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Recontouring the body, without the risks

Relying on non-invasive technologies like lasers, light sources, and radio frequency, the Accent XL RF system presents a new standard in aesthetic medicine.When Kanye West’s mother, Donda, suddenly died last month of complications following cosmetic surgery, it helped raised the …

Study: Gene determines if you’re generous

The researchers found greater altruism in players in which a key section of the AVPR1a gene, called its promoter, was longer.A person’s tendency to give charity or to pass by beggars may be programmed in our genes, according to a …

Israel’s SteadyMed pumps it up more – for less

The uniqueness of the PatchPump lies in the Ecell electro-chemical battery, which has taken the company two years to develop.Ian Solomon, VP business development at medical devices start-up SteadyMed, holds out a tiny battery wrapped in silver with a small …

Israeli research could lead to new class of antibiotics

The discovered communication factor is a novel biological molecule, noted Prof. Hanna Engelberg-Kulka.The discovery by a team of Israeli researchers of a new communication factor that enables bacteria to ‘talk to each other’ and causes their death could have significant …