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Given Imaging M2A capsule safe for children

Given Imaging now offers a new Pediatric Accessory Kit to simplify pediatric use of the M2A capsule endoscope. When 12-year-old Carly Taylor first laid eyes on the M2A capsule, she wasn’t sure she could swallow the half-inch, multi-vitamin-sized pod. But …

Parkinson’s patients turn back the clock

Israeli research created the basic methodology for a group of neurosurgeons in Grenoble, France, in 1993, to first implant an electrode deep inside the brain of in a human patient with Parkinson’s disease.Naomi Moskowitz a 60-year-old Jerusalem woman who suffered …

Pregnancy disorder linked to cancer

According to the study, women who had suffered from preeclampsia appeared to have about a 30 percent increased risk of cancer in general, compared with women who had not developed the condition during pregnancy.When Rivka A. gave birth to her …

Israeli film test shows our brains react alike

Using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), the research showed the brain-activity patterns of people watching the same movie look very similar, regardless of their gender and age. Did you ever wonder if the thoughts that were going through your mind while …

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 …