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Another good trial of colon capsule scan

Israel’s Check-Cap has announced positive results from its latest US pilot study of its C-Scan colon capsule system. The dual-center study achieved both primary (safety) and secondary (patient satisfaction and performance) endpoints. C-Scan is already CE approved. http://ir.check-cap.com/2019-12-30-Check-Cap-Announces-Positive-Results-from-U-S-Pilot-Study-of-C-Scan-R-System

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Colon capsule has further positive trial results

I’ve reported previously (see here) on the C-Scan colon diagnostic capsule from Israel’s Check-Cap. In its latest (post CE approval) study, C-Scan detected 76% of small (potentially cancerous) polyps as opposed to only 28% using currently approved non-invasive techniques. http://ir.check-cap.com/2019-07-09-Check-Cap-Announces-Positive-Final-Results-from-Its-Post-CE-Approval-Study-of-the-C-Scan-R-System

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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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An Israeli cyber takeover

Israeli-founded cyber security giant Check Point is acquiring Israel’s Avanan, a provider of cloud email security for some $300 million. Avanan’s technology will integrate with Check Point’s threat prevention software capabilities “to deliver the world’s most secure email security offering”. … Continue reading

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Investment in Israeli startups (8/11/20)

ION Acquisition raised $225 million; Else Nutrition raised C$25.7 million; BioProtect raised $25 million; Omnix Medical raised $8.5 million; Navina raised $7 million; Nurami raised $6 million; CAPS Medical raised $3.5 million;

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Billion-dollar exit, but still independent

At the peak of the coronavirus crisis, with businesses around the world paralyzed, Israeli application security company Checkmarx pulled off a massive $1.2 billion exit and maintained its independence in the process. Israeli founder and CTO, Maty Siman, explains. https://www.jns.org/how-one-israeli-startup-changed-the-global-landscape-of-cyber-security/

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Protecting the nations

Israeli security companies CyberArk, Check Point and FST Biometrics are in hot demand as world leaders and national security and defense teams attempt to pre-empt cyber threats capable of compromising the safety of entire nations. https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/israeli-cyber-defense-firms-are-protecting-world-leaders/

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Circling Mount Meron

The 100% circular nature trail in the Mount Meron Nature Reserve leads from Nahal Moran to Nahal Neria past gorgeous groves and enchanting landscapes. Check the weather first, because it requires walking inside the riverbed, which remains dry most of … Continue reading

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