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Israeli Researchers Develop MRI Protocols For Early Alzheimer Diagnosis

The new MRI technique developed by Hebrew University of Jerusalem researchers is especially important for understanding whether a patient is merely getting older or is developing a disease such as Parkinson’s or Alzheimer’s.

By Naama Barak


MRI, or magnetic resonance imaging, already does pretty amazing work giving us a better picture of what’s happening on our insides. But it is about to do even more amazing work, helping doctors determine more quickly the onset of neurodegenerative diseases.

A team of researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, led by Dr. Aviv Mezer, found a way for MRIs to record changes in the biological makeup of brain tissue. Continue Reading »

IDF leases 1st MRI machine exclusively for soldiers’ examinations


Mobile model to be stationed at Tzrifin base is expected to cut the waiting time for MRI scans from months to days.
• 4 additional new machines en route to public hospitals in Holon, Hadera, Tiberias & Safed
• Number of MRIs in Israel still below OECD average.

By Meytal Yassour Bat-Or


Almost everyone who has served in the army knows the story: A soldier suffering from pain tries to make an appointment to diagnose what is causing it. By the time he can see a doctor, the problem is long gone and might even have been replaced by new ones.

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