Meet the New MK: Joint List's Touma-Sliman wants to enact feminist laws, improve lives of Arabs
Politicians tell 'Jpost' what Zionism means to them
Israelis celebrating Independence Day — in California
Rivlin grants Netanyahu 2 week extension to form coalition
Israel Academy of Sciences UK’s Royal Society sign agreement for exchange program
First aid services being prepared for Remembrance Day ceremonies
*Autoimmunity plays major role in triggering narcolepsy process*
*The digital danger and how to avoid it*
3-d printing aircraft parts may be in Israel's near future
Chief scientist says startups boom but fail to grow into mature companies
Jerusalem Mayor Barkat lauds haredi startups
Plan to prevent collapse of seafront cliffs gets green light
Dudu Fisher: A life on stage
Theater: From Yonkers to Jerusalem
Music: Big band bash
Scores of concerts and events
Shatilov finishes fifth in Euro high bar final
Gap at the top up to 10 points after another Mac TA win
Moment of truth for yellow-and-blue
Israeli Football Association prepares to fight Palestinian ban proposal
‘A drip revolution’ around the world
Torchlighter Malka Puterkovsky: A trailblazer for religious women
Murray Greenfield – a humble Israeli hero
Man allegedly shouts 'death to Arabs' before stabbing municipal worker in Herzliya
Israel arrests 13 Palestinians in overnight raids across West Bank
Bereaved families to Ya'alon: Prevent joint Israeli-Palestinian memorial service
Two men who plotted to bomb Mamilla open mall in Jerusalem sentenced to prison
Twin explosions go off in Gaza, one near UNRWA headquarters
European chief rabbis meet with Pope in wake of recent attacks on Jewish communities
Rabbi Elio Toaff, who ushered in era of closer ties between Jews and Vatican, dies at 99
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Poland to summon US envoy over FBI head's Holocaust remarks
French PM calls hatred of Jews 'insufferable', pledges 107 mil Euro against anti-Semitism
Iran's Zarif: It's time for US to choose between cooperation and confrontation
Australia, Iran reach tentative agreement to combat ISIS
Israel benefiting from Saudi‘dirty’ war on Houthi rebels,senior Iranian politician says
Report: Iraqi officer under Saddam masterminded rise of ISIS
'Snowball's chance in hell' Congress will approve Iran deal, Graham says
Beitar in the Warsaw Ghetto: The untold story
The collapsing postal services
The effective way to combat anti-Israel activity on campus: Public relations
Applying the ‘Obama Doctrine’ to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Right from Wrong: When resilience means defeat
Listening for Tamar’s scream
The Begin phenomenon
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After divorce: Things to consider to succeed in a second marriage
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The book of Esther
Grapevine: Role models for women
Theater: War of words
Egypt’s fight against terror
Saving Democracy from Itself
The sorry state of Yemen
The Jewish Communal Fund must stop funding anti-Israel causes
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Searching for human rights in the Republic of the Congo
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Holocaust Remembrance Day: What’s in a name?
Sa'ar says national unity government is 'still on the table'
Israeli parties prepare legislative demands for Netanyahu's new coalition
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Arab sector turnout for recent elections reached 63.5%, polling data shows
Joubran: Polls have to include parties that don’t pass threshold
After second incident of ISIS murdering Christians in Libya, foreign minister 'appalled'
Millions expected to view Turin Shroud in rare display
Muslims throw 12 Christians overboard on migrant boat heading to Italy
Life of a Pope in Retirement: Benedict turns 88
Michelle Bachmann: Obama's poor relationship with Israel will bring the return of Jesus
Sar-el Volunteers Tour the Negev Desert with KKL-JNF
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
Chinese Ambassador Visits the Israel-China Friendship Fores
Expo 2015: Italian Journalists Tour the Arava
President of Lombardy Tours Israel Prior to Milan Expo
French Students Get to Know the Real Israel
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
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Outdoor Fitness Israel: An Innovative Fitness Program Developed By UK Olim
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The Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories approved entry for Palestinian doctors who provide emergency treatment in Israeli hospitals.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
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.
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?
Purge the excess ‘hametz’ from your household routine.
‘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.
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