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3D Printer Technique Simulates Surgery

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Just like flight simulation for pilots, doctors can now simulate surgery, thanks to a new technique developed by Israeli doctors utilizing a 3D printer. For complex and delicate surgeries, for the patients who need them, and the doctors who perform this, the new method has the power to shift the medical process. Before, doctors could…

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Health Matters Most in Israel, Study Shows

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A recent study asked citizens of Israel to prioritize what mattered to them most by quality of life indicators. Across the board for all sectors including Israelis, Arabs, and Haredi, health was the top priority. Quality of life indicators covered ten areas, such as family, health, education, income, employment, housing, community, environment, public infrastructure, and…

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First 3D Live Heart is Printed in Israel

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Biological magic has been made thanks to a team of Israeli researchers and scientists, who digitally printed the first live heart. The team, led by Professor Tal Dvir from Tel Aviv University, created the heart using regenerative fatty tissue cells. The printing took about four hours and is the first time a heart has been printed…

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Middle East Eating Disorders on the Rise

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While eating disorders are common in affluent Western countries, Middle Eastern countries are unfortunately catching up. Since the 1990s, eating disorders in the region have been on the rise, due to a flourishing diet and beauty industry, social media imagery and influences, and unhealthy stigmas around mental health care. While the issue has been overlooked…

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Israel has Lowest Rate of Diet Death

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Eleven million deaths per year are based on destructive dietary habits, on a global scale. The Global Burden of Disease ran a report, published in The Lancet, collecting data of “distribution of intake for 15 foods and nutrients among adults aged 25 years or older across 195 countries, estimated the effect of each individual dietary…

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