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Dr. Lobel collecting samples from Ebola survivors in Uganda.

Israel’s Teva leads U.S. generic drug market 

Generic drugs produced by Teva and other manufacturers are often 50 to 80 percent cheaper than competing brand-name products.The need for quality health care combined with rising costs has Americans facing a squeeze. How do we serve an aging population …

Israeli team saves the life of Arab ‘bubble baby’

Prof. Shimon Slavin of Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center in Jerusalem holds baby Salsabil.An Israeli medical team has saved the life of an Arab “bubble baby” at Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center in Ein Kerem, which, with its partner hospital in Jerusalem, …

Israeli ultrasound machine to target cancer in U.S. patients

A magnetic resonance imaging machine locates cancer tumors and detects if they’ve been killed by ultrasound treatments.Israel-based Insightec has signed preliminary contracts with Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston to establish a research center for the non-invasive treatment of cancer …