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10.10.2015 | 27 Tishri, 5776
Soroka University Medical Center received 55 severely wounded officers and soldiers during last summer's 50-day war with Gaza.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Doctors associations object because it places responsibility on physicians to carry out invasive treatment of prisoners in spite of their preference and right to autonomy.
The Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories approved entry for Palestinian doctors who provide emergency treatment in Israeli hospitals.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
The use of anesthesiology assistants, or non-physicians who learn the field and work under close supervision by specialists, could significantly alleviate the chronic shortage of Israeli specialists.
The recent Israel Medical Conference in Jerusalem, attended by over 1,000 laymen, offered experts discussing a variety of relevant subjects.
Wolfson hospital sends delegation to save children with congenital heart defects.
VAT office in the Tax Authority last week conducted surprise checks of the finances of 250 private physicians.
A round-up of the latest health news.
During the 50-day war with Gaza, Soroka treated most of the wounded IDF soldiers; a total of 1,263 civilian and military wounded were treated.
The main purpose of video cameras in hospitals of all kinds is to prevent theft, smoking and various other violations of the law on the premises.
Researchers conclude that while some randomized and controlled studies have shown benefit, others have not.
If you are sensitive to swimmer’s ear, use a combination of ear plugs and alcohol to clean the inner canal.
Litzman denounces IMA chirman for saying association would tell its medical professionals not to force feed hunger strikers in Israeli jails, day after cabinet okays bill in implement such measures.
Move comes more than two decades after mental health reform was recommended.
Israel Medical Association says it will "continue to fight" it.
Experts answer reader's medical queries.
By RX FOR READERS/JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
The would-be appointee has been in charge of health budgets in the Treasury for several years.
"I prefer to take care of sick people than injured soldiers," says head of Beersheba hospital's ICU, who is set to speak at the The Jerusalem Post Conference in June.
Recently-issued directive will not automatically license experience PAs who have made aliya or those seeking to emigrate to Israel.
The baby was born in the center of the country with outer genitals that do not have the typical appearance of either a boy or a girl.
Doctors upset that Treasury official and not physician nominated to be director-general of Health Ministry.
One can’t help but wonder how the population’s life expectancy continues to rise despite the ministry's serious deficiencies.
Dr. Raphael Walden has long straddled profoundly conflicting notions of his work to provide free medical care to impoverished Palestinians.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Israel’s abortion policy is an all-too-rare example of a compromise that gives both sides something important.
By EVELYN GORDON
“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.
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.
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
Draws boos from crowd and a rival's rebuke.
The report, written by the Prime Minister's physician Dr. Tzvi Berkovitz, gave the Prime Minister a clean bill of health.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Judy Siegel-Itzkovich helps readers answer their health queries.
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
Living is Israel means putting up with rude drivers and line-cutters, but the annoyances are more than offset by the joys.
A profile of Dr. Meyer David Gershbaum, MD, who made aliya with his family in 2014 from Woodmere, New York to Ra'anana.
By SUSAN DE LA FUENTE
A baby's first shoes can be cloth to give them protection, but in general should fit baby’s foot well and bend as needed.
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
‘I fear I’m becoming a bit of a lymphomaniac.’
By PHILIP GOLD
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.
Welfare Minister Meir Cohen announces granting of funds to help with expansion of facilities.
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.
Reciting a litany of ailments, illnesses and worse has become a regular part of the casual “How are you and how’s your family?” conversation.
By BRIAN BLUM
For decades, Israel has enjoyed an enviable reputation for healthcare, but the demographic reality propping up this reputation is about to collapse.
By ALEX BENEDYK
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