A Healthy and Good News Year (Part 2)



I have made 12 major predictions regarding major Israeli medical achievements that will happen in the new Jewish Year of 5776.  Three of those predications have been described in detail in Part 1 of this blog.  Part 2 contains the detailed links for my remaining 9 medical predictions.

Here is the summary list of all 12 predictions.  Part 2 predictions are in RED.

1. There will be numerous major breakthroughs by Israelis in the search for a cure for cancer.
2. There will be huge Israeli advances in the treatment of brain diseases.
3. New Israeli treatments will be found for diabetes.
4. Israeli innovations and research will give heart to cardiology patients.
5. Israelis will make major discoveries about the immune system and auto-immune diseases.
6. Israelis will find new ways to fight resistant strains of bacteria
7. Israelis will pursue treatments for rare diseases and conditions.
8. Israeli doctors will personally intervene to save the lives and limbs of thousands of non-Israelis.
9. New Israeli medical innovations will improve the lives of disabled people.
10. There will be new Israeli medical treatments for the relief of pain.
11. New Israeli devices and techniques to diagnose disease and injuries earlier and quicker.
12. New Israeli medicines, devices and techniques will save and change lives and give hope to millions.

2. There will be huge Israeli advances in the treatment of brain diseases. 

In the past year, Israel’s Avraham Pharmaceuticals has been successfully testing its ladostigil treatment that slows the progression to Alzheimer’s; Israel’s Kadimastem had successful pre-clinical trials of its stem-cell treatment for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS / Lou Gehrig’s disease); Israeli biotech Pharma Two B had positive results in its trials of P2B001 for the treatment of early stage Parkinson’s disease.

More of last year’s Israeli advances in brain disease treatments can be found by clicking on these links.


3. New Israeli treatments will be found for diabetes. 

5775 saw Israeli researchers working to isolate the active ingredient of the Israeli shrub Chiliadenus iphionoides that increases sugar absorption and reduces blood sugar levels; Israel’s Touch√©Medical is developing the world’s smallest, cheapest and smartest patch pump, for patients with diabetes; Kadimastem’s stem cells (see above) can also generate pancreatic cells that secrete insulin.

More of last year’s new Israeli treatments for diabetes can be found by clicking on these links.


4. Israeli innovations and research will give heart to cardiology patients. 

Israel’s Eximo has developed a catheter connected to a pulsed laser system, for the treatment of blocked arteries associated with Peripheral Artery Disease;
More of last year’s Israeli cardiology innovations and research can be found by clicking on these links.


5. Israelis will make major discoveries about the immune system and auto-immune diseases. 

Last year’s Israeli immunology-related discoveries can be found by clicking on these links.


6. Israelis will find new ways to fight resistant strains of bacteria. 

Last year’s Israeli work to fight resistant bacteria can be found by clicking on these links.


9. New Israeli medical innovations will improve the lives of disabled people. 

Last year’s Israeli medical innovations for the disabled can be found by clicking on these links.


10. There will be new Israeli medical treatments for the relief of pain. 

Last year’s Israeli medical treatments for the relief of pain can be found by clicking on these links.


11. New Israeli devices and techniques to diagnose disease and injuries earlier and quicker. 

Last year’s new Israeli diagnostic devices can be found by clicking on these links.

The genetic mutation tests of Israel’s Rosetta Genomics to detect lung cancer;

12. New Israeli medicines, devices and techniques will save and change lives and give hope to millions. 

Last year’s Israeli life-changing medical news can be found by clicking on these links.


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