Tag archive for ‘bone’
Gil Tanenbaum On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

OkCoral Makes Bone Grafts from Underwater Colonies

Israel’s OkCoral Lab is trying to grow bone transplants for human beings from sea coral. That’s right! Someday people who need bone grafts to replace what was either amputated due to cancer or crushed in More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, August 14th, 2014

Shape-Shifting Material Could Help Reconstruct Faces

Injuries, birth defects (such as cleft palates) or surgery to remove a tumor can create gaps in bone that are too large to heal naturally. And when they occur in the head, face or jaw, these bone defects More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

New Global Research Shows Adults Must Double Fruit, Vegetable Intake

– New research published in the September issue of the British Journal of Nutrition and featured in the just released Global Phytonutrient Report highlights a significant shortfall in fruit and vegetable More...

Globes On Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

Contradictory reports on Cairo truce talks

– A senior diplomatic Israeli source sees wide gaps but Hamas talks of compromise. – –   A senior Israeli diplomatic source has said that the talks in Cairo to formulate arrangements for More...

Tibi Singer On Sunday, August 3rd, 2014

Woman Finds 80 Skeletons in Church Ikea Bags

– Kicki Karlén discovered the skulls and bones of 80 people stuffed inside Ikea bags in a church in the southern Swedish town of Kläckeberga, the Mirror reported. Local residents responded angrily, More...

Vered Weiss On Sunday, July 27th, 2014

Israeli Innovator Offering World’s First 3D Expandable Interbody Cage

– Expanding Orthopedics, based in Or Akiva Industrial Park in Israel, is expanding the possibilities of orthopedic surgery with minimal invasiveness on news of the FDA approval of its revolutionary More...

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Jewish Business News On Saturday, June 14th, 2014

Lower vitamin D level in blood linked to higher premature death rate

–   – Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have found that persons with lower blood levels of vitamin D were twice as likely to die prematurely as people More...

Michael Ordman On Thursday, May 29th, 2014

Seven Weeks Of Israeli Medical Treatments (Part 1)

– I’ve been absent from the blog scene for around seven weeks due to illness – exactly the same amount of time as between the Jewish festival of Passover and the upcoming festival of Shavuot (Pentecost).  During More...

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