Category: Medical

Contact lenses for the nose …. to help you lose weight!!

admin | Medical, | October 21, 2018

By Abigail Klein Leichman A user of NozNoz nasal inserts. Some years ago, Adva Beck experienced an “aha” moment when she bit into her favorite fruit, a peach, and quickly discarded it because her stuffy…

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Israeli firms top TIME’S 50 ‘genius firms’ of 2018

admin | Medical, | October 21, 2018

Source: NoCamels Innovation News Three Israeli companies were among 50 ventures selected by TIME Magazine for its list of 50 “genius companies” for 2018 published and available in newsstands. It is the first annual “genius…

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Toward an “Ultra-personalised” therapy for melanoma

admin | Medical, | September 30, 2018

Source: Weizmann Institute A new approach to identifying “signposts” on cancer cells may help immune cells eliminate the disease   T cells (red) attacking melanoma cells (green). The neo-antigen-specific T cells in this image are…

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Brilliant new cancer testing device

admin | Medical, | September 30, 2018

Source: Medical Design and Outsourcing Alpha Tau wins approval to test cancer-targeting device in the U.S. Image courtesy of Alpha Tau Medical. Alpha Tau Medical can begin U.S. clinical trials of its cancer-zapping device, thanks to…

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Wound closure technique replaces surgical suturing

admin | Medical, | September 30, 2018

Source: NoCamels Surgical suturing, commonly known as stitching, has been used for sealing wounds closed as far back as 3000 BC in Ancient Egypt. Since then, this medical technique, using a needle to sew two flaps of skin…

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Possible cure for acute leukemia

admin | Medical, | September 30, 2018

Source: NoCamels  New ‘Cluster Bomb-Like’ Drug Could Become Cure For Acute Leukemia, Israeli Scientists Say Health News 3D-rendered close up of isolated leukemia cells.  Israeli scientists from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem say they have…

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Monitor your metabolism with a single breath

admin | Medical, | September 30, 2018

Source: Israel21c The Lumen device and app monitor your metabolism through breath. Identical twins Michal and Merav Mor have more than looks in common: both earned PhDs in physiology at Ben-Gurion University, both compete in…

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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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