Category: Medical

Israel to launch world’s first underground blood bank

admin | Medical, | May 28, 2018

By Simona Shemer Thirteen miles (20 km) outside Tel Aviv and 49 feet (15 meters) below ground, Israel’s Magen David Adom (MDA) medical service is quietly building a $100 million facility set to become part…

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First paralysed man completes London Marathon in Israeli ReWalk suit

admin | Medical, | May 7, 2018

Source: No Camels News team April 25, 2018 | A resident of Norfolk, England became the first paralyzed man to finish the London Marathon last month, national British daily The Telegraph reports, with the help of the Israeli-developed exoskeleton suit,…

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New accurate method to diagnose breast cancer

admin | Medical, | May 7, 2018

Source: No Camels News team Israeli scientists at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and Soroka University Medical Center in Beersheba announced that they have developed a new non-invasive method to detect early breast cancer more…

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Nano-drops bring simple eye fix into view

admin | Medical, | May 7, 2018

Source: Reuters A new medical procedure using “nano” eye drops could help millions by providing a simple alternative to laser correction, glasses and contact lenses, according to a recent study by Israeli researchers. The three-step…

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New app to save you from anaphylactic shock

admin | Medical, | May 7, 2018

By Simona Shemer Israeli researchers have developed a smartphone app that could help save the lives of people with severe allergic reactions, like anaphylactic shock, and those suffering from opioid overdoses, which have led to…

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Recent breakthrough discoveries in autism research

admin | Medical, | May 7, 2018

By Simona Shemer Roughly 1 in 160 children worldwide lives with autism, or autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, behaviors, and communication, according to the World Health Organization.…

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Check-cap capsule could replace the colonoscopy

admin | Medical, | May 7, 2018

By Abigail Klein Leichman Evidence shows the removal of adenomatous polyps found through colonoscopy can reduce colorectal incidence and mortality. #IngestibleX-Ray Because nearly one-third of the eligible US population and more than 60 percent of…

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Promise for Parkinson’s therapy

admin | Medical, | May 7, 2018

By Abigail Klein Leichman Israelis discover proteins that promote dopamine secretion in study that has potential applications for Parkinson’s disease cell-replacement therapy. Image via Shutterstock An Israeli-led international study featured on the cover of The Journal…

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Microscopic retina restores sight to the blind

admin | Medical, | May 7, 2018

By Yael Ella A simple, cheap, retinal prosthesis may restore sight to blind people. Scientists at Tel Aviv University and Linköping University in Sweden have developed a tiny photoactive film that converts light impulses into electrical signals. These signals…

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Startup helps pathologists process biopsies

admin | Medical, | March 27, 2018

By Shoshanna Solomon An Israeli startup is looking to use computer vision and artificial intelligence to help pathologists process and analyze biopsies for cancer more accurately and quickly. Today, most diagnoses of diseases including cancer…

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