Israeli Startup NeuraLight Raises $25M For Its AI Neurological Platform
NeuraLight leverages computer vision to extract all relevant oculometric markers from facial videos recorded with a webcam or smartphone.
May 26, 2022
TAU-Led Team Develops Novel Method For Early Detection Of Parkinson’s
Scientists in Israel, the UK, and Germany say their discovery could introduce treatment that may significantly delay the disease's progression.
June 09, 2019
Exit Nation: Mitsubishi Tanabe Acquires Israeli Pharma Company NeuroDerm For $1.1B
In one of the largest deals in Israel's history, pharmaceutical company NeuroDerm, which develops treatments for Parkinson's disease, exits for $1.1 billion.
July 24, 2017
Suspected Cause Of Huntington’s Is Actually A Defense Mechanism That May Lead To New Treatment
A new study from Tel Aviv University may be one of the most important discoveries in the field of neurodegenerative disease. Researchers found that a phenomenon thought to be the cause of Huntington's disease is actually one of the body's defense mechanism.
May 26, 2014
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
Handwriting Analysis May Be The Most Accurate Way To Predict Parkinson’s
Diseases such as Parkinson's are hard to detect before symptoms appear, but a new study from Haifa University shows that analyzing handwriting is effective in diagnosing the illness.
September 16, 2013
New Study May May Help Lead The Way To Treatment For Neurodegenerative Diseases
Despite many medical advances, there is currently still no effective way to stop the progression of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's or Parkinson's. Now, an Israeli research team may have discovered something that can stop the progress of these diseases.
July 23, 2013
Researchers Identify Protein That May Be Key In Alzheimer’s Treatment
When it comes to neurodegenerative disease, much remains in the dark. However, step by step, science is getting closer the causes of these diseases and how to treat them. Another such step was made by Israeli researchers recently.
May 23, 2013
Surprising Study: Patients Treated For Parkinson’s Develop Special Artistic Skills
A recent Israeli study on Parkinson's has shown surprising results. According to the researchers, some Parkinson's treatments have an "artistic" effect on patients, who can go on to become great artists in various fields.
January 21, 2013
Study: Cannabis May Relieve Parkinson’s Related Pain
More than half of people suffering from Parkinson's disease experience random pains. A recent Israeli study, focusing on the patients' genetic information, has shown that this pain might be treated by using cannabis.
December 22, 2012
Research Leads To Better Understanding Of NeuroDegenerative Diseases
A new understanding of what takes place at the cellular level during the development of neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s offers promise towards possible new treatments, according to the Hebrew University.
December 17, 2012