July 2018

Ask Aviva #24: Are there artificial cornea transplants in Israel?!

Dear Aviva, My aunt just had her second cornea transplant! Apparently, she had something wrong with her cornea and had to get a transplant. However, each time took several months because, as you know, you need to wait for a donor, and, unfortunately, neither time worked so she’s still blind in that eye! I was

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What I Learned From Making My Own Underground Map

I always have many promotional emails that pop up in my inbox, and I usually delete them at the end of the week, but this week one caught my eye. Chen of Cadensee, Let’s Talk Medical, a sciences communications company, doesn’t usually disappoint, and last week’s blog was especially relevant since it involved the London

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Ask Aviva #23: Why is the allergist referring me to a pulmonologist?

Dear Aviva, I’m allergic to mold and pollen and dogs. I get asthma and sometimes it’s hard to breathe so my allergist back in the U.S. just prescribed me an inhaler. But when I went to the allergist here, she told me I needed to go to a “rofe rayot”. What’s that and why do

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