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Israeli Inclusivity Town Being Built for Disabled

in Life, Culture & Sports

Inclusivity is taking priority in Israel, thanks to inspiration from the musician Yitzchak Perlman’s Genesis Prize. Since being named the 2016 winner, Perlman has taken massive steps to create more inclusive opportunities for people who are disabled across Israel. One project is a brand new town near Beer Sheba called Daniel, which will be all…

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Migraine Cure from Israeli Company

in Health & Science

For the millions of people who suffer from migraines, relief could be on its way. A new device is en route to enter the market. Neurolief is an Israeli based company which hopes to solve the issue of the common migraine, and replace tough painkillers. Co-founders Shmuel Shany and Amit Dar started Neurolief in 2013,…

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Israeli Robotics Makes an Exit

in Health & Science

The largest acquisition in the Israeli robotics field was announced. Mazor Robotics, a Caesarea based company founded in 2001, was sold for $1.64 billion dollars to Medtronic plc, a medical technology company which sits in Dublin, Ireland. Mazor Robotics is known for their highly advanced medical devices to assist in spinal procedures. The relationship between…

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Can Cells be Trained for Healthier Pregnancies?

in Health & Science

A woman’s body is more adaptable than she may think. New Israeli research studies led by Hadassah Medical Center and Hebrew University show that women’s bodies naturally learn from their first pregnancy to create healthier second, and further, pregnancies. A six-year cell study was conducted, and research found that complications during first time births are…

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Preparation Helps Decrease PTSD in Troops

in Health & Science

From birth to adulthood, being surrounded by sirens, conflict, death, and war is traumatic for any and all growing up in Israel. This kind of trauma rests in the DNA of the people and is exhibited largely in a kind of countrywide post-traumatic stress disorder, whether realized or not. Today, a team of about 100…

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