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The Heart and the Computer

September 12, 2018
“We are on the way to the big bang in cardiology: artificial intelligence and the development of breakthrough engineering and genetic technologies are expected to be at the forefront of the future war on cardiovascular diseases.”


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Rabin Doctors Examine Link Between Asthma and Migraines

September 5, 2018
Dr. Yael Graif of the Allergy and Immunology Clinic at Israel’s Rabin Medical Center’s Pulmonary Institute recently led a study examining the link between asthma and migraines.


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Israeli Hospitals Destroy Tumors With Liquid Nitrogen

August 29, 2018
IceCure Medical, an Israeli company developing a minimally invasive medical device for treating tumors, announced that it will start offering its technology in Israel in upcoming weeks.


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Fresh from the Blog: Vital Signs Health Trends

The Future Of Heart Surgery, In The Palm Of His Hand

Aortic stenosis, wherein the valves of the heart don’t fully open, has long been a bane of the cardiology community, which has historically resorted to risky open-heart valve-replacement surgery or simply deemed aortic stenosis patients inoperable. But in recent years, transcatheter aortic valve replacement – which, in a nutshell, inserts a stent into a narrowed… Continue reading The Future Of Heart Surgery, In The Palm Of His Hand


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A BRCA Story

I tested positive for the cancer-causing BRCA mutation. Now what? By Laura Osman, Published by JTA Curiosity about my ancestry spurred me to order an at-home genetic testing kit by mail earlier this year. Maybe my blonde hair was a result of some hidden Swedish genes? When the kit arrived, I quickly spit in the… Continue reading A BRCA Story


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Rabin Medical Center Updates

CUTTING EDGE MEDICAL RESEARCH AT RABIN MEDICAL CENTER 2018 has been a busy year at Rabin Medical Center in Israel. Dr. Bror Dicker, head of the Obesity Clinic at Hasharon Hospital at Rabin Medical Center is studying the relationship between gut hormones and weight loss. Professor Eran Sharon at Rabin Medical Center is developing a… Continue reading Rabin Medical Center Updates


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