Health
An injured Israeli soldier is evacuated by helicopter from near the Israeli border with Gaza Strip on July 21, following heavy fighting. Photo by Flash90.

Stroke rehab in a glove

Every year, over 700,000 people in the US suffer strokes – that’s one person every 45 seconds. It is the single most common cause of severe disability, with 25 percent of stroke victims recovering with minor impairments and 40 percent …

Israeli doctors breathe life into new cystic fibrosis drug

Professor Eitan Kerem of Hadassah Medical Center with cystic fibrosis patient Tova Shapiro.A collaboration between Israeli and American researchers on a new cystic fibrosis treatment has achieved promising results among CF patients undergoing clinical trials in Jerusalem. Under the supervision …

Israeli researchers link depression and osteoporosis

The more scientists learn about the mechanism that links the brain and behavior and the bones – the better insight they’ll have to develop therapeutic procedure which will prevent and treat bone loss.Medical researchers have long known there’s a link …

An incredible journey from an Israeli robotics team

There must be something in the Israeli psyche that draws it towards miniaturization. For several years, Given Imaging, one of the country’s shining success stories, has been marketing the Pillcam, a camera-in-a-capsule that is swallowed and passes through the esophagus …