Category: Medical

Electrified socks that compress and simulate blood flow using electrical pulses

admin | Medical, | October 23, 2017

By Lilach Baumer (C-Tech by Calcalist) Established in 2015 and headquartered in Yokne’am, 55 miles (90 km) north of Tel Aviv, ElastiMed develops and manufactures a leg compression device for daily wear that mimics natural…

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Nano-polymer therapy developed to reverse heart damage

admin | Medical, | October 23, 2017

By Max Schindler In the US alone, nearly 1 million heart failure cases are diagnosed annually, and Israel faces thousands of hospitalizations annually over the issue. Start-up Magenta Medical – which invented a medical device…

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Non-invasive fractional flow reserve (FFR) measurements for guiding coronary interventions.

admin | Medical, | October 23, 2017

Source: Globes Correspondent Israeli functional angiography developer CathWorks Ltd. has announced the completion of a $15.8 million Series B financing round led by Quark Venture and Triventures with the participation of Planven Investments, Pontifax, Corundum Open Innovation,…

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An AR headset can show surgeons an X ray- like visualization of the patient

admin | Medical, | October 23, 2017

Source: C-Tech Augmedics Ltd., a developer of surgical navigation systems, raised $8.3 million in its series A funding round, the company said. Davos, Switzerland-based venture capital AO Invest AG led the round, with participation from…

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Device can diagnose diseases based on eyelid motion

admin | Medical, | October 23, 2017

By Ariella Schiller Israeli researchers have developed a device that can diagnose diseases using an eyelid motion monitor (EMM). The team says the device has the potential to diagnose diseases with a neurological expression including Ptosis, Thyroid…

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Good news for diabetics

admin | Medical, | October 2, 2017

By Judy Siegel A “super enzyme” that can detect the level of sugar in the bloodstream much more precisely – an important capability for diabetics who must monitor glucose levels – has been engineered by…

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10 amazing new Biotech Technologies in Jerusalem

admin | Medical, | October 2, 2017

By Abigail Klein Leichman Tel Aviv may be Israel’s high-tech capital, but the heart of life-sciences innovation lies in Jerusalem. Jerusalem’s life-sciences cluster includes three innovation centers and 140 biomedical companies. About two-thirds of those…

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Israeli-designed breast pump promises to suckle where others just suck

admin | Medical, | September 25, 2017

Husband and wife team launch crowdfunding campaign for Anabella, which aims to solve problems moms face when pumping breast milk Source: Times of Israel Mothers who have just given birth and are breastfeeding know how…

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10 Israeli innovations that will outsmart superbugs

admin | Medical, | September 25, 2017

Antibiotic resistance is one of the world’s most serious health threats. Here’s how Israeli scientists are trying to overcome the problem. By Abigail Klein Leichman Antibiotics are one of the most effective ways to treat…

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The Israeli Startup Whose Smart Algorithms Are Changing Medical Diagnostics

admin | Medical, | September 25, 2017

By Amanda Ngo In many parts of the world, getting an appointment for medical imaging could take months. that’s because while the number of radiologists has remained a constant, the number of patients keeps rising with…

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