Health
Soroka Medical Center hosted the binational conference.

Israeli researchers link depression and osteoporosis

The more scientists learn about the mechanism that links the brain and behavior and the bones – the better insight they’ll have to develop therapeutic procedure which will prevent and treat bone loss.Medical researchers have long known there’s a link …

An incredible journey from an Israeli robotics team

There must be something in the Israeli psyche that draws it towards miniaturization. For several years, Given Imaging, one of the country’s shining success stories, has been marketing the Pillcam, a camera-in-a-capsule that is swallowed and passes through the esophagus …

Israeli startup fights bioterrorism – in real time

‘Sensitivity and selectivity are the two important issues’ to detecting a biological agent, says BAS CEO Alex Keinan.It’s a 24-like scenario. Terrorists are attempting to dump anthrax into the ventilation system of a shopping mall. For homeland security officials, early …

Israeli AMD discovery licensed by Pfizer

Based on pre-clinical models, Quark believes that AMD can be treated by blocking the expression of the RTP-801 gene through RNA interference.An Israeli company which has set its sights on providing an effective drug to combat a cruel vision loss …