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Dr. Lobel collecting samples from Ebola survivors in Uganda.

Israeli study sheds light on memory loss

Volunteers under hypnosis showed distinct signs of brain activity when they were asked to suppress or recall memories.Israeli researchers have identified the brain circuits that play a key role in memory suppression and recall in a study of volunteers under …

Best medicine is huggable, say Israeli doctors

Please look after me: Researchers from Tel Aviv University discovered that something as simple and low-tech as a soft toy can significantly calm psychological distress in children.As any kid knows, even the scariest things become a little less scary when …

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 …