Category: Medical

Can cannabis turn back the aging process?

admin | Medical, | August 10, 2017

By Israel21c Staff Israeli researchers restore the memory performance of lab mice to a juvenile stage. Clinical trials on humans are next. As our brain ages, our cognitive abilities naturally decrease and it becomes more…

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Hope of a New Future for Patients with Heart Failure Using New Implantable Haemodynamic Monitoring Technologies

admin | Medical, | August 10, 2017

Source: Business Wire A review appearing in the July 18 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) discusses current and next-generation implantable haemodynamic monitors and how new approaches focused on the direct measurement…

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Israeli researchers look into eyes for early signs of Alzheimer’s

admin | Medical, | August 10, 2017

By Shoshanna Solomon Sheba Medical Center team believes eyes are windows to our brain and could help detect the devastating illness It  is often said that the eyes are the windows to the soul. But…

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Mutation explains why some men live to 100

admin | Medical, | August 6, 2017

By Abigail Klein Leichman Just as smaller animals of a given species generally live longer than their larger cousins, one might expect that taller humans are genetically programmed to sacrifice longevity for height. But it’s not…

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Sweeping study shows sharply declining male fertility

admin | Medical, | August 6, 2017

By ISRAEL21c Staff A groundbreaking meta-analysis of data collected between 1973 and 2011 has found that sperm concentration has declined by more than half among men from Western countries, with no sign of a “leveling off”…

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FIRST ‘HAPLOID’ HUMAN STEM CELLS COULD ADVANCE MEDICAL RESEARCH

admin | Medical, | August 6, 2017

BY JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH Scientists have succeeded in creating only haploid embryonic stem cells – containing a single set of chromosomes – in non-human mammals such as mice, rats and monkeys. Stem cell research – especially that…

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Sniffing out diseases with the Nanose

admin | Medical, | August 6, 2017

By  Lin Arison & Diana C. Stoll  If there is such a thing as a science superstar, it might be Hossam Haick, Professor of Chemical Engineering and Nanotechnology, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. Born and raised in Nazareth,…

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Hope of a New Future for Patients with Heart Failure

admin | Medical, | August 4, 2017

SOURCE:  JACC TEL AVIV, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A review appearing in the July 18 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) discusses current and next-generation implantable hemodynamic monitors and how new approaches focused on the…

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Young at Heart: Restoring Cardiac Function with a Matrix Molecule

admin | Medical, | August 4, 2017

By Eldad Tzahor Heart disease remains the leading cause of death worldwide, yet the few available treatments are still mostly unsuccessful once the heart tissue has suffered damage. Mammalian hearts are actually able to regenerate…

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Marijuana may be a miracle treatment for children with autism

admin | Medical, | July 28, 2017

Yardena Schwartz, Special for USA TODAY MODI’IN, ISRAEL — When Noa Shulman came home from school, her mother, Yael, sat her down to eat, then spoon-fed her mashed sweet potatoes — mixed with cannabis oil.…

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