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Israeli company MeMed has a rapid diagnostic kit for bacterial infections that could help revolutionize the fight against drug-resistant bacteria.
An Israeli startup is taking aim at a mega global health crisis: overuse of antibiotic drugs.
Haifa-based MeMed, founded in 2009, has won tens of millions in investments and prizes to advance two initial products: ImmunoXpert, now used by hospitals in the EU, Switzerland and Israel to determine rapidly whether an infection is bacterial or viral; and ImmunoPoC, a point-of-care version not yet on the market.
Because they are usually unable to determine the cause of infection, many physicians prescribe antibiotics to be on the safe side. Experts believe that up to 50 percent of antibiotic
The Global Lyme Alliance (GLA) held its annual dinner on Thursday October 13th at Cipriani 42nd street with cocktails beginning at 6:30 PM. The tickets were sold-out weeks in advance and more than 900 people crowded into this luxurious venue. This year's theme was "A Life With Lyme Is A Journey Like No Other" and honored supermodel Bella Hadid as well as Heather Glass, Arthur J. Mirante II, and Karen Peetz. After spending four hours at the event, I am not sure I ever want to step
4p style="text-align: justify;">The Maimonides Breast Center, in partnership with Bikers of Brooklyn, kicked-off Breast Cancer Month with the 10th Annual Ride 2 Live Motorcycle Tour, to raise awareness, pay tribute to lost loved ones, celebrate survivors, and raise funds to support the research and clinical services provided by the nationally recognized Maimonides Cancer Center.
Despite less than perfect weather, over 100 bikers from all over the region participated in the scenic tour
Maimonides Expert Shares Tips to Reduce Stress and Burnout
One in five adults in the United States experiences mental health issues in any given year. October 10th is World Mental Health Day, and in recognition, Maimonides Medical Center offers tips to reduce stress and avoid burnout in the work setting.
“Burnout is a well-known phenomenon, but people who actually experience burnout rarely recognize it. And even if they do, most do not know how to handle it,” says Dr. Scot McAfee, Chair of
Common foot problem can be unsightly, painful and, for some people, dangerous, doctors say
Corns and calluses are sometimes painful areas of thickened skin that develop on the feet due to repeated rubbing or pressure.
Those on the toe or top of the foot are called corns. Those that develop on the bottom of the foot are called calluses.
No matter where they are, corns and calluses can hurt, and can lead to serious problems in people with diabetes or decreased circulation, according to the