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  • Radiation therapy that works for children

    July 30, 2014 | 10:35 am

    An Israeli industrial engineer, who spent months in the hospital following a paragliding accident, saw the limitations of X-ray technology and vowed to make it better.

    After developing a real-time X-ray detector and an X-ray explosive identification system, he and his team of...

  • Senior Comfort: Israeli start-up pioneers pelvic organ prolapse technology

    By Hannah Meyers

    August 2, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    An Israeli treatment that could alleviate discomfort for a quarter of women over 60 years old is currently undergoing clinical trials. Pelvic organ prolapse is a weakening of the hammock of muscles in the pelvic floor, caused by childbirth or simply due to aging. The deteriorated...
  • A Miracle Worker

    By Michael Aushenker

    August 29, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Maria Teresa and Maria de Jesus Quiej Alvarez are twins who were born conjoined at the cranium. Headline-makers since arriving at the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at UCLA's Mattel Children's Hospital in Westwood, the twins were separated in a nearly 23-hour surgery on Aug. 6.

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