Israel's Oldest Artificial Heart Recipient 'Going Strong'A 74-year-old kibbutz member is the oldest man in the world to receive a 140-gram miniaturized artificial heart in a successful 5-hour operation.
Israeli Researchers: A Precision Bomb for Cancer CellsTel Aviv Univ develops a molecular "smart bomb" that can lead to more effective and safer chemotherapy for those suffering from the dread disease.
Israeli Hospital Celebrates Two SuccessesRambam Hospital in Haifa saves woman’s life and also pioneers new technique for brain treatment.
Israelis and Parents More at Ease Than AmericansIsraelis have a smoother relationship with their parents than do adults in the United States, a new study has found.
Study: Language May Influence ThoughtResearchers from Ben-Gurion university finds the language a person is using at a given time may change the way they think, feel.
TAU Works on Computer Chip Implant to Treat the BrainTel Aviv University is working on a project to implant a computer chip into the brain to treat conditions like depression and Parkinson's disease.
TAU Scientists: Stopping the Spread of Cancer CellsResearchers at Tel Aviv Universities are on track to finding a way to stop cancer cells from multiplying and spreading.
New Academy to Woo, Pamper Star ScholarsIn a bid to entice bright scholars back to Israel, one generous couple will build an institute dedicated to nurturing post-doctoral fellows.
Canada Does Without Israel's Medical IsotopesThe Canadian government has rejected a plan by a medical isotope supplier to offset a severe shortage by importing the material from Israel.
Israel Invests in ResearchGovernment statistical data reveals that Israel has dramatically increased R&D spending, surpassing OECD standards.
Catching Multiple Sclerosis Before It StrikesTel Aviv University finds that multiple sclerosis biomarkers appear almost a decade before symptoms.
New Israeli Drug for Alzheimer's Disease in Advanced TrialsA new medication designed to slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease and improve its psychological symptoms is entering advanced trials.
Study Links Rocket Attacks with TraumaA study conducted in Israel links rocket attacks to depression, post-traumatic stress. Warning systems found to reduce trauma.
Israeli Company Develops Bionic Retina ImplantAn Israeli company is restoring the sight of patients who have lost vision due to disease.
How to Keep to Arteries Young: Live in Israel, Eat 'Med Style'Living the sunny Mediterranean lifestyle in Israel is a healthier way to keep one's arteries limber for longer, according to a new study
'Micro-Ear' will Listen to Living CellsA new discovery will soon be able to help scientists listen to the tiniest events, exactly as the microscope reveals the 'invisible.'
Scientists Discover 'Relapse Gene' in Children's LeukemiaIn a major breakthrough, scientists have found a gene that appears to be responsible for repeated relapses in a severe form of children’s leukemia.
2 New Types of "Bad" Cholesterol Discovered This YearFor the second time this year, scientists have discovered a new "bad" form of cholesterol. Both are impervious to dietary or medical treatment.
Children's Sleep Changes May Mean 'Terrible Teens' On the WayA new study by a Tel Aviv University researcher finds that when children begin to change their sleep patterns, adolescence may not be far behind.
Teva Partners on New Prostate, Lung Cancer TreatmentIsraeli pharmaceutical giant Teva has signed a deal to invest $60 million in a new cancer-fighting drug to fight prostate and lung cancer.
Israeli Biotech Firm Produces New Drug for Gaucher's DiseaseAn Israeli firm has passed the first hurdle in gaining FDA approval for a new treatment for Gaucher's disease.
J&J Drug Awards Haifa Professor for Parkinson’s ResearchThe giant J&J drug firm has awarded a Haifa U. scientist for her breakthrough research concerning brain cell damage in Parkinson’s disease.
Israeli Researcher: Coffee Extract Prevents Bad BreathProf. Mel Rosenberg. “We expected coffee would cause bad breath, but there is something inside this magic brew that has the opposite effect.”