Israeli Scientists Engineer Tissue Implants Using Patients’ Own Cells

Israeli Scientists Engineer Tissue Implants Using Patients’ Own Cells

Tel Aviv University researchers say they have invented the first fully personalized tissue implant engineered from a patient’s own biomaterials and cells, paving the way for new technology that would make it possible to develop any kind of tissue implant from one small fatty tissue biopsy.

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How Microsoft is transforming Canada's healthcare

How Microsoft is transforming Canada's healthcare

It is no exaggeration to say that Microsoft has changed the world, as it has transformed nearly every part of people's working and home lives - after all, around a fifth of the world's population use Microsoft products on a daily basis

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How are we developing vaccines for the future?

How are we developing vaccines for the future?

Bill Gates recently announced that he has teamed up with Larry Page, the co-founder of Google, to provide funding for the development of a universal flu vaccine.

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Healthcare predictions: 2019

Healthcare predictions: 2019

As 2018 witnessed unexpected mergers and partnerships, robust digital health innovations and continued policy shifts in the healthcare sector, at Elsevier, we think 2019 will bring about significant changes in health IT infrastructure with patient data at the center of it all.

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Groundbreaking Israeli Medical Device Treats Burns Without Ever Touching The Patient

Groundbreaking Israeli Medical Device Treats Burns Without Ever Touching The Patient

Imagine being able to treat burn injuries without causing added pain to the burn victim when dressing a wound. An Israeli nanotechnology company focused on the development and manufacturing of portable electrospinning technology for medical applications, has created a device that does just that and more.

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A cure for cancer? Israeli scientists may have found one

A cure for cancer? Israeli scientists may have found one

A small team of Israeli scientists think they might have found the first complete cure for cancer. “We believe we will offer in a year’s time a complete cure for cancer,” said Dan Aridor, of a new treatment being developed by his company, Accelerated Evolution Biotechnologies Ltd. (AEBi), which was founded in 2000 in the ITEK incubator. AEBi developed the SoAP platform, which provides functional leads to very difficult targets

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6 Israeli Companies At The Forefront Of Diabetes Care, Prevention, And Treatment

6 Israeli Companies At The Forefront Of Diabetes Care, Prevention, And Treatment

Diabetes and its prevalence in modern society have been sources of major international public health concerns for some time, as health officials worldwide have seen the number of those affected with the chronic disease rise at an alarmingly rapid rate. According to the World Health Organization, in 2014, some 422 million adults were suffering from diabetes, compared to 108 million in 1980, with an estimated 1.6 million deaths resulting directly from the disease in 2016 alone.

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5 Israeli Startups Leveraging VR/AR To Transform Health And Medical Care

5 Israeli Startups Leveraging VR/AR To Transform Health And Medical Care

Imagine holding a hologram of a real heart in your hands or looking at a hologram of the spinal vertebrates during surgery. Those are just some of the possibilities being made available by Israeli companies developing sophisticated technologies that they hope will be widely adopted.

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New combination blood test for pancreatic cancer may catch disease earlier

New combination blood test for pancreatic cancer may catch disease earlier

A new approach to pancreatic cancer screening may help doctors detect the disease in people at high risk before it reaches more advanced and difficult-to treat stages.

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Ultrasound breakthrough allows doctors to examine patients remotely

Ultrasound breakthrough allows doctors to examine patients remotely

Israeli startup iNNOGING enables physicians to manipulate captured ultrasound video and perform a dynamic exam virtually without the patient present.

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MedTech Startup Aidoc’s AI-Powered Algorithms Disrupt Radiology

MedTech Startup Aidoc’s AI-Powered Algorithms Disrupt Radiology

It took just two years for Aidoc, a company providing artificial intelligence solutions for radiologists, to disrupt the medical imaging field with its unique deep learning algorithms that pick up acute abnormalities in the body.

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Can positive emotions shrink cancer tumors?

Can positive emotions shrink cancer tumors?

Researchers at the Technion successfully shrank malignant tumors in mice by manipulating the brain’s reward system.

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From NASA To Jerusalem: Israeli Scientist Develops Handheld Monitor To Detect Early Breast Cancer

From NASA To Jerusalem: Israeli Scientist Develops Handheld Monitor To Detect Early Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women and represents about 12 percent of all new cancer cases worldwide. In a report this year by the World Cancer Research Fund, there have been two million cases of breast cancer worldwide so far in 2018.

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Novel bacterial gel formulated to treat fungal infections

Novel bacterial gel formulated to treat fungal infections

Researchers from the Technion’s Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Engineering invent a promising alternative to today’s antifungal medications

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A better system for monitoring unstable blood pressure

A better system for monitoring unstable blood pressure

VitalMiner is hailed as a potential lifesaver by Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, where it is being piloted in intensive-care unit.

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5 Israeli Companies Putting Surgery-Assisting Robots In The OR

5 Israeli Companies Putting Surgery-Assisting Robots In The OR

Israel’s biotech and engineering sectors are aglow this month, in the wake of two big medical robotics buyouts of groundbreaking, homegrown technological solutions.

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Medtronic To Acquire Israeli Medical Tech Firm Mazor Robotics In $1.6B Deal

Medtronic To Acquire Israeli Medical Tech Firm Mazor Robotics In $1.6B Deal

Dublin-headquartered medical technology firm Medtronic reached an agreement with Israeli medical device company Mazor Robotics, a pioneer in surgical robotics and spinal surgery, to acquire shares it doesn’t already own in the company in a deal that values it at $1.64 billion.

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His own brain tumor spurs entrepreneur to develop life-saving surgical device

His own brain tumor spurs entrepreneur to develop life-saving surgical device

Devastated by diagnosis at 26, Israeli Avi Yaron went on to develop a 3D tool that helps doctors better visualize tumor sites; now his quest is to find wellbeing through technology

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Monitor your metabolism on the phone with a single breath

Monitor your metabolism on the phone with a single breath

Lumen breath-analysis device and app hacks your metabolism to give you actionable insights on food choices for fitness or weight loss.

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The revolution that’s about to transform blood testing

The revolution that’s about to transform blood testing

Forget labs and microscopes: 3 Israeli startups aim to disrupt the field of blood testing using advanced technologies that give on-the-spot results.

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