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Guy Galboiz On Biotech & Sustainability

Guy Galboiz states that biological processes can come in handy for replacing chemical methods that cause pollution, which would enable us to break down waste efficiently and produce new materials with lower energy use.....
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Drug Testing Without Animals

Israeli scientists have developed a cancer drug without testing it on animals by using a chip that simulates the human body. Hebrew University researchers created a chip containing human tissue with microscopic sensors to precisely monitor the response of the human body — kidney, liver and heart — to specic...
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Gamida Cell Blood Cancer Phase 3 Success

Gamida Cell Ltd. (Nasdaq: GMDA), has announced the results of a Phase 3 clinical study of omidubicel presented in an oral session at the Transplantation & Cellular Therapy Meetings of the American Society of Transplantation and Cellular Therapy (ASTCT) and Center for International Blood & Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR), or the TCT Meetings. Omidubicel is...
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TA Hospital Positive Results for Covid-19 Cure

Researchers at Tel Aviv’s Ichilov Hospital on Thursday announced it has seen positive results in preliminary trials for a cure for COVID-19. Professor Nadir Arber from the Integrated Cancer Prevention Center at the hospital tested a medication he has been developing on patients in moderate and serious condition suffering from...
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BGU Test Identifies Covid-19 Sooner

A new single-stage test using a combinatorial pooling method for COVID-19 diagnostic testing, that will help prevent the spread of the coronavirus by identifying infected people sooner and at a lower cost, has been developed by researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU). The test was developed in a collaboration between...
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K Health Raises $132 M to Diagnose Corona and other Symptoms

Israel’s K Health, has raised $132 million. The company has developed a free mobile app that enables users to insert their age and gender and ailments to get an immediate initial diagnosis of what could be afflicting them. According to Allon Bloch, K Health’s CEO and co-founder when Covid-19 broke out, it created...
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Kahun uses AI to Screen for At-Risk Corona Patients

Kahun has started beta testing a new technology to help doctors diagnose patients. Kahun’s technology gained prominence during the COVID-19 pandemic as it used its AI capabilities to tap into more than 2,000 papers and articles found in the medical library PubMed studying the new coronavirus. Using Kahun’s knowledge graph, doctors were...
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Sight Diagnoses Covid-19 Blood

Sight Diagnostics has announced a collaboration with Sheba Medical Center near Tel Aviv to mitigate the risk of contamination by COVID-19. Sight’s OLO blood analyser will provide rapid complete blood count (CBC) results in a dedicated lab to process samples of COVID-19 patients who are being monitored and treated in...
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Startup Helps Maccabi Healthcare Spot High-Risk Covid-19 Patients

Medial EarlySign along with Maccabi Healthcare Services, is developing an algorithm to identify high-risk COVID cases. EarlySign’s COVID Complications AlgoMarker Identifies individuals at increased risk for having COVID-19 complications. With the goal of prioritizing patients for COVID-19 testing and treatment, this new AlgoMarker aids in triaging patients by reducing chart...
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Startup Protects Kitchen Surfaces from Covid-19

A study using Bio Fence’s new technology for anti-viral, anti-microbal paints and coatings shows great promise for protecting restaurant and kitchen surfaces from the coronavirus. The study was conducted in the laboratory of Professor Mahmoud Huleihel, a virologist from Ben-Gurion University and showed complete deactivation of over 10,000,000 HSV1 viruses...
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Wearable Device Monitors At-Risk Coronavirus Patients

Somatix has deployed its wearable-enabled remote patient-monitoring product in healthcare facilities in Israel in order to monitor the condition of at-risk coronavirus patients. The company’s solution uses patented gesture-detection technology and machine learning algorithms to analyze users’ gesture data in real time. The company’s algorithms generate insights about potential adverse...
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AntisepTech Uses Smartphone to Detect Viruses

AntisepTech is a digital health startup focused on helping health organizations prevent infections and confront lawsuits while enabling patients, families, and healthcare workers to stay safe and feel safe. The company has developed a patented technology designed to reduce the invisible hand-to-hand spread of germs and viruses. AntisepTech uses the...
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Israeli Vaccine Roll-Out brings US Investors

Israel’s coronavirus inoculation campaign is injecting more than just vaccinations into arms, as projections of a vaccine-enabled economic recovery are sending investors into Israeli markets, The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. Global investors’ typical portfolio allocation include only small amounts for Israeli stocks, but Israel’s impressive vaccination campaign has drawn attention...
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Scentech Medical Coronavirus Diagnostic 98% Accurate

Israeli breath test diagnostics company Scentech Medical has developed a newer, more efficient – and seemingly more accurate – coronavirus test, according to a news report.During its preliminary testing, which has still not been completed, the company has seen 98% accuracy in the use of the test, which takes just a few minutes...
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$25 Million Program For Assisting New Startups With Investors

This step is a reaction to the decrease of investments of upcoming startups in Israel in recent years. The IIA (Israel Innovation Authority) declared the start of a new charity program whose objective is to help startups in their inception stage take off, allocating the project NIS 80 million (USD25...
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Israel Figa Talks About Post-Pandemic Recovery

Businesses are working on picking up the pieces and reassemble their operations in anticipation of a post-pandemic recovery. It is a fact that the world is a different place than what it was a year ago. These differences have an impact on how we are buying and selling things, but...
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Medicortex Crowdfunding Campaign for Brain Injury Detection Kit

Medicortex has launched a crowdfunding campaign in order to generate support for developing a diagnostic kit for brain injury detection. The target is 200,000 Euro with a maximum of 560,000 Euro offering equity of between 4.76 and 12.28 percent. The price per share is 4 Euro with a minimum investment...
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FDA Approval for Cervical Cancer Device

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Mobile ODT’s EVA (Enhanced Visual Assessment) System for marketing and sale in the United States. The tragedy of cervical cancer – strongly addressed in major urban areas – still plagues much of America, where it is increasingly difficult for a woman to get...
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