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Technion develops sensory respiration device for preemies

Safe monitoring: Dr. Carmit Levy, director of Pneumedicare, holds up the sensor that promises to detect respiratory problems at an early stage.An award-winning final undergraduate project by students at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology has now been developed into a …

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 …