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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 …

Israel’s Mazor turns 2D into 3D for orthopedic surgeons

Mazor’s C-InSight takes information available from traditional 2D imaging systems, and turns it into 3D.In the operating room, most doctors carrying out orthopedic surgery today are limited to using either C-Arm imaging systems that offer only inaccurate two-dimensional fluoroscopic images, …

Israel becomes a top stop for medical tourists

Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center was voted one of the top 10 medical tourism sites in the world by Newsweek Magazine .Known for its sandy beaches, Mediterranean climate, holy sites and nightlife, Israel is now drawing tourists of another kind …

Red for cancer, green for clear

Israeli company Zetiq Technologies makes it simple. If the cells in your tissue test stain green they are normal, if they stain red they are cancerous. As Dr. Adi Elkeles, the company’s CEO acknowledges: “This is a very simple discrimination …

Israeli researcher develops weight loss drug

It’s no secret that obesity statistics are on the rise, and along with them the likelihood of many more people developing heart disease and diabetes. And while the late Anna Nicole Smith helped to popularize the diet pill in America, …