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Even children will be able to tolerate radiation therapy with MercyBeam. Image via Shutterstock.com (shutterstock radiation)

Targeting early ID of health deterioration

Three of the four founders of Israeli startup EarlySense have children who suffer from asthma. And their initial goal in setting up the company was to find a smart contact-free respiratory monitoring system that could help parents and doctors identify …

Israeli health portal unscrambles online medical muddle

A common cold, or something more serious? iMedix helps users diagnose their ailments with an online medical portal that combines health information with practical advice.Got a cough? Must be pneumonia. That large mole on your leg? Cancer, for sure. Among …

Israeli MS patients in adult stem cell first [VIDEO]

Israeli MS patients in adult stem cell first [VIDEO]

‘Most MS patients reported a stabilization of their condition and some an improvement in function, especially in sphincter control, muscle power in arms, tremor and stability in walking.’Scientists based at Jerusalem’s Hadassah University Hospital have broken new ground in the …

Recontouring the body, without the risks

Relying on non-invasive technologies like lasers, light sources, and radio frequency, the Accent XL RF system presents a new standard in aesthetic medicine.When Kanye West’s mother, Donda, suddenly died last month of complications following cosmetic surgery, it helped raised the …

Study: Gene determines if you’re generous

The researchers found greater altruism in players in which a key section of the AVPR1a gene, called its promoter, was longer.A person’s tendency to give charity or to pass by beggars may be programmed in our genes, according to a …