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Common Sense empowers women with self-tests

About 20% of pregnant women wrongly diagnose themselves as starting labor with the first sign of wetness, and rush to the hospital prematurely. Common Sense has developed a set of convenient, non intrusive tests that will give women the power …

Israeli device provides early detection of heart problems

The ETT-PAT 2000 System identifies disruptions in cardiac activity during stress tests.An Israeli medical devices company has developed a new non-invasive diagnostic tool that can help doctors detect heart problems more accurately and earlier than existing devices on the market, …

Israeli device lowers blood pressure with music

American doctors say RESPeRATE will have a major impact on how high blood pressure is treated.We all know that music pleases and soothes us – but a revolutionary new Israeli device has demonstrated that musical tones hold the power to …

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 …