Scientists at Israel’s Weizmann Institute have discovered why chemotherapy sometimes doesn’t work; Cadets in the final stage of the IDF officers’ course participated in a 24-hour Hackathon to develop systems for helping disadvantaged children; The UK Israel Tech Hub organized a three-day TeXchange conference in London to share solutions to prevent cyber-attacks, and much more. ISRAEL’S MEDICAL... Read more »

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Israeli biotech Redhill has announced that the Phase 3 trial of its BEKINDA treatment for acute gastroenteritis and gastritis has met its targets for efficacy and safety; Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was flown by an ultra-Orthodox female pilot to Thessaloniki, Greece; In the 1960s, famous Spanish surrealist Salvador Dali, produced Zionist-themed paintings, and much more. ISRAEL’S... Read more »

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A 72-year-old Canadian at Israel’s Rambam Medical Center is the first congestive heart failure patient to receive a new CoRolla implant from Israeli biotech CorAssist; Jerusalem’s Kivun Center helps the capital’s Haredim find employment; Israel’s unemployment rate fell to 4.1% in July, down from 4.3% in June, and much more. ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS Patient receives... Read more »

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Israeli researchers have made a breakthrough in non-invasive scanning; Charity Leket Israel has purchased a field for the sole purpose of growing food for the poor; For about two weeks every year, the Israel’s Judean Desert is transformed into a lush oasis with a green carpet and an abundance of flora and fauna, and much... Read more »

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Scientists at Israel’s Weizmann Institute have uncovered a molecule called Agrin, that appears to control the cardiac repair process;  Israel is subsidizing afternoon daycare for all families; Israel Export Institute reported that Israeli exports to the U.S. amounted to $3.1 billion in the first quarter of 2017, and much more. ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS A molecule that restores... Read more »

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Dr. Tovit Rosenzweig of Ariel University discovered that the Israeli plant Sarcopoterium Spinosum can balance blood sugar levels; Three times a week, Israeli charity Ezer Mizion provides breakfast for 120 Holocaust survivors; Travelers are now able to order taxis using the Gett app after landing at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion airport, and much more. ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS... Read more »

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Scientists at Israel’s Weizmann Institute genetically sequenced every cell in the brain’s immune system; NYT discovers Israel-Arab research project; June tourism up 28%, and much more. ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS Breakthrough in Alzheimer’s research Scientists at Israel’s Weizmann Institute genetically sequenced every cell in the brain’s immune system (microglia). In Alzheimer’s disease, they found Disease-Associated Microglia (DAM) trying... Read more »

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Ben Gurion University has developed many new treatments to kill cancer cells by targeting the protein VDAC1 that controls cell death; UAE-based Center for World University Rankings judged Israel’s Technion first in the world in the field of aerospace engineering; Weizmann House in Rehovot, home of the first president of the State of Israel, has re-opened after... Read more »

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Israel’s CorAlert is developing a non-invasive monitor that can diagnose heart failure in real-time; the Facebook group Israeli Women Entrepreneurs’ Network (IWEN) has 700 members and helps Anglo female entrepreneurs in Israel; Israel’s 2016 revenue totaled 321.1 billion shekels ($88.02 billion), higher than the Government’s 2016 target of 312.3 billion shekels ($85.61 billion), and much... Read more »

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Israeli startup CardiacSense has developed a smartwatch heart monitor which is almost as accurate as an ECG machine; Israel Advanced Technology Industries (IATI) brought together 35 programmers to make people’s lives better; Abid Sharifov, Azerbaijan’s deputy Prime Minister, was flown to Israel after his doctors determined his heart condition was life-threatening, and much more. ISRAEL’S MEDICAL... Read more »

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Researchers at Jerusalem’s Hadassah Hospital prevent loss of vision; Italy, Israel, Greece and Cyprus have pledged to move ahead with the world’s longest undersea natural gas pipeline from the eastern Mediterranean to southern Europe, with support from the European Union; the 2017 International Méditerranée Festival takes place in 9 settings in the Israeli city of... Read more »

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Researchers developed a new bio-medical polymer that reduces arterial plaque and inflammation in the cardiovascular system; Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller signed the first-ever trade agreement between the US and the Samaria Regional Council; The Israel Festival takes place from June 1st to June 18th, and much more. ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS Nano-polymer repairs damaged arteries... Read more »

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Researchers from Israel’s Technion and Harvard have a new theory on how Parkinson’s disease develops; “Adif,” a special consumer and social club for people in Israel with recognized disabilities, has been launched; Israel’s foreign exchange reserves rose by another $1.97 billion during April, and much more. ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS New understanding about Parkinson’s Researchers from... Read more »

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US Department of Defense awards $9.2 million contract to Israeli medical startup; Master’s program at Israeli college trains students to help special-needs children reach their potential; Bloomberg rates Israel’s economy  the third most stable in the world, after Hong Kong and South Korea, and much more. ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS Pentagon funds Israeli infection test system The US Department of Defense... Read more »

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MedyMatch has just signed separate 5-year agreements to integrate the groundbreaking technology with IBM and Samsung equipment;  the IDF gives important analysis jobs to young people with autism; Israel’s foreign exchange reserves at the end of March 2017 were just over $103 billion – an increase of $1271 million from their level at the end of February,... Read more »

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Teams of Israeli scientists have triggered cell death in tumors; High points of the Bank of Israel Annual Report include good growth, low unemployment, low inflation, rising wages, low budget deficit and good tech exports, despite a high Shekel; Israel is Mexico’s biggest investor, after the USA, Spain and Germany, and more. ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS Israeli breakthrough... Read more »

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The MRI-focused ultrasound brain treatment from Israel’s Insightec is used at Haifa’s Rambam Medical Center to cure patients of tremors; Israel’s economy grew 4% in 2016, up from 2.5% in 2015; Harper’s Bazaar has published 30 beautiful photos of Israel, and much more. ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS Patient hypnotized to overcome fear of MRI The MRI-focused... Read more »

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Researchers at Israel’s Technion discovered unique amyloid fibrils used by the deadly antibiotic resistant MRSA bacteria to attack the immune system; Plans for Tel Aviv’s new Dov Neighborhood, to be constructed after Sde Dov airport is vacated, includes 2,100 affordable apartments; Chinese investment fund Blueconomy Center has raised $150 million for investing in marine and environmental technologies... Read more »

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Positive results for “wonder” cancer treatment; the Yad Sarah organization will provide distress transmitters to all elderly hospital patients living in geriatric nursing institution; the partners of the Leviathan natural gas reservoir have announced that they will invest $3.75 billion in its development, and much more. ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS Positive results for ‘wonder’ cancer treatment I... Read more »

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Better connections for patients needing dialysis; Israel is one of the best countries for families; The Indian Space Agency launched two Israeli satellites into orbit, and much more. ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS Better connections for patients needing dialysis Israeli medical device startup Laminate Medical Technologies has developed a blood vessel support device implanted in patients needing... Read more »

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New treatment to fight cancer; American humanitarian assistance organization Jewish Joint Distribution Committee in Israel (JDC-Israel) teamed up with Microsoft and HP for a first JDC Social Impact Hackathon; Israel’s sale of its largest-ever euro-denominated bonds was more than four times oversubscribed, and much more.

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US approves two Teva asthma treatments, Israel’s largest voluntary organization launched a new initiative to enable disabled individuals and their families to visit Israel, Tel Aviv’s Cybertech is the second largest conference and exhibition of cyber technologies in the world, and much more. ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS US approves two Teva asthma treatments The US FDA has approved... Read more »

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Israeli doctors save Arab baby with serious birth defect; British PM Theresa May called the State of Israel “a remarkable country” and “a beacon of tolerance”; Israel’s SpaceIL is one of only five teams to reach the final of the Google Lunar XPrize competition, and much more. ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS Israeli doctors save Arab baby... Read more »

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Israel’s Bonus BioGroup performs successful bone transplants; medics from Judea and Samaria treated a Palestinian Arab injured in a traffic accident before transferring him to the PA’s Red Crescent; The World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report 2016-2017 ranks Israel as the second most innovative nation in the world, and much more. ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS Successful... Read more »

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Good News Israel Archive from the week of January 15, 2017: Cadets in the IDF Technological Officers Training Course have developed a digital bracelet that medics attach to soldiers injured on the battlefield; Israel’s national water carrier Mekorot has begun the construction of the world’s longest tunnel for transporting water under pressure; Chefs in Tel... Read more »

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