A team from the Weizmann Institute has demonstrated for the first time how tissues transplanted from pig embryos might, in the future, be able to induce the human body to produce blood-clotting proteins for hemophilia patients.
An Israeli computer program has been clinically proven to accurately provide a prognosis of how effective chemotherapy will be for breast cancer patients.
Israeli company Project RAY has developed the world’s first smartphone for people with visual disabilities, opening up the benefits of digital access to a population excluded up to now. Already in use in Israel, the smartphone is now launching in the US.
Tel Aviv has been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
A portable electrocardiograph machine developed by Israeli company SHL can transmit highly detailed data on heart activity to physicians by mobile phone.
Israeli scientists are developing a nose drop that will provide a five-year flu vaccine.
Hawaiian singer Don Ho underwent an Israeli-developed stem cell treatment to strengthen his heart.
A week-old Iraqi infant underwent an emergency operation in Israel to correct a congenital heart defect.
An artificial pancreas developed in Israel could revolutionize diabetic care by monitoring blood sugar levels and delivering insulin automatically, even at night.
Israeli scientists have found that a drug once used to treat vertigo can now help people lose weight.