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Israel’s ReWalk turns focus to stroke victims with cheaper walking device

Saturday, April 14, 2018

ReWalk Robotics Ltd., the Israeli developer of a robotic exoskeleton system that helps the paralyzed to walk, has started a clinical study of a new product that will aid the rehabilitation of people who have suffered a stroke. The company said that a first study participant began using a new “soft exo-suit system,” the ReStore, … Read More

Cell discovery holds out promise for Parkinson’s therapy

Saturday, April 14, 2018

An Israeli-led international study featured on the cover of The Journal of Neuroscience in February, holds the promise of advancing the field of cell-replacement therapy for people with Parkinson’s disease (PD). PD, which affects millions of people worldwide, causes devastating motor symptoms due to a loss of dopamine-secreting brain cells (dopaminergic neurons). Although there is no cure … Read More

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How Israel is becoming the world’s top cyber superpower

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Israel, or “Startup Nation” as some call it, has become a world leader in cyber security. And the nation’s military is fueling its supremacy. Although Israel makes no cars of its own, the world’s top auto-security companies are all Israeli. The country also receives roughly one-fifth of the world’s global private investment in cyber security. … Read More

Israeli Ophthalmologists Invents Revolutionary Eyedrops that could Replace Eyeglasses

Israeli Ophthalmologists Invents Revolutionary Eyedrops that could Replace Eyeglasses

Friday, March 2, 2018

A team of Opthalmologists at Shaare Zedek Medical Center and Bar-Ilan University’s Institute of Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials developed eye-drops that have been found to repair the corneas and improve short and long sightedness. The nanoparticle solution called as “nanodrops” was successfully used on pigs’ corneas. Clinical trials on humans are expected to be carried … Read More

Israel developing cutting edge artificial intelligence crime-fighting tools

Israel developing cutting edge artificial intelligence crime-fighting tools

Friday, March 2, 2018

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and the Israel Police aim to develop advanced cyber, big-data and artificial intelligence tools that may eventually be able to predict and prevent crime. In a joint initiative with the police, the university launched the Center for Computational Criminology this week at BGU’s Advanced Technologies Park in the presence of … Read More

One drug could treat Alzheimer’s, MS, Crohn’s and more

One drug could treat Alzheimer’s, MS, Crohn’s and more

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Could one drug effectively treat incurable inflammatory diseases such as Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, rheumatoid arthritis and multiple sclerosis as well as neurodegenerative maladies such as Alzheimer’s disease? Yes, says Prof. David Naor, speaking with ISRAEL21c at the Lautenberg Center for General and Tumor Immunology in Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem. All these diseases, he … Read More

Saving Lives In The ICU Through Artificial Intelligence

Saving lives in the ICU through artificial intelligence

Thursday, February 15, 2018

An Israeli venture capitalist’s personal tragedy brought him to a startup seeking to provide immediate health updates for fragile patients. Two years ago, Gal Salomon’s mother developed sepsis during a stay in the hospital. “It was a big hospital with a lot of patients and no one saw or understood it was happening,” Salomon recalls … Read More

New nanomedicine could prevent progression of pancreatic cancer

Friday, February 9, 2018

A new study published in scientific journal Nature Communications distinguishes the reason for extended pancreatic cancer survival: an inverse correlation between a known oncogene, a gene that promotes the development of cancer, and the expression of an oncosuppressor microRNA. The study may serve as a basis for the development of a medicine that can treat … Read More

Israeli hospital sends delegation to cholera-stricken Zambia

Thursday, January 11, 2018

A delegation of two physicians and one water engineer from the Sheba Medical Centre, Israel’s largest hospital, arrived Friday in the southern African country. Over 60 people in Zambia have died of cholera and more than 2,500 are said to have been infected since September, when the disease started spreading. Sheba, which is located in … Read More

Light and water flow to rural Africa due to Israeli tech

Monday, December 18, 2017

The scene was shocking: Villagers in Akuyam, Uganda, hadn’t eaten in three days when Sivan Ya’ari and her Innovation: Africa  staff met them in February 2017 on their way to check on the organization’s solar water-pumping and drip-irrigation projects in six nearby villages. “The state of poverty we saw there was nothing like we’d ever … Read More