Category: Medical

Pluristem cells prevent amputation

admin | Medical, | February 27, 2019

Treatment of Buerger’s Disease Patient  Buerger’s disease is a severe vascular inflammatory disease associated with high risk of amputation  Patient was at a pre-amputation stage and was treated with PLX-PAD cell therapy under…

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Restoring vision with a membrane transplant

admin | Medical, | February 27, 2019

By TPS Israeli doctors at the Rambam Health Care Campus in Haifa recently conducted a successful procedure through which they restored a woman’s lost eyesight using a placenta. By: TPS A young woman in her…

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A device to prevent cardiac arrest

admin | Medical, | February 27, 2019

By  Abigail Klein Leichman Simple emergency solution from an Israeli physician-inventor redirects blood to core organs from limbs in case of hemorrhagic shock or cardiac arrest. The 1940s inflatable anti-gravity suit kept fighter pilots from…

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Groundbreaking Israeli medical device treats burns without the patient being touched

admin | Medical, | February 15, 2019

Source: NoCamels Health News Imagine being able to treat burn injuries without causing added pain to the burn victim when dressing a wound. An Israeli nanotechnology company focused on the development and manufacturing of portable…

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Could this be the definitive cure for cancer? Israeli scientists believe it could

admin | Medical, | January 29, 2019

By Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman (Jerusalem Post)  Dr. Ilan Moran. (photo credit: Courtesy) A small team of Israeli scientists think they might have found the first complete cure for cancer. “We believe we will offer in a…

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Yet another cancer breakthrough

admin | Medical, | January 29, 2019

Source: The Jewish Press   Medical research (illustrative)  Israeli scientists at Tel Aviv University have discovered that white blood cells which are responsible for chronic asthma and modern allergies may be used to eliminate malignant…

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Cleaning out the brain

admin | Medical, | January 21, 2019

Source: Israel21c The body’s DNA damage response is key in maintaining genome stability in the face of harmful agents. Our DNA is under constant attack from many sources (chemicals and radiation, for example) that can result…

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Cleaning out the brain

admin | Medical, | January 21, 2019

Source:  Microbot Medical Working Prototype of Self-Cleaning Shunt  Microbot Medical Inc. (Nasdaq CM: MBOT) demonstrated an activated Self-Cleaning Shunt (SCSTM) during recent one-on-one investor and analyst meetings in San Francisco, which took place during the…

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Minimally invasive stitching combats obesity

admin | Medical, | January 21, 2019

By Federico Maccioni The Endozip device developed by Israeli startup Nitinotes is inserted via the mouth and has a suturing device, with a needle enclosed inside its main chamber) In 2016 more than 650 million…

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Revolutionising communication for the hard of hearing

admin | Medical, | January 21, 2019

By Benjamin Kerstein A new smartphone app developed by students at the Holon Institute of Technology (HIT) will facilitate communication by deaf people without the aid of sign language. DAS-Deaf Access Solution was developed by…

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