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  • BioWeld1: Bye to stitches, staples

    July 2, 2013 | 1:22 pm

    Women giving birth by Caesarean section could be the first to benefit from a revolutionary Israeli invention for closing surgical incisions without stitches or staples. The technique also promises to leave patients less prone to infection and scarring. BioWeld1, a unique...

  • Supermarkets say: Please don’t buy the dreck we sell

    By Marty Kaplan

    March 4, 2013 | 10:27 am

    I couldn’t believe my eyes.

    I was in a Minneapolis branch of Byerly’s, an upscale grocery chain in Minnesota.  Scanning the aisles for a small extravagance for my dinner hosts, I noticed that the shelf labels included not just the price-per-unit, which I’m used to, but little...

  • Israeli pharma and biotech are good for what ails us

    February 20, 2013 | 8:50 am

    Have heartburn after eating a late-night falafel sandwich? There’s a pill for that. Did the winter weather give you the gift of a chest infection? You’ll likely need some antibiotics for that.

    And there’s a good chance that the medicine you take for the above, and a whole host of...