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Treatments for COVID-risk patients at center of health basket discussions

Both heart and lung treatments are facing considerations for entry into the 2021 health basket, with patients considered at risk for the coronavirus.

Lung cancer maliciously inserted into image in Ben-Gurion University of the Negev study
New research advances predictive treatment for lung cancer

his imaging method allows scientists to pinpoint abnormal glucose metabolism, as well as characterize tumors accurately.

THE SOURASKY Medical Center in Tel Aviv.
Pluristem to enroll participants for GvHD treatment at Sourasky

"We have so far found no negative side effects from the use of the PLX-PAD cells in the treatment of steroid-refractory cGvHD."

Israeli company sees promising results in blood cancer treatment trial

The bone marrow transplant graft treatment Omidubicel had already received Breakthrough Therapy Designation from the FDA.

CBD oil is seen displayed at The Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition (CWCBExpo) trade show
Israeli medical cannabis company signs deal to export to UK market

According to the agreement, ITH Pharma plans to purchase approximately a ton of cannabis oil from the company per year, in bi-monthly doses, most likely starting in December 2020.

Ariel Sella, Dr. Anat Engel, & Prof. Arie Zaban
Bar-Ilan University and Wolfson Medical Center sign cooperation agreement

These projects will have potential to make positive global impact to various aspects of health related to the body, mind, spirit, society, and the environment.

Edelstein announces 50% price cut for medical cannabis til end of 2020

In addition to helping patients' financial burden, the pilot also works to ensure a steadier supply of medical cannabis grown in Israel, ruling that only participating companies are allowed to export

VLX start-up incubator offers bug-eyed, ice-cool technology innovation

More investments in hi-tech are needed as the start-up nation is currently going through “the quiet before the storm” as the COVID-19 world recession is reshaping the global economy.

Kirel Alabogin with the 7-centimeter pencil that had been stuck in his leg
Saved by surgery: Assuta doc removes pencil stuck in child’s leg

“This is the opportunity to ask the parents, especially now when children are not in formal frameworks: Make sure their activities are supervised."

David Avital with his Hadassah doctors
Medical miracle in Jerusalem: 74-year-old awake during back surgery

Hadassah is the only hospital in Israel that can perform the surgery this way.

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