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Israeli solution may give sight to the blind

in Health & Science

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

in Health & Science

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

in Health & Science

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?

in Health & Science

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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Free Services for Tourists with Special Needs

in Tourism & Nature

For some, Israel is a place to call home. For others, visiting Israel is a distant dream – and especially for those with special needs. Brimming with culture, history and a range of beautiful geography, there is a slew of humans waiting desperately to journey to the Holy Land – and now they can. Thanks…

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