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Europe approves colon screening pill

Israel’s Check-cap has just received the CE Mark for its C-Scan ingestible capsule for preparation-free, colorectal cancer screening. The capsule (see here) uses low-dose X-rays to obtain 3D images of the colon whilst allowing patients to go about their normal … Continue reading

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Latest joint US-Israeli projects

The Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial R&D (BIRD) Foundation is to invest $7 million in joint US-Israeli projects including for autonomous vehicles, biotech, homeland security, nanotech and digital health. The Israeli companies are Atvio, C4 Systems, Check-Cap, Isorad, Melodea, Nutrino Health, OpSys … Continue reading

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Boost for colon X-ray capsule

Israel’s Check-cap, developer of the world’s first ingestible colon X-ray capsule, has announced three key news items.  It is partnering with GE Healthcare to develop high-volume manufacturing. It also received $1.2 million from the Israeli government and $5.9 million from … Continue reading

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Good trials of colon X-ray capsule

I reported about Israel’s Check-cap previously (Feb 2012) that requires no prior preparation or hospital visit.  After 4 years, trials on 54 participants of its ingestible and disposable low-dose 3D imaging capsule proved safe and well tolerated and detected small … Continue reading

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Capsule camera gives 3D images of the colon

US General Electric Company is backing Israel’s Check-Cap who are developing an ingestible and disposable imaging capsule that can image the colon in 3D. The capsule will require no bowel cleansing and no hospital visit, allowing patients to go about … Continue reading

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