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Israel concocts a delicious new therapy

“Food has therapeutic value for me, and I think for many people too – not just eating it.” – Aviva Edelman.Chocolate, that most ancient of edible pleasures, has long been claimed as having benefits for body and soul. Now, for …

Relieving the pain of arthritis with snake venom

“There is a good reason why the snake is a symbol for the medical profession in America.” – Dr. Naftali Primor.As the world looks to nature to find cures for some of the world’s most debilitating diseases such as cancer, …

Johnson & Johnson looks to the future with Israeli science

The research of Professor Hermona Soreq on an accurate, objective method of diagnosing anxiety disorders based on the body’s regulation of acetylcholine was presented to the J&J team.American healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson has decided to cast an enormous vote …

A healing place for children

Two-year-old Mahmoud Rasmi developed an immediate rapport with one of the first nurses he encountered at Schneider Children’s Medical Center of Israel – even though she couldn’t understand Mahmoud’s request in Arabic for a present, his father said as the …

Keeping avian flu from taking flight

Turkish rescue workers remove a chicken contaminated with avian flu. (Photo: AP)Experts say that it’s only a matter of time before the deadly avian flu, which has already hit Europe, Asia, and Africa arrives on the shores of North America. …