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No-fail, painless injections

An Israeli company has spent a decade perfecting a drug delivery system that takes the needle out of your arm, and the dread out of going to the doctor.

A moment of Glee for Argo Medical

A robotic exoskeleton designed in Israel to help paraplegics walk and climb stairs alone, has become the unexpected star of Glee, one of TV’s most popular programs. Artie Abrams, played by actor Kevin McHale, steps out for the first time. …

Fighting cancer with early detection

An American-Israeli bio-tech company’s diagnostic kit can detect increased risk for breast cancer, vastly improving the odds of curing it. An American-Israeli bio-tech company’s diagnostic kit can detect increased risk for breast cancer, vastly improving the odds of curing it. …

Back to the future for breech babies

Forget Caesarean delivery for breech babies, normal birth is just fine, claims an Israeli researcher, overturning traditional protocols. Photo by Moshe Shai/Flash90. An Israeli researcher is urging obstetricians to relearn how to deliver breech babies. Babies heading down the birth …

Researchers warn of stem cell cancer link

Researchers in Israel are warning that stem cell treatments could raise cancer risks. Photo courtesy of Hebrew University. Hebrew University stem cell researchers (from left): Uri Ben-David, Prof. Nissim Benvenisty and Dr. Yoav Mayshar. Using a patient’s own stem cells …