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Taking a bite out of the slow-release drugs market

Calcident’s tiny container can release anything from calcium to protect the teeth, to breath fresheners, or prescription drugs.An invention that could spur a revolution in the way drugs are given and an entirely new approach to how breath is freshened, …

The smallest needle in the universe to zap spider veins

David Solomon, chairman of Microvascular Eye Technology, creator of the world’s tiniest needle.Some of us have a genetic predisposition to those unsightly red and purplish, spider and varicose veins that surface in the most inappropriate places on our faces and …

Israel’s Birmont aims to make childbirth safer

Taking the fear out of childbirth.Despite advances in modern medicine, and sometimes even because of them, preventable disabilities such as cerebral palsy, a medical condition brought on by brain injury before, during, or shortly after birth, are still afflicting American …

Apexum goes to the root of the problem

An infection in your jawbone after a root canal operation can lead to serious consequences.Having a root canal operation is bad enough, but getting an infection in your jawbone afterwards can lead to serious consequences – in particular an Apicoectomy, …

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 …