Public Health

Public Health

radar

Mosquitoes have claimed more human lives than all wars combined – their infectious bites still cause more than 1 million deaths each year, according...
maritime emergency

MDA, Israel's national medical emergency service, will operate a new personal watercraft equipped for maritime emergency situations, that will help improve the period of...
smart city

Smart city development has progressed over the past few years, with most of the conversation surrounding smart city planning has so far focused on...

By Arie Egozi It is hard to understand how a state like Israel, maintaining intense security measures in its airports and ports is unable to...
Police UAS

Law enforcement agencies across the US are adopting unmanned aerial systems (UAS) for operations ranging from search and rescue to traffic accident reconstruction and...
Paramedics

Paramedics in Canada can now see the bigger picture, as Federal authorities in the country has granted a county in the Ontario Province a...
software

US Federal research facilities rely on internet-connected devices to automate many basic building functions like ventilation, heating and security, as well as more hazardous...
Mental Pressure

With the skies becoming ever more congested, pilots and air traffic controllers have to juggle a number of tasks and mental pressure on the...
drone delivery

Drone delivery has been expanding to first response in the cardiac emergency setting. Every minute literally counts in increasing the odds of survival for...
biothreats

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has recently launched the Hidden Signals Challenge, a $300,000 prize competition seeking...
first responders

A first-of-its-kind treatment for the life-threatening effects of cyanide poisoning will be developed soon. The treatment is needed because cyanide could be used as...
nanotechnology

Public health has become an important consideration when talking about airports, including security checks. How clean are airport security trays? Everything goes in those...
wireless sensor

When we think about military injuries, we think of injuries having to do with guns and bombs, but studies have shown non-combat musculoskeletal injuries...
drone deliveries

Drones have been carrying out medical deliveries such as blood samples and vaccines successfully to remote sites in the developing world for some time....
mobile communication

The iHLS Security Accelerator is home to many innovative and successful startups. ListenApp is one of the first startups that's participated in the accelerator...
augmented reality

Most of us have heard stories, if we haven't witnessed them firsthand, of close family relatives having some sort of seizure or being severely...
warfighters performance

The U.S. military has a great interest in the comprehensive measurement and tracking of metabolism, both for optimizing warfighters performance under demanding physical conditions...

When saving people’s life, every second is important and might be critical. Magen David Adom (MD), Israel’s national rescue organization, has recently inaugurated a...
bioterrorism

The future of international security will be fought on the biological front. Rapid advances in genetic engineering have opened the door for small terrorist...
terrorist attack

Following the Christmas market attack in Berlin, the German government issued a paper stating the country is at “high risk” of terrorist attacks carried...

Two new disaster drones delivered medical packages to victims and rescue personnel in a simulated mass casualty event recently at John Bell Airport in...

Finding treatment for victims of a chemical weapons attack seems as one of the priorities of the US National Institute of Health (NIH). The...

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