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Author: Guy Cohen


Medtronic Authorizes Select European Centers for Micra Training

June 28, 2022

Medtronic made history six years ago when FDA approved the Micra leadless pacemaker on April 6, 2016. The device represented a major innovative leap in pacemaker technology, and also became […]

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CAPS Medical Enrolls Patients from Sheba Medical Center in First Ever Study for Treatment of Bladder Cancer Using Selective Endoscopic Cancer Treatment Technology

June 28, 2022

CAPS Medical, developer of a highly selective and minimally invasive non-thermal plasma (NTAP™) device for cancer treatment, announced today the enrollment of the first patients in a multi-center study to […]

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Sheba, Mayo Clinic to share health tech across US and Israel

June 28, 2022

The collaboration agreement was signed during the sixth annual Mayo-Sheba Cardiovascular Symposium, held on June 26–28 at Sheba’s ARC Innovation Center. Mayo Clinic and Sheba Medical Center signed an agreement […]

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PTSD-stricken IDF vet who set himself on fire makes first public appearance

June 20, 2022

“I thank God and the hospital. I’m definitely living proof that innovation saves lives,” says Itzik Saidyan. IDF veteran Itzik Saidyan, who set himself on fire in April 2021 outside […]

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Life sciences developments are booming in Chicago, bringing jobs and helping fight ‘brain drain’

June 14, 2022

Much of Chicago’s office market remains stuck in the doldrums, but another economic engine has come to life, ready to remake the city into a hub for advanced industry and […]

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Oral immunotherapy safe, effective for children with high-threshold peanut allergy

June 14, 2022

Fixed-dose OIT appeared safe and effective for younger children with high-threshold peanut allergy, according to a single-center, cross-sectional prospective study published in Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. Soad Haj […]

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An instant Covid swab test that rivals PCR for accuracy

June 14, 2022

Israel’s Virusight uses the power of AI to deliver results at a fraction of the time and cost. A 20-second Covid test developed in Israel delivers results that are almost […]

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CDC raises monkeypox alert as global cases surpass 1,000

June 14, 2022

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has stepped up its monkeypox guidance, urging people to take extra precautions as global cases of the virus surpass 1,000. The CDC […]

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Type 1 diabetes is not always ‘juvenile,’ new Israeli study shows – exclusive

June 14, 2022

Pancreatic cells that produce insulin can be destroyed in overweight teens as well as adults, requiring injections of insulin, according to Sheba study. For many years, diabetologists have been saying […]

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Race Oncology advances Zantrene AML trials at Chaim Sheba, Israel

June 1, 2022

“The positive results from the first stage of this trial in such a heavily pre-treated relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukaemia population is encouraging, especially with three of the patients […]

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