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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 …

Bedouin genetic defect identified by Israeli scientists

The findings “open a new field of research into these common neurodegenerative diseases.”A gene prevalent in a Bedouin tribe in southern Israel that causes a severe hereditary neuro-degenerative disease has been identified by a Ben-Gurion University of the Negev research …