Peres on Netanyahu speech: When the US president tells you not to come to US, you don't go
Rivlin addresses UN at Holocaust memorial
Obama: Netanyahu meeting before Israel election 'inappropriate'
Boehner denies 'blindsiding' White House with Netanyahu invite
Food company buys Bikur Cholim property from Gaydamak, promises will remain with Shaare Zedek
Protect young children from choking on Tu Bishvat delicacies
Yad Sarah sees rise in 'home hospitalization' equipment due to hospital overcrowding
Baby miracle for 56-year-old Ethiopian immigrant
Presenting: A cross between a pomelo and an orange and other novel Israeli produce varieties
Zion Tech: For Glide, video is the new text
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Israel seeks solutions for 20 million tons of salt set to pile up annually
Israeli innovators receive grants to aid developing world
Delving into the ‘Night’
Kelis bringing a taste of 'Food' to Israel - but no milkshakes, please
A taste of Barcelona in Tel Aviv
Nini Hachi revisited
Rolling Mac TA Express set for collision with old nemesis Real
Koretzki latest Beitar coach to be shown door by Tabib
Reeling Hap TA knocked out by Kfar Saba
Relieved Mac TA squeaks by Ashkelon
Liberman: Israel must respond to Hezbollah attack to maintain deterrence capability
Thousands attend funerals of IDF officer, soldier killed in Hezbollah ambush
Taking the mask off Leviathan gas negotiations
Netanyahu puts Bennie Begin back on Likud list
Yisrael Beytenu, Likud MKs petition to ban Zoabi from running in election
Ohana leaves Bayit Yehudi after three days of hostility
Herzog: We are strong and united on need to protect our citizens
Netanyahu chooses female academics for Likud list
'Israeli who joined Syria al-Qaida group was urged to return and carry out attacks on Jewish state'
EU calls for halt to attacks against Israel's northern border
Hezbollah not interested in escalation, UN tells Israel
Increased IDF presence in North as tensions remain high
Tensions in the North: Not war – yet
Portugal okays law of return for Sephardic Jews
Nightmare for Italian Jewish leader and TV crew after being locked inside Auschwitz
Israel Bonds dinner raises $250 million in investments
Actress Maureen Lipman considers quitting UK over anti-Semitism
At Auschwitz a call to remember includes a call to preserve
ISIS threatens to kill hostages if demands not met by Thursday night
White House defends Michelle Obama's uncovered hair in Saudi visit
Oldest human skull in Middle East found in northern Israel
Liberman phones Spanish FM, says Hezbollah killed Spanish UNIFIL soldier
Lebanese foes of Hezbollah denounce Mt. Dov attack, fear Israeli reprisals
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Grumpy Old Man: By any name you please
Out There: The changing of the bulbs
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Hating Jews for Allah
Book Review: Telling his own story
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Wading Through Widowhood: The power of life
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Grapevine: Campaigning in many tongues
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Striking terror targets in Syria - Israel's rights under int'l law
Anti-Semitism and the battle against Jihad
A song for Shvat: 'Song of the grasses'
אַתְ לְבַדֵך תָבִינִי
Giving Beit Shemesh children a helping hand
18 recommendations that could determine Israel’s fate before the ICC
Happily Eva After: Ushering in 2015 the Eva way
Netanyahou sous le feu des critiques
Questions à Tzipi Livni
La violence refait surface
La liste de Herzog
Commémoration du 70e anniversaire de la libération du camp d’Auschwitz
Les mots valent mieux que la violence
Coexistence festive à Haïfa
Festival du film juif de Jérusalem, que la lumière soit !
Chocs, cheikhs et schiste
Une démocratie tronquée
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Israël VS Hezbollah
Unis contre la terreur islamique
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Obama dismisses Muslim faith claims, says he is devout Christian
On first official visit to US, Rivlin addresses black Christian leaders in Brooklyn
In shadow of Paris attacks, UK faith leaders sign anti-hate declaration
Pope Francis calls for Christian Unity
Birth control ban doesn't mean breed 'like rabbits,' Pope says
JNF Canada Staff Mission Visits Projects for Disadvantaged Youth
Friends of JNF Australia Visit Negev Communities
International Dental Convention Participants Tour the Negev with KKL-JNF
Holiday Cheer as KKL-JNF Distributes Christmas Trees
Serbian PM Plants a Tree in the Grove of Nations
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Israel and Finland Connect through the Environment
KKL-JNF Experts Visit China for Future Environmental Collaborations
The Shamir Drilling Project
Graduation Ceremony for Rosh HaAyin’s Volunteer Firefighters
Nigerian Forestry Delegation Sees KKL-JNF Desert Afforestation First-hand
In his Footsteps: Heritage Excursions in Memory of Yitzhak Rabin
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Living on the Edge in the Gaza Periphery
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Living Green in Israel: the Contest and the Winners
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Nurturing the Foresters of the Future
Saving the Sabras
01.29.2015 | 9 Shevat, 5775
La mission humanitaire israélienne vient de rentrer après 15 jours sur l’île dévastée
By GALIT EDUT
All-female medical team of Saudi women sends message to the West.
By AHMED ABDEL-RAHEEM
“Doctors provide the medicine, and we provide the magic,” say Denise and Avi Bar-Aharon, founders of Make-A-Wish Israel.
By TALI HERDEVALL
Doctors, clinics, hospitals and patients are being brought together by electronics. It will be a revolution in healthcare, according to participants in a Jerusalem symposium.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
The program aims to reduce the need for the elderly to move to special housing and to instead receive services directly at their homes.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
Expected opposition from religious and right-wing opponents of euthanasia threaten the bill put forth by Yesh Atid MK Shelah.
There are 334 Israelis with Parkinson’s per 100,000 residents, a very high rate compared with other developed countries.
Ministry seeking more information on unlicensed medical practitioner in Israel, Adiel Tel-Oren.
Law could lead doctors to hook up prisoners to tubes; Health Ministry says it is full of checks and balances.-
The results of the Israeli-French research will be useful in understanding processes such as fertilization or the formation of muscle fibers.
Histadrut official says the union will not let Hadassah Medical Organization be dismantled, are ready to take to the streets.
Condition called esophageal adenocarcinoma has strong link to deadly cancer.
Hemophilia once killed people, mostly males, before they reached high-school age.
The HMO has already run out of the NIS 100 million that it was given two months ago.
The new Cologuard test requires no bowel preparation, medication restriction or diet change.
Researches at Ben-Gurion University make discovery on tiny parasitic wasp.
Knessest committee ruling will not permit licensed Pharmacists to prescribe patients new drugs.
Health Ministry sends head of dental medicine to US to supervise theoretical exam towards obtaining a dental license by those who plan aliya.
Avi Balashnikov: Staffers and management know they all have to lend a hand, there will be a recovery and an agreement.
Urgent care will be provided in intensive care, the emergency department and delivery rooms, as well as cancer treatments in oncology departments.
In the next two decades, the number of people around the world expected to get cancer will rise 75 percent and reach 25 million annually.
Prof. Nathan Cherny, veteran oncologist and head of palliative medicine at Jerusalem’s Shaare Zedek Medical center says cancer pain should be obsolete.
One of Israel’s leading cardiothoracic surgeons for decades, who pioneered in open-heart surgery and performed Israel’s first heart transplant, writes a fascinating new autobiography.
Research shows that antioxidants in pomegranate juice, taken with statins, significantly reduce risk of heart disease and stroke.
Is it my imagination or are my ears growing larger?
By RX FOR READERS/JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Health Ministry director said he was working to reduce the duration of medical studies by at least six months.
The success has raised great hopes among the researchers; may be able to treat early stages of dementia, Alzheimer's.
A portion of a 2010 law giving pharmacists more involvement in prescriptions and advice to patients is expected to be implemented soon, after a Knesset committee voiced majority support last week.
Most active ingredient in well-known anti-fungal banned.
Health Minister Yael German says the Knesset’s winter session will bring about a “revolution” in consumerism.
A popular but dangerous game of schoolchildren in which one bends back the fingers of the other causes a severe injury in a 14-year-old.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH-
Some 200,000 Israelis are living with cancer after being diagnosed and treated.
Authorities suggest that due to the size of the shipment, the pills were meant for sale throughout Israel.
The fatal viral disease was confirmed in the lambs at Moshav Kfar Yehoshua and Moshav Beit Zaid in the Jezreel Valley.
Health Scan: The first construction stage of a new emergency department has been completed in Eilat's general hospital.
On websites, blogs and forums, self-proclaimed experts selling expensive supplements and books have recently been viciously attacking dairy products.
Tiny but complex units of protein in the skin – called desmosomes from a combination of Greek words – have been found to play an important role in preventing allergic disorders.
After some alarming side effects were reported abroad, Health Ministry officials decided to think again about giving schoolgirls shots against human papilloma virus.
Members of Kupat Holim Meuhedet – the country’s third-largest health fund – will not be able to undergo blood tests or give urine and other samples at community clinics starting on Thursday.
Recent studies have found distinct differences between the handwriting of patients with Parkinson’s disease and that of healthy people.
Medical organization says move part of recovery plan; dentists claim school would close without them.
HU/Hadassah prototype of easily insertible gastric sleeve could eventually reduce world obesity without bariatric surgery.
"Children who inherited the disease from their parents - healthy carriers who are first cousins - get better at around 14 and 15."
Intubation is the sometimes-tricky placement of a plastic tube into the lungs that allows anesthetized or critically ill patients to breathe.
Geriatric institutions in Israel are the most desperate to find more
highly trained medical staffers.
Doctors at the Kaplan Medical Center save the woman after multiple bites.
Even a mild fall should be checked, advise Hillel Yaffe Medical Center doctors who saved an Or Akiva resident and her baby.
3-year-old passes away despite efforts by MDA to resuscitate him; reports suggest toddler entered car, locked himself in.
The longtime head of international operations of Novo Nordisk, the huge maker of insulin for diabetes patients, came to Israel to see progress in treatment.
Three thousand years’ worth of health-related artifacts and information related to the capital are on display at the Tower of David Museum.
By CARL HOFFMAN
The Feuerstein Institute is helping young adults with cognitive disabilities learn skills to develop healthy, committed relationships.
By MIRIAM KATES LOCK
148 person IDF delegation helps in Philippines with aftermath of devastating typhoon.
By JPOST STAFF
Judy Siegel-Itzkovich helps readers with their medical and health queries.
Rx for Readers welcomes queries from readers about medical problems. Experts will answer those we find most interesting.
Pit Bull and Dogo Argentino breeds were seized from home in Abu Snaan.
By BEN HARTMAN
University of Haifa researchers have found a way to improve memory by suppressing a molecule that is known to function poorly in old age and is closely linked to Alzheimer’s disease.
Computer-aided design and manufacturing are changing restorative dental treatments, but growing new teeth with stem cells will be the much-sought answer to decay and neglect.
The attendees registered so far are currently living in the US, UK, Canada, Germany, Australia, France, Switzerland and Sweden.
The association joins international effort for ‘Health For All, Everywhere -- Universal Health Coverage Day.’
Age and emotional development influence kids’ coping abilities, but all benefit when parents grant legitimacy to their feelings and encourage them to ask questions.
The meetings organized by the state hospital doctors’ union will be held at Sheba, Rambam, Wolfson, Assaf Harofeh, Barzilai, Abarbanel, Western Galilee and Poriya Medical Centers.
About seven months ago, the ministry recommended to pharmacies and the public that they replace the tubes of glass filled with toxic black mercury.
‘Though dry eye is very common, some people don’t even realize they have it or regard it as normal, so they don’t consult with doctors’
The one-week course for second-year medical students presents a holistic approach to caring for patients with cancer that goes beyond the biological aspects of the disease.
Lack of bowel control is a growing phenomenon, but it remains largely ‘unmentionable’ not only among those suffering in silence but also among general practitioners.
Figure still remains too low to prevent medical staff from infecting patients.
The majority of the program participants have a background in engineering, exact sciences, mathematics, computer sciences, life sciences, and medicine, according to the ministry.
The more resistant the bacteria on the skin, the higher the risk of the infecting bacteria being resistant to antibiotics, the researchers found.
‘The pain resulting from the cramps is excruciating. I’ve reached the point where I’m almost afraid to go to sleep.’
Two-week-old Gazan baby girl, named Fajar, undergoes successful open-heart surgery at Holon hospital.
For two hours, the kidneys in the 30-year-old man who suddenly died of cardiac arrest were kept cold while they were tested for tissue and blood types, diseases and functioning.
It is said that there isn't a lab at Harvard or MIT that doesn’t have an Israeli researcher working in it.
By ABIGAIL KLEIN LEICHMAN
For years there have been warnings of “a medical manpower crisis” and the need to train more physicians.
By LISA SAMIN
Israeli doctor tells "Post" though there's no guarantee against Ebola entering country, response would be swift: "no cause for public alarm."
By CAROLINE FRANK
Leaving an established profession in the US, Ariel Siegel felt it more important to live out his dreams in Israel.
A premier cancer researcher says our bones can tell us about breast cancer, and foresees personalized prevention routine.
By FELICE FRIEDSON,THE MEDIA LINE
Dr. Raphael Walden has long straddled profoundly conflicting notions of his work to provide free medical care to impoverished Palestinians.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Highlighting his dedication to the advancement of rights for the disabled, Dr. Michael Stein is the first recipient of the Ruderman Family Foundation award for inclusion.
By Barry Davis
Being in a closed and crowded place, especially one that is overheated, increases the risk of an infection.
Will my stretch marks disappear after birth?
What can I do about heel spurs?
Do its heart-healthy benefits survive cooking?
Everything you need to know about blood pressure
Dr. Eric Amster – the San Diego native changing Israel’s environmental health one step at a time
By ANNA HARWOOD
How do I prevent hearing issues after swimming for extended periods of time?
Veterinary service located a mare that had become deformed due to prolonged abuse, and was being kept in inappropriate conditions in the city.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
In a project called 'Teddy Bears Hospital,' doctors-in-training teach Israeli students not to fear visiting the doctor.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
Suspects accused of using hospital facilities to treat "medical tourists" who pay large sums of money under the table to the doctors for treatment.
Feuerstein was a clinical, developmental and cognitive psychologist renowned for his work in proving that intelligence is not fixed but modifiable.
By HANNAH BROWN
The Israeli medical establishment announced on Friday that it plans to form a committee that will investigate.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Welfare Minister Meir Cohen announces granting of funds to help with expansion of facilities.
Doctors are protesting against “unilateral changes by management” and the financial troubles that have hounded HMO for almost a year.
Court requires higher standard of medical care than currently exists - judges decide what is reasonable care from a doctor, not medical experts.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Cardiology Prof. Amos Katz takes over the reins as the ninth dean of Ben-Gurion University’s Faculty of Health Sciences.
Source close to brazen comedian's death investigation says Rivers suffered cardiac arrest while physician performed unauthorized biopsy.
Nonprofits have issued a multitude of requests for funding: by mail, by phone calls made by telemarketing agencies, and by personal phone calls from their executives and board members.
By STEPHEN G. DONSHIK
Regarding “Technion scores $130m. grant for joint venture in China” (September 30), China certainly respects Israeli know-how.
By JERUSALEM POST READERS
Dr. Amir Gilat was appointed chairman of the Israel Broadcasting Authority by Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and his government in July 2010.
By YISRAEL MEDAD AND ELI POLLAK
Another failure of measurement on these types of tests is that they do not recognize the difference between a student who makes a careless mistake and those who really haven’t learned the material or skill. This is especially true for important subjects like math.
By RICHARD L. CURWIN