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…

New research shines a light on how Cancer develops

The most popular belief, in the development of cancer cells, has been that genes suddenly mutate, likely with the aid of outside sources or random selection. These genes continue to split spreading their mutation until it’s too late and cancer has formed. But this theory, common as it may be, is one that leaves researches…

Milestone Birthdays and Life Altering Decisions?

A recent article from the Huffington Post, entitled, “People Nearing a Milestone Birthday may be more Likely to make a Life-Altering Decision, Research Finds” by Yagana Shah explores how some cope with getting older. Researchers from New York University’s Stern School of Business and the University of California, Los Angeles’ Anderson School of Management, came…

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…

Mammograms: Does Preventative Screening Save Lives?

The NYT featured this important article on the front page of their paper. The article, “Vast Study Casts Doubts on Value of Mammograms,” is an eye-opening piece that centers around the complex issue of breast cancer prevention and treatment. The study they explore is “one of the largest and most meticulous studies of mammography ever…