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RDD Pharma Raises $9.5M in Series B Funding to Fuel Global Development
NEW YORK and TEL AVIV, Israel, Nov. 16, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- RDD Pharma, a leader in developing treatments for lower gastro-intestinal disorders, has raised $9.5M in Series B funding, including $6M from two new investors, Phar... Biopharmaceuticals, Gastroenterology, Venture Capital RDD Pharma, anal fissure, fecal incontinence, colitis (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - November 16, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The deferred promise of Islamic-world science
Ten years ago, there was excitement about the prospects for science and innovation across the Islamic world. Was this optimism misplaced?Last week, almost 3,000 scientists and policymakers from 120 countries gathered on the shores of the Dead Sea in Jordan for the 2017World Science Forum. It was a landmark moment for Jordanian science, and a tribute to the vision ofPrincess Sumaya bint El Hassan, president of Jordan ’s Royal Scientific Society, who is in the vanguard of a new generation of leaders championing science and innovation in the region. Jordan is also home to theMiddle East ’s first advanced light sou...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 16, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Ehsan Masood and James Wilsdon Tags: Science Higher education Islam Science policy Arab and Middle East unrest Politics Source Type: news

DarioHealth stems cash burn with growing market penetration, talks B2B plans
During its Q3 earnings call, Israel-based DarioHealth announced a growing US install base for its smartphone-connected glucometer and increased revenues supported by increasing sales of the platform ’s accompanying consumable test strips. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - November 14, 2017 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Medigate raises $5.35 million in seed funding to continue development of medical device security platform
Tel Aviv, Israel-based medical device security platform, Medigate, announced today that it has raised $5.35 million in seed funding. The funding is provided by YL Ventures with additional funding from Blumberg Capital.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - November 14, 2017 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Beth Israel plans new 10-story clinical building in Boston
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is looking to add to its footprint, with plans to build a 345,000-square-foot inpatient building on its West Campus in Boston. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 14, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

SPM Conference
Discussions noted and collected will serve as the basis of a number of internal advocacy efforts. Let’s keep the conversation going on Connect! Our inaugural meeting was certified as Patients Included, a designation given to an event that meets all 5 of the Patients Included charter: Missed the event and couldn’t catch the live-stream? Loved the meeting so much you wish you could experience it all over again? We’ve got you covered! Here are speakers’ presentations from the inaugural Society for Participatory Medicine conference. Looking forward to our second annual meeting in 2018! Stay tuned for d...
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - November 13, 2017 Category: General Medicine Authors: Nanette Mattox Tags: Newsletter Source Type: news

Religiosity as a substance use protective factor among female college students - Isralowitz R, Reznik A, Sarid O, Dagan A, Grinstein-Cohen O, Wishkerman VY.
Research exists about religiosity as a substance use protective factor. However, there is little attention of this issue regarding Israeli female college students. Undergraduate religious and secular students were studied. Religious students reported lower... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Families in Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) teams in Norway: a cross-sectional study on relatives' experiences of involvement and alienation - Weimand BM, Israel P, Ewertzon M.
International research shows that relatives of people with mental illness are rarely involved by mental health services. Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) has been recently implemented in Norway. The experience of relatives of ACT users is largely unknow... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news

Israeli scientists say lupus may double risk of dementia
Having lupus increases the risk of developing dementia for people who suffer from the chronic autoimmune disease, like Selena Gomez, by 51 percent, according to a new, large-scale study from Israel. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Facing the threat of antibiotic-resistance: Israel ’s success to prevent and control the spread of carbapenem-resistant bacteria
Facing the threat of antibiotic-resistance: Israel ’s success to prevent and control the spread of carbapenem-resistant bacteria (Source: WHO Feature Stories)
Source: WHO Feature Stories - November 10, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: antimicrobial resistance [subject], European Region [region], Feature [doctype], Israel [country] Source Type: news

Israel to become 3rd biggest exporter of medical cannabis
Breath of Life Pharma (BOL) has built a one-million-square-foot facility in central Israel, which will produce 80 tons of medical cannabis per year, said CEO  Dr Tamir Gedo. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Could lupus raise dementia risk?
Researchers from Israel have discovered that people with systemic lupus erythematosus may be at increased risk of developing dementia. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

Israeli treatment adherence company launches smart medication storage device
Tel-Aviv, Israel-based Vaica, a producer of cloud-based medication adherence products, has announced a new in-home device to help patients stick to their treatments. The Capsuled device stores medications, and includes reminders, informational materials, and other features designed to better enable patients ’ daily medication routines. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - November 8, 2017 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Zebra Medical Vision to host AI1 image analytics on Google Cloud
Israeli machine-learning radiology firm Zebra Medical Vision said it will be uploading its radiology algorithms to the Google (NSDQ:GOOG) Cloud as part of the AI1 automated imaging analytics tools offering it announced last month. The AI1 analytical platform includes a deep learning engine system that can detect various medical findings from image scans on its own, including the detection of liver, lung, cardiovascular and bone disease. The Israel-based company also said said it is planning to introduce new capabilities that would cover breast cancer, lung cancer, brain trauma, hypertension and oth...
Source: Mass Device - November 8, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Health Information Technology Imaging Zebra Medical Vision Source Type: news

Amsel Medical touts 1st-in-human use of AOD2 occluder
Development stage medical device firm Amsel Medical today touted the first-in-human clinical use of its Amsel AOD2 occluder device, which took place at the NYU Langone Medical Center in New York. The Cambridge, Mass. and Israel-based company said its AOD2 device was used during a variety of vascular surgical cases to ligate and occlude target vessels. Amsel said that the device met performance goals and that clinical reaction to its use was positive. The Amsel AOD2 device is designed to securely close blood vessels and tubular structures during open surgical procedures, for use wherever a metal ligating clip is indicated w...
Source: Mass Device - November 8, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Vascular amselmedical Source Type: news

Pennsylvania, Israel sign innovation agreement
Pennsylvania plans to forge a closer working relationship with the Israel Innovation Authority. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 7, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

Mazor Robotics crushes expectations with Q3 results
Mazor Robotics (NSDQ:MZOR) today reported third-quarter results that blew past the consensus forecast on Wall Street, more than doubling sales and paring its losses by more than 30%. The Caesarea, Israel-based robot-assisted surgery company posted losses of -$3.7 million, or -7¢ per share, on sales of $17.2 million for the three months ended Sept. 30, cutting red ink by -30.1% on sales growth of 125.4% compared with Q3 2016. Get the full story at our sister site, The Robot Report. The post Mazor Robotics crushes expectations with Q3 results appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - November 7, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: MassDevice Earnings Roundup Robotics Wall Street Beat mazorrobotics Source Type: news

Pennsylvania, Israel sign innovation agreement
Pennsylvania plans to forge a closer working relationship with the Israel Innovation Authority. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 6, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: John George Source Type: news

Pennsylvania, Israel sign innovation agreement
Pennsylvania plans to forge a closer working relationship with the Israel Innovation Authority. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 6, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

Prevalence and patterns of injury sustained during military hand-to-hand combat training (krav-maga) - Farkash U, Dreyfuss D, Funk S, Dreyfuss U.
BACKGROUND: Krav-Maga (KM) is a unique Israeli hand-to-hand combat system, designed to teach soldiers self-defense in true-to-life situations. With the increase in military Israel Defense Force (IDF) units participating in KM training in recent years, the ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 6, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Spacing out after staying up late? Here ’s why
Ever sleep poorly and then walk out of the house without your keys? Or space out while driving to work and nearly hit a stalled car?A new study led by UCLA ’sDr. Itzhak Fried is the first to reveal how sleep deprivation disrupts brain cells ’ ability to communicate with each other. Fried and his colleagues believe that disruption leads to temporary mental lapses that affect memory and visual perception. Their findings are published online today by Nature Medicine.“We discovered that starving the body of sleep also robs neurons of the ability to function properly,” said Fried, the study’s ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - November 6, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Bats, like humans, decipher where others are from based on their regional "accent," according to new study
(Natural News) An animal study has revealed that bats have regional dialects just like humans, and are able to decipher and mimic how other bats communicate. As part of the study, a team of researchers at the Tel Aviv University in Israel have caught pregnant female Egyptian fruit bats in central Israel. The female bats have been randomly... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

TCT 2017: Medtronic touts results from 6-month Evolut Pro study
Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) today released six-month data from a study of its Evolut Pro transcatheter aortic valve replacement platform, touting low rates of paravalvular leaks and low rates of all-cause mortality and disabling stroke. Data came from 60 patients in the trial who received the Evolut Pro valve, and follow previously released 30-day outcomes. Results at six-months indicated trace or no paravalvular leaks in 88% of patients, with low rates of all-cause mortality and disabling stroke. No instances of coronary obstruction or valve thrombosis were reported and the permanent pacemaker implantation rate was 11....
Source: Mass Device - November 2, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Catheters Clinical Trials Replacement Heart Valves Medtronic Source Type: news

BrainStorm Strengthens Executive Team: Appoints Eyal Rubin as Chief Financial Officer
Eyal Rubin, VP and Head of Corporate Treasury at Teva, is Third Senior Appointment at Brainstorm in 2017 HACKENSACK, N.J. and PETACH TIKVAH, Israel, Nov. 2, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: BC... Regenerative Medicine, Neurology, Personnel BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics, NurOwn, stem cell (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - November 2, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Therapix Biosciences' Board Chairman, Ascher Shmulewitz, Appointed as Interim Chief Executive Officer
TEL AVIV, Israel, Nov. 2, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Therapix Biosciences Ltd. (NASDAQ: TRPX) ("Therapix" or the "Company"), a specialty clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing cannabinoid-based treatmen... Biopharmaceuticals, Neurology, Personnel Therapix Biosciences, dronabinol, cannabinoid, Tourette syndrome (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - November 2, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Teva falls short on Q3 profit, slashes 2017 estimates again
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Debt-ridden Israeli drugmaker Teva Pharmaceutical Industries reported lower than expected profit in the third quarter and sharply lowered its 2017 estimates, as the company continues to be hurt by weak U.S. generic medicine sales. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

BRH Medical wins FDA nod for electro and ultrasound wound treatment system
Medical device developer BRH Medical said today it won FDA 510(k) clearance for its BRH-A2 device designed to reduce pain and improve deep wound healing through the use of ultrasound and electric fields. The Israel-based company’s BRH-A2 device is designed to engage and stimulate the wound from below the wound bed using both an ultrasound and electric field system which varies in frequency and intensity over the course of the treatment. “It has always been my desire to develop a product that would truly help cure people. Our grateful patients are proof of the effectiveness of the technology,” CTO & de...
Source: Mass Device - October 31, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: 510(k) Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance Wound Care brhmedical Source Type: news

Cordis Comes Back for Another Stent
Cordis is getting back into the coronary stent game. The company, which is now owned by Cardinal Health, landed exclusive rights to sell Medinol's coronary stent portfolio in the U.S. Milpitas, CA-based Cordis is already selling Medinol's NIRxcell cobalt-chromium bare-metal stent and, assuming FDA approves Medinol's EluNIR drug-eluting stent (DES), Cordis will distribute it as well. Medinol is based in Israel. In addition to the Medinol agreement, Cordis recently launched the Tryton Side Branch Stent and two percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) balloon catheters. The Medinol agreement, along with the ...
Source: MDDI - October 31, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Cardiovascular Source Type: news

Watch out for wild animals: a systematic review of upper extremity injuries caused by uncommon species - Israel JS, McCarthy JE, Rose KR, Rao VK.
BACKGROUND: Across the world, many species of nondomesticated animals dwell among humans in metropolitan areas. Rare animal bites pose a dilemma for hand surgeons, as they often result in operative injuries and recalcitrant infections. The authors treated ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 30, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Zebra Medical vision looks to offer AI-assisted imaging scans for $1
Israeli machine-learning radiology firm Zebra Medical Vision said today it plans to launch its AI1 automated imaging analytics tools to healthcare providers for approximately $1 per scan. The company said it has developed a deep learning engine platform that can detect various medical findings from image scans on its own, including the detection of liver, lung, cardiovascular and bone disease. Zebra Medical Vision said it is also planning to introduce new capabilities that would cover breast cancer, lung cancer, brain trauma, hypertension and other clinical areas. “With this new model, we hope to facilitate adop...
Source: Mass Device - October 27, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Imaging Zebra Medical Vision Source Type: news

CathWorks Ltd. Appoints James M. Corbett Chief Executive Officer
KFAR SABA, Israel, Oct. 27, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- CathWorks Ltd., a leader in the development of non-invasive Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR) measurements for guiding coronary interventions, announced today the appointment of Jam... Devices, Interventional, Cardiology, Personnel CathWorks, Fractional Flow Reserve (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - October 27, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

MediWound raises $25m
MediWound (NSDQ:MDWD) today announced a $25.2 million offering to support research and development of its EscharEx topical biological drug for debridement of chronic and other hard-to-heal wounds. In the offering, the Israel-based company floated approximately 5 million shares, including 637,664 shares through an underwriter’s option. Read the whole story on our sister site, Drug Delivery Business The post MediWound raises $25m appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - October 27, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Wound Care MediWound Source Type: news

Medicare expands reimbursement for EndoGastric Solutions EsophyX device
EndoGastric Solutions said today that a Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services administrator granted reimbursement coverage for its EsophyX device for treating gastroesophageal reflux. National Government Services extended coverage for transoral incisionless fundoplication using the EsophyX device to some 9.3 million patients in Connecticut, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont and Wisconsin effective Dec. 1. The TIF procedure is designed to prevent stomach acids refluxing back into the esophagus by reconstructing the gastroesophageal valve. &ldq...
Source: Mass Device - October 26, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Endoscopic / Arthroscopic EndoGastric Solutions Reimbursement Source Type: news

FDA clears Nitiloop ’ s Nova Cross micro-catheters
Israeli medical device maker Nitiloop said today that it won 510(k) clearance from the FDA for a pair of its micro-catheters. Netanya, Israel-based Nitiloop said the federal safety watchdog cleared its Nova Cross Extreme coronary micro-catheter and its Nova Cross BTK peripheral device. “We are very excited at receiving FDA clearance for the Nova Cross Extreme and Nova Cross BTK, which further establishes our Nova Cross product family. We are encouraged by the positive medical community response to our new products bringing solution to one of the last un-met clinical need in the cath lab,” CEO Chana Schneid...
Source: Mass Device - October 26, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Cardiovascular Catheters Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance nitiloop peripheral Source Type: news

Nitiloop Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance for its Nova Cross Extreme and Nova Cross BTK Micro catheter for Support of Guidewire Access to Discrete Regions of the Coronary and Peripheral Vasculature
The Nova Cross™ Extreme and Nova Cross™ BTK demonstrated impressive performance in the clinical setting NETANYA, Israel, October 26, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Nitiloop, a medical device company dedicated to the development of C... Devices, Interventional, FDA Nitiloop, Nova Cross, microcatheter (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - October 26, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA approves pivotal trial for Insightec ’ s Exablate Neuro in Parkinson ’ s
Insightec said today that it won FDA approval for a pivotal trial of its Exablate Neuro device in treating refractory Parkinson’s disease. Haifa, Israel-based Insightec said the the study will evaluate using Exablate Neuro’s MR-guided focused ultrasound to ablate portions of the globus pallidus in the brain, which helps regulate voluntary movement. The trial, led by principal investigator Dr. Howard Eisenberg of the University of Maryland, aims to treat dyskinesia in patients with advanced Parkinson’s who have not responded to medication. “Insightec remains committed to advancing research to ex...
Source: Mass Device - October 25, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Clinical Trials Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Imaging Radiosurgery INSIGHTEC Source Type: news

Terrorism as self-help: accounts of Palestinian youth incarcerated in Israeli prisons for security violations - Berko A, Erez E, Gur OM.
Adopting and expanding Black's conception of terrorism as self-help, this study examines how Palestinian youth become involved in security violations. Based on an analysis of in-depth interviews conducted with 10 Palestinian youth incarcerated in Israeli p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

When is a child's forensic statement deemed credible? A comparison of physical and sexual abuse cases - Hershkowitz I, Melkman EP, Zur R.
A large national sample of 4,775 reports of child physical and sexual abuse made in Israel in 2014 was analyzed in order to examine whether assessments of credibility would vary according to abuse type, physical or sexual, and whether child and event chara... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Digital Diabetes Care Getting Simpler for Patients
Diabetes is one of the most expensive chronic health conditions worldwide, and has become a favorite target of leading-edge clinicians and technologists touting the age of connected care. "In general, we'll see more of the trend of digitalization to better manage conditions," said Chuck Gammal, a partner specializing in healthcare and medical technology at consultancy Simon-Kucher. "Diabetes is somewhat unique among chronic conditions in that it's very data-intensive." Ironically, though the very data-intensive nature of diabetes care might suggest patients would clamor for platforms and care modules th...
Source: MDDI - October 20, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Greg Goth Tags: R & D Source Type: news

MRI Interventions taps ex-Philips exec Burnett as prez, CEO | Personnel Moves – Oct 19, 2017
MRI Interventions (OTC:MRIC) said early this month it tapped former Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG) neuro diagnostics & therapy biz GM Joseph Burnett as its new prez & CEO, effective November 7. Burnett will replace Frank Grillo who will stay in his role until November 6 and will continue to serve as an executive advisor afterwards, the Irvine, Calif.-based company said. “I am thrilled to join the MRI team and help lead this next chapter which will focus on clinical development, market adoption and continued procedure growth. The stakes are high in neurosurgical procedures and precision is paramount. Our t...
Source: Mass Device - October 19, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News BioSig Technologies Bluewind Medical Boston Scientific Dentsply Sirona Guidant Corp. InMode Aesthetic Solutions johnsonandjohnson Mauna Kea Technologies mazorrobotics Medtronic MRI Interventions otoharmonics Source Type: news

Terrorism as self-help: accounts of Palestinian youth incarcerated in Israeli prisons for security violations - Berko A, Erez E, Gur OM.
Adopting and expanding Black's conception of terrorism as self-help, this study examines how Palestinian youth become involved in security violations. Based on an analysis of in-depth interviews conducted with 10 Palestinian youth incarcerated in Israeli p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

When is a child's forensic statement deemed credible? A comparison of physical and sexual abuse cases - Hershkowitz I, Melkman EP, Zur R.
A large national sample of 4,775 reports of child physical and sexual abuse made in Israel in 2014 was analyzed in order to examine whether assessments of credibility would vary according to abuse type, physical or sexual, and whether child and event chara... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Ben-Gurion U. introduces israel's first underwater robotic vehicle
(American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev) 'The autonomous HydroCamel II integrates state-of-the-art technologies, including high-level maneuvering in six degrees of freedom and an ability to dive almost vertically,' says Prof. Hugo Guterman of the BGU Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and head of LAR. 'Until now, these capabilities were limited to remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROVs), which must be tethered by an umbilical cable to a host ship for its power and air source. The HydroCamel II is completely autonomous.' (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

DarioHealth Gains CE Mark for iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 Smart Glucose Meter
DarioHealth Bringing its Lightning®-enabled Version to the UK Market CAESAREA, Israel, Oct. 18, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- DarioHealth Corp. (NASDAQ: DRIO), a leading global digital health company with mobile health and big ... Devices, Monitoring, Endocrinology, Regulatory DarioHealth, Blood Glucose Monitor, Blood Glucose (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - October 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

ReWalk shares slide on Q3 prelim release
ReWalk Robotics (NSDQ:RWLK) today saw shares dip slightly after releasing preliminary financial results for its 3rd quarter despite posting revenues ahead of consensus on Wall Street. The Israel-based company said it expects to post sales of $1.7 million for the 3 months ended Sept. 30, up 21.4% from the $1.4 million the company posted for the same period during the prior fiscal year. Read the whole story at our sister site, The Robot Report The post ReWalk shares slide on Q3 prelim release appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - October 17, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News MassDevice Earnings Roundup Robotics ReWalk Robotics Source Type: news

ReWalk Robotics aims for 2018 release for Restore softsuit robotic exoskeleton
ReWalk Robotics (NSDQ:RWLK) said today it completed all internal processes related to its Restore robotic rehabilitation softsuit exoskeleton and is ready to initiate clinical trials of the device in 2018, with hopes for a commercial launch in the same year. The Restore softsuit is designed to transmit power to key joints in the legs with cable technologies, powered by software and mechanics similar to those used in its ReWalk exoskeleton system for patients with spinal cord injuries. The cables are connect to fabric-based designs that attach to the leg and foot, and make it a ‘soft suit’, the Israel-...
Source: Mass Device - October 16, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Clinical Trials Research & Development Robotics ReWalk Robotics Source Type: news

Israel targets fashion industry over underweight models
TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Israeli lawmakers want to tighten a ban on the employment of underweight models and on the undeclared digital slimming-down of fashion images, amid concern that the measures are being routinely flouted even as they are adopted abroad. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

BrainStorm Enrolls First Patients in Phase 3 Trial of NurOwn(R) in ALS
Trial supported by a $16M non-dilutive grant from CIRM Top-line data are expected in 2019 HACKENSACK, N.J. and PETACH TIKVA, Israel, Oct. 16, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: BCLI) today an... Regenerative Medicine, Neurology BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics, NurOwn , stem cell, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - October 16, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Effectiveness of child restraints and booster legislation in Israel - Nazif-Munoz JI, Blank-Gommel A, Shor E.
INTRODUCTION: 96 countries in the world have enacted child restraints and booster legislation (CRBL). Yet, findings regarding the effectiveness of CRBLs are mixed. The current study is the first to examine the association between Israel's CRBL, implemented... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Perceived stress and intent to die in young soldiers who attempt suicide - Shelef L, Brunstein Klomek A, Yavnai N, Shahar G.
BACKGROUND: Intent to die is an important component of suicide risk assessment. The authors compared the predictive effect of two forms of stress - military and perceived - in intent to die by suicide among young adult Israeli soldiers with a history of su... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news