Health
Bacteriophage EFDG1 at a magnification of 20,000 to 30,000 times. Some phages are still bound to remains of the dead bacteria. (Photo: Ronen Hazan/Hebrew University)

Jellyfish that can get under your skin

Similar to the way a farmer milks a cow, NanoCyte culls nano-injectors from its sea anemones in a marine farm in northern Israel close to the Sea of Galilee.Imagine a farm in the ocean, where cowboys corral sea life instead …

Continuous streaming therapy gets under your skin

‘Chronic hard-to-heal wonds are a huge medical problem. Over the last few years, the health care community has been moving towards advanced wound management treatment and wound care products,’ says Dr. Allon Leibovitz, CEO of Enzysurge.If you’ve ever had an …

Giving heart to cardiac patients

Anecdotal evidence shows that some of the patients participating in the study are experiencing improvement in their condition and their ability to function.A revolutionary Israeli genetic treatment could bring new hope to patients suffering with severe coronary heart disease. The …

Israeli mini-camera achieves a painless view of the colon

The Aero-O-Scope camera boasts a feature called Omnivision – which enables 360 degree viewing of the colon, including inside hard-to-see folds where polyps tend to grow.Self-interest wasn’t really Ben Goldwasser’s motivation when he co-founded Israeli startup GI-View two and a …

Israel’s ‘slimming’ potato a hit abroad

The Vivaldi potato, which contains up to 38% less carbohydrates and half the calories of the average potato has been labelled the ‘slimming potato’ and a ‘dieter’s dream’ in the British media.A low-carb ‘diet’ potato grown in Israel has quickly …