Ya'alon: You don't have to be in intelligence to know that Iran is lying
Negotiating parties split on Likud push to increase number of ministers
WATCH LIVE: Israel's ambassador to UN addresses Security Council on Mideast minorities
'Netanyahu has burned his bridges with Black Democrats'
First-ever effort between hospital and taxi company to ensure newborns are taken home safely
Jerusalem Municipality shuts down ‘filthy, rodent-infested’ butcher shop in Mahane Yehuda market
*New Worlds: The brain’s 3D compass*
*IQ is not enough – develop your EQ, too*
Eco Wave Power to establish its first Chinese power station
Watch: Technion students recreate Passover story with robots
Noble Energy walks away from Ruth C exploration license
Cyber Chief: 8% of ministry budgets should go to cyber security
Anti-Semitic fans pressure Hungarian rock band to cancel Israel concert
Concert review: IPO
Eytan’s Fox’s ‘Cupcakes’ opening in New York
Raw Romanian underground sounds
Bruised yellow-and-blue looks ahead after Real blow
Israeli figure skater Bychenko places in world championships
Soccer: Israel trounced by Wales in key qualifier
Scuffling Maccabi must dig deep on road at group leader Real
Boehner: Obama administration's 'animosity' toward Netanyahu 'reprehensible"
Basic environmental health concerns still abundant across Europe
New MKs learn the ropes at Knesset orientation
Exclusive: In exchange for freed tax funds, PA won’t pursue Israel over settlements at ICC
Egyptian court convicts man and woman of spying for Israel
Abbas: Israeli-Palestinian relationship must change
US 'disappointed UN rights council continues to single out Israel’
Serry: Time to replace 242 with new ‘peace architecture’
Dalya Lemkus’ terrorist murderer sentenced to 2 life prison terms
Will or won't 'Borat' play Freddie Mercury in Queen biopic?
Limmud FSU marks Auschwitz liberation with emotional exhibition
Toulouse rabbi told to remove kippah at voting station
Spain close to granting citizenship to relatives of Jews expelled in 1492
Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein urges Jews to kick anti-Semites ‘in the ass’
Officials: Iran indicating willingness to accept fewer centrifuges, ship out enriched uranium
Watch: Armed Houthi women threaten war against US, Saudi Arabia, Israel
Risk vs. reward: Saudis could become regional heavyweight, or serve to embolden Iran
Arab summit agrees on unified military force for crises
Diplomats and UN staff flee Yemen as Houthis target Aden
The US must confront Tehran: Achieving cooperation through coercion
Airbus A320 plane crash highlights outdated black box technology
Letters to the editor
Viable solutions for affordable housing
The blood libel Haggada
The turning point
Travel tech start-ups
On wings of carbon
Veterans: On target
Fusing modern and traditional in the kitchen
Book Review: Perceptive Haggada
Hot off the Arab press
On the field and in court
Happily Eva After: Times, they are a-interestin’
Music and the mamaloshen
What’s the catch?
Kayaking for gold on the Kinneret
Palestine – words matter but their meaning matters more
A nuclear deal with Iran – would it stick?
When words matter and when they don't
’מְלָגוֹת ‘צוּק אֵיתָן
כּוּלָם רוֹצִים לִחְיוֹת
יִשְׂרָאֵל בְּמַבָּט פָּנוֹרָמִי
Getting a young start
A culinary festival starring the women next door
Global girl power
Apartheid South Africa: Israel edition
Sa'ar says national unity government is 'still on the table'
Israeli parties prepare legislative demands for Netanyahu's new coalition
With full term possible, Netanyahu may outlast Ben-Gurion (and Obama)
Arab sector turnout for recent elections reached 63.5%, polling data shows
Joubran: Polls have to include parties that don’t pass threshold
Pope Francis pays tribute to Christians persecuted by ISIS during Palm Sunday mass
PHOTOS: Exercising the 'Right to Movement' at the Palestine Marathon
It’s hard to be a Christian in Israel, but not because of prejudice
Unconvincing ISIS video shows Assyrian captive converting to Islam
'Those who hate Jews hate Christians': A closer look at US Presidential hopeful Ted Cruz
Green Leadership Conference in Hamalachim-Shahariya Forest
Scenic Lookout in Memory of Lt-Gen. Amnon Lipkin Shahak
Following in the Footsteps of Meir Har-Zion
Celebrating the 100th Birthday Anniversary of Sculptor Ahiam Shoshany
French Students Get to Know the Real Israel
Serbian PM Plants a Tree in the Grove of Nations
Sharing and Learning - German Forestry Students Intern with KKL-JNF
Israel and Finland Connect through the Environment
New Bio-filters Purify Surface Runoff Water for Reuse
Future Tour Guides Discover the Negev with KKL-JNF
The Shamir Drilling Project
Graduation Ceremony for Rosh HaAyin’s Volunteer Firefighters
From Sunny Israel to Cold Canada
Walking for Water with KKL France in the Mountains of Eilat
JNF Ontario Community Mission Tours the Western Negev
Celebrating 50 Years of German-Israeli Diplomatic Relations
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
Arava Open Day: Food Security for Israel and the Entire World
Living Green in Israel: the Contest and the Winners
Addressing Climate Change Conference
From Think Tank to Environmental Consultant
Award Winning Designer Launches Career as Wedding Dressmaker
Outdoor Fitness Israel: An Innovative Fitness Program Developed By UK Olim
The Burstein Brothers: 3 Oleh Siblings in the IDF
5 Tips to Land a Job in Israel
Starting Your Own Business in Israel: Real Life Examples
5 Strategies for Finding Your Professional Place in Israel
PetBNB:An Olah’s Unusual Canine Startup
36 Hours in Southern Israel
Food Shopping In Israel
How Women Can Have it All in Israel
The Eisenberg’s Long Journey Home
Why Retirees are Thriving in Israel
Thanks to Aliyah video
6 Frequently Asked Questions about Israeli Healthcare
Starting Over in Israel
VIDEO: Are you ready for the South?
Sovev Tel Aviv, Israel’s Largest Biking Event
Running Through Color
Formula 1 Racecars Zip Through Jerusalem
Make yourself at home… in Israel
NBN Announces Bonei Zion Prize Recipients for 2015
NefeshB’Nefesh Provides Services to Bnot Sherut
How Doctors Are Impacting Israel’s South
Over 1,000 IDF 'lone soldiers' attend personal errand day in Tel Aviv
03.29.2015 | 9 Nisan, 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.
By TRACEY SHIPLEY,JUDITH POSNER
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
Plaster casts are the standard for setting broken bones, but is the increased price for a fiberglass mold worth the potential ease?
Doctors managed to remove little metal bell that disconnected from child's Purim costume and entered his gastrointestinal system.
Many diseases can be traced back to our genetic makeup, but autoimmune diseases are usually a combination of genes and environmental factors.
Emek Medical Center’s director-general Dr. Orna Blondheim has advanced the Afula hospital significantly in her first decade in the job, but there’s plenty to do.
Smokers had thinner brain cortex than those that never smoked.
With too few chronic-pain specialists and family doctors often lacking knowledge about treatment, patients people living with pain are increasingly using the web.
‘Frozen shoulder’ is a painful condition that can disrupt daily life.
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.
Rick Hodes has devoted 30 years to bringing medical aid to patients in Africa.
By BERNARD DICHEK
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
Warnings on mattresses to avoid having babies sleep on them may have more to do with immediate danger, rather than long-term harmful effects.
Those suffering from anxiety not only have to deal with their thoughts or worries, but often feel physically unwell – and this too must be addressed.
By BATYA L. LUDMAN
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?
‘Metro’ talks to ordinary people who did the extraordinary.
By MIRIAM KRESH
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