Month: January 2018

The supermarket in your kitchen

admin | Technology, | January 4, 2018

By Amarelle Wenkert Freshub Ltd., Israel-based developer of smart kitchen technology, has partnered with Chinese electronics company TCL Corporation, said Iri Zohar, founder and CEO of Freshub, in a recent interview. As part of the…

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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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