Category: Medical

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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Feeding the hungry, curing the sick

admin | Medical, | March 9, 2018

By Abigail Klein Leichman  In the beginning, there was Start-Up Nation: The Story of Israel’s Economic Miracle. Eight and a half years after Dan Senor and Saul Singer’s bestseller shed light on Israel’s implausibly successful…

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Biological materials replace dental scalpels

admin | Medical, | March 9, 2018

Source: Technion Institute of Technology Technion researchers have developed a technology that replaces scalpels with natural biological materials Researchers at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology have developed a nanotechnology that replaces the surgical scalpel with…

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How to grow a brain in a test-tube!

admin | Medical, | March 9, 2018

By Sue Surkes Weizmann Institute’s study of brain wrinkling opens way for future research into disorders such as microcephaly, epilepsy and schizophrenia An Israeli research team has discovered a way to grow a miniature version…

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AI saves lives in the ICU

admin | Medical, | February 23, 2018

By:  Brian Blum Two years ago, Gal Salomon’s mother developed sepsis during a stay in the hospital. “It was a big hospital with a lot of patients and no one saw or understood it was…

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Killing a cancerous tumor with synthetic cells

admin | Medical, | February 23, 2018

Source: NoCamels Team Israeli scientists at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology have successfully treated a cancerous tumor, eradicating its cancer cells using a “nano-factory” – a synthetic cell that produces anti-cancer proteins within the tissue,…

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Predicting which diabetes patient will get kidney disease

admin | Medical, | February 23, 2018

Source: NoCamels Team An Israeli health startup says it can predict which sufferers of diabetes will develop kidney dysfunction within a one-year time-frame using artificial intelligence’s machine learning-based solutions. Medial EarlySign recently announced the conclusion…

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Iron: Essential to life

admin | Medical, | February 23, 2018

Source: Technion, Israel  Iron is an essential component of life. It is responsible for transporting oxygen in red blood cells, for activation of enzymes involved in DNA production and for energy production in the cell.…

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Stop Press: A breakthrough in treatment of malaria!

admin | Medical, | February 2, 2018

Source:  NoCamels Team Israeli scientists have discovered a new possible defense against malaria after a research study revealed how the life-threatening disease, for which there is no vaccine, tricks and deceives the immune system to…

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