US 'disappointed UN rights council continues to single out Israel’
WATCH LIVE: Israel's ambassador to UN addresses Security Council on Mideast minorities
'Netanyahu has burned his bridges with Black Democrats'
Israel to resume tax revenue transfers to the Palestinian Authority
Health Ministry: Watch those eggs
Elusive answer to length of Saturn’s day reached with TAU, Weizmann team
Yad Sarah prints large-font Haggada
Science, Technology and Space Ministry names Arab chemical engineer its deputy chief scientist
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
Texas artists exhibit in Israel
The man behind ‘The Missing Picture’
Concert Review: Mark Lanegan
The blizzard is over
Scuffling Maccabi must dig deep on road at group leader Real
Preview: Unbeaten Israel in for tough tests at home
Similar starting lineup expected for Israel
Ga’ash teams up with Cigar for 9-hole event
Leader of Islamic Movement in Israel handed 11 month sentence for inciting violence
Analysis: Republicans must galvanize conservative base by rallying around Israel
Serry: Time to replace 242 with new ‘peace architecture’
Dalya Lemkus’ terrorist murderer sentenced to 2 life prison terms
Terror attack thwarted after bomb found near Hebron's Cave of the Patriarchs
Amnesty International charges Palestinians with war crimes during Gaza conflict
French company quits Jerusalem cable car project
German party’s petition to recognize Palestinian state ‘won’t pass’
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’
Reporter's Notebook: In Mariupol, a war only minutes away
Lauder criticizes US efforts against ‘new anti-Semitism’ in Europe
Houthi rebels make gains despite action by broadening Saudi-led Sunni coalition
Hamas seeks to restore ties with Syria, denies past support for rebels
'Time for Iran to make tough decisions in nuclear talks,' US says
France to begin push for UN resolution on Israel-Palestine in 'coming weeks'
Iran, six powers demand mutual concessions in tense nuclear talks
Into the Fray: It’s Arab enmity – not Arab ethnicity
My Word: Safe and unsound
Parting Shot: Tentative steps
Restarting the US-Israel relationship depends on Palestinians too
Column One: Managing Obama’s war against Israel
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
Countering Iran and IS – Muslims take action
’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
Unconvincing ISIS video shows Assyrian captive converting to Islam
'Those who hate Jews hate Christians': A closer look at US Presidential hopeful Ted Cruz
WATCH: Pope Francis receives a pizz-a Naples cuisine
Top 10 must do experiences over Easter and Passover in the Holy Land
The hidden anti-Semitism in European church art
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
03.28.2015 | 8 Nisan, 5775
United Hatzalah founder Eli Beer receives a warm welcome from audience at DC symposium.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Two runners’ groups aim to help people with PTSD face their problems, not run away from them.
By ALLON SINAI
By PAMELA PELED
By TRACEY SHIPLEY,JUDITH POSNER
Israel is home to some 70,000 carriers, 65,000 of whom have never heard of BRCA.
Lia Isakov, six, seeks $500,000 for experimental leukemia treatment in the US.
By GAVRIEL FISKE
Like soldiers at bases and prisoners, hospital patients place ballot in anonymous envelope and then that envelope in another one with ID so the CEC can check ensure no double voting.
Meretz protesters say government funding must go to "the sick and not the settlements"; hospital occupancy rate actually lower than in previous winters.
By LAHAV HARKOV,JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Always buy eggs from reputable shops and other Health Ministry instructions.
Downloadable large-print Haggada available for vision disabled from Yad Sarah.
A few years ago, the ministry’s deputy chief scientist was an Israeli Arab from the North.
Discovery bears potential to serve as a target for novel therapeutic intervention to treat not only ALS.
Dr. Pavel Kotlarsky, Dr. Yaron Berkowitz and colleagues examined the records of practitioners of the sport that they had treated over a decade.
The Health Ministry, plagued for decades by rapid turnover of ministers not enamored of the job and senior officials who know they won’t get credit for what they do, needs an upgrade.
Plaster casts are the standard for setting broken bones, but is the increased price for a fiberglass mold worth the potential ease?
By RX FOR READERS/JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
There are thousands of Israelis who could have a severe allergic reaction to certain substances, MDA official says.
The TB prevalence in Israel is 3.8 people per 100,000
Israeli, French and Italian scientists find ‘space-time foam’ not slowing photons from distant gamma-ray burst.
First Lady Nechama Rivlin came out publicly against smoking and volunteered to help anti-smoking efforts at a clinical conference held recently at Shaare Zedek Medical Center.
Tips for staying safe while preparing the home for the big holiday.
Over six years after law passed, Economics Ministry begins to map out where defibrillators have been and must be installed.
Refusal of many religious parents to allow daughters to get shots and fewer needed under 14 frees up funds.
Working in a new medical field, a handful of experts have realized that chemotherapy and radiation treatment for oncology patients may harm cardiac health.
The employee is expected to suppress normal positive emotions, as these take up valuable work time and reduce service uniformity.
Mayor Nir Barkat says threatened stoppage of services to the capital’s most vulnerable population is unacceptable.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Many diseases can be traced back to our genetic makeup, but autoimmune diseases are usually a combination of genes and environmental factors.
Neurobiologists in Rehovot publish study showing that not only do people often sniff their own hands, but they do so for a much longer time after shaking someone else’s hand.
The Journal of Pediatrics publishes study saying that while genetics do have a significant effect on a person’s height, so, too, do environmental elements.
The condition has often been identified in women too late, when they already suffer from hypertension, kidney complications or protein in urine.
Researchers find that a handshake alone is sufficient for the transfer of several odors known to serve as meaningful chemical signals in mammals.
“His heart was like a diamond,” said one of his colleagues at Carmel. “We will miss your smile, and a giant hole has opened for us.”
In 2012, 1,355 Israelis died of the disease - 611 Jewish men, 602 Jewish men, 50 Arab men and 43 Arab women.
IMA Chairman Dr. Leonid Eidelman charges that politicians have been neglecting the health system, eroding budgets for the hospitals and the health funds.
The Sanford Kuvin Center for the Study of Infectious and Tropical Diseases is the world’s leading research center in the world for malaria and other infectious diseases.
Prof. Nir Orion is developing a project that will be included in the Peruvian science curriculum.
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.
Two children already hospitalized for reckless holiday-related accidents.
Jerusalem researchers have discovered the genetic mechanism by which the 'Plasmodium falciparum' parasite evades the body’s immune response to cause the most dangerous type of human malaria.
Through smell stimulus association, smokers can change behavior and decrease cigarette addition.
British parliament prohibits smoking in all vehicles with passengers who are minors.
A new book about the Jerusalem medical career of famed ophthalmologist Dr. Avraham (Albert)
Ticho and his artist wife Anna is a fascinating read.
Researchers analyze soft drink consumption data to determine people's exposure to the potentially carcinogenic byproduct.
Dozens of vans being readied to treat patients, in preparation for snow in the capital.
Hebrew University scientists have proposed a way to “trick” harmful bacteria that infect humans by infecting them with viral bacteriophages that gobble up bacteria.
Government ministries fail to renew future budget, put Efsharbari health project at risk.
The campaign includes signs of an elderly person demanding to know why she has to wait so long for surgery and a child with cancer asking why his medicine is not included in the health basket.
So far, health issues have been all-but-forgotten by the parties in the election campaign.
The studies were just presented at an international stroke conference in Nashville, Tennessee.
Experts on bats have been wondering why the flying mammals hunt in groups.
Patients with serious illness can overcome political, religious and ethnic barriers and benefit from emotional and spiritual support.
The technicians say they are the lowest earners in the health system, and that many receive income supplements to reach minimum wages, even though they are academics.
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.
The chamber treats many ailments.
Artificial heart pumping devices that can remain in the chest even for years, Israeli researcher says.
Defrin, working together with TAU doctoral student Nirit Geva and Prof. Jens Pruessner of McGill University, used acute stress tests on a large group of healthy young males.
Although the state unit for freedom of information was established almost three years ago, until its website accepting requests for data online was established a year later it was rarely used.
German and Lapid also promised to help vegans by lowering the cost of their food.
‘Frozen shoulder’ is a painful condition that can disrupt daily life.
Excluding lymphomas, cancer prevalence rates and deaths here in general are below the OECD averages.
“If we wait to improve for another two or five years, we will no longer get compliments, because the situation will decline,” he said.
Called “Tiger King,” “Shark King” and “Ping Pong” pills, the products in the past were examined by ministry experts and found to have sildenafil and tadalafil.
18% higher risk of death from flu complications among people over 65 from cities whose fans attend the Super Bowl.
The products contain chemicals that comprise prescription-only Viagra and Cialis pills to treat impotence.
He was hospitalized a month ago because of a hematological (blood) disease from which he suffers.
By LAHAV HARKOV
The idea for the study surfaced when Dr. de Vries was asked to treat two POI patients, daughters of two sets of Israeli-Arab parents who were related to each other.
Three-dimensional printing, called stratification by professionals in the field, is often called the “Third Industrial Revolution.”
Treatment of children with chronic diseases is a complex, grueling task for parents, medical staff and community services.
Babies and small children are involved in choking incidents when small pieces of hard food gets lodged in the trachea.
Last year, Yad Sarah lend out 303,000 pieces of equipment to keep the elderly, lonely, injured and sick at home rather than be hospitalized.
Agriculture Ministry teams says area quarantined around Kibbutz Magal, which houses about 40,000 birds.
By SHARON UDASIN
Researchers studying brain activity of blind people have tackled the long-inscrutable question of how tasks such as reading and identifying numerical symbols have their own brain region.
The Health Ministry spends many millions of shekels to vaccinate children, but some parents ignore experts’ pleas to take them for shots.
There are outpatient and hospital facilities for eating disorder patients, but until recently, there have been none suited specially for the Israeli modern Orthodox and ultra-Orthodox communities.
Judy Siegel-Itzkovich helps readers with their medical and health queries.
2.8 million visits made in 2013 with primary reasons being physical trauma, infections, pregnancy and delivery.
A highly contagious disease among poultry because H5N1 is a zoonotic virus, the illness also can potentially spread to humans.
Some 30,000 cases of H5N1 had been identified, with 15,000 resultant deaths and 10,000 other birds "destroyed."
"Recent public complaints against Hadassah Medical Organization will be investigated."
Scientists are now designing a variety of medical devices to counter the effects of retinal disorders by sending visual signals to the brain.
Both nanoparticles and UFPs can be inhaled and trigger negative biological effects, yet until this study, their effect on the development of atherosclerosis has been largely unknown.
Rick Hodes has devoted 30 years to bringing medical aid to patients in Africa.
By BERNARD DICHEK
Suffering from borderline personality disorder, Amira Raanan was constantly in danger, yet her decision to go public with her illness may have saved her life.
By ADINA HERSHBERG
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
RS is the tendency to anxiously expect, readily perceive and overreact to social rejection.
By MIKE GROPPER
A revised law lays the foundation for a more inclusive society.
With improved health and educational services and increased real-estate prices, Dimona’s star is on the rise.
By JOHN BENZAQUEN
‘Metro’ talks to ordinary people who did the extraordinary.
By MIRIAM KRESH
Let’s talk about the BRCA gene.
$30 million of debt may force the Al-Makassed Islamic Charitable Hospital to shut its doors.
The new king is Crown Prince Salman, 78, state media announced.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Researchers were alarmed when they noticed unusually high levels of deterioration in the skeleton of woman buried in a tomb along the Nile river.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The Clearance line of products is designed to provide efficient solutions with the use of advanced technologies and effective ingredients.
By LAURA TAUB
Cardiology Prof. Amos Katz takes over the reins as the ninth dean of Ben-Gurion University’s Faculty of Health Sciences.