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An injured Israeli soldier is evacuated by helicopter from near the Israeli border with Gaza Strip on July 21, following heavy fighting. Photo by Flash90.

Israel’s Lumenis helping to reduce pain of dental surgery

OpusDent, Lumenis’ dental subsidiary, wants to educated U.S. dentists on the advantages of lasers in dental surgery.Lumenis, based in Yokneam, Israel, has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for use of its OpusDent Erbium dental lasers in …

More foreign investors seeing value in Israeli biotech

Medical equipment manufacturer Boston Scientific may invest up to $100 million in Israeli startups.Intel, Microsoft, IBM, Motorola, Texas Instruments, Siemens. All the top global information technology players have had a long and successful history of conducting research and/or manufacturing in …

Startup Can-Fite Biopharma joins the ranks of cancer fighters

Can-Fite’s CF-101 is intended as a long-term treatment to prevent cancer from worsening.An Israeli startup known as Can-Fite Biopharma is reversing the normal approach to developing drugs in the laboratory: Instead of looking for why cancer occurs, it’s trying to …

Pharmos sees new use for brain injury therapy

Dexanabinol, Pharmos’ drug for brain injury, is being tested for effectiveness against brain impairment following heart surgery.Pharmos Corp. is working with a whole new set of compounds derived from a cannabis-like drug that has already proved successful in improving the …