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A 20-minute alternative to a tummy-tuck
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A 20-minute alternative to a tummy-tuck

Instead of surgery, ReFit offers a non-invasive radiofrequency technique that tightens sagging skin in a series of 20-minute sessions. Photo courtesy of Viora Ltd Before and after eight Reaction treatments. Excess, sagging and loose skin: Anyone who has lost a …

Scientists identify cause of rising HIV rates

Medicated AIDS patients are increasingly passing on the virus to male partners, Israeli researchers discover after combing through data. Rising HIV infection rates have been blamed on risky sexual behavior of medicated AIDS patients. An alarming rise in HIV infection …

Israeli researchers zero in on nearsightedness gene

Myopia was long understood to be genetic, but until now nobody could pinpoint the genetic mutation responsible for the world’s most common eye disorder. Photo by Nati Shohat, Flash90 A woman undergoes an eye test in Jerusalem. Myopia is the …

Cancer-fighting cells get home field advantage

By blocking malignant cells’ ability to neutralize natural defense antibodies, a new Israeli pharmaceutical is poised to score a touchdown against cancer. CEO Dr. Michael Schickler. To fight cancer, it sometimes helps to think outside the box, utilizing methods and …