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Even children will be able to tolerate radiation therapy with MercyBeam. Image via Shutterstock.com (shutterstock radiation)

SLP works while you sleep

BiteStrip is a disposable sensor that electronically checks for the widespread syndrome known as Bruxism. This syndrome is characterized by grinding and clenching of the teeth during sleep.How did a small Israeli company emerge as the world’s leading sleep disorder …

Taking the pinprick out of diabetes control

Glucon’s non-invasive device measures blood glucose levels in real time.For more than 20 years, the search has been on within the medical and technical community to find a way to make the lives of diabetics easier and less painful, by …

Medical expo dazzles with vast array of innovations

Professor Ami Ballin: “The leading cause of anemia in preemies is a deficit of red blood cells due the taking of blood samples for medical testing.”The intensive medical treatment that premature infants receive often saves their lives. But along with …

Moving past paralysis

Professor Eilon Vaadia and 10 PhD and MA students are researching one slice of a broader technology that, sometime in the future, may enable paralysis victims to bypass their damaged spinal cord.Were it not for the cruel fate of actor …

On the crest of medical advances

Using the nuclear medicine technologycalled Positron Emission Tomography (PET), Hadassah scientists are making giant leaps in the science of pinpointing diagnosis and treatment of disease.Unraveling many of the mysteries of the body’s response to disease and devising new methods of …

Optimata takes the guesswork out of clinical testing

The use of Optimata’s biosimulation technology represents a major paradigm shift in how drugs are developed.Suppose you’re a drug developer and your new drug has been proved effective in clinical testing. How can you decide what the optimal dosage is …