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Are Creon Strengths confusing?

Creon strengths are confusing, In the US and the EU different units are used to measure the amount of enzymes that Creon contains. What is Creon used for? Creon is a mixture of enzymes for Pancreatic Enzyme Replacement Therapy –

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Israel

Israel Advances in Nephrology

For kidney month, lets to look at the latest Israel advances made in nephrology. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a condition where there is a gradual loss of kidney function over time. When your kidneys are damaged, waste builds up

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Israel

Cardiology Breakthroughs in Israel

It’s American Heart Month and so we’re going to take a look at common heart conditions. We’ll also explore some innovation and breakthroughs from Israel Cardiology Centers. Common heart conditions A heart attack is also called myocardial infarction. It is a

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New Flu Vaccine in Israel?

Wouldn’t it be great if we could be protected from the flu all year round, without having to get a new flu shot each year? That’s exactly what BiondVax, an Israeli pharmaceutical company, is hoping to bring us. Who is

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Israel: Reducing Prescription Errors and Saving Lives

Approximately eight million Americans experience preventable prescription errors each year. 1.5 million Americans are injured by medication errors. It is understandable that mistakes can happen considering the process of acquiring medicine. First there is the decision to prescribe medicine. An

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Israel Studies on Macular Degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration is the leading cause of blindness for those over the age of 60. While there are some treatments which can help reduce the progression of the disease, there is currently no cure. But there is hope. Israeli

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Why Israel’s skin cancer rates are dropping

In these hot summer months when we’re all outdoors and enjoying the sun, it’s more important than ever to protect against skin cancer. While the sun offers us much needed vitamin D, there are also unfortunately many harmful effects of

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Tech Help for Seniors

As technology continues to grow and expand into every area of our life, it’s more important than ever for seniors to get on board. Unfortunately, lots of seniors lack the necessary tech help needed. It can be extremely daunting for those

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Five Healthy Summer Habits We Should All Be Doing

Summer is approaching! That usually means some time off work, maybe a vacation abroad and definitely time in the sun. With all the fun that accompanies the summer, it can sometimes be easy to forget about our health. Hotter temperatures

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Cancer

Cancer and Israel’s Cutting Edge Tech

By Linda Dinovitz   “Cancer is a huge, global public-health problem. Without warning, it strikes people of all socio-economic strata, all ages, and all races… Though the rate of cancer deaths for Jews in Israel is among the lowest in the world –177 deaths

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Innovation

Israel Innovation Heals the Sick Around the World

Often labeled the startup nation, Israel is leading the way when it comes to innovation and technology for medical care around the world. In fact, many hospitals worldwide are benefiting from Israeli technology already. MedAware MedAware is an Israeli-based technology

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