A recent study accepted for publication in Molecular Endocrinology, a journal of The Endocrine Society, found that perinatal exposure to environmentally relevant doses of bisphenol A (BPA) alters long-term hormone response and breast development in mice that may increase the propensity to develop cancer. BPA, a human-made chemical produced and marketed largely for specific industrial […]

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