Israeli Researcher Makes Important Brain Cancer Discovery After Mother Dies Of The Disease
Israeli researcher Dr. Regina Golan-Gertsl was already researching cancer, but when she lost her mother to brain cancer – she focused her efforts to find a cure and has now made a breakthrough discovery.
April 16, 2014
Fear Needles? New Hebrew University Invention May Make That A Thing Of The Past
Using an IV on a child is a challenge for even the most trained of professionals. Sometimes, it can take up to 10 times to get it right. A group of Israeli medical professionals and designers have come up with an innovative solution that gets it right on the first try.
November 06, 2013
Stem Cell Discovery May Lead To New ALS Treatment
The reality of ALS is painful. It's a condition that causes the muscles to degenerate gradually, leading to death with several years. An Israeli study is now showing significant results in what may be a breakthrough for sufferers of the neurodegenerative disease.
September 09, 2013
Israeli Students Develop Device That Could Revolutionize Intubation
It's a classic ER scene. Patrick Dempsey's character Dr. Derek Shepherd is performing an emergency intubation on a patient who can't breathe. The procedure is both unpleasant and risky. If this scene were being filmed today, Dr. Shepherd would probably be using a system developed by Israeli students that may revolutionize intubation.
August 26, 2013
Breakthrough Stem Cell Treatment Reduces Bone Healing Time By 75 Percent
Severe fractures, such as those that occur in the pelvis, can take up to a year to heal. Israeli researchers have found conclusive evidence that using stem cells to treat these fractures can significantly speed up the healing process.
July 02, 2013
Multi-Faith Partnership Strives To Improve Health Of Palestinian Children
If there's a field where objective considerations outweigh political ones – it's medicine. Now, a multinational, multi-faith project aims to bring better medicine to Palestinian kids.
June 13, 2013
Researchers Stumble Upon The Heart’s Self-Healing Ability
Cardiologist until now worked under the assumption that the heart cannot heal itself. But an Israeli study, which stumbled upon the heart's self-regenerating stem cells, challenges this notion.
May 13, 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
Seaweed Is A ‘Treasure’ Waiting To Reveal Its Healing Secrets
Seaweed is prolific in Israel’s Mediterranean Sea. It makes sense, then, that Middle Eastern ancients used it to help alleviate a host of ailments from peptic ulcers to fungal infections and wounds. The Hadassah Medical Organization in Jerusalem is looking into how seaweed can be utilized for its nutritional and medicinal properties.
November 04, 2012