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Sandro Rosell
FC Barcelona President
Sunday, October 22, 2017

Health

CorNeat Vision develops new nanotech solution that could one day help restore sight to millions who have gone blind due to diseases of the cornea

An early-stage Israeli ophthalmic medical devices startup has developed a revolutionary artificial cornea implant that holds out hope to millions of blind and visually impaired people suffering from diseases of the cornea.

The nanotech-based solution by CorNeat Vision of Ra’anana is a synthetic cornea that uses advanced cell technology to integrate artificial optics within ocular tissue.

After successful initial tests on animals, the company plans to move to human implantations in Israel in the middle of next year, and also to begin a larger clinical trial of 20 to 60 patients in the United

Many patients wrongly report a drug allergy, leading doctors to use inferior meds, study finds

Surgical patients who report having a penicillin allergy face a 50 percent higher risk for a post-op infection compared to patients who report no drug allergy, new research finds.

Researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital attributed the higher surgical-site infection rate to the use of alternative antibiotics.

Since many people erroneously believe they're allergic to penicillin, the

Oral food challenges are safe and rarely result in a serious reaction, researchers say

Diagnosing a food allergy isn't always simple, but the best way to do it is through an oral food challenge, according to a new study.

"It's important to have an accurate diagnosis of food allergy so an allergist can make a clear recommendation as to what foods you need to keep out of your diet," said study senior author and allergist Dr. Carla Davis.

"And if no allergy exists, that clears the way to

Upstep custom orthotics service lets US customers order a range of orthopedic shoe inserts from home, for less

Why am I sinking my bare feet into squishy blue foam? Because I’m trying out Upstep, a new Israeli online service that makes custom-made orthotic insoles delivered to your home.

Though Upstep serves customers only in the United States for now, the Rishon LeZion-based company agreed to have ISRAEL21c test the ordering process and the finished product.

Here’s how it goes. First

Share Log-In Access Credentials to Electronic Medical Records  

Strict regulations for keeping confidential data secure often make it difficult for caregivers to get the information they need. As a result, a majority of medical staff surveyed have accessed an electronic medical record (EMR) system using a password improperly supplied by a fellow medical staffer.

Published in Healthcare Informatics Research, the “Prevalence of Sharing Access Credentials in Electronic Medical Records” is the