Amazing Medical Facts

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December 2nd, 2015
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The LORD builds up Jerusalem; He gathers the outcasts of Israel. He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. – Psalm 147:2-3

As God is gathering up the outcasts of Israel and is again building up Jerusalem, He is also beginning to heal both hearts and bodies. As God continues to heal Israel, the world will benefit. Here is a list of just a few amazing medical advancements, research, and breakthroughs that Israel has championed in its first 60 years that no other nation has developed.


A portable electrocardiograph machine developed by Israeli company SHL can transmit highly detailed data on heart activity to physicians by mobile phone.

Israeli start-up Audiodent has developed an innovative hearing aid that clips easily inside the mouth, using the teeth and jawbone to transmit sound to the brain.

Israeli researchers have discovered the molecular trigger that causes psoriasis.

An Israeli scientific team from the Technion has succeeded in creating in the laboratory beating heart tissue from human embryonic stem cells.

An Israeli company has unveiled a blood test that, via the telephone, diagnoses heart attacks.

Israeli researchers have created a biological pacemaker, which corrects faulty heart rhythms when injected into the failing hearts of pigs.

An Israeli company has developed a device that helps nurses locate those hard-to-find veins.

An Israeli company has developed a simple blood test that distinguishes between mild and more severe cases of MS.

Israel’s Given Imaging developed the first ingestible video camera, so small it fits inside a pill.
This is used to view the small intestine from the inside, the camera helps doctors diagnose cancer and digestive disorders. Over 65,000 patients worldwide have swallowed the M2A capsule.

Israeli medical researchers have shown that lycopene — the red pigment found in tomatoes — lowers blood pressure.

Israeli researchers have shown that a daily dosage of Vitamin E is effective in helping to regain hearing loss.

An Israeli has invented a “bone glue” that will reduce the need for bone transplants and heal bone defects caused by cancer, and that respectively stimulates speedy bone and cartilage repair, and enables faster and improved healing of injuries.


Israeli scientists have alleviated Parkinson’s-like symptoms in rats.

The Israeli-developed Ex-Press shunt is providing relief for American glaucoma sufferers.

An Israeli research team has found that the combination of electrical stimulation and chemotherapy makes cancerous metastases disappear.

Israeli scientists developed the first fully computerized, no-radiation, diagnostic instrumentation for breast cancer.

Israeli researchers are using video games to investigate future treatments for memory disorders such as Alzheimer’s Disease.

A team of Israeli genetic researchers has identified a genetic defect that causes a severe neurodegenerative disease in Bedouin children, resulting in premature death.

A team from the Weizmann Institute has demonstrated for the first time how tissues transplanted from pig embryos might, in the future, be able to induce the human body to produce blood-clotting proteins for hemophilia patients.

Two Israelis have won the 2004 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for their groundbreaking work in cancer research.

Israeli scientists have created a DNA nano-computer that not only detects cancer, but also releases drugs to treat the disease.

The Weizmann Institute of Science has been voted the best university in the world for life scientists to conduct research.


Israeli microbiologists have developed the first passive vaccine against the mosquito-borne West Nile virus.

An Israeli company has been given a U.S. grant to develop an anti-smallpox first aid treatment kit.

Israeli scientists are developing a nose drop that will provide a five-year flu vaccine.

An Israeli-developed elderberry extract is one of America’s best-selling flu prevention medicines.

Israeli research has found that citrus oils may hold the key for asthma treatment.

An Israeli company has developed a device that could enable millions of American diabetics to painlessly inject themselves with insulin.

Israeli researchers have discovered a new way to create effective substitutes for antibiotics, based on a combination of amino acids and fatty acids.

An Israeli-developed device can painlessly administer medications through microscopic pores in the skin.

Israeli researchers are successfully using magnets to treat post-traumatic stress disorder.

An Israeli doctor headed the Merck team that developed a vaccine against cervical cancer.

Edited from “The Christians Biblical Guide to Understanding Israel”- Available at


Doug Hershey
Doug Hershey shares from a perspective of historian and storyteller. His accounts of Israel, the Middle East and the awakening of Bible prophecy are as intriguing as they are rare. In his bestselling photo book, ISRAEL RISING, Doug tracks 2000 years of Israel’s history with over 100 then/now photo comparisons, all through the lens of biblical prophecy. Doug is the founder of Ezra Adventures, a boutique travel and education company, specializing in exclusive customized small group travel throughout Israel and the Middle East. For more info, go to or keep up with Ezra Adventures on FB and IG.
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