By Maya Ehrmann
Children Heart Organization Holds Promise Of Peace For Palestinians And Israelis
Heart of the Matter, an Israeli program sponsored by the European Union, organizes hundreds of Palestinian children's journeys to Israel for heart surgeries. The program is an offshoot of Israeli organization Save a Child’s Heart which for the past 15 years has flown over more than 2,500 children from 43 countries where adequate cardiovascular care is unavailable.
September 02, 2011
‘National Trauma’ Can Affect Israelis From All Walks Of Life, Says Organization
"National Trauma," a term coined by NATAL, Istael's Trauma Center for Victims of Terror and War (NATAL), is meant to exemplify the fact that trauma affects people from all walks of life who have know the Arab/Israeli conflict. To help trauma victims, NATAL has had to innovate trauma care.
July 10, 2011
Israeli Research Shows: Cinnamon Helps Delay Alzheimer’s
Findings following trials on mice and flies by researchers from Tel Aviv University, reveal that an isolated section of the cinnamon plant prevents the development of the disease and may even cure it.
June 21, 2011
Computer Program That Could Prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
Students from Ben Gurion University in Israel have developed Baby Beat, a software that interprets changes in skin tone and measures a baby’s heartbeat. The software will be used to prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, of which thousands of babies still die every year.
June 19, 2011
Will The Blind See? Israeli Startup Might Be The First To Make It Happen
Nano Retina, an Israeli startup founded by inventor Yossi Gross, is participating in the race for more than 45 million blind people worldwide waiting at the finish line: the race of technological development that will allow them to see. It seems Nano Retina might well be the first to truly get there.
May 28, 2011
New T-shirt Can Transmit Heart Activity Straight To Your Doctor
A t-shirt that tests heart activity, called Niturit has recently been developed by an Israeli-Portuguese team. The t-shirt can test heart activity and transmit the data to a medical center in real time. The European Space Agency is already using the shirt to test their astronauts.
April 26, 2011
Israeli Neonatal Care Program Combats Child Mortality In Ghana
With nearly 25% infant mortality rate, Ghana asked help from Israel's Agency for International Development in 2007. Nearly five years later, 10,000 mothers and babies have gone through neonatal care in Israeli built clinics.
April 03, 2011
Study Shows Our Senses Are Not Confined To Different Brain Parts
Brain function is based on tasks and not senses, says new research conducted in Israel and France, which challenges prevailing view among scientists.
February 24, 2011
Archeological Site Shows Complex Plannig In Biblical City
Reconstruction of Tel Be'er Sheva's ancient buildings, believed to be the remains of the biblical town of Be'er Sheva, enables an understanding of sophisticated urban planning during biblical times.
February 13, 2011