Supplying the missing building block in brain atrophy

Having identified the protein building block missing in patients with brain atrophy, Israeli researchers can now conceive of a way to replace it. The figures depict the progressive wasting away of brain tissue, beginning with normal appearance at eight months …

Putting Israeli expertise to vital use in Haiti

Nine months after the devastating earthquake in Haiti, Israeli aid workers continue to offer vital aid and assistance to help the country back on its feet. Haitian children receiving aid from IsraAID as the rebuilding work continues. When Israeli trauma …

Teaching Gaza to fish

Adherents of Economic Peace Theory, graduate students in Israel believe that a fish farm in Gaza may be a stepping-stone to prosperity, and peace between Israelis and Palestinians. Peace through prosperity: The team of graduates, from left to right, David …

Marital bliss may keep men healthier

A new Israeli study suggests that men who are happily married are much less likely to die of a stroke.   Photo courtesy of Flash90. Wedded bliss. According to research, a happy marriage could reduce your chances of a fatal …

Ear infection? Don’t be a drip – use the foam

A promising Israeli startup has whizzed through its paces with a foam-delivery system for eardrops that may revolutionize treatment of a condition that plagues millions.   Otic Pharma’s foam based antibiotics stay within the ear canal, gradually releasing medication along …

Unclog your arteries by eating right

An Israeli study reveals that a healthy, long-term diet really does lower blood pressure and reverse clogging of the arteries – a major risk factor for stroke and heart attack. “We can actually see the changes in the vessel wall …

Sheltering under one wing to build another

A passionate Israeli educator has set up a program for delinquent teenage boys in a wildlife park on a kibbutz.   Counselors work with the boys at the Wing of Love park to help them turn their lives around. Wing …

Israeli couple reveals the secrets of chemistry

Professor Ruth and Yossi Sperling: We definitely live our professions.The walls are covered with paintings, bookshelves line the room, and set gracefully in a niche are two chairs and a small table adorned with a vase of flowers in the …