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Oodles of reading material at an old bookstore in Safed

Did you know? Books in childhood affect the way the brain ages

This factor in your childhood determines how your brain will function as you age.

By Walla!
01/12/2021

Technion student entrepreneurs win BizTEC 2021 for compact defibrillator

Technion President Prof. Uri Sivan opened the event and said: "Entrepreneurship is a state of mind that can be applied in every sphere of the lives of us all and is tightly connected with leadership.

  Crying baby (illustrative)

How to catch juvenile diabetes before it is life-threatening

Diabetes is usually diagnosed when a child suddenly falls seriously ill, and is a life-threatening situation. It can be a truly traumatic event for the family as well as for the young patients.

By Walla!
30/11/2021

Are you at risk for an abdominal aortic aneurysm?

Diagnosis of an aneurysm is essential to prevent a catastrophic rupture event, which may result in the patient's death due to uncontrolled bleeding into the abdomen. 

By Eitan Heldenberg , Zalman Itzhakov
25/11/2021
Reading a book (Illustrative)

Can growing up surrounded by books protect against old-age dementia?

Over 5 million adults over 65 suffer from dementia, and over 14 million are expected by 2060 as the general population ages, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 

 Multifunctional wound dressing (MFWD) sensor invented by the Technion

Self-suturing bandage in Technion renders medical stitches unnecessary

The Technion team developed a polymeric mesh dressing that contracts the wound edges and allows skin healing - without the string holding it together.

  Women experience period cramps (illustrative)

A cure for menstrual cramps? Health Ministry approves new drug

Most women suffer greatly from premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and yet, to this day, there hasn’t been a good solution to this suffering.

By Walla!
25/11/2021

Artificial intelligence is revolutionizing cardiology, expert says

AI, robotics and new technologies will be at the center of the conference Innovation in cardiovascular Interventions in Tel Aviv on December 5th, Rambam Health Care Campus’ Prof. Rafael Beyar said.

6 signs you may need to change your child’s preschool

What should you do in a situation when your child, even after having several weeks to adjust to the new setting, doesn’t want to go?

By Daniel Saransky
24/11/2021

Men try device that mimics menstrual cramps - can't handle it

There is one thing that men will never understand - how menstrual cramps feel!

By Walla!
24/11/2021
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