Archive for the ‘Health Industry’ Category

Biolinerx In-Licenses Type 1 Diabetes Treatment With Israel Institutions

In an effort to develop and commercialize its antibody treatment for type 1 diabetes, BioLineRx has signed a worldwide, exclusive license agreement with Yissum Research Development Company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, B.G. Negev Technologies and Applications, and Hadasit Medical Research Services and Development, all based in Israel.

Israeli firms pioneering screening techniques for women’s cancers

TEL AVIV (JTA) — To save women in Kenya from cervical cancer, all you need is an iPhone. That’s the goal of MobileOCT, a year-old Israeli start-up developing a smartphone-mounted camera that can take a detailed image of the cervix. An accompanying app will read the image, analyze it and determine whether a tumor is […]

New Results From MediSafe Project’s Mobile Technology Show High Adherence Rates for Type 2 Diabetes Medication

New Results From MediSafe Project’s Mobile Technology Show High Adherence Rates for Type 2 Diabetes Medication Data Shows Diabetic Patients Have Strong Type 2 Medication Adherence Rates With Medication Reminder Technology MediSafe Project HAIFA, Israel, July 15, 2013- MediSafe Project, (www.medisafeproject.com) the first-ever cloud-synced mobile medication reminder solution helping families prevent emergencies caused by over- […]

Flexible, Advanced Sensor Could Lead to Ultra-Sensitive Artificial Skin

No one wants ultra-sensitive skin, especially here and now in the Northern Hemisphere where the summer season creates hot, dry weather. Over at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, however, ultra-sensitive (artificial) skin would be considered a technological breakthrough that could revolutionize everything from prosthetic limbs to mechanical strain sensors.

Lessons From Israel’s Healthcare System Could Optimize Eye Health Around The World

According to the World Health Organization, 80% of blindness is preventable or treatable – but it remains a severe health concern across the globe, even in industrialized countries. Now hope is on the horizon – especially if countries are willing to emulate Israel’s approach to eye health, says Prof.Michael Belkin of the Goldschleger Eye Research […]

Promising Parkinson’s Disease Research Highlighted by The Michael J. Fox Foundation to Accelerate Drug Development

Research projects from five biopharmaceutical companies in the United States, Canada and Israel comprise the 2013 first half (1H 2013) of The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF) Partnering Program.

Tel Aviv researcher says lessons from Israel’s health-care system could optimize eye health

According to the World Health Organization, 80% of blindness is preventable or treatable – but it remains a severe health concern across the globe, even in industrialized countries.

St. Mary’s Healthcare Acquires Mazor Robotics’ Renaissance System

First Hospital in the Northeastern U.S. Market to Install the Company’s Surgical Guidance System