Category: Medical

The most effective immunotherapy for cancer

admin | Medical, | January 4, 2018

Source:Weizmann Compass Cancer immunotherapy has come of age. The idea of harnessing the immune system to fight cancer has already moved from the lab to the clinic, thanks to new technologies that make it possible…

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Surgery to regrow a bone

admin | Medical, | January 4, 2018

Source: TOI Staff Groundbreaking surgery to regrow part of a human bone was carried out recently at HaEmek Hospital in the northern Israeli town of Afula. Danny, a resident of a nearby kibbutz who had part…

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Israeli pigs lead research into cancer, diabetes and trauma

admin | Medical, | January 2, 2018

By Simona Shemer Israel has long been recognized worldwide for its top-notch medical research and its numerous contributions to the fields of health, biotech, biomedical science, and bioengineering. It is less known for its pig…

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Oxygen therapy can ease symptoms of Alzheimers

admin | Medical, | January 2, 2018

By NoCamels Staff Oxygen therapy, already a form of treatment for a host of conditions, has been found to alleviate symptoms associated with the damage to brain tissue in patients with Alzheimer’s disease, a type…

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No more finger pricking for diabetics’ sugar levels

admin | Medical, | January 2, 2018

By Shoshanna Solomon Diabetes patients know that one of the greatest challenges in managing the ailment is tracking their blood sugar, or glucose, levels. To do that the only option available today is through the…

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Newborns can be screened for autism

admin | Medical, | January 2, 2018

By Abigail Klein Leichman Thirty years ago, a leading autism expert at UCLA diagnosed Raphael (Raffi) Rembrand’s four-year-old son – too late, at that point, for critical early-intervention therapies. Three decades later, the Israeli father…

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Silk micro-cocoons will transport proteins in food and drugs

admin | Medical, | January 2, 2018

Source: Israel21c staff Scientists from Israel and abroad have designed microscopic silk capsules that can serve as a protective environment for the transport of fragile protein “cargo” for cosmetic, food and pharmaceutical applications — particularly…

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Autism and the smell of fear

admin | Medical, | December 4, 2017

Source: Weizmann Institute of Science Autism typically involves the inability to read social cues. We most often associate this with visual difficulty in interpreting facial expression, but new research at the Weizmann Institute of Science…

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Prostate device is approved by EU

admin | Medical, | December 4, 2017

By: Globes Correspondent Israeli medical device company Butterfly Medical announced that its novel medical device for non-surgical, office-based treatment of Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH), has obtained European CE Mark approval. The Israeli company’s innovative device…

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Israeli life-saving technology

admin | Medical, | November 29, 2017

By Shoshanna Solomon A delegation of Israeli medical device and healthcare developers recently displayed products at Germany’s MEDICA 2017, at an Israeli pavilion set up by the Israel Export and International Cooperation Institute and the…

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