Breakthrough: Israeli Doctors Eliminate Tremors By Zapping Faulty Brain Tissue
Essential tremor, most commonly known as a symptom of Parkinson's disease, is a condition that causes people's hands to shake. Israeli researchers from Rambam Medical Center have been able to significantly reduce tremors in a 73 year-old man, using focused ultrasound.
December 01, 2013
InSightec’s Solution Will ‘Cook’ And Destroy Tumors In the Body
The excision of tumors from the body often means complicated surgery with serious risks. InSightec, an Israeli biotechnology company, is working on a product that could mean the destruction of tumors without a single incision by "cooking" tumors inside the body.
July 04, 2013
GE Healthcare Invests $13.8m In ‘Insightec’
GE Healthcare announced it has invested $13.75 million in InSightec Ltd., in the form of a convertible loan. GE Healthcare last invested in Insightec in 2008. The company develops MR guided focused ultrasound devices for the treatment of uterine fibroids, tumors, and neurological disorders. It noted that it would use the proceeds to finance its […]
February 27, 2012