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Smartphone system under development at Ben-Gurion University can evaluate apnea and other sleep disorders at home, without contact sensors
An audio-analysis technology developed in Israel for smart devices can assess sleep-wake disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) while the user is awake, at home and not hooked up to machines or sensors.
“Now we will be able to get a fast, OSA severity estimation without an overnight sleep study,” said Dr. Yaniv Zigel, head of the Biomedical Signal Processing Research Lab at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and Prof. Ariel Tarasiuk, head of the Sleep-Wake Disorders Unit at Soroka University Medical Center in Beersheva.
Currently, patients are diagnosed using overnight polysomnography (PSG)
Using gentle soap and moisturizer can help protect the hands, skin doctors advise
Maybe it's a new soap or the dry, cold weather that has turned your hands red and itchy.
"There are many reasons for hand rashes," said Dr. Melissa Piliang, a board-certified dermatologist at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio.
And the source of the problem isn't always obvious, she and other skin doctors say.
An allergy to a new soap or something else you've touched can bring on a hand rash, but it could also
Based on Israeli research on how foods affect individuals’ blood sugar differently, DayTwo kit and app helps plan your optimum personal menu.
Specific foods and food combinations affect each individual’s blood-sugar level differently, it was revealed last year by the Personalized Nutrition Project, a clinical study carried out in Israel.
Already available in Israel and soon in the United States, DayTwo is the world’s first health-improvement and disease-prevention solution based on the
ECMO and LVAD Therapies Are Life-Savers for Dyker Heights Man
“The General saved my life,” said 64-year-old Henry Scarpati, referring to Dr. Paul Saunders, Surgical Co-Director of the LVAD Program at Maimonides Medical Center. “That’s the bottom line. I wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t for him and his team.”
Back in November, Mr. Scarpati, a lifelong resident of Dyker Heights, felt serious chest pain on his way to visit his mother. He’d had a heart attack ten years ago and knew more than
Link was stronger for common but difficult-to-treat type of heart failure
Getting regular exercise and staying slim can lower the risk for an especially hard-to-treat type of heart failure, new research shows.
This specific type of disease is called heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF). Ejection fraction is the amount of blood that's pumped out of the heart. In many people with heart failure, the heart is so weak that it doesn't pump enough blood out of the heart to meet the