Category: Medical

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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Scientists restore mobility in paralysed rats

admin | Medical, | November 22, 2017

Source:  No Camels Team Israeli scientists from the prestigious Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and Tel Aviv University say they have successfully restored the walking ability and general mobility of paralyzed rats in a recent experiment…

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The Israeli brain tech startup that is revolutionizing rehab

admin | Medical, | November 12, 2017

By Kathryn Dura There are few things as devastating as receiving news that a loved one has suffered a traumatic brain injury. Another blow is sometimes hearing that after a period of physical recovery, the…

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Smartphone app listens to your voice to determine lung disease

admin | Medical, | November 12, 2017

Source: Jewish Business News Israeli startup Healthymize has developed an app that records all your calls but, rather than send that data to Facebook or Google to sell you products you didn’t even know you wanted, Healthymize…

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New compound kills cancer cells’ energy-generating system

admin | Medical, | November 12, 2017

By Abigail Klein Leichman An enzyme normally found only in sperm cells is the same one that enables cancer cells to metastasize throughout the body, according to an Israeli researcher who has devised a synthetic…

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Spare parts might ‘jump-start’ the protein design

admin | Medical, | November 12, 2017

Source: Weizmann Institute The idea of proteins that can be designed on computers for specific functions has been a cutting-edge concept that has stubbornly remained “in the future.” New research at the Weizmann Institute of…

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