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Israeli diagnostics for cervical cancer

I’ve now reported (see here) on five Israeli bio-techs that have developed devices for diagnosing cervical cancer. Biop Medical (see here) has just raised $22 million in funds. https://www.calcalistech.com/ctech/articles/0,7340,L-3746222,00.html

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Competition to diagnose cervical cancer

I reported previously about Israeli startup MobileODT (was MobileOCT)  that uses smartphones to detect cervical cancer. Now Intel is offering a $50,000 prize to the best algorithm and Artificial Intelligence that can diagnose cancer from MobileODT’s smartphone images. http://www.timesofisrael.com/intel-holds-competition-to-help-spot-cervical-cancer/

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Trials success for cervical cancer test kits

Israel’s Micromedic has reported positive results in its pilot study conducted in Peking Union Medical College Hospital (Union Hospital), a central hospital in Beijing, using the CellDetect product for the detection and identification of cervical cancer. http://www.m-medic.com/Micromedic-reports-success-in-clinical-pilot-of-its-Cervical-Cancer-diagnostic-product-in-a-centeral-hospital-in-Beijing.html

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Device for detecting cervical cancer

A quarter of a million women die of cervical cancer every year. Israel’s MobileOCT has developed an image enhancement device that can detect early stage cancer. MobileOCT just won a $100,000 investment in an Elevator World Tour event in Tel … Continue reading

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Three promising Nazareth medical startups

Nazareth-based Venture Capital fund NGT3 is preparing for sale three exciting medical startups featured previously in this newsletter.  Aqueduct helps fast, painless cervical cancer checks, Guide In helps safe intubation and ParaSonic’s ultrasonic comb clears head lice. http://www.timesofisrael.com/up-for-sale-nazareth-based-vc-seeks-buyers-for-3-startups/

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Top three medical prizes

Israeli startups took the top honors in the App Competition, during Medica, the world’s leading annual medical trade fair. UpRight won €2,000 for its app and device to optimize posture, Biop Medical came 2nd with its cervical cancer testing device.  … Continue reading

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Preventing painful operations

The US FDA has just approved the Aqueduct 100, from Israel’s Aqueduct Medical. The device alleviates the pain and potential complications that millions of women experience from cervical dilation prior to intrauterine procedures. It avoids anesthesia or an operating room … Continue reading

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Imaging tech to save women’s lives

Israeli startup Illumigyn, is using IDF technology to develop the Gynescope – an advanced machine-vision image-recognition device for gynecologists to identify cervical cancer and other diseases in routine inspections. http://illumigyn.com/ http://www.timesofisrael.com/israeli-medical-company-hopes-to-save-thousands-of-womens-lives-per-year/

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The potential to save millions of lives

Israel’s MobileODT demonstrated its life-saving smartphone technology to detect cervical cancer at the Innovation Showcase at this year’s AIPAC Conference.  Launched only last May it has been used 6000 times in 20 countries. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e3Cg4snYV6g

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Free screening devices for Kenya

Israel’s MobileODT has donated 20 of its Enhanced Visual Assessment (EVA) cervical cancer screening devices to healthcare providers in Kenya. On World Cancer Day (4th Feb), nurses trained by the NGO Rotary International aim to screen over 700 Kenyan women … Continue reading

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