Life Science

Did an Israeli Company Developed a Cure for ALS?

Did an Israeli Company Developed a Cure for ALS?

NurOwn process BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics – an Israeli biomed company currently conducting Phase I/II clinical trials on patients suffering from ALS, reported that at least some of the patients treated with its NurOwn cell therapy shown considerable improvement including walking ...

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New Medicinal Marijuana: Benefits Without the High

New Medicinal Marijuana: Benefits Without the High

Tikun Olam’s medicinal grade cannabis Israeli scientists have successfully developed the first strain of cannabis that doesn’t cause intoxication. The new treatment has recently been offered to patients eligible for medicinal marijuana treatment in Israel after undergoing scientific testing in ...

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AxoTrack – The Virtual Needle

AxoTrack – The Virtual Needle

AxoTrack needle AxoTrack ultrasound-guided procedure A unique patented technology developed by a emergency-room doctor is about to change the way many medical procedures involving needles are preformed and increase the success rate of first needle insertion from about 37% up ...

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Sleeping after you Learn will Help you Remember

Sleeping after you Learn will Help you Remember

Professor Jessica Payne from the (Credit: Notre Dame Department of Psychology) Leran – Sleep (Credit: University of Notre Dame) Researchers from the University of Notre Dame discovered that going to sleep after learning new information might be the best way ...

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Pacemaker Powered by the Human Heart

An artificial pacemaker from St. Jude Medical, with electrode (Credit: Steven Fruitsmaak) Prof. Daniel J. Inman Two aerospace engineers from the University of Michigan created a revolutionary pacemaker which does not require conventional batteries. Instead the device uses vibrations which ...

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Treat your Fear of Flying with Virtual Reality

Treat your Fear of Flying with Virtual Reality

VR to fight Fear of Flying (Credit: University of Haifa) A new form of cognitive-behavior therapy offered by the Department of Psychology in the University of Haifa in Israel uses virtual reality to confront one of the more common phobias. ...

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Artificial Burger Just around the Corner?

Artificial Burger Just around the Corner?

The first pieces of artificial muscle First strips of muscle tissue created by Dutch scientists using stem cells have sparked hope of artificially grown hamburger, reducing the world’s dependence on expensive live stock. During a recent press conferance which took ...

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SAFOD Gets to Heart of San Andreas Fault

SAFOD Gets to Heart of San Andreas Fault

Rock sample drilled up from the San Andreas Fault (Source – TGDaily.com) Drilling down into the heart of an earthquake has long been a deep desire for many scientists. Recently, that desire has been obtained as the international team, the ...

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Stimulating Muscle Growth

Stimulating Muscle Growth

A leg extension machine used to work the muscles of the lower body. Source: George Stepanek. Researchers at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada have determined that muscle fatigue and not the amount of weight involved is the critical factor ...

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Prevention

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Prevention

The regions of the brain associated with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Source: National Institutes of Health. Scientists at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois have developed a new treatment to prevent stressful events from triggering Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD. Consisting of ...

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