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Home fetal monitoring revolutionized by Israeli device

The CardGuard home fetal monitor will assist in easing the stress brought on by high-risk pregancies.Thanks to a new Israeli innovation, high-risk pregnant women can monitor the heartbeat and pulse of their fetus at home and can transmit the results …

Weizman scientists create human kidneys in mice

The findings of the study suggest that human or porcine fetal tissue might take on the shape and function of a healthy kidney if transplanted into humans as well. Israeli scientists have successfully grown miniature human kidneys in mice, in …

Discovery of Beduin gene may be key to anemia breakthrough

CDA-1 is characterized by a medium-to-high deficiency in red blood cell production. It is a rare disease found worldwide, but the largest vulnerable group is the Negev’s Beduin population.A team of Israeli scientists have discovered a gene responsible for the …

Keryx takes the cake

Israel’s Keryx Biopharmaceuticals is shepherding a drug through the final stages of U.S. clinical trials that gives hope to the three to four million U.S. diabetes sufferers who experience kidney failure along with their diabetes. Israel’s Keryx Biopharmaceuticals is shepherding …