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Detecting, Alerting, Preventing

A team of students from the Technion and the University of Missouri won second place at MedHacks – a hackathon for developing medical technologies hosted by Johns Hopkins University. They were awarded for developing the Scan&Sound application, which detects strokes at early stages and alerts the victims. MedHacks is the largest hackathon in the U.S….

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See how well you’re aging with immune-age monitoring

PHOTO: From left, Technion researchers Yishai Pickman, Ayelet Alpert and Prof. Shai Shen-Orr. Photo courtesy of Technion Spokesperson’s Office Israeli-American research team has developed an immune-age clock for assessing older people’s health status. When a carnival huckster tries to guess a person’s age, he looks at outward signs such as firmness of skin and color…