Tag archive for ‘Obesity’
Abigail Klein Leichman On Friday, September 28th, 2018

Israeli breakthrough: The contact lenses for the nose that might help you lose weight

#TheNoseKnows Israeli breakthrough: Some years ago, Adva Beck experienced an “aha” moment when she bit into her favorite fruit, a peach, and quickly discarded it because her stuffy nose prevented her from More...

Nicky Blackburn On Tuesday, December 26th, 2017

13 Amazing Medical Breakthroughs in Israel in 2017

  Compound kills energy generating system of cancer An Israeli researcher devised a synthetic compound to disable the enzymes that allow cancer cells to metastasize. When cancer cells leave the primary More...

Abigail Klein Leichman On Monday, September 25th, 2017

10 Amazing new biotech technologies in Jerusalem

  Tel Aviv may be Israel’s high-tech capital, but the heart of life-sciences innovation lies in Jerusalem.   Jerusalem’s life-sciences cluster includes three innovation centers and 140 biomedical More...

Rotem Elizera On Sunday, March 12th, 2017

Israelis’ health: Rise in cancer and obesity, drop in the number of smokers

  A report providing a comprehensive view of Israelis’ health was officially released this week. The report aims to assess the quality of medical care on the national level and present improvements and More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, November 25th, 2016

Israeli Research: Gut Microbes Contribute to Recurrent “Yo-Yo” Obesity

    We all know the problem. We diet, lose a lot of weight and then put it all back on. Well new research from the Weizmann Institute of Science suggests that gut bacteria may be responsible for More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, April 4th, 2016

Revolutionary new weight loss procedure in trials

Findings from the early phase of a clinical trial led by Johns Hopkins investigators indicates that a new, minimally invasive weight loss treatment known as bariatric arterial embolization is safe and More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

Too much fish during pregnancy increases a child’s obesity risk, study says

Eating fish more than three times a week during pregnancy was associated with mothers giving birth to babies at increased risk of rapid growth in infancy and of childhood obesity, according to an article published More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

Too much sugar? There’s an enzyme for that

  Guilt-free sugary treats may be on the horizon. Scientists at the University of Montreal have discovered an enzyme that can stop the toxic effects of sugar in various organs of the body. This enzyme, More...

Ilan Shavit On Thursday, December 17th, 2015

Roman Abramovich Invests in Israeli Start-up to Combat Obesity

  Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich is investing $2 million in an Israeli medical equipment startup MelCap Systems. Sources inform Israeli “Globes” MelCap capsule is a solution to fight obesity More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, December 11th, 2015

Out of every 100 people in your country, how many do you think are overweight?

Out of every 100 people in your country, how many do you think are overweight? When Ipsos MORI posed this question to respondents recently, the majority of them significantly underestimated the prevalence More...

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