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Pineapple treatment solution for burn victims

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Imagine if, instead of requiring surgery after a burn trauma, all you needed was a pineapple. After decades of dedicated research, a new noninvasive approach is using pineapple enzymes to treat severe burns. The idea was inspired by Dr. Jerry Klein, a doctor who after World War 2, saw the need to treat a large…

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Israeli solution may give sight to the blind

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In an ongoing Israeli medical technology revolution, there are promising signs that one company is fighting, and possibly winning, the battle against global blindness. CorNeat has created a potential solution for the upwards of 2 million people per year who deal with corneal disease and blindness. With their new patent-pending blend of technology, they have…

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Mini Ambulance Means Quicker Response Time

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The world’s first mini medical ambulance is on the loose in Israel, and it can go places which are impossible for other safety vehicles to access. The United Hatzalah purchased four narrow, electric and fully equipped ‘mini-lances’ which can trek upstairs and through narrow alleys, sidewalks and streets. The innovative smart cars were purchased for…

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Weizmann Institute Named Best International Researcher

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The Nature Index ranked the world’s top 200 research centers, and Israel’s Weizmann Institute of Science landed sixth on the list, and the first international best after the top five listed in the United States. The number one school listed is Scripps Research Institute in San Diego. The institutions were ranked according to the impact…

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Could HIV Cure be Close?

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For the past three consecutive years, HIV/AIDS cases have been on the decline in Israel. This is thanks to the dedication of the Health Ministry to running various projects aimed to prevent and cure the previously fatal disease. Thanks to data from the National HIV Center in Israel, 2016 saw only 385 new cases of…

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