Category: Medical

Groundbreaking Israeli medical device treats burns without the patient being touched

admin | Medical, | February 15, 2019

Source: NoCamels Health News Imagine being able to treat burn injuries without causing added pain to the burn victim when dressing a wound. An Israeli nanotechnology company focused on the development and manufacturing of portable…

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Could this be the definitive cure for cancer? Israeli scientists believe it could

admin | Medical, | January 29, 2019

By Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman (Jerusalem Post)  Dr. Ilan Moran. (photo credit: Courtesy) A small team of Israeli scientists think they might have found the first complete cure for cancer. “We believe we will offer in a…

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Yet another cancer breakthrough

admin | Medical, | January 29, 2019

Source: The Jewish Press   Medical research (illustrative)  Israeli scientists at Tel Aviv University have discovered that white blood cells which are responsible for chronic asthma and modern allergies may be used to eliminate malignant…

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Cleaning out the brain

admin | Medical, | January 21, 2019

Source: Israel21c The body’s DNA damage response is key in maintaining genome stability in the face of harmful agents. Our DNA is under constant attack from many sources (chemicals and radiation, for example) that can result…

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Cleaning out the brain

admin | Medical, | January 21, 2019

Source:  Microbot Medical Working Prototype of Self-Cleaning Shunt  Microbot Medical Inc. (Nasdaq CM: MBOT) demonstrated an activated Self-Cleaning Shunt (SCSTM) during recent one-on-one investor and analyst meetings in San Francisco, which took place during the…

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Minimally invasive stitching combats obesity

admin | Medical, | January 21, 2019

By Federico Maccioni The Endozip device developed by Israeli startup Nitinotes is inserted via the mouth and has a suturing device, with a needle enclosed inside its main chamber) In 2016 more than 650 million…

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Revolutionising communication for the hard of hearing

admin | Medical, | January 21, 2019

By Benjamin Kerstein A new smartphone app developed by students at the Holon Institute of Technology (HIT) will facilitate communication by deaf people without the aid of sign language. DAS-Deaf Access Solution was developed by…

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The Fountain of Youth

admin | Medical, | January 21, 2019

Source: Weizmann Institute   Drug treatment eliminates senescent cells from tissues of old mice. The blue staining shows senescent cells in lung and liver tissue. The amount of the staining is significantly reduced following the…

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70% of cancerous tumours eliminated

admin | Medical, | January 21, 2019

By Brian Blum   Alpha Tau is working toward commercializing its alpha radiation therapy technology to treat malignant tumors. A breakthrough Israeli technology that eliminates cancerous tumors in 70 percent of cases was nearly lost…

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Implanted organs made from patients’ own cells

admin | Medical, | January 3, 2019

Source: Israel21c Staff Regenerative medicine illustration by Valentina Kru Israeli researchers report that they have invented the first fully personalized tissue implant, engineered from a patient’s own materials and cells. The new technology makes it…

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