Keeping An Eye On Mobile Health: Tech News From Israel

Israeli’s Start- Up Presents iPhone Optometry at mHealth Conference   Israel continues to be a leader in mobile health technology, with the medical industry keeping an eye on new developments, particularly in wearable tech. Encouraging the start-up mentality, Israel hosts an annual mHealth conference in Tel Aviv featuring a contest to highlight these new yet innovative…

Genetically modified T- Cells Help in the Fight Against Cancer.

Genetically modified T- Cells, with developmental roots in Israel, might be one step closer to helping the fight against cancer. 27 out of 29 patients, in a study conducted at the University of Pennsylvania’s Abramson Cancer Center and the Perelman School of Medicine not only saw their cancer go into remission, but in some cases…

Laughter is the Best Medicine

Leading the way of innovative trends Israel, Rabin Medical Center emphasizes the belief that one’s surroundings can enhance a patient’s healing process. While it is known that Israel leads the way in innovative medical technology, you may surprised to learn that Israel is blazing the trail in the thought that laughter is the best medicine….

Trying Different Drugs on Different Cancers

A recent New York Times article “A Faster Way to Try Many Drugs on Many Cancers” by Gina Kolata gives a new insight into cancer treatment. The article features the story of 78-year-old, Erika Hurwitz, whose rare cancer of the white blood cells didn’t respond to both chemotherapy and radiation. Her cancer was treated due…

AFRMC’s 15th Annual Gala Honoring Stanley Chera

The Rabin Medical Exchange Fellows program selects top doctors, researchers and medical practitioners from hospitals and research centers in the United States and Israel to conduct research and share expertise in each other’s institutions. Forty fellowships have been sponsored by American Friends of Rabin Medical Center since 2010 at premier medical institutions and hospitals across the United States.A…

Baby Boom: Inside the Delivery Room

Today, there is even more good news from Israel! Rabin Medical Center has opened its doors of the Women’s Hospital for the first time and allowed a television crew to document thrilling moments in their maternity ward. The new reality show entitled “Baby Boom” is a rare documentation of every moment of the most significant event…