Company Seeks To Reduce Cell Phone Radiation

Concerned about the amount of radiation coming from your cellular phone into your body? You’re not alone. A multiethnic team of scientists led by Israel-born Florida businessman Haim Einhorn devised the $30 Bodywell Chip using a patented process that reduces the absorption rate of electromagnetic radio frequency (RF) energy by more than 80 percent. The chips are made by … [Read more...]

Video Surveillance Breakthrough Saves Lives

When two bombs went off at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 15, the police and security officials in charge of investigating the attack turned immediately to the many video security cameras posted in the area. Combing such vast amounts of material would have taken months, or even years in the past, but with new video analytics technologies developed … [Read more...]

Groundbreaking Discoveries Against Liver Disease

  After years of hunting, Dr. Rifaat Safadi and his team of Hadassah medical researchers in Jerusalem have found the gene that causes liver disease. This groundbreaking discovery paves the way for potential new treatments. Safadi, an Arab-Israeli physician who heads the Liver Unit at Hadassah University Hospital in Ein-Karem, tells ISRAEL21c that while the gene, … [Read more...]

Israelis Battle Against Parkinsons Disease

As many as 10 million people worldwide (one million in the United States alone) suffer the tremors, impaired balance and rigidity associated with Parkinson’s disease (PD), a chronic and progressive disorder caused by the death of nerve cells in the brain’s muscle-movement control areas. The cause is unknown and there is no cure, only medication to manage symptoms. Against … [Read more...]

Isreal Leads Way In Drug Research

There’s a computerized repository in Israel that looks like any other with data sets, tables, forms, graphs and reports. But tap in the right username and password and you’ll access the world’s most comprehensive repositories of research data from drug studies to treat schizophrenia and depression. This warehouse of information is a key component of NewMeds (Novel Methods … [Read more...]