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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, …

Light at night raises breast cancer risk

Exposure to light at night may be a significant cause of breast cancer, according to Israeli researchers who have discovered that women in well-lit neighborhoods are 37 percent more likely to suffer from the disease than contemporaries living in dark areas.

Human sense of sound more acute than most mammals

The precision of human hearing exceeds that found in the auditory cortices of all other land mammals.The human being is the only animal on earth that listens to and creates music out of sheer emotion. We play instruments, compose sonnets …

New Israeli gel improves nature’s healing

Created in the Regentis lab, Gelrin could help repair damage to the cartilage in the knee.Skiing, skating, climbing, soccer are all invigorating sports, but if you fall and injure the cartilage in your knee – or, if it wears out …

Israeli transgenic plants offer safer human collagen

Collagen is harvested from the leaves of CollPlant’s genetically engineered tobacco plants.The plants growing at CollPlant’s greenhouse in the north of Israel look much like any other tobacco plants. Appearances, however, are deceptive. These plants, worth millions of dollars when …

Israel’s SenseUrine puts a leaky bladder back on tract

SenseUrine’s compact, non-invasive and affordable device uses biofeedback methods to manage and treat all forms of urinary incontinence.Urinary incontinence, or not having control of when one has to “go” is a major healthcare concern in the US. The embarrassing and …