Category: Medical

Transforming our approach to obesity

admin | Medical, | October 21, 2018

By Abigail Klein Leichman By 2025, one-third of the global adult population could be overweight or obese, leading to a range of serious diseases and conditions. Illustration by MarShot/ A drug that melts body fat…

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Artificial sweeteners are poisoning your gut!

admin | Medical, | October 21, 2018

By Abigail Klein Leichman Illustrative photo FDA-approved artificial sweeteners and sport supplements are toxic to digestive gut microbes, according to a new paper published in the journal Molecules by researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) in Israel…

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Novel bacterial gel treats fungal infections

admin | Medical, | October 21, 2018

By Abigail Klein Leichman Illustrative photo The incidence of fungal infections is rising due to factors such as the aging population, widespread use of antibiotics and possibly even global warming. Most people will experience a…

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Contact lenses for the nose …. to help you lose weight!!

admin | Medical, | October 21, 2018

By Abigail Klein Leichman A user of NozNoz nasal inserts. Some years ago, Adva Beck experienced an “aha” moment when she bit into her favorite fruit, a peach, and quickly discarded it because her stuffy…

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Israeli firms top TIME’S 50 ‘genius firms’ of 2018

admin | Medical, | October 21, 2018

Source: NoCamels Innovation News Three Israeli companies were among 50 ventures selected by TIME Magazine for its list of 50 “genius companies” for 2018 published and available in newsstands. It is the first annual “genius…

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Toward an “Ultra-personalised” therapy for melanoma

admin | Medical, | September 30, 2018

Source: Weizmann Institute A new approach to identifying “signposts” on cancer cells may help immune cells eliminate the disease   T cells (red) attacking melanoma cells (green). The neo-antigen-specific T cells in this image are…

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Brilliant new cancer testing device

admin | Medical, | September 30, 2018

Source: Medical Design and Outsourcing Alpha Tau wins approval to test cancer-targeting device in the U.S. Image courtesy of Alpha Tau Medical. Alpha Tau Medical can begin U.S. clinical trials of its cancer-zapping device, thanks to…

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Wound closure technique replaces surgical suturing

admin | Medical, | September 30, 2018

Source: NoCamels Surgical suturing, commonly known as stitching, has been used for sealing wounds closed as far back as 3000 BC in Ancient Egypt. Since then, this medical technique, using a needle to sew two flaps of skin…

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Possible cure for acute leukemia

admin | Medical, | September 30, 2018

Source: NoCamels  New ‘Cluster Bomb-Like’ Drug Could Become Cure For Acute Leukemia, Israeli Scientists Say Health News 3D-rendered close up of isolated leukemia cells.  Israeli scientists from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem say they have…

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Monitor your metabolism with a single breath

admin | Medical, | September 30, 2018

Source: Israel21c The Lumen device and app monitor your metabolism through breath. Identical twins Michal and Merav Mor have more than looks in common: both earned PhDs in physiology at Ben-Gurion University, both compete in…

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