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Less risk of heart attack for beer drinkers, Israeli study finds

Heart-healthy changes observed in the blood of the test participants following beer-drinking include decreased cholesterol levels, increased antioxidants and reduced levels of fibrinogen, a clot-producing protein. Raise a glass! Israeli researchers find moderate beer drinking reduces threat of heart attacksStudy …

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 …