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Israeli startup extracts sushi’s health potential

The economic benefit of NoriTech’s system is its ability to produce a pre-planned, standardized crop, guaranteed to be enriched with nutritional elements.Over the last decade, sushi has boomed in popularity around the world. While most people focus on the delectable …

Israel molds the mindset of champions

A Wingate student is hooked to a biofeedback device as part of the The Wingate 5-Step Approach. (Photo: Stephanie L. Freid) The members of the Israeli delegation to the 2008 Summer Olympic Games are naturally going to be at the …

Israeli implant prevents early onset of puberty

The histrelin implant is being touted as a replacement for the current method to curb central precocious puberty – uncomfortable monthly injections.Teenage years can be difficult enough without having them arrive early. Unfortunately, due to a condition called central precocious …

Sharon illness places spotlight on Hadassah Medical Center

Senior anesthesiologists Drs David Gozal (left) and Yaacov Gozal. The brothers have been an integral part of the Hadassah team which has operated on Prime Minister Ariel Sharon. (Photo: Avi Hayoun)The international media is currently camped outside the Hadassah Medical …

UPDATE: Sharon shows signs of improvement

After three major operations within three days to halt repeated hemorrhaging and bring down intracranial pressure, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon was in serious but stable condition on Sunday. According to Dr. Jose Cohen, the Hadassah-University Medical Center neurosurgeon who …

Israeli scientist develops natural alternative for Ritalin

Dr. Nachum Vaisman: Our substance will hopefully make a change that doesn’t depend on daily dosages like Ritalin.Parents of children with attention deficits have come to rely on Ritalin to keep their children calm and attentive in school. However, potential …

When bread is not an affliction

‘We were brainwashed to believe that carbohydrates are the enemy’ Olga Raz.-Over the years, Americans have embraced all manner of diet trends: from Dean Ornish’s low-fat diet in the 1980s, to the Atkins all-protein diet in the 1990s, and most …