Israeli groundbreaking technology saves legs from need for amputation; Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked noted that 54% of judges in Israel are female; a new Israeli headphone beams the sound from your device directly into your ears, and much more. ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS Stem cells save limbs from amputation Israel’s Laniado hospital used groundbreaking stem cell treatment from... Read more »

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ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS Breakthrough in pancreatic cancer research Tel Aviv University researchers have discovered that 7% of pancreatic cancer sufferers survive more than five years due to high levels of the gene miR-34a and low levels of the gene PLK1. They then devised a nanoparticle to deliver miR-34a and a PLK1 silencer direct to the... Read more »

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A Weizmann Institute scientist developed a cancer immunotherapy compound that is 30 times more effective than existing treatments; Ambassador Yoram Ettinger gives a very upbeat end of year state of the Israeli economy; the Keren Malki Foundation has unique and life-changing programs for children with special needs, and much more. ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS A better cancer immunotherapy... Read more »

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Companies with over 100 workers are required to hire disabled employees to fill at least 3% of positions; Taiwan’s Quanta Computer is to manufacture AR headsets with the Israeli- developed Lumus technology; Israel is to abolish customs and purchase taxes on a wide range of products, and much more. ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS Growing his leg... Read more »

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Raffi Rembrand, father of an autistic son, has invented the SensPD which detects a newborn suffering from sensory overload – a key factor in autism; Israel marked International Day of Persons with Disabilities on Dec. 3; Paint uses sunlight to cool buildings, and much more. ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS Diagnosing autism in newborns I reported previously (16th Apr) how Israel... Read more »

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Highlights of Ambassador Yoram Ettinger’s latest report include 3rd quarter GDP at 4.1% (Q2 was 2.5%); the Tel Aviv Jazz Festival (Dec 6 – 8) features premiere productions, live shows, free performances and tributes to the great Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald and Thelonious Monk; Mohammad Kabiya is an Israeli Bedouin, Muslim Arab and he loves his country,... Read more »

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Scientists at Israel’s Technion Institute and Tel Aviv University have reconnected severed spinal cords of rats; Two Israeli-trained Palestinian Arab doctors travel from Jerusalem to Gaza every two months to perform eye operations on local Gazans; Deutsche Bank has rated the Israeli shekel as the world’s second-strongest currency after the Chinese yuan, and much more. ISRAEL’S MEDICAL... Read more »

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Israeli startup CorNeat Vision has completed the design and development stage of its artificial cornea implant; Major A became the first Druze navigator in the IDF; Israel has leaped eight places to number 16 in the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report 2017-2018, and much more. ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS An artificial cornea Israeli startup CorNeat... Read more »

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Israeli innovation in water conservation benefits water-stressed regions of the world; Five Israeli startups have been selected for the first class of a new startup accelerator in Beijing; Trains connect Arab towns to Tel Aviv, and much more. ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS AR headset for surgeons Geordi La Forge’s visor in the Star Trek science fiction... Read more »

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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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