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  • In Sick Heart Patients, Less is More!

    By Dr. Afshine Emrani

    December 23, 2014 | 3:23 pm

    In the year 2000, Israeli physicians had a major labor strike during which thousands of elective visits and surgeries were canceled, but paradoxically mortality rates fell dramatically during the same year.

    This week in JAMA, Harvard Medical School researchers published a study...

  • When anti-Semitism Strikes Science and Medicine!

    By Dr. Afshine Emrani

    July 27, 2014 | 9:08 pm

    On July 23rd, The Lancet published an Open Letter describing the situation in Gaza (http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(14)61044-8/fulltext).

    The Lancet, a top tier scientific journal by all accounts, did a great dis-service to the medical community....

  • Defense System Converted To Medical Device That Saves Lives

    By Jared Baker

    May 31, 2012 | 12:01 pm

    Researchers from Bar Ilan University in Israel are developing a system to monitor patients on ventilators, alerting doctors and nurses if something goes wrong.

    The technology comes from research originally intended for the military, designed to monitor complex systems in Unmanned...