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Amazing medical advances from Israel

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The top 12 most amazing Israeli medical advances

Israel is a powerhouse in medical innovation. We give you a dozen standouts from a field with many exciting, game-changing candidates.

  1. ApiFix system to correct severe curvature of the spine (scoliosis)……………
  2. Argo Medical Technologies’ Rewalk robotic exoskeleton from was featured on the hit TV show “Glee” and enabled paraplegic runners in London and Tel Aviv to complete marathons. ……….
  3. Gamida Cell is developing stem-cell therapy products to treat blood cancers, solid tumors, non-malignant blood diseases such as sickle-cell anemia, autoimmune diseases and genetic metabolic diseases. ………….
  4. GI View Aer-O-Scope disposable colorectal cancer screening device, now in US trials, will make lifesaving colonoscopy screenings cheaper, safer and more accessible worldwide. …………….
  5. IonMed’s BioWeld1 bonds surgical incisions using cold plasma — instead of painful stitches, staples or glue – within minutes, sealing and disinfecting the wound with minimal scarring and recovery time. …………………….
  6. Nano Retina’s Bio-Retina, a tiny implantable device inserted into the retina in a 30-minute procedure, turns into an artificial retina that melds to the neurons in the eye. ……………….
  7. Surpass Medical’s NeuroEndoGraft flow diverters redirect blood flow from a brain aneurysm (a bulge in a weak artery wall), so that a stable clot can form and the potentially fatal aneurysm no longer in danger of rupturing. …………….

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Posted by on October 15, 2013. Filed under Alternative Medicine,Genetics,Health,Medicine,Science,Technology. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

One Response to Amazing medical advances from Israel

  1. Anon

    October 15, 2013 at 9:59 am

    No wonder 27% of Medicine Nobel Prizes are to people of Jewish origin.