Health
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Learning languages could keep you mentally fit

Dr. Gitit Kavé: “Learning a new language can only do good things.”Learning a second or third language in childhood may protect your brain against the effects of aging later in life, according to new research by Israeli scientists. In the …

Sindolor puts the needle’s sting on ice

Sindolor hopes to take the pain of injections away.After homework, the second most despised activity in a child’s life is probably going for injections at the doctor’s office. Important for immunization, or to guard against tetanus or anaphylactic shock – …

Israeli scientist holds out hope of diagnosis by cell phone

Diagnosis by phone.Israeli researchers have discovered a way to transmit medical images via a cellular phone, opening up the possibility of providing sophisticated diagnosis and treatment to millions of people who live a long distance from modern medical centers. Unlike …

Israeli device holds out hope for heart patients

Non-invasive, and easy to use, Cardiatec’s Endotect could save the lives of thousands of people with heart disease.Forget everything you think you know about avoiding heart attacks – or at least be prepared to significantly adjust your knowledge. Cutting your …

Sweat ducts tell all, Israeli researchers find

Sweat ducts in our skin behave like tiny helical antennas.The question, ‘how do you feel?’ could become redundant in years to come after Israeli researchers discovered a method to remotely sense the physiological and emotional state of human beings using …

Time to bury Freud’s theory of repression?

Did Freud get it wrong? Prof. Yacov Rofé of Bar-Ilan University thinks he could have.The whole structure of psychoanalysis may rest on Sigmund Freud’s concept of ‘repression,’ the burying of traumatic memories by the unconscious mind, but an Israeli professor …

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 …