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Findings were revealed in a new study from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and Harvard University.
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The mixed-breed dog could have been in contact with over 1,000 people between May 3 and 17, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday.
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Some 37,000 patients (or 451 per 100,000 people) are now have it, compared to estimates 10 years ago of about 30,000.
Out of 72 alumni, 23 are already in senior faculty positions.
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His first priority, Litzman said, was hospital emergency rooms, to which specialists are called but are not on duty around the clock.
Hod Hasharon company develops automatic screening algorithm based on hemoglobin levels to test all blood in over-50s for early detection of colorectal cancer.
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.
Bulletproof uniforms and space suits impervious to micro-meteorites are two of the potential applications for new materials developed at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.
Stuttering affects five percent of the world’s population at some time in their lives and disappears in most young children. But while treatable, it is incurable and a lifelong condition in adults.
Avoid unprotected exposure to the sun: 230 Israelis died of melanoma in 2012.
Former health minister MK Yael German and her party colleague MK Karin Elharar presented the suit through the party’s lawyers.
Report criticizes government for “recognizing” socio-economic rights theoretically, but undermining rights with policies, red-tape in practice.
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One can’t help but wonder how the population’s life expectancy continues to rise despite the ministry's serious deficiencies.
Mylan had unanimously rejected Tea’s bid to acquire it for roughly $41 billion earlier in the week.
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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.
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The family donated the young boy's liver, heart, lungs and kidneys.
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The invention is scheduled to be presented at the 19th Agritech Israel exhibition currently being held in Tel Aviv.
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Researchers have shown that the way fish perform visual searches resembles the way humans do and provides an important insight in to the way the visual system works.
Most people take the sounds that come out of their mouth for granted, but when acute or
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Every year, hospitals treat young people injured by incidents on the holiday.
Haifa mayor withdraws factory closure orders, but demands answers.
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Twelve to 15 young scientists will study in Israel and Great Britain under program.
Paramedics and medics in ambulances, mobile intensive care units, ambucycles, Segways and jeeps will be on duty to treat people who feel unwell at the ceremonies.
The exact cause of the condition, which affects about one in 3,000 people, has long eluded scientists.
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Cancer cases in Haifa Bay may be linked to air pollution, study finds.
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Aside from traumatic memories, Holocaust survivors also have to cope with additional turmoil in their lives such as the aging process, separation from loved ones and health problems.
Airport authorities set to return reptiles, which can be sold for up to NIS 2,000, to their country of origin.
New research help heart cells "take a step backwards so they can be renewed."
These findings challenge the nearly half-century-long belief that the visual cortex fails to develop properly in people who are blind from birth.
But the new discovery offers insight into the question of why the mammalian heart fails to regenerate and opened up the possibility of reversing this in adult mice.
NF-êB has been identified as a link between inflammation and cancer.
WHO: Caesarean sections "should be performed only when medically necessary."
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At a Beersheba conference on medical treatment under combat, Israeli experts impressed
foreign visitors whose front lines – unlike here – are far from home.
Researches at the Rappaport Faculty of Medicine have discovered that the combination of pomegranate juice and dates provide maximum protection against the buildup of plaque in the heart.
A person who exercises is likely to inspire his or her spouse to exercise, lose weight, and get fitter.
Patient saved at last minute when given heart, lungs; 27-year-old’s kidneys, liver donated to three others.
Too little is known about preeclampsia, said the researchers, who studied 1,500 sets of grandmothers, daughters and granddaughters.
Jerusalem’s Shaare Zedek Medical Center recently explained to the public what they always wanted to know about laparoscopy but were afraid to ask.
Seder night and the days of Passover put us before a mirror, which reflects our family and social relations," says Dr. Shiri Daniels, ERAN’s national professional director.
Lowest rate of going to hospital emergency rooms was in Jerusalem and in Judea and Samaria, according to ministry.
Ministry issues warning ahead of Passover holiday.
Only Croatia had a lower abortion rate that Israel.
Health ministry also warns against purchasing non-authentic olive oil.
The NCPP pilot began more than a year ago,
Environment, health officials to come together in Israel next month for WHO European Region conference.
Jerusalem’s Shaare Zedek Medical Center not only delivered 22,030 babies in 2014, it wants all of the newborns to reach home safely.
Shop owner had customers and their health in total disregard; shop shut down by municipality.
Weizmann Institute of Science scientists have now for the first time demonstrated the existence of such a 3D compass in the mammalian brain.
Bnai Zion Medical Center is reputedly the first in the world to teach its employees how to boost their emotional intelligence.
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?
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.
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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.
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Many diseases can be traced back to our genetic makeup, but autoimmune diseases are usually a combination of genes and environmental factors.
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Jihadi fighters are refusing medical treatment which has led to more outbreaks.
Researchers were alarmed when they noticed unusually high levels of deterioration in the skeleton of woman buried in a tomb along the Nile river.
For decades, Israel has enjoyed an enviable reputation for healthcare, but the demographic reality propping up this reputation is about to collapse.
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