Category: Medical

Israelis develop a blood test to diagnose lung cancer

admin | Medical, | June 14, 2017

Israeli scientists from the Rehovot-based company Nucleix succeeded in developing a first of its kind blood test to diagnose lung cancer. The new test is able to diagnose the disease long before it spreads in…

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Israeli scientists announce new treatment for ALS

admin | Medical, | June 14, 2017

Drug developed at Ben-Gurion University said to improve brain function and life expectancy, may help Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s sufferers too By Times of Israel staff May 25, 2017 Scientists at Israel’s Ben-Gurion University of the…

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The Israeli breakthrough that will prevent blindness in the elderly

admin | Medical, | June 14, 2017

In a ground-breaking experiment, researchers have succeeded in preventing blindness in patients using embryonic stem cell transplantation; Prof. Benjamin Rubinoff of Hadassah: ‘If we implant the cells at an early stage of the disease, we…

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Israeli device simplifies hernia surgery and recovery

admin | Medical, | June 14, 2017

FasTouch gives surgeons a new tool for attaching mesh to tissue, leading to fewer complications, less pain and faster recovery from hernia procedures. By Abigail Klein Leichman June 1, 2017 Some five million Americans have…

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Aging cells are key to finding Fountain of Youth

admin | Medical, | June 14, 2017

ByJudy Siegel-Itzkovich May 21, 2017 06:16 A leading Weizmann Institute of Science molecular biologist is focusing on how to delay or prevent age-related disorders. Dr. Valery Krizhanovsky is a modern Juan Ponce de Leon, looking…

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Israeli Researchers Uncovered Molecule Enables Healing Heart Tissue

admin | Medical, | June 14, 2017

Heart disease is leading cause of death worldwide, yet the few available treatments are still mostly unsuccessful once the heart tissue has suffered damage. Israeli Researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Science has discovered a…

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Step by step: The Israeli who is helping toddlers walk

admin | Medical, | May 29, 2017

Dr. Izak Daizade encountered thousands of infants born with malformed feet. After seven years of research, he developed a brace—the Universal Neonatal Foot Orthotic—that makes surgical intervention on severely pigeon-toed and club-footed newborns a thing…

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The Israeli breakthrough that will prevent blindness in the elderly

admin | Medical, | May 29, 2017

In a ground-breaking experiment, researchers have succeeded in preventing blindness in patients using embryonic stem cell transplantation; Prof. Benjamin Rubinoff of Hadassah: ‘If we implant the cells at an early stage of the disease, we…

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Israeli robots and apps aim to make aging easier

admin | Medical, | May 29, 2017

Israel is poised to lead the global boom in the digital health sector for the elderly, experts say By Shoshanna Solomon May 22, 2017 The MIXiii is holding its conference in Tel Aviv for the…

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Longevity and aging: focus of Israeli int’l biomed confab

admin | Medical, | May 29, 2017

Delegates from 45 countries will attend 16th annual MIXiii Biomed international life-science conference and exhibition, starting today in Tel Aviv. By Abigail Klein Leichman May 23, 2017 The 16th annual MIXiii Biomed international life-science conference…

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