Category: Medical

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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Hope for bone marrow patients

admin | Medical, | November 29, 2017

Source: GlobeNewswire Pluristem Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq:PSTI) (TASE:PSTI), a leading developer of placenta-based cell therapy products, announced today that it received approval from Israel’s Ministry of Health to initiate a Phase I trial studying the company’s PLX-R18…

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An injection that melts fat – HOORAY!

admin | Medical, | November 29, 2017

By Brian Blum Whereas an injection of Botox smooths out wrinkles, this Jerusalem medical startup is developing an injection that doesn’t just smooth, but literally melts away fat cells. Unlike Botox, though, Raziel’s fat-burning approach…

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New medication dispenser aids patient compliance

admin | Medical, | November 22, 2017

By Brian Blum Diagnosing and prescribing the right medicine is only part of the challenge for physicians working with patients suffering from chronic illnesses. Of equal importance is patient compliance. Especially for patients who must…

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10 advances transforming the lives of diabetics worldwide

admin | Medical, | November 22, 2017

By Abigail Klein Leichman November 14 is World Diabetes Day and the month of November is National Diabetes Month in the United States. While there is not yet a cure for diabetes, many Israeli researchers…

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To mark World Diabetes Day, Israeli company promotes needle-free glucose test

admin | Medical, | November 22, 2017

Source: No Camels Team To mark World Diabetes Day, the Israeli medical company Cnoga Medical is promoting its new, pain-free way to monitor blood glucose levels with the aim of easing the significant discomfort of…

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