By Sivan Kriboshe
Treating Cancer With AIDS
Researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem developed a new method to treat cancer using a protein extracted from the HIV virus. This protein can prevent the restoration of cancerous cells damaged by radiation therapy.
June 03, 2012
New Anti-Bacterial Packaging To Prolong Pepsi’s Shelf-Life
Oplon Pure Science in Rehovot, Israel, has developed a new technology against the development of germs and bacteria in food products. The company recently signed an $8 million agreement with PepsiCo Corporation.
May 08, 2012
New Blood Test Could Detect Cancer
Soroka hospital and Ben Gurion University in Israel are developing a unique method to detect various types of cancer through a simple blood test. Researchers say that in a first trial conducted recently, they succeeded in detecting cancer in almost 90 percent of cancer patients tested.
February 15, 2012
New Hope For People With Fatal Muscular Disease ALS?
The Israeli biotechnology company BrainStorm announced successful results in its clinical trial for a drug against ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) - a fatal neurodegenerative disease also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.
January 25, 2012
Does Patient Personality Affect Success Of Operation?
A new research lead by Prof. Eitan Yaniv, head of the nose and sinus institute at the otolaryngology department at Beilinson Hospital in Israel, suggests that the communication style of a patient, which is a personal characteristic, influences the success of surgery.
January 10, 2012
Belly Dancing May Reduce Your Chances Of Health Problems
An Israeli research conducted in Clalit Health Services examined the contribution of belly dancing to women's health. The research revealed that belly dancing contributes to a decrease in the number of visits to family doctors.
December 23, 2011
Haifa University Wins International Praise For Online Medical System
A new Haifa University, Israel, project, defeated 60 other international proposals and won a $6 million funding for the establishment of an integration system that will provide patients and doctors on-time and online information about their medical status through mobile phones and computers.
December 16, 2011