Category: Medical

Israel ranks 6th worldwide for health efficiency

admin | Medical, | September 30, 2018

Source: Globes Newspaper Israel is among the world’s six leading countries in health efficiency, according to the latest Health Care Efficiency Index published by Bloomberg. The index, published annually, rates the health care efficiency of 56 countries…

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This OCD treatment changes lives

admin | Medical, | August 26, 2018

Source: United with Israel The BrainsWay Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation System  The US Food and Drug Administration permitted marketing of the BrainsWay Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation system for the treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)…

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The revolution to transform blood testing

admin | Medical, | August 26, 2018

By Abigail Klein Leichman Forget labs and microscopes: 3 Israeli startups aim to disrupt the field of blood testing using advanced technologies that give on-the-spot results. The way blood-cell counts and diagnostic blood tests are…

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New sweet protein – excellent for diabetics

admin | Medical, | August 26, 2018

By Brian Blum Thaumatin, found in the katemfe plant, is a sweet protein that can be used to replace sugar. Ninety-nine percent of all fruits in the world derive their sweetness from sugar. But there…

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Personalised medicine: the new health frontier

admin | Medical, | August 26, 2018

Source: The Times of Israel Medicine is going personal, driven by the dropping cost of genetic testing. And the global medical community is abuzz with anticipation for the ability to treat patients with therapies specifically…

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Safer, cheaper colonoscopies

admin | Medical, | August 26, 2018

By Brian Blum A promising new technology for improving colonoscopies got its start as a way to remotely explore smuggling tunnels. When a tunnel is discovered, homeland security or military personnel need to quickly and…

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The future of medicine

admin | Medical, | August 26, 2018

By David Dangoor Share on facebook Share on twitter Health database. Lately, national health services in the UK are trying to find solutions for prohibitive and largely ineffective medical treatments. These health services are under such…

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Israeli-developed OCD treatment

admin | Medical, | August 26, 2018

By:  Ilanit Chernik The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has permitted marketing of the BrainsWay Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation System for treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder after reviewing data from a multicentre study. Brainsway, an…

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New eye-drops may mean the end of spectacles

admin | Medical, | August 26, 2018

By:  Abigail Klein Leichman Would you rather wear glasses or contact lenses, have laser surgery, or put drops in your eyes to see well? Consumers are starting to demand the third option, as new scientific…

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Nitrogen and cancer

admin | Medical, | August 26, 2018

Source:  Weizmann Institute Staining of normal liver tissue (upper row, four images from right) reveals high levels of four different urea cycle enzymes (brown or reddish-brown), whereas liver cancer samples (bottom row Nitrogen is a…

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