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Researchers find clue to breast cancer treatment

“This solves a big puzzle in breast cancer studies,” says Gera Neufeld, team leader from the Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy at the Technion.In an important breakthrough, Israeli biologists have demonstrated that a specific protein causes breast cancer cells …

Providing hope for Alzheimer sufferers

Allon is working on developing drug compounds that stop neurodegeneration, which is a hallmark of many diseases such as Alzheimers.When Illana Gozes was growing up in Jerusalem, she had a friend whose parents were both science professors at nearby Hebrew …

Advanced angioplasty catheter device to be sold in U.S.

The FX miniRAIL coronary catheter is the first dilatation device to evolve beyond the traditional “wire inside a balloon” design, which allows the rail wire to participate in the dilatation process.One of the largest cardiovascular medical device companies in the …

Human error removed from administering medication

Every year, some 7,000 Americans die from treatment mistakes at United States hospitals. Every year, some 7,000 Americans die from treatment mistakes at United States hospitals. As health care professionals search for ways to prevent these tragic errors, an Israeli …

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 …