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Keeping your mind sharp with Israel’s CogniFit

Keeping your mind sharp with Israel’s CogniFit

CogniFit’s online brain fitness program can improve a person’s cognitive skills by as much as 40%, according to the company. We all know that exercise is vital as we grow older to keep our bodies fit and healthy, but exercising …

Who will survive cancer’s chemo blast?

Researchers from the Weizmann Institute hope the new tool they have developed could transform the world of cancer research and drug development.Cancer kills our loved ones, it tears lives apart. According to the American Cancer Society, one in every four …

New bubble technology targets cancer cells

For millions of Americans with cancer, the side effects of chemotherapy and other drugs used to treat the disease can be devastating. But new drug-delivery research from Israel based on nano- and microtechnology might provide much-needed relief, and more effective …

Keep baby safe, sound and kicking with Biopad

Every kick counts: the Biopad monitor keeps track of baby’s kicks and somersaults inside the womb. Digital moms, dads, and grandparents-to-be will be happy to have baby “connected” to Israel’s latest high-tech tool. Hooked to an iPhone, Blueberry or other …

Turning bacteria against bacteria to fight disease

Competition between two sibling colonies of the Paenibacillus > dendritiformis bacteria grown side by side. The cells on the inner edges of the two colonies are dead. As bacteria become increasingly resistant to antibiotics, creating indestructible superbugs, bacterial infection has …

Away from the blade and back to the game

Dr. Stephan Ben-Shoshan will be travelling to America later this year to introduce radiologists to the benefits of his CT-guided injection techniques.A “slipped” or herniated spinal disc can put any million-dollar baby out of commission for weeks, possibly months. A …

A high-rise escape system [Video]

A high-rise escape system [Video]

High-rise buildings are a well-known target for terrorists, but in an emergency, people trapped in the building can only really use emergency stairwells to make their escape. Six-year-old Israeli company, Escape Rescue Systems, has developed a revolutionary external evacuation system …