Month: June 2017

Israeli scientists announce new treatment for ALS

admin | Medical, | June 14, 2017

Drug developed at Ben-Gurion University said to improve brain function and life expectancy, may help Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s sufferers too By Times of Israel staff May 25, 2017 Scientists at Israel’s Ben-Gurion University of the…

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The Israeli breakthrough that will prevent blindness in the elderly

admin | Medical, | June 14, 2017

In a ground-breaking experiment, researchers have succeeded in preventing blindness in patients using embryonic stem cell transplantation; Prof. Benjamin Rubinoff of Hadassah: ‘If we implant the cells at an early stage of the disease, we…

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Israeli device simplifies hernia surgery and recovery

admin | Medical, | June 14, 2017

FasTouch gives surgeons a new tool for attaching mesh to tissue, leading to fewer complications, less pain and faster recovery from hernia procedures. By Abigail Klein Leichman June 1, 2017 Some five million Americans have…

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Aging cells are key to finding Fountain of Youth

admin | Medical, | June 14, 2017

ByJudy Siegel-Itzkovich May 21, 2017 06:16 A leading Weizmann Institute of Science molecular biologist is focusing on how to delay or prevent age-related disorders. Dr. Valery Krizhanovsky is a modern Juan Ponce de Leon, looking…

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Israeli Researchers Uncovered Molecule Enables Healing Heart Tissue

admin | Medical, | June 14, 2017

Heart disease is leading cause of death worldwide, yet the few available treatments are still mostly unsuccessful once the heart tissue has suffered damage. Israeli Researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Science has discovered a…

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