Weizmann Institute scientists discover that damaged cells promote age-related disease; Israel aims to be a Quantum superpower; and much more!

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Israel’s ZygoFix makes strides in tackling leg and back pain; Israel’s “Daycare of Dreams” is the “world’s first sterile educational and recovery center” for children with cancer; Israel’s minorities speak out against anti-Semitism, and much more! By Michael Ordman ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS No more pain Israel’s ZygoFix has conducted the first human trial of its… Read more »

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Hebrew University of Jerusalem makes breakthrough in aggressive brain cancer treatment; Israel’s Composite State of the economy index increases by another 0.3% in November; Mizrachi Canada donates 70 Torah scrolls for distribution to IDF bases; and much more! By Michael Ordman ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS New treatment for Glioblastoma I reported previously ((11th Nov) the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s breakthrough… Read more »

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Targeting bone marrow to destroy tumors; Israel Innovation Fund beautifies urban centers; jobs during and after IDF service, and much more! By Michael Ordman ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS Targeting bone marrow to destroy tumors Israeli researchers at Tel Aviv University have discovered that breast cancer tumors boost their growth by recruiting stromal cells that originate in… Read more »

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Tel Aviv U scientists discover new pathway for treating hearing loss; Israeli technology paves the way for diplomacy; Israeli vegan meat startup wins European Food competition, and much more! By Michael Ordman ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS New pathway for treating loss of hearing Tel Aviv University scientists have produced the world’s first map of “methylation” (natural gene… Read more »

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Nursing training for Ethiopian Israelis; Coexistence projects in the Jordan Valley; Making Tel Aviv bloom -with sheep! – and much more! By Michael Ordman ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS Nursing training for Ethiopian-Israelis Israeli NGO JobKatif has established Achotenu – a program at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem’s Hadassah hospital, for Ethiopian-Israelis to earn a degree in… Read more »

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US and Israel companies develop treatment for mustard gas injuries; Tel Aviv City Council, real estate agencies and artists transform dilapidated buildings into cultural centers; Hebrew U professor uncovers biblical city of Sha’arayim, and much more! By Michael Ordman ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS Treatment to combat mustard gas The US Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority… Read more »

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The US FDA approved Israel’s HemoScreen portable blood test to sell in America; the Israel Audiobook Project provides children with reading difficulties free access to texts in audio; Israel’s QuadSight named a 2019 CES Innovation Award honoree in Vehicle Intelligence and Self-Driving Technology category; and much more! By Michael Ordman ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS US approval for… Read more »

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Recycling fair funds special needs program; Jerusalem hosts jazz and alternative music festival Jazz-Globus; Canadian-Arab Fred Maroun has advice for supporting the Jewish State; and much more! By Michael Ordman ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS Implants made from patient’s own cells Researchers at Tel Aviv University have developed the first fully personalized tissue implant, made from of a… Read more »

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New molecule kills brain cancer cells, Cyclists raise $3.5 million for sick children, UK trust funds Israeli clinic for disabled children, and much more! ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS New molecule kills brain cancer cells Hebrew University of Jerusalem scientists have developed a molecule to treat glioblastoma, a very aggressive type of brain cancer. The molecule blocks… Read more »

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R&D in Israel leads to development of device to cure overeating and sleep apnea; more women mayors in Israel; Israeli scientists develop freeze-drying process that turns low-grade fallen apples into highly nutritional apple powder, and much more! By Michael Ordman ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS Device to cure both overeating and sleep apnea Zen Eating, with R&D in… Read more »

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Living to 200 and beyond, Top multinationals invest in Israeli fund, US-Israeli stamps for Chanukah, and much more! By Michael Ordman ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS Living to 200 and beyond Israeli biotech Cellect is developing stem cell technology that may extend individual human life far beyond what currently can be conceived.  And a new international study forecasts… Read more »

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Iraqi baby with heart defect gets life-saving surgery in Israel; TIME includes 3 Israeli companies in 2018 list of 50 “genius companies”; new book brings the Aliya experience home, and much more! By Michael Ordman ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS ‘Moses’ blasts bladder stones Conventional treatment of bladder stones uses a laser that causes the stone to… Read more »

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Technion scientists develop Artificial Intelligence system for faster, cheaper medical treatments; Israel stands with US in remembering 9/11; Tel Aviv University researchers discover ‘robat,’ and much more! By: Michael Ordman ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS Fast route to new treatments Technion scientists have developed an Artificial Intelligence system for faster and cheaper new medical treatments. An algorithm… Read more »

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Israel’s Alpha Tau Medical uses alpha radiation to treat solid tumors; Education as a work of heart; Israeli software company CodeOasis has been quietly transforming company systems for 13 years, and much more! By: Michael Ordman ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS Alpha radiation destroys solid tumors safely Israel’s Alpha Tau Medical uses alpha radiation to treat various types… Read more »

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New Israeli treatment for head lice; Israel’s Rafael protects UK and Australia; powerful new film could save Israel’s PR, and much more! By: Michael Ordman ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS Another Israeli treatment for head lice I reported previously (see here) on two innovative Israeli treatments for removing head lice. Now there’s a third – Israel’s Sphinx Smarthead Technologies… Read more »

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New immigrant medics from North America eager to contribute to Israel; Israeli startup lets you keep pizza fresh for eight weeks; Jerusalem festival re-enacts Jewish history, and much more! By Michael Ordman ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS New immigrant medics are eager to contribute In the latest Nefesh b’Nefesh flight there were 27 US and Canadian medical professionals (doctors,… Read more »

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