Health
Ebola continues to rampage out of control through West Africa. Image via Shutterstock.com.

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. …

Israeli company develops painless glucose monitor

The portable GlucoTrack device can accurately measure glucose levels on-the-spot.An Israeli company has developed an innovative new non-invasive measurement system for diabetics that will enable them to check their glucose levels painlessly, without having to prick their fingers. The new …

‘Dancing’ genes discovered by Israeli researcher

The dancer ‘type’, says Ebstein, clearly demonstrates qualities that are not necessarily lacking but are not expressed as strongly in other people: a heightened sense of communication, and a strong spiritual personality trait. What makes dancers different than the rest …

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 …