UN rights expert accuses Israel of excessive force against Palestinians
'What do you want from me?' Abbas explains why, despite everything, he wants peace
Israeli-Arab dentist sentenced for funneling money to Hamas
Balad MK says terrorists didn’t commit a crime, are victims of ‘occupation’
Shas MK enters stormy diplomatic waters with Crimea visit
Arbeitman, Hap Haifa aim to upset leader Beersheba
Commentary: Eye-opening and embarrassing experience
Police look to appoint first Muslim deputy commissioner
UK envoy: British-Israel relationship ‘probably stronger and deeper than ever’
Lapid extends term as Yesh Atid head
The researched-based responses to troublemaking MKs
Fishing for compliments
Wine Talk: From Concord to Cabernet
Top 10 things to do
Veni, vidi, Venezuela!
Comfortable first-leg conquests for Mac TA, Bnei Sakhnin
Yellow-and-blue bounced from Eurocup
Israeli Airbnb guest refused by British host because of citizenship
US Jewish delegation meets Egypt’s Sisi in Cairo
NY assemblyman demands schools avoid company’s videos disrespectful of Jews
German mayor opposes €10,000 award to anti-Semitic group Code Pink
US, Russia agree to 'cessation of hostilities' in Syria
Iranians mark anniversary of 1979 Islamic revolution holding 'Death to America, Israel' signs
Russia raises specter of 'world war' in high-stakes Syria talks
WATCH: New ISIS video shows child solider blowing up four alleged spies
Israel says 'always watching' Iran’s missile developments following announcement of missile upgrade
Senior Iranian military official: US is subordinate to Iran in Middle East
'Iran to upgrade ballistic missiles, get Russian S-300 defense system soon'
Saudi Arabia prepared for ground war in Syria, military spokesman says
'Briton who became ISIS beheader traveled to Gaza with Galloway convoy'
To silence propaganda, Iraq seeks to take ISIS offline
International sweet tooth: Israel exported $10m. worth of chocolate in 2015
GLOBAL AGENDA: ‘Deutsche unter alles’
Hapoalim goes gold with ‘Vatikiyada’ event for seniors
Einstein’s Theory posited a century ago proved; original documents at Hebrew University
High-risk groups should be screened for hepatitis C and treated, Knesset told
Israel signs stem cell research agreement with California Institute
Study urges at-home voting
E-waste recycling surpasses 2015 target
Green activists: Haifa pollution plan 'is like giving giving a bandaid to a cancer patient'
Agriculture Ministry calls to further restrict trawl fishing
Weather Roundup: Cold and rainy in an unusually dry winter
'Unique' Israeli bandage: The more you bleed, the quicker it works
Tel Aviv-based antifraud company Riskified raises $25 million
Change diapers, breastfeed baby, start a business
TECH TALK: Intel Israel is constantly expanding
Ted Cruz campaign defends pastor who said God will send hunters for Jews
Bret Stephens: The next US president may not be pro-Israel
Analysis: New Hampshire - Revolution against status quo under way
Sanders may play down Judaism, but he played big role in Hannukah case
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of February 12, 2016
Grapevine: Chock-a-block festival
Grapevine: Australian makes good
Launching a ‘little prayer book’ at the Western Wall
Podcast: The two-state solution on life support
Podcast: How Israel would vote in the New Hampshire primary
Podcast: Behind the scenes of Israel’s Super Bowl ad
Podcast: Does the Western Wall plan signal the end of the haredi monopoly?
NO COMMENT: Israeli strategic ascendancy; American strategic decline
Hymn for the Weekend
NO HOLDS BARRED: Honoring Hollywood celebrities we may not always agree with
MY WORD: Radio days
On securing Jerusalem
Blowing every which way, at the Red Sea Jazz Festival
Mark Twain – a guest at the Virginia Pavilion
The soldier in the Mukhabarat
God’s presence is you!
Fifteen characters in search of a better author
The perfect mystery
Playing with conditionals
Russian Air Force hits Aleppo hard
Gulf states take a bad rap on Syrian refugee issue
Chocolate treats, American South style
Three Ladies, Three Lattes: Better to be buried than to burn
Desert oasis – at Kfar Hanokdim
Fresh and tasty: Jerusalem goes Mexican
Halftime in the Holy City ‘
All the colors of Estonia
Framing the refugees
The many faces of Roee Rosen
מִשִירֵי רָחֵל: רַק עַל עַצְמִי
יַלְדֵי בֵּית הָעֵץ
פִּיסוּל: כָּאן, עַכְשָיו וְהַנֶצַח
Say-Way כָּך אוֹמְרִים בְּאַנְגְלִית
Pro-BDS Presbyterian church set to lose 400,000 members
The Grace of God
German pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer and his fight against the Nazis
US Professor who said Christians, Muslims worship same God to leave school
A Response to Mr. Frantzman
Elliot Wave Theory and the Talmud
The Hope Index: Israel among the Nations
The UK's BREXIT referendum may aggravate EU's corrupted democracy
Tree Planting Celebration in Biriya Forest
Israeli and Diaspora Youth Bond over Trees in Maale Michmash
Planting Trees in Memory of the Carmel Disaster Victims
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
Shimi Rouimi Garden Dedicated in Ofakim
The New Shoham Forest Bike Trail
Papua New Guinea Pilgrims Plant Olive Trees in the Galilee
Senior Chinese Foresters Visit Israel
Prime Minister of Albania Plants 80th Tree in Grove of Nations in Jerusalem
President of Ukraine Plants Olive Tree at Grove of Nations in Jerusalem
Solar Panels Installed on KKL-JNF Offices' Roof in Jerusalem
23rd Beekeepers Conference Salutes KKL-JNF Professionals
Five Years after the Fire, the Carmel is Green Again
Green Leadership Classroom for Rehovot's Hadarim School
Olive Tree Planted in Rome for Holocaust Remembrance Day
105-Year-Old WWII Hero Honored at KKL Italy Event in Rome
Arava Open Day 2016
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
02.12.2016 | 3 Adar I, 5776
It is the moral obligation of all doctors whose patients are in high-risk groups to inform them that they need to undergo screening tests.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
“We hope that in the future, it will be possible to use our discovery to develop a simple blood test for this serious disease even in its early stages,” said TAU lead researcher Prof. Illana Gozes.
The Consortium has led over 30 leadership workshops in the US that have led to significant changes within the leadership of senior government officials.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
People suffering from chronic distended stomachs should see a gastroenterologist.
By RX FOR READERS/JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
The WHO has said the virus could infect 4 million people in the Americas. It said on Tuesday it launched a global response unit to fight the mosquito-borne virus.
Emergency city council meeting held to address disturbing report on birth defects.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN,JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
One postulated contributing factor of fertility problems is radio frequency electromagnetic radiation emitted from cell phones.
The first modern, English-language biography of the father of natural immunity has been produced by an Israeli science journalist.
The recent innovation, described in Nature Publishing’s Light: Science & Applications, enables non-invasive two-photon imaging of mouse retinas.
Of 129 families asked by hospital transplant coordinators for permission to take organs, 77 agreed to give one or more.
The rate of doctors, dentists, dental technicians and medical lab workers continued to decline in 2014.
Tel Aviv research shows how lack of shuteye affects your brain.
Israel's three other health funds reportedly agree that doctors’ prescribing medical marijuana is “problematic,” but they have not yet made statements about it.
76 women died of the disease in a recent year, according the Israel Cancer Association
No children under the age of five should be given nuts, peanuts, seeds and other hard foods to eat whole.
Researchers have managed to “pluck” a single photon – one particle of light – out of a pulse of light.
Special treatment for eye diseases in children – even newborns – is not very well known among the public or even some physicians. There are 36 pediatric ophthalmologists in Israel.
The trigger for the free app was when a friend of Benny Zviran, who initiated the idea, died of cardiac arrest during a trek on foot in the Jerusalem hills four years ago.
Ova available to women who had their ovaries removed or damaged by treatment or disease.
Half of the medical centers are owned by the government and 30 percent by Clalit Health Services, the largest health fund, with the rest by voluntary organizations and private companies.
14 died following weight-loss procedure; Follow-up needed for optimal results, say experts.
About five percent of fetuses are exceptionally large and are at risk of getting stuck in the birth canal.
Report says Israel no longer has an edge exporting standard fruit and vegetables, but the market for its specialty produce is ripe for the picking.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
The ministry said it would take all possible action against products that violate the demands of the law.
Sheffer reported that between March and December 2015, seven patients who had undergone special bone-marrow transplants for cancer at Slavin’s clinic had suffered complications.
The number of organs transplanted within such a short time – an Israeli record – was equivalent to those carried out by major European transplant centers, the Petah Tikva hospital said.
It costs NIS 17 to switch health funds via the Postal Company and is free via the Internet.
Two new English-language books on eminent physicians inspired by the Torah from the ninth
and 12th centuries will interest contemporary readers.
Dr. Itai Holtzer, head of the hospital’s orthopedic department and Dr. Eitan Segev, an expert in repairing orthopedic defects in children, headed the team that performed the surgery.
Needless tests could mean annual loss of NIS 4 million to economy, says senior Sourasky oncologist.
New ALS treatment spearheaded at the Jerusalem Hadassah Medical Center yields encouraging results.
The first of the new surgical theaters will function in February.
Weizmann Institute researchers suggest new hypothesis in the Public Library of Science journal.
According to the researchers, creativity is our ability to think in new and original ways to solve problems – but not every original solution is considered a creative one.
A breathtaking volume by an Israeli academic on the mutual interaction between rationality and emotions is taking the world by storm.
Six of the researchers were awarded an ERC Consolidators Grant, and eight won an ERC Starting Grant, in various fields of science.
ealth Ministry doesn’t change policy that it is ‘safe, but will monitor’
Teams from the two countries to work together to advance health, quality of medical treatment.
Readers get answers for their medical and health queries.
The Health Ministry will soon create a smartphone app that will report on how fast it should take to reach the nearest emergency room.
With a median survival rate of just five to seven years, MCL is considered deadly and available therapies are scarce.
There are not many other successful drugs against early-stage prostate cancer.
Scientists argue that processed foods weaken the intestine’s resistance to bacteria, toxins and other hostile nutritional and non-nutritional elements.
About a fifth of female students and 28.5 percent of male students reported having gotten drunk in 2015.
If a sperm were the size of a human being, it would swim several kilometers to reach its destination. Thus, sperm need to be guided by various cues.
Sjogren’s syndrome affects at least 80,000 Israelis, but is under-diagnosed and gets too little attention in medical schools and from drug companies.
An obscure disorder called Zika virus disease, transmitted by mosquitoes, has appeared in South and Central America, Africa, Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands.
This year saw no strains that posed more risk or more deaths from complications than in recent years, but the media coverage caused the demand for shots to increase significantly.
73.5% of Israelis pay for some form of additional coverage.
Researchers found that rudeness, even when moderate, dramatically impairs the medical staff’s performance.
“The poor will get these drugs free; the rich can manage on their own,” Health Minister says at MDA conference.
“By combining direct clinical involvement and cutting-edge computational methods, we are able to reframe neuropsychiatry and to develop effective patient-tailored clinical tools."
Impairment in Alzheimer’s identified; start-up to research drugs to delay onset of disease.
Jewish men and women and Arab women enjoyed a rise in longevity, while that of Arab men declined from an average 78 years in 2013 to 76.9 years in 2014.
Almost a fifth of those suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder due to security situation are Jerusalemites.
Herzog Memorial Hospital veteran geriatrician Dr. Ephraim Jaul mines Torah wisdom from the 16th century commentator Kli Yakar and turns it into contemporary advice in dealing with the elderly.
54-year-old woman unprotected by vaccination dies of swine flu at Rabin Medical Center.
A total of 1,731 patients died in hospital emergency rooms in 2014, 1,507 of them due to disease and 189 from external causes such as accidents.
Up until now, smoking for teachers was allowed in the teacher lounges, until students began protesting the "injustice" that they could not smoke indoors too.
The expansion does not come at the expense of the NIS 300 million that has been added every year to the national basket of health service for medical technology.
Litzman welcomed her appointment and said she will have an “important role in advancing the government hospitals to provide accessible and the best possible care to Israelis.”
A documentary on United Hatzalah, the volunteer organization that invented ambucycles to save lives, will be shown around the world to disseminate the idea.
Rx for readers.
5,500 Israeli women die from cardiovascular disease every year.
Any nanoparticles that respond to acid – a much larger group than those that respond to light – can now potentially be manipulated into self-assembly.
Herzog Medical Center has the world’s only school for severely brain-damaged and ventilated children that aims to improve their quality of life.
"Illness offers a key by which we can discover the deepest meaning of what we are experiencing," Pope says.
By BENJAMIN GLATT
Au sein d’une communauté où les femmes n’ont pas accès aux méthodes de détection précoce du cancer du sein, une initiative menée sur le terrain commence à porter ses fruits
By SHOSHANNA KEATS-JASKOLL
Going to a charity to gain a small glimpse into what goes on there rather than solely giving money is rapidly gaining in popularity.
By KEREN PREISKEL
SHEKEL helps people with disabilities find the light at the end of the tunnel while feeling at home.
By JOSH DELL
Sheba hospital releases 92-year-old former statesman after his second trip to the hospital this month.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,GREER FAY CASHMAN
Bill exempts dentists with five or more years of experience from taking test, and it must go into effect within 30 days.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Week after being released following earlier heart attack, former president returns to Sheba Medical Center with chest pains.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Panel calls on Israel to provide funding to increase the number of languages in which mental health services are provided.
By SAM SOKOL
Latest group calling for a boycott of Israel is a group of 71 British doctors, chairman of the Israeli Medical Association World Fellowship reveals to Knesset panel.
Thousands of children are planning to knock on doors throughout the country, asking for contributions to ALUT.
Peres to be released from hospital after suffering a mild heart attack.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Ronit Raphael recently launched two new beauty and spa centers – one in the Montage Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles and one in Kazakhstan.
By NERIA BARR
The four-month-old baby suffered severe brain damage allegedly as the result of being shaken by a care giver.
By JEREMY SHARON
Israeli-Arab MK says she has a solution to the Arab psychologist shortage.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
With societal factors deterring ultra-Orthodox women from obtaining the knowledge and care they need to prevent and treat breast cancer, a grassroots effort is making headway.
Chief Rabbi Lau: It is easy for us to say that these things don’t exist in our realm, but it is not true.
HomeBiogas has developed a self-assembled backyard biogas system that turns kitchen waste and livestock manure into usable cooking gas and liquid fertilizer.
By YONATAN SREDNI
Getting the help you need.
By BATYA L. LUDMAN
The vast majority of foreign caregivers are warm and wonderful people – and those of us in need of their help feel we could not get along without them.
By AVIVA BAR-AM
Catching them from falling from the first floor is easy; catching them from falling from the eighth floor is next to impossible. Let them learn from their first falls.
By TRACEY SHIPLEY
Alex Kerten and the ‘Post’s David Brinn tackle the subject of improving life with Parkinson’s disease.
By ELLIOT JAGER
Raphael's dream was to one day get healthy and become a full medical emergency volunteer.
In the ensuing months, my need and willingness to give became, obscurely, almost a selfish act.
By A.Z. COHN
Jay Michaelson takes readers on an intensely personal and emotional journey exploring sadness.
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