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Herley's Israeli Subsidiary, GMI Eyal, is Selected to Provide Complex Microwave Switch Assemblies for a U.S. Customer

LANCASTER, Pa., June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Herley Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: HRLY ) announced today that its GMI Eyal subsidiary, in Israel, has recently received contracts valued at approximately $4 million to provide various complex microwave switch assemblies for a U.S. customer. These ...

Autism Support Network and the Israeli Society for Autistic Children Form International Alliance

Together strengthen, expand support and awareness for children and adults with autism FAIRFIELD, Conn. and GIVATAYIM, Israel, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Autism Support Network ( www.AutismSupportNetwork.com ) and the Israeli Society for Autistic Children (ALUT) ( www.alut.org.il ) today announc...

Johnson & Johnson Announces Receipt of Israeli Antitrust Approval for Acquisition of Omrix

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ ) today announced that the Israeli General Director of the Antitrust Authority has approved Johnson & Johnson's proposed acquisition of Omrix Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: OMRI ), under the Restrict...

VCU Massey Cancer Center to partner with Israeli biotech firm

The Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center will open a Phase I pancreatic cancer study later this year in conjunction with leading researchers from Israel, marking the first time cancer researchers at VCU have partnered with their counterparts in Israel. The study is supported b...

The development of a language in space -- Israeli Sign Language

Languages occur because people have the need to communicate, but rarely does the opportunity arise to document the development of a young language. Israeli Sign Language (ISL) began in the 1930s and developed as a melting pot of immigrants arrived in Israel over the decades that followed. Because ...

Madonna "hooked" to Age-defying Dead Sea Ingredient Israeli Cream

Pop diva Madonna, who has lately been criticised for looking scrawny and gaunt, is "hooked" on an age-defying Israeli skincare product . The 48-year-old singer, was overjoyed when her Kabbalah mentor Karen Berg told her about a "rejuvenating" product which helps keep lines and wrinkles at ba...

Chennai Firm Ties up With Israeli co: for Telemedicine

City-based Heartline Telemedical Services has entered into an exchange agreement with an Israeli company to introduce its wireless telemedicine technology in India. // The technology enabled patients to be monitored anywhere and at any time through pocket personal computers, mobile and basic ...

Shatters Guinness Book of Records Mark

... on to productive lives. Migdal Ohr runs a network of schools, providing academic and vocational studies while integrating new immigrant children into israeli society through specialized curricula and after-school programs. Tickets are available at migdalohrusa.org . ...

News briefs from the August issue of Chest

...PREAD INFECTIONS IN THE ICU Poor infection control practices when using x-ray machines may lead to nosocomial infections in the ICU. In a new study, israeli researchers observed 173, 113, and 120 ICU chest x-rays during observation, intervention, and follow-up periods, respectively. Adequate infection cont...

Colon capsule endoscopy diagnoses 64 percent of total polyps detected by conventional colonoscopy

...rtment of the Digestive System at the University Hospital of Navarra. The endoscopy capsule for exploring the colon is a device manufactured by the israeli firm Given Imaging and which houses in its interior two cameras that enable pictures to be taken in front and behind as it passes through the colon - ...
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Modigene Awarded Israeli Government Grant to Support Development of Its Longer-Acting Interferon Beta

- $25 Million Interferon-Beta-CTP Development Program Has Been Approved For First Year Funding Through a Special Grant From the Israeli Office of the Chief Scientist - NES-ZIONA, Israel, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Modigene Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MODG) today re...

New Data Supports Significant Economic and Clinical Value of MENOPUR(R) in IVF

...: success rates and economic implications ESHRE. Amsterdam 2009, abstract number O-103. 2. 2009. Greenhouse Data on file 3. European and israeli Study Group on Highly Purified Menotropin versus Recombinant Follicle-Stimulating Hormone. Efficacy and safety of highly purified menotropin versus re...

Pharmos Issues Business Update on Dextofisopam Trial and Financing

...tis, inflammatory bowel disease and other disorders. These are available for licensing / partnering. On February 18, 2009, Pharmos Corporation and its israeli subsidiary, Pharmos Ltd., entered into an Asset Purchase Agreement with Reperio Pharmaceuticals Ltd. for the sale of the patent rights and technical k...

Medgenics' Phase I/II Clinical Trial Now Shows EPODURE Continuous Anemia Treatment Lasting 5 Months in Kidney Disease Patients

...hat the latest, encouraging results of the Company's ongoing EPODURE Biopump Phase I/II Clinical Trial will be presented at the 45th Conference of the israeli Society of Nephrology and Hypertension, in Israel on March 27, 2009. The latest results of the trial show that in the first 2 of the patients tr...

MGuard(TM) Coronary Stent System Approved in Israel

...MGuard(TM) coronary stent system has been approved for use in Israel by the israeli Ministry of Health. The MGuard(TM) stent system presents a novel co...srael so soon" stated Dr. Asher Holzer, InspireMD's President. "Our leading israeli Interventional Cardiologists have been eager to have this life saving stent...

PTC Announces Data Showing That PTC124 Causes Statistically Significant Improvements in Chloride Channel Function in Cystic Fibrosis Patients

...ecker-Enfants Malade. In addition, results from an israeli Phase 2a study demonstrated statistically signific... and burdensome CF-related symptoms. Data from the israeli study were presented by Eitan Kerem, M.D., princip...hildren with CF in long-term studies of PTC124." israeli Phase 2a 12-Week Study Results The Phase 2a exte...

BioView Reports Interim Results of Early Detection Lung Cancer Diagnostic Test

... and supplies cell imaging equipment, biological kits and software to medical institutes and universities. BioView is a publicly traded company on the israeli Stock exchange, and currently has strategic collaborations underway with international scientific leaders and institutions. For more information about...

7 Health Ventures Invests in Tulip Medical

.... 7 Health Ventures is operating from its offices in Herzelia, Israel with a representation in the bay area, California, and puts its primary focus on israeli and Israeli-related companies. For more information: info@7healthventures.com , http://www.7healthventures.com, +972-9-9520214 ...

New Data Support Earlier Suggested Guidance for Levels of Cell-Mediated Immunity in Pediatric Liver Transplant Patients

... patients COLUMBIA, Md., Aug. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- israeli et al.,* in an article just published in the peer-...titutions in Petach- Tikva and Tel Aviv in Israel, israeli and his colleagues focused on the use of the Cylex...strong" of >395 ng ATP/mL Data from the study by israeli et al. support these lower categories for cell-med...

Blood Pressure Lowering Effect of Hypertension Treatment Device Further Validated in New Studies

...The derived risk-related parameters (S-D slope and AASI) are acutely influenced by breathing patterns and neck suction. -- PS34/MON/18 -- An israeli study, conducted by Dr. Iddo Ben-Dov and Prof. Michael Burzstyn from Hadassah Medical Center, and Dr. Benjamin Gavish, concluded that the rati...
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Hemorrhage

...hage ; Union Memorial Hospital of Baltimore, Maryland MD ... Intracerebral hemorrhage can affect any person regardless of age, sex, or race, ... israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon suffered massive bleeding in his brain from a type of stroke called a cerebral hemorrhage , his doctors said Wednesda...
Israeli in Biological News

1 in 6 health workers won't report in flu pandemic -- study by Ben-Gurion U. researchers

...licer, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., senior lecturer in the Department of Epidemiology at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel, and joint editor of the israeli Ministry of Health Pandemic Preparedness Plan. "Our results could help preparedness planners identify workforce needs and develop strategies for imp...

Promising new treatment for Alzheimer's suggested based on Hebrew University research

...o more rapid development of Alzheimer's than those who had a normal version of the gene. This mutation appears in about 20 percent of the American and israeli populations. In theory, the carriers of the mutated gene should actually be more protected from the devastating effects of the disease, since the m...

A breath mint made from... coffee?

... the laboratory, the team monitored the bacterial odor production of coffee in saliva. In the study, three different brands of coffee were tested: the israeli brand Elite coffee, Landwer Turkish coffee, and Taster's Choice. Prof. Rosenberg expected to demonstrate the malodor-causing effect of coffee in an in...

Ben-Gurion University research and technology used in new solar energy farm

... BEER-SHEVA, ISRAEL, April 28, 2009 ZenithSolar, an israeli start-up company, launched its first "solar farm" near Tel Aviv on April 26, based on concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) systems developed by Prof. David...

Scaling the wall of deafness

...our ability to hear. In the new study, developed with an international team including Prof. Avraham's post-doctoral fellow Dr. Lilach M. Friedman, israeli researchers and those from Purdue University, the scientists sought to see what would happen if they stopped the formation of all or some microRNAs in...

A dirty job but ...

...g and Prof. Eliora Ron of the Faculty of Life Sciences, in cooperation with israeli researcher Dr. Zvi Ludmer, are working on a new cleaning agent that binds t...he high-tech industry. The Tel Aviv University research is funded by the israeli Science Foundation. ...

Men are the weaker sex

...an of the Helen Schneider Women's Hospital, and deputy director of the Rabin Medical Center, where the recent study was conducted. He also founded the israeli Society for Gender Based Medicine and has done foundational work in support of a gender-based approach to medicine. Prof. Glezerman suggests that a ne...

Fighting obesity and illness with a novel approach to nutrition

...ong the food chain, creating a bridge between animal and human nutrition," says Pierre Weill, Valorex's CEO. "We set up Project EUROAGRI+ OMS with our israeli partners, the Alonim Linseed Importing and Marketing Company, to test our hypothesis that eating a diet enriched with thermo-extruded linseed could al...

PTC124 shows activity in cystic fibrosis; Phase 2 proof-of-concept data published in Lancet

...are responsible for the majority of CF cases. STUDY RESULTS: PTC124 RESTORED FUNCTIONAL PRODUCTION OF CFTR PROTEIN IN PATIENTS This Phase 2 israeli study enrolled 23 adult patients (median age 25 years) with nonsense-mutation CF. More than 90 percent of patients had severe CF with compromised lun...

Tel Aviv University researchers root out new and efficient crop plants

..." says research doctoral student Tal Sherman, who is working under Prof. Amram Eshel and Prof. Hillel Fromm. The project is funded by a grant from the israeli Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to Prof. Fromm and Prof. Eshel. Ideas Planted in Darwin's Time In the nineteenth century, scien...
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Oramed Pharmaceuticals was Awarded a NIS 3.1 Million Grant From the Israeli Office of the Chief Scientist

JERUSALEM, Israel, August 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (OTCBB: ORMP.OB) ( http://www.oramed.com ), a developer of oral delivery systems, today reported that its wholly owned Israeli subsidiary, Oramed Ltd., was awarded a government grant amounting to a total net amo...

Modigene Awarded Second-Year Grant by Israeli Government to Support Development of Its Longer-Acting Human Growth Hormone

-hGH-CTP Development Program Has Been Approved For Second-Year Funding Through a Special Grant From the Israeli Office of the Chief Scientist- NES-ZIONA, Israel, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Modigene Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MODG) today reported that its Israeli-based R&D subsidiary...

Project Mind Survey of Israeli Ph.D. Scientists Favors a New Standard of Creativity in Science

A recent survey on creativity, sponsored by the Jerusalem-based Project Mind Foundation and conducted by TNS Teleseker, revealed that a majority of the Israeli scientists polled expressed a willingness to use special methods that could "put them into a creative state and keep them in this st...

Project Mind Survey of Israeli Ph.D. Scientists Favors a New Standard of Creativity in Science

JERUSALEM, Israel, April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- A majority of the Israeli scientists, in a recent survey on creativity, expressed a willingness to use special methods that could "put them into a creative state and keep them in this state for as long as desired." Sponsored by the Jerusalem-based Pro...

The Israeli life science juggernaut

Last week, I traveled to Israel as part of an Illinois trade mission to promote Illinois as a point of entry into the U.S. market to Israeli companies. I was one of two persons representing the Life Science sector among multiple sectors of Illinois business present. I was particularly interes...

UW links with Israeli school to locate genes

Madison, Wis. - A collaborative project between the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa has shown that thousands of sleeping computers can unravel the twisted code of genetic diseases. Superlink-Online , a program first developed at Tec...

PROLOR Biotech Acquires License Option from Yeda for Development of Long-Acting Anti-Obesity Drug

...nue to show substantial or any activity; that the actual dollar amount of any grants from the OCS is uncertain and is subject to policy changes of the israeli government, and that such grants may be insufficient to assist with product development; and other risks and uncertainties that may cause results to d...

PROLOR Biotech Announces $10 Million Preferred Stock Line From Members of The Frost Group

...nue to show substantial or any activity; that the actual dollar amount of any grants from the OCS is uncertain and is subject to policy changes of the israeli government, and that such grants may be insufficient to assist with product development; and other risks and uncertainties that may cause results to d...

IKARIA(R) to In-License BioLineRx's BL-1040

...Innovations Jerusalem) incubator subsidized by the israeli Office of the Chief Scientist. Under the term... is contingent upon receipt of the approval of the israeli Office of the Chief Scientist. "The acquisi... The Company was founded in 2003 by leaders in the israeli life science arena including Teva Pharmaceuticals ...

PROLOR Biotech Awarded Two U.S. Patents for Its Longer-Acting Human Growth Hormone and Longer-Acting Erythropoietin

...nue to show substantial or any activity; that the actual dollar amount of any grants from the OCS is uncertain and is subject to policy changes of the israeli government, and that such grants may be insufficient to assist with product development; and other risks and uncertainties that may cause results to d...
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