AI improves accuracy of antibiotic selection for UTI treatment

Doctors at Maccabi Healthcare Services have recently begun to work with an AI-based predictive algorithm developed by the Technion–Israel Institute of Technology together with KSM (Kahn-Sagol-Maccabi), the Maccabi Research and Innovation Center. The new algorithm advises doctors in the process of deciding on personalized antibiotic treatment for patients. The first diagnosis on which Maccabi chose […]

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Customized implants for the rehabilitation of ear malformation

Researchers at the Technion–Israel Institute of Technology and Sheba Medical Center have developed an efficient technology for the fabrication of custom-made functional aesthetic implants for the rehabilitation of congenitally deformed ears. Microtia is a birth defect that occurs when the external ear fails to develop normally, and as a result, is small and improperly formed. […]

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Got health goals? Research-based tips for adopting and sticking to new healthy lifestyle behaviours

New Year’s resolutions are an annual ritual of setting intentions for self-betterment, and health behavior goals—such as improving healthy eating and physical activity—are among the most popular. Unfortunately, failing to stick to those new goals is so common that it has become a cliché. This is backed by research evidence. Studies have repeatedly shown that […]

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The best (and worst) supermarket vegan sausages – tested by Original Flava’s McAnuff brothers

Plant Pioneers chorizo shroomdogsSainsbury’s, £2.50 for eight, 280g Shaun: Different-looking from the rest. It’s much slimmer, like a chipolata. Very smoky, with a red pepper flavour. I wouldn’t have this. Score: 5/10 Craig: It’s got spice. The first taste was quite nice, but it’s quite plain. The texture isn’t good. 4/10 GRO sizzlin’ sausagesCo-op, £1.45 […]

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