Meir Panim implements programs that serve Israel’s neediest populations with respect and dignity. Meir Panim also coordinated care packages for families in the South during the Gaza War.
Posted on: February 11th, 2014News & Views → Israel
CathMaps+, the world’s first HIPAA-compliant mobile application for cardiac patients and people living with elevated risk of a cardiac incident, that integrates their cardiac history with an interactive map of Cath Labs throughout most of the world, was launched for the U.S. market today. CathMaps+ mission is simple: to use mobile technology to provide peace […]
Posted on: February 5th, 2014News & Views → Israel → IDF
The IDF’s Israeli Medical Corps and the U.S. Air Force signed a Memo of Understanding Wednesday that “lays the foundation for a deep and ongoing cooperation in areas of aviation medicine, mental health, academics and research,” the Israeli military announced. The memo was signed at the conclusion of the Surgeon General of the United States Air […]
Posted on: January 30th, 2014News & Views → Business and Economy
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has reported positive results in its Phase 2a trial of an oral insulin capsule produced by Israeli-based Oramed. The drug is for the treatment of Type 2 diabetes. The Phase 2b study will be carried out later this year, and Oramed also plans a Phase 2a study for […]
Posted on: January 27th, 2014News & Views → Global
The launching of the CyberSpark national cyber complex in Be’er Sheva this week prepares the way for what the “capital of the Negev” hopes will turn the city into Israel’s next Silicon Valley. Lockheed Martin and IBM formally announced that they will set up their research activities in the park, joining Deutsche Telekom and EMC. […]
Posted on: January 27th, 2014News & Views → Eye on Palestine → Hamas
Hackers attacked Israeli computers including one used by the defense ministry department dealing with civilians in the occupied West Bank, an Israeli data protection expert told Army Radio on Monday. “At the beginning of this month a number of mails were sent to a number of companies in Israel, including security organizations,” Seculert cyber security […]
Posted on: January 23rd, 2014News & Views → Israel → Jerusalem
Doctors believe the pesticide involved in the second case was different from the first one.
Posted on: January 21st, 2014News & Views → Global
Israel will host the 2015 International Astronautical Federation conference.
Posted on: January 15th, 2014News & Views → Global
Israel was officially admitted as full member of CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, in a ceremony in Geneva Wednesday. Israel is the 21st member state of CERN and the only country outside Europe to have achieved full membership. Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman represented Israel at the ceremony held at the CERN Globe of […]
Posted on: January 13th, 2014News & Views → News Briefs
An Israeli startup provides unusually comprehensive home care for seniors and peace of mind for their families. According to an annual report released last September by the Israel Central Bureau of Statistics, Israelis are living longer, happier lives, and life expectancy for men now stands at 79.9 years, and 83.6 for women. An inevitable consequence […]
Posted on: December 31st, 2013News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
The connection runs so deep, that the Arab villagers have alerted Efrat authorities against terror cells.
Posted on: December 30th, 2013News & Views → Israel
600 Wounded Syrians have been treated in Israeli hospitals, but who's been paying for it?
Posted on: December 30th, 2013News & Views → Israel
The government will actively promote abortions by funding them for women between ages 20 and 33 if a proposal by a Health Ministry committee is accepted. Israel’s”basket” of drugs and medical treatment gives hefty discounts for citizens, and the government adds “goodies” to the basket each year. The committee that came up with this coming […]
Posted on: December 19th, 2013News & Views → Israel
"Every doctor knows that overuse of the TMJ will cause headaches."
Posted on: December 16th, 2013News & Views → Business and Economy
Only the pharmacies will be decided according to an official bid – everybody else basically gets a license to print money.
Posted on: December 16th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
“Everyone functioned at their best despite all the challenges of the snowstorm, including rescue crews, MDA, and the hospital staff.”
Posted on: December 15th, 2013News & Views → Israel
The app has helped streamline communication between parents, teachers and administration at MDS.
Posted on: December 11th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
Of the 175 cases of measles in the U.S in 2013, a mere 23 were connected to Hare Krishnas in North Carolina. The 175 cases were triple the national average in previous years. Embarrassingly enough, the largest group of people infected with measles came from our very own anti-vaccination cult of Brooklyn Hareidi Jews. Thirty […]
Posted on: December 9th, 2013News & Views → Business and Economy
An Irish company will purchase Given Imaging Ltd., an Israeli firm that developed a swallowable camera to diagnose problems in the digestive tract. Covidien Plc agreed to acquire Given Imaging from shareholders of IDB Holding Corp. Ltd. for about $860 million, it was reported Sunday. Given Imaging is the inventor of the PillCam, a swallowed […]
Posted on: December 4th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Israeli Prof. Havazelet Bianco-Peled of Haifa’s Technion University has invented a new super glue that mechanically seals areas of potential leakage after surgery, without the need for sutures. Bianco-Peled set up the Sealantis start-up at Technion in 2007, and the company now is expecting FDA approval for the “Seal-V” glue, developed from the cell walls […]
Posted on: November 26th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Disney Documentary has bought the Israeli animated story of “Dolphin Boy,” about an Israeli Arab who became mute after being a brutal beating in his Arab village and who underwent rehabilitation through communication with dolphins in Eilat. Disney intends to promote the production into a full animated feature, the Times of Israel reported. The father […]
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