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More effective epilepsy treatment coming out of Israel

Professor Meir Bialer: For one third of epilepsy patients who are not seizure-free, we still need new anti-epilepsy drugsMost people think that epilepsy is under control; that it is an ‘old time’ disease which barely manifests itself anymore among the …

Israeli studies offer solutions for infertility

Two recent studies by Israeli teams provide some very good news for women who are experiencing difficulty getting pregnant or are prone to miscarriages. In one study conducted at the Weizmann Institute, biopsies performed on women with fertility problems led …

Israeli device takes the heartburn away without surgery

Medigus’s SRS procedure is performed through the mouth using endoscopic technology. It doesn’t require anesthesia or a long hospital stay, it can be done in a half hour.You may fight heartburn by occasionally popping a ‘Tums’, or just might ignore …

Israeli medicine’s magic wand

The Medex Test – After an initial reading of the “electrical impedence” of the body’s “dermal-visceral zones,” a harmless electric current is passed, and another reading is made.Physicians have for millennia dreamed of having a magic wand that could be …

No ‘brain drain’ at Israeli research center

Through its up to the minute advancements in brain research, an Israeli center is providing insight into fields as disparate as the effects of post traumatic stress disorder on mothers and young children subjected to terror, lactating mothers and hunger, …

Israeli study: Pomegranate juice could benefit diabetics

‘In pomegranate juice, however, the sugars are attached to unique antioxidants, which actually make these sugars protective against atherosclerosis.’Researchers from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology say that pomegranate juice may provide important health benefits for diabetic patients. According to results …

Israeli startup says ‘goodbye needles, hello patches’

With Transpharma, osteoporosis can be treated by delivering drugs through the skin, which now are only available via injection.Israeli biomed startup TransPharma Medical Ltd. hopes to change the way drugs are delivered into our bloodstream – goodbye needles, hello patches. …

New Israeli patent gets a leg up

The NESS L300 works via electrical stimulation, and consists of three main components: a sensor, a microprocessor and a control unit.For many stroke victims, one of the most debilitating results of their condition is the paralysis of a limb. For …