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U.S. Grants Funds to Israel for Study on Hardening of Arteries

A United States Public Health Service grant of $21,000 for a study in Israel of the effect of cultural, nutritional and genetic factors on the hardening of the arteries was announced today by the Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School.

Prof. Henry Ungar and Prof, Alexander Laufer of the medical school faculty will direct the study. The grant was made in recognition of the rich field for such research offered by the wide variety of immigrants from different countries with different food and living habits.