‘Sweet’ Success For Israeli Researchers In The Treatment And Early Detection Of Diabetes
As diabetes grows more rampant and threatens to affect one in three Americans in less than four decades, it is no wonder that extensive research is being done to treat and prevent the condition. In Israel, two researchers have made significant advancement in treating type I and detecting type II diabetes.
April 29, 2014
Research Discovers New Ways Of Treating Schizophrenia
While schizophrenia has been recognized as a medical condition decades ago, very little is known about the condition and treatment is only successful in 50% of cases. A recent Israeli study has shed light on new ways of discovering and treating the condition.
February 11, 2014
TAU Research May Lead To Earlier Detection And Better Treatment Of Alzheimer’s
With no known cure, Alzheimer's Disease is still the most common form of dementia and a leading cause of death among people 65 and older. Now, a team of Israeli researchers have made progress with a finding that may help diagnose the disease as early as at the age of 30, and treat it accordingly.
November 18, 2013
Schizophrenia Can Be Detected Through Tissue Samples From The Nose, Research Shows
Until today, schizophrenia could only be physically diagnosed after a patient's death. For the first time, Israeli researchers have found a way to biologically detect schizophrenia by analyzing tissue from the patient's nose.
May 09, 2013
Breast Cancer: Hadassah Designs Simple Blood Test That Reveals Women At Risk
Until now, discovering genetic mutations in humans required full gene sequencing. However, a new method developed at Hadassah Medical Center can reveal harmful mutations that indicate women at high risk of developing breast cancer.
February 16, 2013
NeuroQuest: Detecting Alzheimer’s Before Symptoms Appear
Neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer's and ALS, are almost impossible to predict before symptoms appear. Israeli company NeuroQuest may be able to predict these diseases with its much-anticipated technology based on biomarker measurement.
January 28, 2013
Wink To Call Your Mother, Blink To Hang-Up
Israeli startup Umoove created a hands-free solution for mobile devices. Their algorithm, using the mobile camera, can detect facial and eye movements in real time and operate functions such as dialing or launching applications.
May 30, 2012
Sensor To Detect Lung Cancer In Breath
A researcher collaboration between scientists at University of Colorado–Denver and Technion–Israel Institute of Technology has successfully tested a gold nanoparticle (GNP)-based sensor that can detect lung cancer (LC) markers in a patient’s breath.
November 24, 2011
Piracy Detection Technology Assigns DNA To Every Movie
Engineers led atTel Aviv University have developed a new way to stop movie and video pirates uising “video DNA matching,” which can create a unique fingerprint for every movie on the planet.
February 14, 2011