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Can Your Smartphone Prevent Skin Cancer?

in Health & Science
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The future has arrived, and it comes in the form of an app called DermaCompare. Skin cancer commonly starts from suspicious or changing moles on your body. The best case skin cancer scenario is finding the problem areas in their early stages. Now, DermaCompare is empowering people to take their health into their own hands,…

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Israeli Startup Makes Breakthrough for Parkinson’s Diagnosis

in Economy & Innovation/Health & Science
New hopes in the fight against Parkinson's disease (Credit: Pixabay)

An Israeli startup called BioShai is paving the way for creating a new experience for patients who may suffer from Parkinson’s disease. Their product is a simple blood test to allow for an early diagnosis of the disease. It all started in 2010 when a company’s research showed that specific genes in blood could detect…

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Game changer for the Apple Watch

in Economy & Innovation
Two cameras in the wristband turn the Apple watch into a true communication tool (Credit: CMRA, courtesy)

It was actually a matter of time until the Apple watch turned into a camera device for video calls. However, the latest technology is not coming from Silicon Valley but from the Jerusalem-based startup Glide. Glide was founded in 2012 and is famous for its streaming video technology. Now they applied this knowledge to a…

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Australia & Israel join forces

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Sydney's harbour view (Credit: Amos Bengershom, GPO)

Australia and Israel are investing in joint projects to facilitate technological advance in medical assistance for the disabled. Australian leaders and disability organizations expressed interest in assistive technology innovation coming out of Israel following adoption of the National Disability Insurance Scheme, an Australian Government program to support people with disabilities and their families. Subsequently, a…

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