Health
Dr. Fahed Hakim.

Ritalin could prevent falls in the elderly

In the US, falls are the leading cause of injury deaths amongst the elderly.If you’re worried about an elderly parent falling, Ritalin could be the answer. A new study by Israeli researchers suggests that Ritalin, traditionally used to treat Attention …

An inhaler at a fraction of the price

A tiny breath-activated turbine inside the inhaler beats at a mesh packet containing the drug particles. This releases all the particles into the air at the same time. Solomon explains that while today inhalers are mostly used for asthma, they …

A hip reconstruction that mimics nature

Active Implants’ TriboFit Buffer is a pliable, resilient cap that fits snuggly in the socket of the hipbone.Did you know that jogging puts five and a half times the body weight on your hip joints? And stumbling puts a peak …

Ancient DNA may provide key to origins of TB

Skeleton of a child from the middle bronze age, excavated in Beit Shean, whose bones will be included in this project. (Photo: Mark Spigelman)Joshua fought the battle at Jericho but then, as now, the real enemy in the region known …