Health and Science are two of the most developed sectors in Israel and the country is a powerhouse of medical innovation with many game-changing medical advances being made on a regular basis. 'Health and Science' provides you with the latest updates on Israel's health trends, health tips, news and fitness.as well as the cutting edge scientific discoveries and advancements.
Sonovia can provide thousands of protective masks or other hospital apparel ‘We have the ability to help prevent the virus from spreading’
Nanox announced last week that it raised another $26 million for its Nanox System project
I never really expected to be this old. I’ve already lived longer than both my parents did, and when I look through my address book, I see many names of friends who were younger.
The campaign is a collective work, joining together the Israeli Association of Cardiologists and four other women’s heart health centers.
The revolutionary device is expected to be tested in humans by 2028.
Conducted by researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and University of Michigan, the study is one of the few in the world that has tested the effectiveness of childhood vaccination.
The program is especially important this year when many people have already died from the flu in Israel, and the virus is expected to take an exceptionally heavier toll than usual.
As with all daily injections, the treatment is often associated with poor levels of adherence.
Joint research by the Environmental Protection and Health ministries reveals alarming findings on the human impact of air pollution in Israel.
"Because Chicago Sky Blue is non-toxic, we think it might be tested to prevent further damage following the initial injury of a heart attack."
The four individuals were diagnosed with pneumonia on Thursday and are in stable condition.
The Health Basket Committee announced the addition of 141 medical technologies worth NIS 500 million.
There are not many things more daunting than the sight of someone in a hospital bed attached to endless wires used to monitor their vital signs.
“There is a connection between businesses in Israel and Texas that make both Israel and Texas far better,” governor Greg Abbott said.
A method for ending procrastination.
The fascinating story of a bricklaying robot
CAPS Medical uses Cold Atmospheric Plasma (CAP) technology that is usually used to treat superficial solid tumors to now target solid internal organ tumors.
From sufganiyot to hamantaschen: Can you handle it?
463 million people have been diagnosed with diabetes worldwide and up to 95% of this number have Type 2.
I’ve never been a great bowler. Now try doing it with only one eye.
Having all of cardiac services under one team creates a unified approach, and leads to better treatment.
Better skin, better digestion…with a foodie (and even boozy) twist
All that man needs for health and healing has been provided by God in nature, the Challenge of science is to find it.” – Paracelsus (16th-century Swiss physician).
Owlytics specializes in wearable-based analytics technology for the medical sector
Beresheet 1 made Israel the seventh country in the world to reach the moon’s orbit, but failed to land.
Israel has a highly developed health care system, and citizens have access to highly developed medical diagnostic technologies.
Prof. Nathalie Balaban and Dr. Maskit Bar-Meir teamed up and showed that bacteria thought to be resilient to antibiotic treatment may in fact be treatable.
Ministry of Health to pilot lung cancer screening program proven internationally to catch up to 80% of tumors in their earliest stage.
The AI technology "uses deep learning to automatically look at every head CT before a patient has even left the imaging room."
“This is important news for the residents of Beit Shemesh,” said Health Minister Ya’acov Litzman.
Lawmakers in New Jersey are voting today on a bill that would eliminate religion as a legal reason not to vaccinate children.
A 130-year-old tortoise is returning to the wild after a good job done in San Diego Zoo's breeding program.
Epigenetics tech, in experiments performed on tomatoes and corn was able to multiply the plants' photosynthesis level by 100, increasing the yield significantly.
IceCure uses probes to freeze tumors, killing the tissue. The tumor then disperses naturally.
Contract to be carried out over period of 5 years
The use of coal for electricity production has been increasingly replaced by natural gas in recent years.
AstroRx is a cell therapy product containing functional healthy astrocytes derived from human embryonic stem cells that aim to protect diseased motor neurons.
The study, published in the journal Nature on Wednesday, is the latest to show that artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to improve the accuracy of screening for breast cancer.
Cataracts cause clouding of the eye lens, which leads to a reduction in visual acuity.
Theranica, an Israel-based bio-medical technology company developing advanced devices that treat disorders like migraines and other pain disorders.
The research could have a meaningful impact in the field of personalized medicine.
The main seaweed grown at the farm is green Ulva, rich in protein and dietary fiber, minerals –iodine, calcium, magnesium, iron - and antioxidants.
A study published in the medical journal JAMA Network Open on Friday has analyzed the situation in the US a little over a decade after the vaccine against HPV was introduced.
The Health Ministry released a report on Tuesday showing a decrease of 1.5% in citizens getting flu shots.
"The trick, though, is that we're looking for trace levels of chemicals from billions of years ago on Mars."
Formerly an investment banker, 28-year-old Anna Sacks left her job and began her "Trash Walks."
Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States. Around the globe, cancer incidence has been steadily increasing over the past half-century.
The key to keeping one’s 2020 health goals starts with setting the right goals.
The trip to Samoa was "difficult and complicated," Dr. Itai M. Pessach of Sheba Medical Center.
New research study from BGU’s National Autism Research Center of Israel finds brain waves of children with autism are shallower
In total, 11 of the dogs passed the test with flying colors and, no doubt, earning a well-deserved treat.
The findings challenge the common scientific belief that parental care in animals is a more modern concept.
Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) is the vaccine used to treat tuberculosis worldwide.
The comet will pass through the constellations Crater and Hydra as it passes 180 million miles from Earth. As a reference, that's twice the distance between the Earth and the Sun.
The more weight a woman lost and kept off, the lower her risk of breast cancer, researchers found.
Among people in the study who ate the most ultra-processed foods, 166 in every 100,000 developed diabetes, compared with 116 out of every 100,000 people who ate the smallest amounts of these foods.
“Climate change is not only an environmental and ecological challenge, but it is a cultural challenge. It is a culture shock.”
Henry Ford Health System’s head of anesthesiology says Israel and the US should work together to develop technologies that could save money and lives
Mosquitoes are carriers of serious life-threatening diseases, such as Malaria and the Zika virus
MedAware uses AI methods similar to those used in the finance sector to stop fraud, by identifying “outliers” from a trend or practice in order to recognize suspicious or erroneous transactions.
After receiving medical test results, is it perhaps better to try to live in denial?
L’Oréal Israel hired sustainability artist Nirit Levav Packer to create the display.
As societal aging and workplace automation threaten economies worldwide, Israel seeks to take initiative
With some six million children under the age of 18 affected by asthma in the US, it remains the leading chronic pediatric disease and the main reason why children miss school days, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America.
"Seventy-seven percent of patients were able to achieve disease control rate," said Philip Serlin, chief executive officer of BioLineRx.
Rabbi Elad Gadot made two organ donations in the span of 13 years, becoming the first multi-organ donor in Israel.
'In analogy to what we know from atoms, we can now combine different quantum dots ('artificial atoms') to form molecular-like structures,' says Prof. Uri Banin.
Up until now, the largest mass of a black hole ever recorded was only a mass of 15 to 20 times bigger than the sun
The International Day for Equality for Persons with Disabilities, which falls on December 3, unfortunately finds Israel lagging behind.
Due to the range of ages, the protocols nonetheless urge extra caution in older adults in case of multiple drug interactions.
One group of researchers will study fusion proteins that form in pediatric cancer. The other team will study the role of epigenetics in metastasis.
The implications of the study have the potential to be groundbreaking in the field of electronics, as it can create ways of lowering electrical resistance.
The sharing of medical data has extremely positive potential. It can help with predicting rare diseases, early detection and more exact diagnoses than are possible with existing medical capabilities.
While the girl who was treated has Turner’s syndrome, she can have healthy children because the disease isn’t hereditary, Professor Foad Azem told Haaretz.
UBQ, based in Kibbutz Tze’elim, emerged last year to unveil its solution of converting unsorted household waste into a sustainable, bio-based, climate-positive thermoplastic material.
The study was published in the journal Evolution Letters, and shows that differing necessities in gender and life can influence using different voices for different reasons.
The small device created by Sight Diagnostics may be able to conduct the complete blood count (CBC) test with just two drops of blood.
Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is not the most common malady affecting mankind, but for those who suffer from it, and especially their families, it can be one of the most humiliating.
The tumor in one mouse that was injected with human cancer cells completely disappeared.
BGU was ranked 15th in this year's Nature Index of Young Universities, which ranks any university 50 years old or younger in the natural sciences.
Men from a lower socioeconomic background are twice as likely to smoke than those who are more wealthy.
The brain’s “reward system” is why we find such pleasure in the perfect pair of high heels at 50% off, and still continue shopping for a matching handbag that we might not really need.
A new way to make the classic shakshuka.
A new study published in Science Advances on Thursday has shed light on the life of ancient legged snakes.
More than 50% of people in the world suffer from some form of vision impairment.
More than half of children had to travel without their parents in 2018; by July this year, that figure was just one in five.
Alzheimer's Disease is the most common form of dementia and is characterized by symptoms including memory loss, speech impairments, orientation problems, and an impairment of motor functions.
The latest capabilities to identify cellphone usage and smoking will be added to the system's current analysis of head pose, gaze, blink rate and eye openness to identify risks.
The MayMaan system offers additional benefits, including a longer engine lifespan due to lower temperatures and clean combustion and reduced engine weight.
HU team says that “designer babies” are still more fantasy than future
"The Paris climate accord was unfair as far as trade is concerned, and the US was penalized through the Paris climate accord," said EPA chief Andrew Wheeler.
The implant is inserted into the knee joint through a small incision and mimics the function of the natural meniscus
The company's immune-based protein signature MeMed BV distinguishes between bacterial and viral infections, helping physicians determine whether antibiotic treatment is appropriate.
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The data showed, however, that among Jewish men, the rate of people diagnosed with the disease has decreased, as has the number of men who smoke.