Archives for March 2016

Single Blood Test Could Detect Multiple Diseases

Israeli researchers develop method to diagnose diabetes, multiple sclerosis, pancreatic cancer, pancreatitis and brain damage from one blood test. An Israeli-led international team of researchers has proof of concept for a single blood test that can detect multiple conditions, including diabetes, cancer, traumatic injury and neurodegeneration, in a highly sensitive … [Read more...]

Incision-free Treatment For Chronic Acid Reflux

Acid reflux, or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), affects up to one in four Americans. For most, acid-neutralizing medication can control the chronic heartburn and regurgitation of acid. Some need surgical repair of the esophageal valve that normally keeps reflux from occurring. But what if medication isn’t helping and you don’t want surgery? “We target that space … [Read more...]

Daily Vitamin Drink Could Slow Progression of Alzheimer’s

Israel is one of 19 partners in breakthrough clinical trial showing nutritional cocktail may improve memory and reduce brain shrinkage.   The international science community is buzzing with excitement as results of a breakthrough study have shown that consuming a daily vitamin-enriched drink could help improve memory, reduce brain shrinkage and slow the progression of … [Read more...]

Alzheimer’s Could Be Diagnosed With Common Blood Test

The progressive dementia of Alzheimer’s disease affects some 35 million people worldwide and is expected to affect 115 million by 2050, yet currently it is not possible to detect the disease before it has caused loss of memory and function. Even then, the tests available are invasive and/or expensive. The quest to develop a simple blood test for Alzheimer’s is therefore top … [Read more...]