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Israeli startup says ‘goodbye needles, hello patches’

With Transpharma, osteoporosis can be treated by delivering drugs through the skin, which now are only available via injection.Israeli biomed startup TransPharma Medical Ltd. hopes to change the way drugs are delivered into our bloodstream – goodbye needles, hello patches. …

New Israeli patent gets a leg up

The NESS L300 works via electrical stimulation, and consists of three main components: a sensor, a microprocessor and a control unit.For many stroke victims, one of the most debilitating results of their condition is the paralysis of a limb. For …

Israeli scientists find a code beyond genetics in DNA

The second code, superimposed on the first, the scientists say, sets the placement of the nucleosomes, miniature protein spools around which the DNA is looped.In a discovery that may aid scientists in the future in understanding the mechanisms underlying many …

Israeli fruit research bears results in curbing cancer growth

Prof. Oded Shoseyov’s approach has been shown to inhibit the malignant cells without affecting normal cells and without the severe side effects of traditional treatments such as radiation and chemotherapy.There may not noticeably be a direct path from developing ways …

Israeli discovery aids stroke recovery

Brainsgate’s technology is based on a miniature electrode implanted on the roof of the mouth within 24 hours following a stroke. Stroke is the leading cause of adult long-term disability in the US. Out of the approximately five million stroke …