Health
Dr. Fahed Hakim.

Taking an individual approach to breast cancer treatment

Israeli researchers have developed a new MRI and ultrasound application that can identify maligant tumors before they metastasize, enabling doctors to customize treatment for every breast cancer patient.   Treatment of breast cancer today tends to be standard, but as …

Core Dynamics aims for the big freeze

Core Dynamics’ technology to cryopreserve cells opens up a whole new world of opportunity. Image: Freeze-dried and reconstituted leukocytes.Freeze-drying is that ubiquitous technology used in every packet we buy of instant coffee, tea, soup, even fish food. The process — …

FDA approves breakthrough lung imaging system [VIDEO]

FDA approves breakthrough lung imaging system [VIDEO]

Israeli company Deep Breeze has invented a non-invasive radiation free lung imaging system that uses Vibration Response Imaging to build up a real-time picture of the lung. The technology, which some are calling the biggest breakthrough since ultrasound, can be …

Israeli second opinion can save US lives

“A second opinion can reduce the odds of a misreading to less than five percent,” Adi Bendor, VP business development at ATDS.Who would trust an important medical decision based on one doctor’s opinion? When it comes to medical scans, such …

A stretcher for the 21st century

In the immediate aftermath of an accident or battle, the MedUAV allows doctors to treat the injured in the field and then get them out quickly and safely. It’s called the “golden hour” – the immediate aftermath of an injury, …

A robotic snake to fix broken hearts and organs

A snake is probably the last thing you’d ever want crawling around your heart. But in the case of a new American-Israeli invention called the CardioARM, this medical “snake” device may one day save your life. The new Israeli-American invention …

High fat diets upset our biological clock

A high fat diet isn’t just bad for your waistline, it’s bad for your biological clock, according to new Israeli research. Researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have shown that diets which are high in fatty foods can affect …

Medical GPS developer MediGuide acquired by St. Jude Medical

MediGuide’s technology increases the accuracy and information available during certain minimally invasive procedures, while reducing radiation exposure for both the patient and medical staff.After a prolonged silent period, Israeli medical device developer MediGuide last week announced that it has been …