Rehab Robots Assist Post-Stroke Patients At BGU Lab
In a lab run by Prof. Shelly Levy-Tzedek socially assistive robots are helping support can patients in rehab from stroke or other conditions.
April 28, 2022
Israeli Firm BrainQ Raises $40M For Its Stroke Therapy Tech
The funds will be used to support BrainQ's multicenter pivotal trial using its tech to aid stroke patients in select hospitals across the US.
August 16, 2021
Viz.ai Raises $71M To Expand Its AI Software Beyond Stroke Diagnosis
Viz.ai has raised more than $150 million in total funding for its AI healthcare solution.
March 17, 2021
Israeli Startup Viz.ai Uses AI, Deep Learning To Detect Source Of Stroke In Seconds
Viz.ai's technology automatically detects early signs of large vessel occlusion (LVO) strokes and alerts physicians.
August 26, 2020
ReWalk’s Rehabilitation Suit For Stroke Victims Gets CE Clearance For EU Sales
ReStore is a soft, wearable, garment-like device that allows for a range of movement and helps facilitate patients' functional gait training activities.
May 30, 2019
Study Shows Pomegranate Reduces Cholesterol And Prevents Heart Disease
A symbol of righteousness in Judaism, the pomegranate can now boast of another virtue – preventing heart disease. A recent study in Israel has shown that pomegranates significantly reduce the risk of heart disease caused by high cholesterol.
January 12, 2014
Cognifit: The Mental Gym To Train Your Brain
As time goes by and we get older, our brain naturally loses some of its "computing" abilities. Cognifit, an Israeli-developed brain-training application and website, has created what might be termed a mental gym that can actually train your brain.
September 29, 2013
Study: Video Games Are A Great Way To Rehabilitate Stroke Victims
Video game advocates will swear that nothing gives them more pleasure than beating a "boss round" or finishing a game. But as it turns out, consoles are not just for gamers. They are also an excellent tool to help rehabilitate people who suffered strokes.
August 08, 2013
Can The Immune System Help Recovery From Stroke?
For years it was believed that the immune system has a negative role in the recovery from neurodegenerative diseases, such as strokes. Now, a research team led by scholars from Sweden and Israel and backed by the EU, is reexamining this assumption.
April 23, 2012
FDA Approves ‘Thrombotech’ Phase IIa Trial For Stroke Treatment
Israeli biotechnology company Thrombotech has obtained US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for a Phase IIa clinical trial of its treatment for ischemic stroke by destroying blood clots. The trial will be conducted in the US and will test the safety of the drug, THR-18. The clinical trial was initiated at Hadassah Medical Center […]
February 29, 2012
Viagra Slows Blood Flow In Brain Of Stroke Victims, Study Shows
Israeli research showing that Pfizer’s blockbuster erectile-function medication Viagra can cause risky side effects in men who have had a stroke have induced Wolfson Medical Center researchers to determine whether the competing drug, GlaxoSmithKline’s Cialis, has the same effect.
September 27, 2011