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Teva drug slows progression of Parkinson’s

Professor Moussa Youdim, one of the inventors of Azilect.New findings show a drug developed by Israel’s pharma giant Teva Pharmaceutical Industries to treat the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, has been proven to slow the progression of the illness. Patients who …

Making the roads safer for motorbike riders

Riders attach lights to the back of their jackets to enable drivers to see them more clearly.Like most Israelis, Rahamim Levi regularly hears about the thousands of people killed in traffic accidents in the country every year. But instead of …

Israel-based website keeps you healthy – naturally

A search for natural remedies to help his mother, prompted Tamir Goren to set up Mamaherb – an international online database of alternative cures.Anyone who’s ever been faced with the prospect of making a tough medical treatment decision will understand …

Making Headway in migraine pain relief [VIDEO]

Headway’s Occiflex device offers relief for people suffering chronic headaches.Many sufferers from chronic neck pain and migraines don’t know why the pain persists, but they do know that a gentle massage on the neck muscles can make life more bearable. …

Ritalin could prevent falls in the elderly

In the US, falls are the leading cause of injury deaths amongst the elderly.If you’re worried about an elderly parent falling, Ritalin could be the answer. A new study by Israeli researchers suggests that Ritalin, traditionally used to treat Attention …

An inhaler at a fraction of the price

A tiny breath-activated turbine inside the inhaler beats at a mesh packet containing the drug particles. This releases all the particles into the air at the same time. Solomon explains that while today inhalers are mostly used for asthma, they …

A hip reconstruction that mimics nature

Active Implants’ TriboFit Buffer is a pliable, resilient cap that fits snuggly in the socket of the hipbone.Did you know that jogging puts five and a half times the body weight on your hip joints? And stumbling puts a peak …