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Good vibrations

CellFeed Medical’s technique combines stimulation by a low-charge electric field with chemotherapy in an attempt to eliminate malignant cancerous tumors. Clinical Cancer Research, published by the American Association for Cancer Research, will shortly publish an article written by Tel Aviv …

Helping prolong pregnancy to full term

Preventerm inhibits three molecules that block contractions. The medication acts to prevent premature labor whatever the cause, be it infection, inflammation, bleeding, an overextended uterus, or too much amniotic fluid. Every day that a premature baby manages to stay in …

Soy compound shows relief from menopausal symptoms

According to Se-cure, Tofupill provides an effective and safe alternative to hormone replacement therapy.Looking to the Far East for inspiration, an Israeli company says it has developed a natural soya-based diet supplement that not only helps women overcome menopausal symptoms …

Israeli biotech keeps raising the bar

140 new developments in a range of fields from biotechnology to nanotechnology, medicine and medical equipment, were unveiled by Israeli companies at the BioTech exhibition.Israeli biopharmaceutical start-up, Vascular Biogenics Ltd. (VBL), has developed a new genetic treatment that it claims …

Oridion enables those who fight SARS to breathe easier

Oridion is the world technology leader in capnography – the non-invasive measurement of carbon dioxide in exhaled breath.George Yariv is not used to publicizing his company’s charitable efforts. Not even the fact that Oridion’s respiratory monitoring devices are being donated …

Notal Vision sets its sights on early detection of AMD

In clinical studies, Notal Vision’s Macular Computerized Psychophysical Test (MCPT) was shown to be more than twice as likely to detect the presence of AMD than the current standard diagnostic.Putting on glasses as one grows older seems perfectly normal – …