The Jewish State in itsÂ trueÂ light.
In the 12thÂ May 2012 edition of Israel’s good news, theÂ highlightsÂ include:
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Israeli experts are helping Boston residents recover from trauma.
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â There are now school education facilities in all Israeli hospital children’s units.
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Israeli doctors are caring for an abandoned disabled Gaza toddler.
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â The Israeli army is clearing old landmines laid by the Jordanian army near Bethlehem.
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Israeli software can measure the different emotions in speech.
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Sony is investing millions to help develop Israeli medical devices.
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Depeche Mode entertained 35,000 fans in Tel Aviv.
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Archaeologists have found a door key lost near Jerusalem at the time of the Second Temple.
ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS
Another clue in the battle against Alzheimer’s.Â Â Researchers from Tel Aviv University believe they may have uncovered the cause of Alzheimer’s disease.Â Â They injected the protein Tomosyn into the brains of mice, and produced Alzheimer-like syndromes. Tomosyn exists in the brain but excess damages inter-cell communication.
Israeli post-trauma team in Boston.Â Â A team from the Israel Trauma Coalition has gone to the Boston suburb of Watertown to help develop “a recovery process” for the local school system.Â Â Watertown was the epicenter of the manhunt for the Boston Marathon bombers. Children in the area are still reeling from the event.
Israeli program to help children of AIDS patients.Â Â Professor Pnina Klein of Bar-Ilan University has developed an innovative in-home training program for caregivers and HIV-infected mothers. Children in their care gained significantly improved language skills, memory and cognitive abilities.
Stopping bugs in hospital beds.Â Â Reuth Medical Center in Tel Aviv announced that, following a six-month trial of Cupron’s anti-bacterial copper-embedded linens, it will be the world’s first hospital to fully deploy copper-embedded textiles in all its patient-related hospital textiles. (see current JPost blog)
Eat three Israeli dates a day.Â Â All nine varieties of dates grown in Israel are better than other varieties at helping protect those who consume them against cardiovascular diseases.Â Â Researchers from Haifa’s Rambam hospital and Israel’s Technion have proved this in a study published in the prestigious Journal of Agriculture Food Chemistry.Â Â Three dates a day reduce triglycerides and improve cholesterol.
Education for all children — even in hospital.Â Â World ORT Kadima Mada in Israel now provides educational facilities in all 35 Israeli hospitals with children’s units. The Swiss-based SASA Setton Foundation has just made a $3.2 million investment to cover youngsters at psychiatric hospitals and mental health units.
Israel’s center for MS patients.Â Â The Grabski Multiple Sclerosis Center in Migdal HaEmek is Israel’s first and only dedicated residential and outpatient center devoted exclusively to patients suffering from Multiple Sclerosis.Â Â It provides a full home environment for 32 live-in patients and serves 35 daily outpatients.
ISRAEL IS INCLUSIVE AND GLOBAL