Health
Prof. Benayahu, right, diving for soft corals in Taiwan. Photo by Ming-Shiou Jeng

Enriched low-fat dairy products pouring out of Israeli lab

Dr. Yoav Livney: We are hoping to enrich non-fat milk and other low-fat food products with vitamin D and other essential health-promoting nutraceuticals – such as vitamins A and E, minerals and antioxidants – lacking in many people’s diet.Yoav Livney …

Israeli breakthrough mines copper to keep bacteria away

‘My dream was to develop a self-sterilizing textile,’ says Jeffrey Gabbay, founder and CEO of Cupron. To accomplish goals as diverse as preventing the transmission of the avian flu virus to curing athlete’s foot, Cupron, a small American company with …

Israeli innovation uses nerve stimulation to treat heart failure

The CardioFit electrical stimulator system is designed to improve heart function through the controlled stimulation of the vagus nerve which is found in the neck.The entrepreneurs and researchers behind Israeli company BioControl Medical Ltd. have already struck gold once. Now …