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Sleep apnea may prolong the lives of elderly sufferers

Moderate sleep apnea can prolong life according to Technion professor Peretz Lavie, who led the four-and-a-half-year study.Moderate sleep apnea may actually prolong your life according to surprising new findings by a team of Israeli researchers.The condition, a common sleep disorder …

BioCancell’s guided missile cancer therapy

“We really have something,” Prof. Avraham Hochberg, co-founder and CSO of cancer-busting company, BioCancell.America was shocked when Dirty Dancing star Patrick Swayze was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer earlier this year. His “coming out” brought attention to the silent killer, which …

Israeli biotech company aims to beat drug tolerance

Peter Assaf, Renopharm founder and Chief Scientific Officer: We’re using nitric oxide in a natural way for drug delivery.It’s a common problem reported in the medical world: a patient finds a potentially life-saving medication, but after some time doctors need …

Teva drug slows progression of Parkinson’s

Professor Moussa Youdim, one of the inventors of Azilect.New findings show a drug developed by Israel’s pharma giant Teva Pharmaceutical Industries to treat the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, has been proven to slow the progression of the illness.Patients who took …

Making the roads safer for motorbike riders

Riders attach lights to the back of their jackets to enable drivers to see them more clearly.Like most Israelis, Rahamim Levi regularly hears about the thousands of people killed in traffic accidents in the country every year. But instead of …

Israel-based website keeps you healthy – naturally

A search for natural remedies to help his mother, prompted Tamir Goren to set up Mamaherb – an international online database of alternative cures.Anyone who’s ever been faced with the prospect of making a tough medical treatment decision will understand …

Making Headway in migraine pain relief [VIDEO]

Headway’s Occiflex device offers relief for people suffering chronic headaches.Many sufferers from chronic neck pain and migraines don’t know why the pain persists, but they do know that a gentle massage on the neck muscles can make life more bearable. …