Category: Medical

The Israeli breakthrough that will prevent blindness in the elderly

admin | Medical, | May 29, 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 robots and apps aim to make aging easier

admin | Medical, | May 29, 2017

Israel is poised to lead the global boom in the digital health sector for the elderly, experts say By Shoshanna Solomon May 22, 2017 The MIXiii is holding its conference in Tel Aviv for the…

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Longevity and aging: focus of Israeli int’l biomed confab

admin | Medical, | May 29, 2017

Delegates from 45 countries will attend 16th annual MIXiii Biomed international life-science conference and exhibition, starting today in Tel Aviv. By Abigail Klein Leichman May 23, 2017 The 16th annual MIXiii Biomed international life-science conference…

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WATCH: Israelis Discover New Effective Way to Save Terror Victims

admin | Medical, | May 29, 2017

An Israeli gastroenterologist and emergency medical volunteer invented a new intubation technique after witnessing profound difficulties with previous methods. A volunteer with United Hatzalah emergency medical services, Dr. Ishay Benuri set out to change the practice of…

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Can cannabis turn back the aging process?

admin | Medical, | May 29, 2017

Israeli researchers restore the memory performance of lab mice to a juvenile stage. Clinical trials on humans are next. By ISRAEL21c Staff May 14, 2017 As our brain ages, our cognitive abilities naturally decrease and…

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BiomX raises $24 million to boost bacteria based drugs

admin | Medical, | May 29, 2017

Series A funding led by OrbiMed, Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JJDC, Inc. and Takeda Ventures, Inc. By Shoshanna Solomon May 15, 2017 BiomX Ltd., a developer of therapies based on human bacteria, said it…

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Israeli Scientist Developed New Way to Combat Heart Disease, Stroke

admin | Medical, | May 29, 2017

Source: Jewish Business News, 22 May Ben-Gurion U and Sheba Medical Center scientists developed Nano-Polymer that Could Prevent Heart Failure by Reversing Cardiovascular Inflammation and Plaque – may be better than statins Researchers at Ben-Gurion…

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New technology can predict resistance to chemotherapy

admin | Medical, | May 29, 2017

Breakthrough diagnostic kit under development can predict if a tumor will develop resistance to drugs, making therapy ineffective. By ISRAEL21c Staff May 24, 2017 Stem cell image by CI Photos/Shutterstock.com NewStem, a startup based in…

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Israeli Researchers Achieve a Breakthrough in Skin Aging Research

admin | Medical, | May 22, 2017

By Jewish Business News, 15 May 2017   An Israeli research team at Bar-Ilan University have developed a breakthrough technology that fighting wrinkles and sagging skin that allows molecules of hyaluronic acid polymers to applied as cream…

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AID Partners buys Israel’s GeneSort for $23m

admin | Medical, | May 22, 2017

Oncologists can use GeneSort’s diagnostic results to adapt treatments to the patient’s specific genetic mutations. Israeli molecular diagnostics company GeneSort today announced that it had been acquired by Hong Kong investment fund AID Partners for…

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