Category: Medical

Major study shows that gut microbes may impact the course of ALS

admin | Medical, | August 7, 2019

By Abigail Klein Leichman The findings suggest that in the future, various means of altering the microbiome may be harnessed for developing new therapeutic options for ALS. A trailblazing study by Israeli researchers suggests that…

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Enabling early Alzheimer’s diagnosis

admin | Medical, | August 7, 2019

New MRI technique developed by Hebrew University researchers provides users with a molecular map of the brain. New MRI method can help doctors understand whether a patient is developing a neurodegenerative disease. MRI, or magnetic…

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Revolutionary patch keeps brain safe after cranial surgery

admin | Medical, | August 7, 2019

By Brian Blum Israel’s Nurami Medical is testing its nanofiber bandage that mimics the brain’s protective membrane and guards against infection and leakage. Photo of neurosurgery If you’re ever unfortunate enough to require brain surgery,…

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Breaking News!! Luminescent forensic blood detection test

admin | Medical, | August 7, 2019

By Naama Barak Prof. Alina Karabchevsky of Ben-Gurion University developed a chip device that helps identify traces of blood at a crime scene. In a discovery fit for a thriller novel, Israeli researchers have developed…

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Stop Press: A nano-vaccine developed for melanoma!

admin | Medical, | August 7, 2019

Source: Israel21c From left, Prof. Helena Florindo, Dr João Conniot, Prof. Ronit Satchi-Fainaro and Dr. Anna Scomparin at Tel Aviv University. Researchers at Tel Aviv University revealed in the August 5 issue of Nature Nanotechnology a novel…

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New method for detecting and delaying Parkinsons

admin | Medical, | July 17, 2019

By Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman New research by a team of scientists at Tel Aviv University could significantly delay the progression of Parkinson’s disease. Specifically, the researchers unveiled a novel method for detecting the aggregation of the…

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Treatment for 4th leading cause of cancer death

admin | Medical, | July 17, 2019

By Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman “In the history of oncology, there have been only two or three studies that have shown some benefits for pancreatic cancer,” said Dr. Raanan Berger, head of Oncology for Sheba Medical Center.…

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Health giant PHILIPS needs Israel’s ‘vibrant’ innovation scene

admin | Medical, | July 17, 2019

By Eytan Holon   Jeroen Tas, Philips Chief Innovation & Strategy Officer. msterdam-headquartered healthcare giant Royal Philips has been operating in Israel since 1948 and today employs more than 1,000 people at five locations across…

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The future of medicine: 3D-print personalised drugs

admin | Medical, | July 17, 2019

Source: NoCamels Israeli scientists are set to unveil new technology on Wednesday that could soon signal a new era of drug manufacturing and delivery: an innovative platform for 3D printing personalized medicine. The technology, developed…

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WEF names MeMed as a “Technological Pioneer”

admin | Medical, | July 17, 2019

Source: CISION Newswire MeMed Ltd., the developer of a cutting-edge immune system-based diagnostic that distinguishes between bacterial and viral infections at the point of care, recently announced its recognition as a 2019 World Economic Forum Technology…

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