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Oral drugs that can pack more of a punch

More than 25 years of research by an Israeli professor has culminated in nanocapsules that can slip through our bodies’ defenses to deliver more curing power. It may be the latest scientific trend, but Professor Simon Benita of the Hebrew …

Fighting swine flu with math

A team of mathematicians from Israel is creating a statistical medical management tool that could help authorities control pandemic influenza outbreaks and save lives. With swine flu spreading fast across the United States, and British authorities warning that the virus …

Send in the robots – for virtual rehab

By 2020 robots may be meeting our rehabilitation needs – psychological, physical and more – says a world expert speaking at a recent conference in Israel. By 2020, occupational, physical, psychological and behavioral rehabilitation will be carried out by robots …

Keeping wandering grandmas safe

An Israeli company has taken monitoring of the elderly from the door of a care home, to the patient with a swatch-like bracelet that includes personal monitoring technology. Almost every family has one: An aunt, parent or grandparent with dementia …

Israeli company helps you get smart about your meds

Prescription drugs mixed inadvertently with over the counter medications can be a lethal cocktail hospitalizing hundreds of thousands of people every year. Now an Israel company has the solution. Thousands of people die annually from the effects of drug on …