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Fighting Post-Traumatic Stress Through the Genes

Try as we may to suppress memories of highly stressful experiences, they nevertheless come back to bother us — even causing attacks of intense fear or other undesirable behavioral impairments. Now, a team of scientists has found that a gene-based …

Using the body to combat disease

The Biopump uses a thin slice of genetically engineered skin to continuously produce and deliver therapeutic proteins.A remarkable new way to administer protein therapy is being tested on humans for the first time ever at Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem.The …

Mindset first to receive patent for Alzheimer`s vaccine

“Our technology potentially addresses several major safety concerns for developing a vaccine to beta-amyloid, a protein which is naturally present in the brain and other tissues,” says Mindset CEO Dr. Daniel Chain.An Israeli company called Mindset BioPharmaceuticals has become the …

Staying on course

The true innovation at the core of the PoleStar system is the concept of bringing the MRI to the OR as opposed to performing surgical procedures in an MRI suite.’What’s the big deal? It’s not brain surgery,’ the familiar saying …

Insulin injections without needles

The NanoPump is a tiny silicon array on the skin in which dozens or hundreds of tiny, hollow pyramids, are set, barely detectable by the naked eye.Diabetes patients have long been required to administer their daily injections with an inch-long …