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2013 2013 2013 <!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <w:WordDocument> <w:View>Normal</w:View> <w:Zoom>0</w:Zoom> <w:DoNotOptimizeForBrowser/> </w:WordDocument></xml><![endif]--> <br /><div align="center" class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://blogs.jpost.com/content/boycott-israel-good-grief">http://blogs.jpost.com/content/boycott-israel-good-grief</a></div><div align="center" class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://blogs.jpost.com/print/4537">http://blogs.jpost.com/print/4537</a></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal">There has been much written recently about BDS (Boycott, Disinvestment and Sanctions) against Israel following Professor Stephen Hawkings’ decision to cancel his appearance at the Israeli Presidential Conference in June.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>My response is to provide an update to members of the BDS club of my previous articles <b><a href="http://verygoodnewsisrael.blogspot.co.il/2011/09/jpost-special-boycotting-israel-just-do.html">here</a></b>and <b><a href="http://verygoodnewsisrael.blogspot.co.il/2011/05/israels-weekly-good-news-to-22nd-may_8140.html">here</a></b>on the stupidity and futility of boycotting the Jewish State.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>For my sources to this latest blog, I am using only medical news articles since January 2013 – i.e. the last four and a half months.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>The following is just a small selection – a more extensive list will be posted <b><a href="http://www.verygoodnewsisrael.blogspot.com/">on my blogsite</a></b> in the next week or so.</div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal">Dear BDS member.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>By boycotting Israeli treatments and research you will cause the deaths of millions of children from <b><a href="http://israel21c.org/health/hepatitis-b-no-match-for-scigens-new-vaccine/">Hepatitis B</a></b> because they couldn’t have SciGen’s Sci-B-Vac only third-generation Hep B virus vaccine.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>You would have to destroy the research by Hadassah Medical Organization that located the gene that causes recurrent life-threatening infections and <b><a href="http://www.hadassah-med.com/about/news/hadassah-researchers-discover-reason-for-recurrent-infections-in-children.aspx">bone marrow failure</a></b> in children.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>The babies born <b><a href="http://www.jpost.com/Health/Article.aspx?id=302834">deformed and blind</a></b> from ectodermal dysplasia cannot touch the gene therapy that Israel’s Technion has developed.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>Children paralysed by the genetic brain disease <b><a href="http://www.hadassah-med.com/about/news/new-cure-found-for-rare-genetic-disease-causing-paralysis-in-infants.aspx">Peripheral Neuropathy</a></b> will just have to whistle for the medication developed by doctors at Hadassah Medical Center – except of course that they can’t whistle.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal">BDS members obviously have no wish to cure cancer.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 18.0pt; mso-list: l25 level1 lfo30; tab-stops: list 18.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>You would boycott Hebrew University Professor Alexander Levitzki’s award-winning <b><a href="http://www.aacr.org/home/public--media/aacr-in-the-news.aspx?d=3073">cancer therapies</a></b>.</div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 18.0pt; mso-list: l25 level1 lfo30; tab-stops: list 18.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>You would dispatch Technion’s <b><a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-21671455">diagnosis breath test</a></b>for <b><a href="http://www.globes.co.il/serveen/globes/docview.asp?did=1000819741">lung cancer</a></b> and <b><a href="http://www.nature.com/bjc/journal/v108/n4/full/bjc201344a.html">stomach cancer</a></b> to the garbage, despite the fact an <b><a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2013/mar/06/stomach-cancer-breath-test">Israeli Arab</a></b> invented it.</div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 18.0pt; mso-list: l25 level1 lfo30; tab-stops: list 18.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>Gamida Cell’s <b><a href="http://www.gamida-cell.com/press_item.asp?ID=54">Nicord</a> </b>and <b><a href="http://www.gamida-cell.com/press_item.asp?ID=53">StemEx</a></b>treatments for blood cancers, leukemia and lymphoma are “No No”s.</div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 18.0pt; mso-list: l25 level1 lfo30; tab-stops: list 18.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>So is Biocancell Therapeutics’s new treatment for <b><a href="http://www.globes.co.il/serveen/globes/docview.asp?did=1000830282">bladder cancer</a></b>. </div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 18.0pt; mso-list: l25 level1 lfo30; tab-stops: list 18.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>Melanoma (skin cancer) sufferers can forget the successful <b><a href="http://www.jpost.com/Health/Article.aspx?id=305850">T-cell treatment</a></b>at Sheba Medical Center.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 18.0pt; mso-list: l25 level1 lfo30; tab-stops: list 18.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>You must not treat patients with <b><a href="http://www.pnas.org/content/110/5/1815.short">aggressive cancers</a></b>if it requires the <b><a href="http://wis-wander.weizmann.ac.il/two-antibodies-are-better-than-one#.USOPX_L67hE">multi-antibody combination</a></b> discovered by Israel’s Weizmann Institute. </div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 18.0pt; mso-list: l25 level1 lfo30; tab-stops: list 18.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>Ban any work on the Hebrew University’s discovery of a <b><a href="http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/164224">mutated protein breast cancer signal</a></b>. Then when you developed <b><a href="http://www.globes.co.il/serveen/globes/docview.asp?did=1000811270&amp;fid=1725">breast cancer</a></b> your surgeons would just have to cut away healthy flesh with the tumor, as they would not be allowed to use the MarginProbe breast cancer test from Israel’s Dune Medical.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 18.0pt; mso-list: l25 level1 lfo30; tab-stops: list 18.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><b><a href="http://eng.sheba.co.il/Sheba_News/342.htm">Children will contract kidney cancer</a> </b>because you prohibited Sheba Medical Center’s treatment of the cancer stem cells that fuel the growth of Wilms’ tumors.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 18.0pt; mso-list: l25 level1 lfo30; tab-stops: list 18.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>Finally your worst nightmare is to be injected with Weizmann Institute’s <b><a href="http://wis-wander.weizmann.ac.il/a-genetic-device-performs-dna-diagnosis#.USOPN_L67hE">microscopic device</a></b> that searches the body for <b><a href="http://www.nature.com/srep/2012/120907/srep00641/full/srep00641.html">genetic malfunctions</a></b> in the cells.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal">BDS members have no heart, no brain and no spine, otherwise why would they want to boycott Israeli cardiology, neurology and spinal treatments?<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal">Heartless BDS members would need to avoid </div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 18.0pt; mso-list: l25 level1 lfo30; tab-stops: list 18.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>Lev-El Diagnostics’ heart monitor algorithm that identifies <b><a href="http://www.israelhayom.com/site/newsletter_article.php?id=8667">heart disease</a></b> in one hour instead of two days.</div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 18.0pt; mso-list: l25 level1 lfo30; tab-stops: list 18.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>Enopace Biomedical’s endovascular micro-stimulator, which acts as a <b><a href="http://www.globes.co.il/serveen/globes/docview.asp?did=1000826211&amp;fid=1725">pacemaker for the arteries</a></b>.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 18.0pt; mso-list: l25 level1 lfo30; tab-stops: list 18.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>Or Dr. Shai Efrati, of Tel Aviv University, whose <b><a href="http://www.israelnationalnews.com/Controls/SendFriend.ashx?print=1&amp;type=0&amp;item=164538">Oxygen enrichment therapy</a></b> improves <b><a href="http://www.aftau.org/site/News2?page=NewsArticle&amp;id=17851">stroke patients</a></b> even 3 years after their last attack.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 18.0pt; mso-list: l25 level1 lfo30; tab-stops: list 18.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>And they would never use one of InspireMD’s new self-expanding <b><a href="http://www.inspire-md.com/site_en/inspiremd-receives-ce-mark-approval-for-carotid-embolic-protection-stent/">stroke-preventing stents</a></b>. </div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal">Brainless BDS activists can ignore Israel’s latest neurological discoveries and innovations such as: </div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 36.0pt; mso-list: l10 level1 lfo29; tab-stops: list 36.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>How regulating the protein Calphotin can <b><a href="http://www.alphagalileo.org/ViewItem.aspx?ItemId=127280&amp;CultureCode=en">prevent Alzheimer’s disease</a></b></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 36.0pt; mso-list: l10 level1 lfo29; tab-stops: list 36.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>Why the sugar substitute mannitol <b><a href="http://medicalxpress.com/news/2013-04-flies-potential-sweet-treatment-parkinson.html">protects the brain</a></b> against Parkinson’s</div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 36.0pt; mso-list: l10 level1 lfo29; tab-stops: list 36.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>Deep Brain Stimulation which treats <b><a href="http://www.timesofisrael.com/the-unsung-israeli-hero-of-parkinsons-treatments/">Parkinson’s disease</a> </b>and helps <b><a href="http://www.globes.co.il/serveen/globes/docview.asp?did=1000816803&amp;fid=1725">smokers to quit</a></b></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 36.0pt; mso-list: l10 level1 lfo29; tab-stops: list 36.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>The pre-natal diagnostic tool for prevention of <b><a href="http://www.schneider.org.il/Eng/Index.asp?ArticleID=835&amp;CategoryID=119&amp;Page=1">genetic mental retardation</a></b></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 36.0pt; mso-list: l10 level1 lfo29; tab-stops: list 36.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>BioControl Medical’s <b><u><a href="http://unitedwithisrael.org/israeli-company-develops-new-treatment-for-epilepsy/">system</a></u></b>that <b><a href="http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20121203005516/en/BioControl-Medical%E2%80%99s-VNS-Technology-Shown-Effective-Treating">reduces epileptic episodes</a></b> by half.</div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 36.0pt; mso-list: l10 level1 lfo29; tab-stops: list 36.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>Alcobra’s <b><a href="http://www.globes.co.il/serveen/globes/docview.asp?did=1000814140&amp;fid=1725">ADHD medication</a></b>, which is safer than Ritalin and has few side effects.</div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 36.0pt; mso-list: l10 level1 lfo29; tab-stops: list 36.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>And certainly Weizmann’s research into <b><a href="http://wis-wander.weizmann.ac.il/gateway-to-the-brain#.UWmh3UoX7KU">how the brain repairs itself</a>.</b></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal">Spineless BDS bigots will have to forgo</div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 36.0pt; mso-list: l10 level1 lfo29; tab-stops: list 36.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>Argo Medical’s <b><a href="http://www.embassyofisrael.co.uk/commercial/2013/01/24/argo-medical-technologies-unveils-advancement-of-its-exoskeleton-technology-with-launch-of-rewalk-rehabilitation-2-0/">ReWalk exoskeleton for paraplegics</a></b>, for which <b><a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Xd27c-pz4Y&amp;feature=player_embedded">Version 2</a> </b>was shown to US President Obama; IDF paraplegic Radi Kaiuf used it to complete the <b><a href="http://www.latimes.com/news/world/worldnow/la-fg-wn-paraplegic-israeli-robotic-braces-race-20130315,0,4613407.story">Tel Aviv 10km race</a></b> in less than 4 hours.</div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 36.0pt; mso-list: l10 level1 lfo29; tab-stops: list 36.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>Mazor Robotics’s <b><a href="http://www.globes.co.il/serveen/globes/docview.asp?did=1000826535&amp;fid=1725">robotic spinal surgery</a></b> which has just been approved for sale in Australia</div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 36.0pt; mso-list: l10 level1 lfo29; tab-stops: list 36.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>Premia Spine’s artificial titanium joint that <b><a href="http://israel21c.org/health/new-implant-is-alternative-to-spinal-fusion/">restores mobility</a></b> to sufferers of spinal degeneration</div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 36.0pt; mso-list: l10 level1 lfo29; tab-stops: list 36.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>Bonus Biogroup, which is <b><a href="http://www.jpost.com/Health/Article.aspx?id=301049">generating new bones</a></b>from a patients’ own fat cells.</div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 36.0pt; mso-list: l10 level1 lfo29; tab-stops: list 36.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><b><a href="http://israel21c.org/health/good-news-for-knees/">Cartilage regeneration</a></b> from a CartiHeal Agili-C implant </div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 36.0pt; mso-list: l10 level1 lfo29; tab-stops: list 36.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>Diagnosis of <b><a href="http://www.timesofisrael.com/new-device-deciphers-the-secrets-of-your-step/">walking problems</a></b> using SensoGo’s gait analysis device</div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal">Finally, I can understand that you BDS people have no feelings for humanity.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>But surely you must care for animals?<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>So please don’t boycott the first vaccine effective against canine monocytic ehrlichiosis (CME), a sometimes fatal <b><a href="http://israel21c.org/environment/israeli-vets-formulate-new-vaccine-for-dogs/">tick-borne disease in dogs</a></b>.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>I realise that two Hebrew University veterinary scientists developed it, but you can’t let a poor animal suffer, can you?</div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal">Next week, I will post a feature on some of the Palestinian Arabs, Syrians, Iraqis etc. who have benefited from not boycotting Israel.</div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal">Michael Ordman writes a free weekly newsletter containing Good News stories about Israel.</div><div class="MsoNormal"><b><a href="http://www.verygoodnewsisrael.blogspot.com/">www.verygoodnewsisrael.blogspot.com</a></b></div><div class="MsoNormal">For a free subscription, email a request to <b><a href="mailto:michael.goodnewsisrael@gmail.com">michael.goodnewsisrael@gmail.com</a></b></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><br> 2013 2013 2013 <br><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <w:WordDocument> <w:View>Normal</w:View> <w:Zoom>0</w:Zoom> <w:DoNotOptimizeForBrowser/> </w:WordDocument></xml><![endif]--> <br /><div align="center" class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://blogs.jpost.com/content/boycott-israel-good-grief">http://blogs.jpost.com/content/boycott-israel-good-grief</a></div><div align="center" class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://blogs.jpost.com/print/4537">http://blogs.jpost.com/print/4537</a></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal">There has been much written recently about BDS (Boycott, Disinvestment and Sanctions) against Israel following Professor Stephen Hawkings’ decision to cancel his appearance at the Israeli Presidential Conference in June.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>My response is to provide an update to members of the BDS club of my previous articles <b><a href="http://verygoodnewsisrael.blogspot.co.il/2011/09/jpost-special-boycotting-israel-just-do.html">here</a></b>and <b><a href="http://verygoodnewsisrael.blogspot.co.il/2011/05/israels-weekly-good-news-to-22nd-may_8140.html">here</a></b>on the stupidity and futility of boycotting the Jewish State.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>For my sources to this latest blog, I am using only medical news articles since January 2013 – i.e. the last four and a half months.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>The following is just a small selection – a more extensive list will be posted <b><a href="http://www.verygoodnewsisrael.blogspot.com/">on my blogsite</a></b> in the next week or so.</div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal">Dear BDS member.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>By boycotting Israeli treatments and research you will cause the deaths of millions of children from <b><a href="http://israel21c.org/health/hepatitis-b-no-match-for-scigens-new-vaccine/">Hepatitis B</a></b> because they couldn’t have SciGen’s Sci-B-Vac only third-generation Hep B virus vaccine.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>You would have to destroy the research by Hadassah Medical Organization that located the gene that causes recurrent life-threatening infections and <b><a href="http://www.hadassah-med.com/about/news/hadassah-researchers-discover-reason-for-recurrent-infections-in-children.aspx">bone marrow failure</a></b> in children.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>The babies born <b><a href="http://www.jpost.com/Health/Article.aspx?id=302834">deformed and blind</a></b> from ectodermal dysplasia cannot touch the gene therapy that Israel’s Technion has developed.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>Children paralysed by the genetic brain disease <b><a href="http://www.hadassah-med.com/about/news/new-cure-found-for-rare-genetic-disease-causing-paralysis-in-infants.aspx">Peripheral Neuropathy</a></b> will just have to whistle for the medication developed by doctors at Hadassah Medical Center – except of course that they can’t whistle.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal">BDS members obviously have no wish to cure cancer.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 18.0pt; mso-list: l25 level1 lfo30; tab-stops: list 18.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>You would boycott Hebrew University Professor Alexander Levitzki’s award-winning <b><a href="http://www.aacr.org/home/public--media/aacr-in-the-news.aspx?d=3073">cancer therapies</a></b>.</div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 18.0pt; mso-list: l25 level1 lfo30; tab-stops: list 18.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>You would dispatch Technion’s <b><a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-21671455">diagnosis breath test</a></b>for <b><a href="http://www.globes.co.il/serveen/globes/docview.asp?did=1000819741">lung cancer</a></b> and <b><a href="http://www.nature.com/bjc/journal/v108/n4/full/bjc201344a.html">stomach cancer</a></b> to the garbage, despite the fact an <b><a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2013/mar/06/stomach-cancer-breath-test">Israeli Arab</a></b> invented it.</div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 18.0pt; mso-list: l25 level1 lfo30; tab-stops: list 18.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>Gamida Cell’s <b><a href="http://www.gamida-cell.com/press_item.asp?ID=54">Nicord</a> </b>and <b><a href="http://www.gamida-cell.com/press_item.asp?ID=53">StemEx</a></b>treatments for blood cancers, leukemia and lymphoma are “No No”s.</div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 18.0pt; mso-list: l25 level1 lfo30; tab-stops: list 18.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>So is Biocancell Therapeutics’s new treatment for <b><a href="http://www.globes.co.il/serveen/globes/docview.asp?did=1000830282">bladder cancer</a></b>. </div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 18.0pt; mso-list: l25 level1 lfo30; tab-stops: list 18.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>Melanoma (skin cancer) sufferers can forget the successful <b><a href="http://www.jpost.com/Health/Article.aspx?id=305850">T-cell treatment</a></b>at Sheba Medical Center.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 18.0pt; mso-list: l25 level1 lfo30; tab-stops: list 18.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>You must not treat patients with <b><a href="http://www.pnas.org/content/110/5/1815.short">aggressive cancers</a></b>if it requires the <b><a href="http://wis-wander.weizmann.ac.il/two-antibodies-are-better-than-one#.USOPX_L67hE">multi-antibody combination</a></b> discovered by Israel’s Weizmann Institute. </div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 18.0pt; mso-list: l25 level1 lfo30; tab-stops: list 18.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>Ban any work on the Hebrew University’s discovery of a <b><a href="http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/164224">mutated protein breast cancer signal</a></b>. Then when you developed <b><a href="http://www.globes.co.il/serveen/globes/docview.asp?did=1000811270&amp;fid=1725">breast cancer</a></b> your surgeons would just have to cut away healthy flesh with the tumor, as they would not be allowed to use the MarginProbe breast cancer test from Israel’s Dune Medical.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 18.0pt; mso-list: l25 level1 lfo30; tab-stops: list 18.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><b><a href="http://eng.sheba.co.il/Sheba_News/342.htm">Children will contract kidney cancer</a> </b>because you prohibited Sheba Medical Center’s treatment of the cancer stem cells that fuel the growth of Wilms’ tumors.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 18.0pt; mso-list: l25 level1 lfo30; tab-stops: list 18.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>Finally your worst nightmare is to be injected with Weizmann Institute’s <b><a href="http://wis-wander.weizmann.ac.il/a-genetic-device-performs-dna-diagnosis#.USOPN_L67hE">microscopic device</a></b> that searches the body for <b><a href="http://www.nature.com/srep/2012/120907/srep00641/full/srep00641.html">genetic malfunctions</a></b> in the cells.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal">BDS members have no heart, no brain and no spine, otherwise why would they want to boycott Israeli cardiology, neurology and spinal treatments?<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal">Heartless BDS members would need to avoid </div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 18.0pt; mso-list: l25 level1 lfo30; tab-stops: list 18.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>Lev-El Diagnostics’ heart monitor algorithm that identifies <b><a href="http://www.israelhayom.com/site/newsletter_article.php?id=8667">heart disease</a></b> in one hour instead of two days.</div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 18.0pt; mso-list: l25 level1 lfo30; tab-stops: list 18.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>Enopace Biomedical’s endovascular micro-stimulator, which acts as a <b><a href="http://www.globes.co.il/serveen/globes/docview.asp?did=1000826211&amp;fid=1725">pacemaker for the arteries</a></b>.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 18.0pt; mso-list: l25 level1 lfo30; tab-stops: list 18.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>Or Dr. Shai Efrati, of Tel Aviv University, whose <b><a href="http://www.israelnationalnews.com/Controls/SendFriend.ashx?print=1&amp;type=0&amp;item=164538">Oxygen enrichment therapy</a></b> improves <b><a href="http://www.aftau.org/site/News2?page=NewsArticle&amp;id=17851">stroke patients</a></b> even 3 years after their last attack.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 18.0pt; mso-list: l25 level1 lfo30; tab-stops: list 18.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>And they would never use one of InspireMD’s new self-expanding <b><a href="http://www.inspire-md.com/site_en/inspiremd-receives-ce-mark-approval-for-carotid-embolic-protection-stent/">stroke-preventing stents</a></b>. </div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal">Brainless BDS activists can ignore Israel’s latest neurological discoveries and innovations such as: </div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 36.0pt; mso-list: l10 level1 lfo29; tab-stops: list 36.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>How regulating the protein Calphotin can <b><a href="http://www.alphagalileo.org/ViewItem.aspx?ItemId=127280&amp;CultureCode=en">prevent Alzheimer’s disease</a></b></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 36.0pt; mso-list: l10 level1 lfo29; tab-stops: list 36.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>Why the sugar substitute mannitol <b><a href="http://medicalxpress.com/news/2013-04-flies-potential-sweet-treatment-parkinson.html">protects the brain</a></b> against Parkinson’s</div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 36.0pt; mso-list: l10 level1 lfo29; tab-stops: list 36.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>Deep Brain Stimulation which treats <b><a href="http://www.timesofisrael.com/the-unsung-israeli-hero-of-parkinsons-treatments/">Parkinson’s disease</a> </b>and helps <b><a href="http://www.globes.co.il/serveen/globes/docview.asp?did=1000816803&amp;fid=1725">smokers to quit</a></b></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 36.0pt; mso-list: l10 level1 lfo29; tab-stops: list 36.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>The pre-natal diagnostic tool for prevention of <b><a href="http://www.schneider.org.il/Eng/Index.asp?ArticleID=835&amp;CategoryID=119&amp;Page=1">genetic mental retardation</a></b></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 36.0pt; mso-list: l10 level1 lfo29; tab-stops: list 36.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>BioControl Medical’s <b><u><a href="http://unitedwithisrael.org/israeli-company-develops-new-treatment-for-epilepsy/">system</a></u></b>that <b><a href="http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20121203005516/en/BioControl-Medical%E2%80%99s-VNS-Technology-Shown-Effective-Treating">reduces epileptic episodes</a></b> by half.</div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 36.0pt; mso-list: l10 level1 lfo29; tab-stops: list 36.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>Alcobra’s <b><a href="http://www.globes.co.il/serveen/globes/docview.asp?did=1000814140&amp;fid=1725">ADHD medication</a></b>, which is safer than Ritalin and has few side effects.</div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 36.0pt; mso-list: l10 level1 lfo29; tab-stops: list 36.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>And certainly Weizmann’s research into <b><a href="http://wis-wander.weizmann.ac.il/gateway-to-the-brain#.UWmh3UoX7KU">how the brain repairs itself</a>.</b></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal">Spineless BDS bigots will have to forgo</div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 36.0pt; mso-list: l10 level1 lfo29; tab-stops: list 36.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>Argo Medical’s <b><a href="http://www.embassyofisrael.co.uk/commercial/2013/01/24/argo-medical-technologies-unveils-advancement-of-its-exoskeleton-technology-with-launch-of-rewalk-rehabilitation-2-0/">ReWalk exoskeleton for paraplegics</a></b>, for which <b><a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Xd27c-pz4Y&amp;feature=player_embedded">Version 2</a> </b>was shown to US President Obama; IDF paraplegic Radi Kaiuf used it to complete the <b><a href="http://www.latimes.com/news/world/worldnow/la-fg-wn-paraplegic-israeli-robotic-braces-race-20130315,0,4613407.story">Tel Aviv 10km race</a></b> in less than 4 hours.</div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 36.0pt; mso-list: l10 level1 lfo29; tab-stops: list 36.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>Mazor Robotics’s <b><a href="http://www.globes.co.il/serveen/globes/docview.asp?did=1000826535&amp;fid=1725">robotic spinal surgery</a></b> which has just been approved for sale in Australia</div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 36.0pt; mso-list: l10 level1 lfo29; tab-stops: list 36.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>Premia Spine’s artificial titanium joint that <b><a href="http://israel21c.org/health/new-implant-is-alternative-to-spinal-fusion/">restores mobility</a></b> to sufferers of spinal degeneration</div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 36.0pt; mso-list: l10 level1 lfo29; tab-stops: list 36.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>Bonus Biogroup, which is <b><a href="http://www.jpost.com/Health/Article.aspx?id=301049">generating new bones</a></b>from a patients’ own fat cells.</div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 36.0pt; mso-list: l10 level1 lfo29; tab-stops: list 36.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><b><a href="http://israel21c.org/health/good-news-for-knees/">Cartilage regeneration</a></b> from a CartiHeal Agili-C implant </div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left: 36.0pt; mso-list: l10 level1 lfo29; tab-stops: list 36.0pt; text-indent: -18.0pt;">-<span style="font: 7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>Diagnosis of <b><a href="http://www.timesofisrael.com/new-device-deciphers-the-secrets-of-your-step/">walking problems</a></b> using SensoGo’s gait analysis device</div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal">Finally, I can understand that you BDS people have no feelings for humanity.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>But surely you must care for animals?<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>So please don’t boycott the first vaccine effective against canine monocytic ehrlichiosis (CME), a sometimes fatal <b><a href="http://israel21c.org/environment/israeli-vets-formulate-new-vaccine-for-dogs/">tick-borne disease in dogs</a></b>.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>I realise that two Hebrew University veterinary scientists developed it, but you can’t let a poor animal suffer, can you?</div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal">Next week, I will post a feature on some of the Palestinian Arabs, Syrians, Iraqis etc. who have benefited from not boycotting Israel.</div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><div class="MsoNormal">Michael Ordman writes a free weekly newsletter containing Good News stories about Israel.</div><div class="MsoNormal"><b><a href="http://www.verygoodnewsisrael.blogspot.com/">www.verygoodnewsisrael.blogspot.com</a></b></div><div class="MsoNormal">For a free subscription, email a request to <b><a href="mailto:michael.goodnewsisrael@gmail.com">michael.goodnewsisrael@gmail.com</a></b></div><div class="MsoNormal"><br /></div><br>2013 2013 2013 <br> <a href="http://www.matrixar.com/" title="Matrix ">المصفوفة : أجمل الخلفيات والصور</a>

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