Tag archive for ‘Health’
Back pain
Jewish Business News On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

The Most Common Disease in Israel Are Back and Neck Pain, Study

The five conditions causing the greatest disease burden are Back and neck pain, heart disease, diabetes, vision and hearing problems and depression – in that order. Contrary to what is commonly thought, when More...

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Jewish Business News On Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Singles and Have Bad Cold? Being LONELY Can Make You Feel Worse

  Having a cold if you’re lonely can predict you’ll feel worse during sickness, according to research published by the American Psychological Association. By finding 213 unmarried people, age More...

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Dr. Itay Gal On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Israeli Company Developes First of Its Kind Blood Test to Diagnose Lung Cancer

Israeli scientists from the Rehovot-based company Nucleix succeeded in developing a first of its kind blood test to diagnose lung cancer. The new test is able to diagnose the disease long before it spreads in the More...

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Jewish Business News On Monday, March 20th, 2017

Mystery of How Sperm Swim Revealed in Mathematical Formula

Researchers have developed a mathematical formula based on the rhythmic movement of a sperm’s head and tail, which significantly reduces the complexities of understanding and predicting how it makes the More...

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Jewish Business News On Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

Blood Test Detect Ovarian Cancer Early

Ovarian cancer is the seventh most common cancer in women worldwide, with about 240,000 cases each year. About two in every 100 women will develop ovarian cancer at some point in their life. A blood test every More...

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Jewish Business News On Friday, February 24th, 2017

Israeli Scientists’ ‘Breakthrough’ Discovery Could Lead to New Antibiotic

  Technion-Israel Institute of Technology scientists have published Friday a “breakthrough” discovery in Science magazine, that could lead to the development of effective new antibiotic types to fight More...

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Viva Sarah Press On Friday, February 17th, 2017

5 Ways Israel Is Dominating the Medical Cannabis World

Israeli Medical cannabis paraphernalia on display at CannaTech 2016/ Photo courtesy   Israel has been the cutting edge of medical cannabis research for decades, and has made some of the groundbreaking discoveries More...

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Jewish Business News On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Virus Overheard Talking to One Another

  Viruses may be stealthy invaders, but a study at the Weizmann Institute of Science reveals a new, chatty side of some: For the first time, viruses have been found communicating with one another. This More...

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Ynet News On Sunday, January 15th, 2017

Stigmas at Orthodox Jews Hold Back Israel’s War on Cancer

  “People were unaware that there was a hereditary connection to certain forms of cancer until the 1990’s. Since then, excessive fears and stigmas have prevented thousands of people from taking the preventative More...

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Jewish Business News On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Breakthrough: Israeli Researchers Develop Smartphone System to Evaluate Sleep Disorders…While Awake

   Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a potentially serious sleep disorder. It causes breathing to repeatedly stop and start during sleep. According to the American Sleep Apnea Association, it is estimated that More...

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