Patient Monitoring Technology Expands

Clair Labs, a startup that is developing contact-free patient monitoring technology, said it has raised $9 million in seed funding to further develop its sensors and enlarge the scope of its clinical trials. The round is led by 10D, with participation of US-based SleepScore Ventures, which specializes in innovative sleep solutions, Israeli fund Maniv Mobility and … [Read more...]

Israeli Doctors Identify Post-Vaccine Problem For Corneas

The coronavirus vaccine is causing some patients who have received cornea transplants to reject the donated tissue, Israeli doctors have found. They have brought the problem, easily fixed but harmful if untreated, to the attention of the international medical community with an article in a prestigious peer-reviewed journal on the first two cases. Prof. David Zadok, … [Read more...]

Israeli Tech Raises $10.5 Billion In Funds

Israel’s tech sector broke a new capital-funding record this week, with firms raising a total of $10.5 billion since the start of the year, matching the total raised in the whole of 2020, a record year, in less than half the time. The data was compiled via the database of Start-Up Nation Central, which tracks the local tech ecosystem. The increase in investments in … [Read more...]

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...]