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Dr. Lobel collecting samples from Ebola survivors in Uganda.

Dogs may help lower children’s blood pressure

Dogs, long known as man’s best friend, may be more than just loyal companions: they may also have a positive impact on your children’s health, according to new Israeli research. The study shows that having a dog at home can …

BioCancell’s guided missile cancer therapy

BioCancell’s Prof. Avraham Hochberg: “We’re going to help people with inoperable cancer by making it operable.”America was shocked when Dirty Dancing star Patrick Swayze was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer earlier this year. His “coming out” about the disease brought attention …

Modigene’s Shot in the Arm [VIDEO]

Modigene has four CTP-enhanced compounds in development at its laboratory in Israel.No one likes getting jabbed, but for many there isn’t a choice. Millions of people get daily injections of therapeutic proteins, a group that encompasses everything from insulin to …

Israel’s PhagoLum to make sepsis history

This will become the gold standard diagnosis of sepsis: Avi Reinhartz, CEO of PhagoLum.In the United States, sepsis is the leading cause of death in non-coronary ICU patients, and the 10th most common cause of death overall. It occurs in …

Israeli company leads the gray product revolution [VIDEO]

Israeli company leads the gray product revolution [VIDEO]

The DRIFTS device is designed to help ease the tremors experienced by people suffering diseases like Parkinson’s.At Israel’s GeronTech, they take old age seriously. The non-profit organization is one of the leading centers in the world for the design and …

Growing (Without) Pains

Orthogon’s device can be used to compress or elongate the bone with minimal suffering.There’s nothing good about a broken leg. Or maybe there is. A technology for resetting fractures and lengthening limbs is being adapted to treat not only severe …

New Israeli test identifies mothers at risk of preeclampsia

Six percent of women, many of them healthy, develop the life-threatening condition of preeclampsia in pregnancy.An Israeli start-up has developed a breakthrough technology that could help doctors identify pregnant women at risk of developing preeclampsia, a dangerous condition of pregnancy …