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Bar-Ilan University Launches New School And Research Facility For Clean Energy And Sustainability

Bar-Ilan University has inaugurated a research center for energy and sustainability as well as a multidisciplinary school.
Environment
May 23, 2022

Fish Help Fathom Psychedelics As Treatment For Depression, PTSD

A far cry from the pop culture depiction as the sole domain of barefoot hippies seeking enlightenment in a woody glade, scientists are exploring the use of psychedelic drugs as a potential treatment for depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder.  One such investigation is being carried out at Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel’s respected public […]
Science
May 16, 2024

‘Game-Changing’ Tech 3D-Prints Customized Parts For Patients

A revolutionary solution for creating patient-customized devices has become instrumental in treatment of wounds sustained by people in the October 7 Hamas attack on southern Israel as well as IDF soldiers wounded in the subsequent war in Gaza.  Patient Specific Instruments (PSI) were initially introduced to Israeli hospitals seven years ago by the Netanya-based company […]
Medicine
May 15, 2024

On Independence Day, Honoring Israel’s Innovative Soul

In Israel, in order to be a realist, you must believe in miracles – David Ben Gurion It began with drip irrigation in the 1960s: Israelis innovating to make their country – and indeed the planet – a better place. Israelis never lost that innovative spirit, even as they battled to survive in a sea […]
Culture
May 13, 2024

Laser Zaps Away Chronic Pain For Wounded Israeli Soldiers

As Israel’s war against Hamas in Gaza rages on, clinicians and healthcare professionals across the country have mobilized to help treat and rehabilitate the hundreds of soldiers wounded in the conflict. Amid the innovative treatments offered by hospitals and rehabilitation institutions is a laser-based therapy that tackles chronic pain experienced by soldiers.   The use of […]
Medicine
May 12, 2024

New Gel Jab Aims To Help Broken Bones Heal Back Better 

Fracturing a bone – be it a crack or a break – is a painful experience, often with a lengthy recovery process that doesn’t always guarantee full healing.  A group of medical professionals with their own knowledge and personal experience of fractures have created a method of heightening bone regeneration, enhancing the body’s natural healing […]
Medicine
May 09, 2024

Israeli AI Helps US Workers Navigate Maze Of Private Healthcare

In the US, there is no universal healthcare to automatically provide everyone with access to medical treatment, leaving individuals to find their own often costly private coverage.  According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, almost half of Americans rely on their workplace for healthcare coverage. And in a complex healthcare landscape, finding the right […]
Editors' Choice
May 08, 2024