Health
Dr. Fahed Hakim.

The trauma of rape more lasting than terror

A new Israeli study finds that the trauma of being raped is distinct from all other psychotraumas, and rape victims may need more long-term care.   Even when compared with the trauma of war, a serious car accident, prolonged illness …

A new treatment for chronic wounds

Israel could become a leader in the $3 billion chronic wound industry with a new device that heals wounds faster and more cheaply than alternatives.   Millions of Americans, particularly the elderly and diabetics, are afflicted with chronic wounds, which …

Boys made of steel may lack iron

An Israeli physician finds that athletic teenage boys may be at serious risk for iron deficiency, but once identified, it’s a condition that is easy to remedy.   Parents and health counselors already know they need to keep an eye …

Breakthrough Israeli method used to treat ADHD and dyslexia [Video]

Breakthrough Israeli method used to treat ADHD and dyslexia [Video]

An Israeli woman has developed a novel neuro-cognitive approach that is helping children and adults all over the world overcome learning disabilities such as dyslexia and ADHD.   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=87tN9K8O6XU At school Barak Raviv couldn’t read or write. He suffered from …

Dates protect against heart disease

Israeli researchers have discovered that eating dates daily can protect against atherosclerosis, a major cause of heart attacks and strokes.   Adding a handful of dates to your daily diet could improve your blood triglyceride levels without raising blood sugar …

A protein partnership that kills tumors

Israeli scientists have discovered a new protein partnership that leads to regression in certain pediatric tumors, holding out hope for a new breed of anti-cancer drugs. Israeli researchers have discovered what they believe could be a key reason why one …

NanoPass micro-needles protect you better from swine flu

NanoPass micro-needles mean that the same vaccine supply can now protect triple the number of people from potentially deadly flu, painlessly. Just like a mosquito’s stinger, the MicronJet micro-needles developed by Israel’s NanoPass slip though your skin virtually unnoticed. The …

Putting body fat in its place

A new medical device developed in Israel uses low-dose ultrasound to help you shed body fat and sizes, exactly where you want to. A butt like Beyonce’s and inches of flab shaved off your thighs is the dream come true …

Scientists develop protein to regrow blood vessels

A new protein injection developed by Israeli researchers can trigger the regrowth of blood vessels around the heart, offering a potential alternative to risky bypass surgery. Israeli researchers have developed a protein-based injection that can spark the regrowth of tiny …

Gluing together expertise to help save lives

A veteran and an immigrant Israeli combine their talents to help save victims of conflict with LifeBond – a sticky new sealant that closes wounds and stops bleeding. Living in Haifa during the 2006 Israel-Hezbollah war, entrepreneurial biomedical engineers Ishay …