publications (selected)

Effect of Inquiry-Based Stress Reduction on Well-being and Views on Risk-Reducing Surgery Among Women With BRCA Variants in Israel

Carla Landau, Anne Marie Novak, Ariel B. Ganz, Benjamin Rolnik, Eitan Friedman, Shahar Lev-Ari. 

JAMA Netw Open. 2021;4(12):e2139670. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.39670

Effect of Inquiry-Based Stress Reduction (IBSR) Intervention on Well-Being, Resilience and Burnout of Teachers during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Zadok-Gurman T, Jakobovich R, Dvash E, Zafrani K, Rolnik B, Ganz AB, Lev-Ari S.
Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 Apr 1;18(7):3689.

Dissatisfaction with Married Life in Men Is Related to Increased Stroke and All-Cause Mortality

Lev-Ari S, Yftach Gepner, Uri Goldbourt
Journal of Clinical Medicine 2021 Apr 16;10(8):1729.

Immune Responses to SARS-CoV2 Mirror Societal Responses to COVID-19: Identifying Factors Underlying a Successful Viral Response

Lev-Ari S, Rolnick B, Volovitz I.
Biology 2021 10(6)485

Adequacy of Web-Based Activities as a Substitute for In-Person Activities for Older Persons During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Survey Study.

Cohen-Mansfield J, Muff A, Meschiany G, Lev-Ari S.
Journal of medical internet research 2021 Feb 16;23(2): e27687.
IF 5.428; Health Care Sciences & Services; Rank 10/108; Q1

Health promotion preparedness for health crises – a ‘must’ or ‘nice to have’? Case studies and global lessons learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Levin-Zamir D, Sorensen K, Su TT, Sentell T, Rowlands G, Messer M, Pleasant A, Saboga Nunes L, Lev-Ari S, Okan O.
Global health promotion 2021 Mar 27;1757975921998639.
IF 1.976; Public, Environmental & Occupational Health in SSCI edition; Rank 110/176; Q3; 

Continued Participation of Israeli Adolescents in Online Sports Programs during the COVID-19 Pandemic Is Associated with Higher Resilience

Keren Constantini, Irit Markus, Naomi Epel, Ronit Jakobovich, Yftach Gepner, Lev-Ari S.
International journal of environmental research and public health 2021 Apr 20;18(8):4386.
IF 3.390; Public Environmental & occupational Health; Rank 41/176; Q1;

Inquiry Based Stress Reduction (IBSR) improves overall stuttering experience among adults who stutter: A randomized controlled trial

Omrit Feldman, Eran Goldstein, Benjamin Rolnik, Ariel B. Ganz,
Lev-Ari S.
Journal of Clinical Medicine 2021 10(10), 2187

Tone it down: vagal nerve parasympathetic activity is associated with pro-inflammatory and anti-viral factors in breast cancer patients.

Ricon-Becker I, Fogel E, Cole SW, Haldar R, Lev-Ari S, Gidron Y.
Comprehensive Psychoneuroendocrinology (2021 Elsevier Ltd.), 2021,
Available online 30 April 2021, 100057.


Rh2-enriched Korean Ginseng (Ginseng Rh2+) inhibits tumor growth and development of metastasis of non-small cell lung cancer.

Lev-Ari S, Starr AN, Vexler A, Kalich-Philosoph L, Yoo H, Kwon K, Yadgar M, Bondar E, Ban-Shai A, Volovitz I, Schwarz Y.
Food & Function 2021 Available online;

Health Literacy, Primary Care Health Care Providers, and Communication.

Mor S, Lev-Ari S, Levin-Zamir D.
Health Literacy Research and Practice 2021; 5(3): e194–e200

Feasibly of CD24/CD11b as a screening test for hematological malignancies.

Shapiara S, Yaakobi H, Herishanu Y, Peri H, Avivi I, Itchaki G, Hay-Levy M, Raanani P, Aiger G, Mashiah J, Lev Ari S*, Arber N*
Journal of personalized medicine 2021, 11(8), 724;

Predictors of the CD24/CD11b Biomarker among Healthy Subjects

Shapiara S, Aiger G, Ohayon A, Kazanov D, Mdah F, Ben-Simon M, Hay-Levy M,, Banon L, Laskov I, Mashiah J, Lev Ari S*, Arber N*
J. Pers. Med. 2021, 11, 939.

Excess body weight and long-term incidence of lung and colon cancer; Follow-up study of 43 Years.

Yftach Gepner, Lev-Ari S, Uri Goldbourt.
Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2021, 18, 10418.

Synchronous online Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) increases mental wellbeing and emotion regulation during the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic

Sanilevici M, Reuveni O, Lev-Ari S, Golland Y, Levit-N.
Front. Psychol. 2021

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