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Sandro Rosell
FC Barcelona President
Sunday, October 22, 2017

Health

Nadav Kidron - CEO of Oramed Pharmaceuticals - Photo credit - ShutterstockFor 100 years, scientists searched for a way to deliver insulin orally instead of by injection. Now an Israeli team claims it’s found the solution. Phase 2 clinical trials are coming.

Jerusalem’s Oramed Pharmaceuticals is one step closer to putting a groundbreaking oral insulin capsule on the market for people with Type 2 diabetes. The company is about to begin Phase 2 clinical trials on 147 people at about a dozen medical centers in the United States.

CEO Nadav Kidron tells ISRAEL21c that the company’s flagship product could revolutionize the treatment of diabetes, which now affects more than 371 million people worldwide and is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States. Most cases are Type 2, where the body does not use

A promising new vaccine - administered as a nasal spray - is being developed to treat head and neck cancers. It is one of a growing number of vaccines developed in the last few years to fight cancer.

When a person develops cancer, the body mounts an immune response against the renegade cells but it is often too weak to halt their spread. So, to supplement radiation and chemotherapy treatment, scientists have been working to develop vaccines to boost the body’s natural defenses against the

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, better known as ALS, is a rare but devastating neuromuscular condition with no known cure which is nearly always fatal.

However, a new study in the Annals of Neurology suggests preventing the paralyzing disease might be as simple as eating a diet of brightly-colored fruits and vegetables.

ALS is believed to result, in part, from damage to motor neurons in the brain and spinal cord. For reasons not fully understood, corrosive oxygen molecules, called free

Researchers study the effects of music on thought processes and behavior

The Jackson 5 sang, ” A B C / It’s easy as, 1 2 3 / As simple as, do re mi…” While it may seem like a fun rhyme, scientists and musicians from around the world were in Jerusalem this week to prove that the American singing sensations were onto something. The conference, which wraps up today, explored the surprising links between music and the brain.

The conference, Music and Brains: The Surprising Link — An Interface

Joint venture promises early stage, non-invasive screening for the early diagnosis of lung cancer.

Alpha Szenszor, a leading provider of carbon nanotube (CNT) based sensors, and the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology have announced a joint venture for the commercialization of advanced lung cancer diagnostics based on Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) detection from human breath. They hope their combined expertise will lead to commercializing an economically viable, non-invasive, digital