Israeli brain researcher proves that ‘kangaroo care’ – skin-to-skin contact with mom – improves a preemie’s brain functioning later in life.
From research to social and educational programs, Israel excels in the struggle to understand autism and help families deal with this developmental disorder.
Minimally invasive laser-based therapy offers a promising alternative for hundreds of thousands of patients diagnosed each year.
Israeli researchers zero in on a protein that viruses use to kill bacteria, holding out hope of a new drug that could treat people infected with deadly resistant strains.
Changes in previously-overlooked brain cells called microglia are seen to play a role in the development of depression following chronic exposure to stress.
Israeli study finds that 87 percent of teens who quit chewing gum experience significant relief from chronic headaches.
ISRAEL21c compiles a list of the 10 most extraordinary medical devices and pharmaceuticals that promise to revolutionize global healthcare.
Experts believe the multipronged approach that wiped out the disease in pre-state Israel could be applied to African countries today.
In an upcoming space mission, the Vecoy platform – which tricks viruses into committing suicide – will be tested to see how it works in zero gravity.