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Natural relief for prostate enlargement

‘At Naturamed, we seek to understand how to develop scientifically-based natural health care, and to exploit these findings.’A new Israeli company appears to have found a natural, safe and effective relief for a widespread, but often hushed up, ailment: enlargement …

Ailing hearts boosted by Israeli stem cell treatment

Famed Hawaiian singer Don Ho – on the road to recovery after undergoing TheraVitae’s VesCell treatment in Bangkok. (Photo: Courtesy Don Ho/AP)Ever since she gave birth two years ago, Jeanine Lewis’ heart had grown increasingly weak and enlarged, due to …

Israeli riding therapy ‘bucks’ the system

When Noam Cohen began equine therapy four years ago, he was completely paralyzed. After finally waking from a coma that lasted several months after he sustained severe injuries in a car accident in 1997, he couldn’t even move his head. …

Israeli stem cell researchers in demand in California

Stem cell research in Israel is less controversial than in many countries, since Jewish traditions related to the beginning of life differ from beliefs held by Christians. It was an invitation that highlighted the prominence Israeli scientists enjoy in the …

Scoping out a clearer future for AMD sufferers

The IMT, comprised of ultra-precision quartz glass micro-optics, is designed to be a permanent solution for moderate to profound vision loss due to AMD.For 65-year-old Phillip A., sitting and doing the daily crossword puzzle was one of the day’s pleasures. …

Children with ADHD may need sleep, Israeli study finds

‘What we learned is that in some of the children with milder forms of ADHD, their sleep disorder might be the cause of their behavior during the day – Natalie Golan.For anyone with a child diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD), …