Could a ‘welding torch’ banish the caesarean scar?

New technique could spell end of staples and stitches An Israeli firm has developed a method of ‘welding’ together surgical wounds Mothers-to-be undergoing c-sections could be among the first to benefitPlasma is channelled through a pen-like device to close wounds smoothlyWomen having caesarean sections could soon be saying goodbye to staples, stitches and unsightly scars…

Paralyzed Long Island vet stands, gets Obama bear hug

JERUSALEM — She was the surprise star attraction in an exhibit of the latest in Israeli technology.Theresa Hannigan, a paralyzed retired U.S. Army sergeant from Long Island, found herself bear-hugged by President Obama Thursday as she showed how she regained the power to walk.Hannigan suffers from a neurological auto-immune disease, but with ReWalk, a $60,000…