Health
Soroka Medical Center hosted the binational conference.

Just ‘let go’ and IVF should work

A new study from Israel shows that women with fertility problems who can relinquish control and go with the flow have a better chance of conceiving.   Women who “let go” during IFV treatment have a significantly higher chance of …

Music to their ears

A new study from Israel suggests that music therapy can help deaf children with cochlear implants to acquire speech more quickly and effectively.   Picture courtesy of Moshe Shai/Flash90. Toddlers undergoing rehabilitation after a cochlear implant are under intense pressure …

Getting the skeletal diseases out of your family closet

Scientists at IBM Israel and the Rizzoli Orthopedic Institute in Bologna, Italy are creating advanced tools to improve diagnosis and treatment plans for hereditary skeletal disorders.   A new project by IBM Israel and an Italian orthopedic institute hopes to …

Israeli tea prevents gingivitis

Doctor Peh is a new Israeli product that prevents tooth decay and gum inflammation and can be used as an alternative to brushing your teeth. It is based on a mixture of natural anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory medicinal herbs in a …

New hand sanitizer deactivates swine flu

Swine flu virus is wiped out within 15 seconds of exposure to a new Israeli hand sanitizer that could help stop the spread of viral infectious diseases.   The new antiviral hand sanitizer developed by an Israeli professor has been …

Mozart’s music mellows out at-risk preemies

Israeli researchers find that just 30 minutes of Mozart can make a world of difference to preemies, who gain weight faster and go home sooner.   Photo by Edi Israel/Flash90. Premature babies must gain a certain amount of weight before …

A “shocking” new therapy tackles impotence

An Israeli researcher finds that the device that blasts kidney stones with shockwaves appears to have a restorative effect on the blood vessels of the penis.   Treating impotence: Dr. Yoram Vardi, head of the Neuro-Urology Department of Ramban Medical …