Israeli Health Tech Startups Share Innovations

A delegation of 10 Israeli heath technology startups will be visiting the UK next month as part of a bid by UK healthcare organizations to build more modern and effective healthcare services, and address the problems of overcrowded clinics and insufficient resources. AstraZeneca, NHSX, Care UK, Walgreens Boots Alliance and Amazon Web Services will host the startups for a … [Read more...]

Autistic Children May Have Different Brain Wave Sleep Activity

Ben-Gurion University researchers demonstrate that brain waves of children with autism are ‘shallower’ than those of typically developing children as they sleep A large percentage of children with autism have a hard time falling asleep, wake up frequently in the middle of the night, and wake up early in the morning. Now, a new study from Ben-Gurion University of the … [Read more...]

Israeli Research Team Identifies Brain Injuries

Athletes are at constant risk of head injuries. Collisions on the playing field can easily lead to concussion, a condition where the brain essentially ricochets off the skull. A team of researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Stanford University and Trinity College in Dublin has now found evidence that brain injuries can occur even without a reported … [Read more...]

Microbiome May Change The Face of Medicine

Israeli microbiome research will help in predicting, diagnosing and treating a wide range of conditions and diseases. Your body is composed of about 10 million human cells. It’s also home to about 100 trillion tiny microbes, mainly bacteria, that wield astonishing power over your health. Many influences, from genetics, to diet and stress, contribute to the makeup of your … [Read more...]

Study Finds Help For Early Stages of Alzheimers

Hundreds of drugs have been developed to address Alzheimer’s disease, says Dr. Shahar Arzy, director of the computational neuropsychiatry lab at Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center in Jerusalem. “Do you know how many have been found effective? Zero.” But if patients could be diagnosed in the preclinical stages of the disease, perhaps some of the new biological … [Read more...]