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Patient hypnotized to overcome fear of MRI

The MRI-focused ultrasound brain treatment from Israel’s Insightec is used at Haifa’s Rambam Medical Center to cure patients of tremors. One of the patients was afraid of being enclosed in the MRI machine. He underwent hypnosis therapy, had the treatment … Continue reading

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Palestinian Arab cured of tremor

Doctors at Haifa’s Rambam Medical Center used MRI-guided ultrasound from Israel’s Insightec to cure a 60-year-old Palestinian Arab from Bethlehem from severe essential tremor.  He is now able to return to work at his restaurant. http://www.jpost.com/Business-and-Innovation/Health-and-Science/First-Palestinian-undergoes-unique-Israeli-treatment-for-severe-tremor-482634

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Europe approves focused ultrasound treatment for prostate cancer

I reported previously (several times) on the focused ultrasound treatment from Israel’s Insightec to cure shaking and remove uterine fibroids.  Now Insightec has been given the CE mark to use focused ultrasound to treat prostate cancer. http://www.insightec.com/news-events/press-releases/2016/insightec-receives-ce-mark-for-the-exablate-prostate-for-treating-locally-confined-prostate-cancer

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Treatment for tremors is also Israeli

Yet another example. The BBC radio broadcast itself didn’t mention that the Exablate Neuro ultrasound machine for treating tremor is produced by Israel’s Insightec.  They then buried that fact deep in their report on their website. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-38157770

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Canada approves tremor treatment

Canada’s federal department responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their health, Health Canada, has approved the Exablate Neuro system for the treatment of essential tremor developed by Israel’s Insightec. http://www.insightec.com/news-events/press-releases/2016/health-canada-approves-insightec-s-exablate-neuro-system-for-the-treatment-of-essential-tremor/

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Israeli woman cured of Parkinson’s

The focused ultrasound brain surgery of Israel’s Insightec has been used 500 times around the world.  In its first procedure in Israel, surgeons at Haifa’s Rambam Medical Center successfully cured an Israeli woman of her uncontrollable shaking.  (Video had 570,000 … Continue reading

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Startups raise over $0.5 billion in one month

In Jan 2016, Israeli startups raised an astonishing $556.4 million. They included ForeScout Technologies ($76m), JFrog ($50m), Zerto ($50m), SiSense ($50m), BlueVine ($40m), Elastifile ($35m), V-Wave ($28m) and Insightec ($22m). http://www.globes.co.il/en/article-israeli-startups-raise-over-550m-this-month-1001098849

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Another app to cure stuttering

Israel’s Ninispeech enables people who stutter to take control over their speech, using unique mobile feedback technology. NiNiSpeech catalyzes assimilation of speech strategies, encourages communication, sharpens learning curve, and maximizes success rate. 3 top Israeli doctors are cofounders, including Dr … Continue reading

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FDA approves focused ultrasound treatment

The US FDA has approved the next generation Exablate system from Israel’s InSightec to treat symptomatic uterine fibroids. Exablate uses focused ultrasound plus MRI, which is used to guide the ultrasound waves to the specific target tissue. Also (TY UWI) … Continue reading

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Israeli fibroid treatment is now in use across the UK

The ExAblate focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) from Israel’s Insightec is already in use in London, destroying uterine fibroids that cause pain and infertility. MRgFUS has now been installed at Solihull’s Spire Parkway Hospital in the West Midlands of England. http://www.insightec.com/spire-parkway.html

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