Netanyahu set to 'reveal new details to Congress about emerging Iran deal'
WATCH: Netanyahu, Bennett battle 'evil' Obama in Star Wars-style light sabre duel
Boteach under fire for controversial ad
US Senator Feinstein slams 'arrogant' Netanyahu: 'He doesn't speak for me'
Family of Haifa urologist killed in car accident donate organs for transplant
More fiber and coffee reduce the risk of colorectal cancer
Dr. Sanford Kuvin, infectious disease expert, dies
Tel Aviv marathon cancelled midway due to heat after 75 runners injured
Tiberias wastewater heads to new treatment plant, curbing raw sewage flow in Jordan River
SPNI files High Court petition against Agriculture Ministry demanding fishing reforms
Israel, Jordan sign historic plan to save Dead Sea
Israeli, Jordanian officials signing historic agreement on water trade
‘Csardas Princess’ turns 100
Palestinian actor cast to play Shylock in Shakespeare's 'Merchant of Venice'
Opera review: Kalman
Busy month of good golf on Ga’ash links
Hap TA gets back on track by blowing out Ness Ziona
Beersheba holds on to edge Kiryat Shmona
Sensational Smith secures Mac TA another BSL win
Israel charges 4 businessmen for allegedly smuggling weapons-making material to Hamas
Herzog: I don’t say the word ‘peace’ so I don’t raise expectations
Lapid releases election video aimed at English-speaking voters
Tibi criticizes police for stopping Arab protest against Zionist Union
Meet the candidate: Zionist Union's Revital Swid
Netanyahu says will bring haredi parties into next coalition, abolish criminal sanctions
Hamas 'working to double its arsenal of rockets for next war with Israel'
Voluntary summons vs. night arrests in West Bank
Police arrest Arab man found with arsenal of stun grenades at Shuafat checkpoint
Palestinian sources: Kerry pressing Abbas to hold off on anti-Israel measures before election
Israel turning UNICEF criticism into concrete progress
Pro-Israel MPs fight back in Parliament, attack Hamas’s policies
Chabad Hassidim reach out to the disabled
Jewish groups line up to denounce Boteach ad on Susan Rice
Pastrami on rye on film
Jewish student's credibility questioned by UCLA student government due to her background
UN nuclear watchdog says Iran still withholding key information on atomic program
Kerry in Geneva vows to stand with Israel at UN against isolation and delegitimization
'Jews using Holocaust to suck the blood of Germans,' Egypt TV host says
Jordan's king calls fight against Islamic State 'a third world war'
Egypt’s plan for 'joint Arab force' a non-starter, but shows cooperative intent against threats
When it comes to Iran and Israel, Obama is way off target
Letters to the Editor: March 2
The truth about Gush Etzion
Terra Incognita: Isolate anti-Semitism on campus, don’t exaggerate it
After federal court finds that PA and PLO are terrorist groups, Obama must follow suit and cut aid
Transforming hate into love
The epitome of evil
A literary master
Veterans: Gentleman’s politics
Books: A pioneering Hebrew writer
Books: Killing Yair
Books: Campaign culture
TRIED AND TASTED: Cornering the market
THIS WEEK IN JERUSALEM
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Tony Blair’s flawed peace plan
The question the left refuses to face
Islamic State: Egypt wakes up – when will the US and Russia?
A song for Shvat: 'Song of the grasses'
אַתְ לְבַדֵך תָבִינִי
FIELDWORK: Dashed hopes
Ready, set, go
Pope condemns "intolerable brutality" of Islamic State in Syria, Iraq
Islamic State releases 19 Christians, over 200 still captive
A story of persistence: How a Catholic Filipino became an IDF soldier
Assyrian Christians under increasing assault from ISIS fight back
US air strikes hit area of Syria where Islamic State abducted Christians
A Gathering Place for Lone Soldiers in Raanana
KKL-JNF at the International Mediterranean Tourism Market 2015
The Tastes in the Valleys Festival
Topaz Even-Hen Klein Scenic Lookout Inaugurated in Adamit Park
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
KKL-JNF Experts Visit China for Future Environmental Collaborations
Future Tour Guides Discover the Negev with KKL-JNF
The Shamir Drilling Project
Graduation Ceremony for Rosh HaAyin’s Volunteer Firefighters
Nigerian Forestry Delegation Sees KKL-JNF Desert Afforestation First-hand
Celebrating 50 Years of German-Israeli Diplomatic Relations
JNF KKL Scotland Musical Fundraising Event a Success
WMC 2015 Closing Evening Reception
Living on the Edge in the Gaza Periphery
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
Sovev Tel Aviv, Israel’s Largest Biking Event
Running Through Color
Formula 1 Racecars Zip Through Jerusalem
Change Makers: How Young Olim are Giving Back
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03.02.2015 | 11 Adar, 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.
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
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.
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
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