05.24.2016 | 16 Iyar, 5776
Palestinians reject Netanyahu’s call for direct Paris talks
On this day: Israel withdraws from Lebanon, ending 18-year ordeal
'First signs of new cold war emerging in Syria,' former senior IDF commander warns
Israel resumes Gaza cement shipments after ban over Hamas theft
Sela ousted in five sets in first round of French Open
Maccabi Tel Aviv, Eilat, Rishon all jump out to 2-0 advantages
Lots of pride on the line in State Cup final
UK professor yields to BDS, turns down prize from Israeli university
Bennie Begin: Capital punishment for terrorists is ‘unfit, even moronic'
Knesset passes law against human cloning for next 4 years
Netanyahu calls to hold direct talks in France with Palestinians
Concert Review: Deep Purple
A walk on the Wild side
Israeli films win at Cannes
Award-winning US chef to pen Israeli cookbook
Beersheba party continues with next season in mind
How they sold us the Iran deal
Isi Leibler: Wrong on all counts
Pope Innocent III: Theology vs. reality
No holds barred: The loneliness of the desert
Analysis: Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out
Afghan Taliban leader likely killed in US drone strike
ISIS calls for attacks on West during Ramadan
Watch: EgyptAir debris found at sea, cause of crash still unknown
Senior Iranian official: Secret, second wife of Iran's FM 'spied for the West'
Too hot for Tehran: Glam couple flee Iran after model photos deemed 'un-Islamic'
Escape to victory: 'Anti-Iranian occupation' team wins soccer cup
Holocaust denial in Iran can be tackled by media, say experts
US prosecutors move to unseal case of Ivy League student who defected from ISIS
Australia holds five suspected of plotting sailing trip to join ISIS
Report: ISIS franchise in the Philippines carries out its first attack
Far-right Austrian candidate’s near loss is 'wake-up call' to centrists in Europe
'F**k Israel, long live the Intifada' angry mob screams at Jewish UC student
Marseille: The elegant Europort of the South
Venezuelan parliament recognizes Cotler for political-prisoner advocacy
Prevent Lag Ba’omer accidents and tragedies
Committee votes to reduce regulations on food pesticides
Study: Stress worsens Crohn’s disease
Exclusive: Israel’s cronyism drags on economy, study suggests
Health scan: On/off button for inheriting responses to environmental changes
Sharpen your medical mind
French PM Valls inaugurates Israel's latest—and largest—solar field
Cabinet approves Levianthan gas deal
Gas deal may soon be back on track after partners reportedly agree to update
Tech Talk: CES Asia 2016
Tech can’t thrive without women, says Israeli-born Oracle CEO
Travel, tourism and entertainment in the technological age
Australian tells BBC he created bitcoin, but some skeptical
Sanders picks critics of Israel, BDS backer to write Democratic platform
UK's Cameron says ready to meet Trump, pans 'very dangerous' Muslim remarks
Sanders wants Dem platform to better reflect Palestinian aspirations
‘Post’ poll: Israelis think Trump would be better than Clinton at fighting terrorism
Briefing: Liberman, Trump and fascism
Grapevine: Underwriting Israel’s future
Podcast: A stable Israeli government? Fat chance
This week in 60 seconds: Iron Dome takes to the high seas
Grapevine: Animal husbandry
Briefing: Eurovision and Europe’s vision for peace
Employees send their boss on a special vacation
WATCH: Kittens are the best audience
WATCH: 6ft Balloon Bursts in Slow Motion
22 Photographs where time really stood still
'In the navy'
On the 50th anniversary of Agnon’s Nobel Prize
Books: Blood diamonds
The forgotten casualties
Whose land is it?
A Jew in ancient Rome
The Russian Underground
SpaceIL: To the moon!
Arrivals: The art of saving her son
The Tisch: Counting for unity
Books: A lost stage
Pavements for pedestrians? Not in Jerusalem
Inside Gilo: Who pays for that?
This week in Jerusalem
Here and now at the Israel Festival
A life outlined by the paintbrush
Rocking in the Western Galilee
Italian Jewish looks, at Beit Hatfutsot
Revolutionizing the coffee shop and supermarket industries
הַצַלָמִים – יְרוּשָלַיִם בְּעֵינֵי צַלָמֶיהָ
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Sanctifying God in the Rhineland massacres
‘Christians are children of the Holy Land; now is the time to integrate’
The nation of Israel lives
Dado Scenic Lookout Dedicated on Israel's Northern Border
Golani Soldiers Clean up the Forests of Northern Israel
Canadian University Students Visit Israel with JNF Canada
New Kindergartens, Youth Center for Kiryat Malachi
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Italy-Israel Friendship Tree Planted in Italian Ambassador’s Garden
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
UN World Water Day 2016: Better Water, Better Jobs
International Forest Day 2016: Saying Thank You to the Trees
US Forestry Service Shares Remote Sensing Tech with Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
First-Ever Birthright Israel Trip for Jewish Law Enforcement Announced
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
Peonies and Pineapples in the Negev Desert
An Interview with Israel Prize Winner Prof. Yossi Katz
Arava Open Day 2016
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
Game of Thrones: Returning from the dead and grappling with religion
What You Admire, You Can Become
If this is true, why are we talking about a Palestinian State?
What Do Jews in Judea and Samaria think of their Arab Neighbors - Part Two
At last year’s celebration, MDA treated some 170 people who suffered dehydration, drank too much alcohol, were injured or suffered from other medical problems.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
PMO Director-General Eli Groner said “excess regulation” prevents farmers from using the “most modern and safe agricultural methods.”
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
World Inflammatory Bowel Disease Awareness Month is held in May.
Studies on survivors of traumatic events have suggested that exposure to stress may indeed have lasting effects on subsequent generations.
The health minister of the province, Dr. Eric Hoskins, visited Wolfson Medical Center in Holon to understand how it runs its famed Save a Child’s Heart (SACH) program.
In Israel, life expectancy of men is 81 years and for women 84, making this country one of the longest-lived, and the figures continue to rise.
Initiative to mark scientist’s legacy, promote scientific education
‘I know big food companies don’t like my fight against junk food, but I won’t be deterred’
AVM can appear in various parts of the body, but in the foot area it is especially painful and debilitating.
ICA survey reveals 90% think they’re not at risk of contracting skin cancer.
At the government hospital in Poriya, Helmsley’s $1.85m. grant will support the construction of three operating theaters to supplement the seven existing operating rooms there.
Dr.-Maj. Ritesh Goel, who singlehandedly treated more than 80 people before helicopters could arrive at the avalanche site, lectured at Ziv last week.
If the face reddens, respiration and pulse speed up and the skin becomes dry; if the person becomes apathetic, weak and confused, feels nausea and vomits, call for an ambulance.
Because they have just a single copy of a gene to target, haploid human cells may constitute a powerful tool for genetic screens.
Haifa researcher: Affliction ‘takes over their lives’
A unique new Hebrew book explains how to avoid the pitfalls of taking medications.
Don’t allow children to play with cap pistols. Caps should never been kept in pants pockets because friction can cause them to explode and cause serious injury.
Assuta Ashdod will need 200 doctors and 500 nurses, as well 500 administrative and technical staffers.
Of the 29,129 total doctors living in Israel, 56% have at least one medical specialty, a 6% increase over the 2008 figure.
Jews at higher risk than others for pemphigus.
The need for a solution was made evident by a current wave of stabbing attacks that has left dozens of Israelis dead and hundreds of them wounded.
Ministry urged to implement them, with 20% of new mothers affected.
Despite report, recommendations remain same, says ministry’s Grotto.
Oncology patients to benefit from gene profiling to determine treatment.
Stool samples were taken, and they were found to be infected with E. coli bacteria.
Due to the importance of this process, these organisms have developed mechanisms that protect them from overexposure to sunlight.
Readers get answers for their medical and health queries.
By RX FOR READERS/JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
The pub, at Allenby St. 99, was fined even though it posted the required No Smoking signs.
A new fiber-optic guide-wire will enable surgeons to perform highly accurate hip and spine surgery with minimal side effects.
A new edition of a 34-year-old book on gum disease – written by a veteran Israeli periodontal disease specialist – tells you all you need to know, in simple terms.
Make sure egg shells are clean and not cracked.
The statistical report says that the national suicide rate in Israel is lower than in 28 countries in the OECD.
The scientists also found that matching the structure of the engineered vessels to the structure of the host tissues at the site of implantation helps the tissue implant integration.
“Treated wastewater-irrigated produce exhibited substantially higher carbamazepine levels than fresh water-irrigated produce."
When they filter into the body, they may create reactive oxygen species (ROS) – oxygen molecules known as free radicals that can damage and destroy cells, including lipids, proteins and DNA.
“That hints that no matter what our life experience or training, object recognition is hardwired and works the same in all of us.”
Dementias threaten to topple economies as the cost of treatment skyrockets. An Israeli proposal to proactively find those who are at risk for Alzheimer’s could make a difference.
During 42,297,007 person-years of follow-up, 2,918 of 32,127 deaths (9.1%) were from cardiovascular causes, including 1,497 from coronary heart disease, 528 from stroke and 893 from sudden death.
Three-year mark shows little difference between treated and untreated individuals.
Pontiff to donate iconic white skullcap and donate 35,000 euro from online auction to the Save a Child’s Heart nonprofit in Holon.
As sports drinks became less popular, they were “repackaged” and “rebranded” by manufacturers.
To understand how E. coli is able to survive in the presence of such an effective predator, the researchers created two different environments for the bacteria – open and fragmented.
In the future, patients with stubborn and even fatal diseases may have the option of undergoing fecal transplants to overcome ‘bad’ bacteria and replace them with beneficial ones.
Survey finds a third of population experienced depression.
The ministry does not accept separation as a result of discrimination, Health Ministry director-general says.
Until now, it was not clear how much the excessive glucose affects fetus health.
The two organizations have been working hand in hand to save lives for the past 10 years since UH’s founding, shortly after the Second Lebanon War.
In the event of poisoning, call Magen David Adom immediately at 101.
Minister launches national plan to fight diabetes
As people get older, the amount of fat in the neck increases, causing snoring and apnea to be more common.
Prof. Israel Hanukoglu of Ariel University and his brother, TAU Prof. Aaron Hanukoglu, wrote for Wikipedia on sodium channels being responsible for regulating blood volume and blood pressure.
Neanderthals were quite similar to Homo sapiens with whom they sometimes mated, but they were also different, being shorter and stockier.
Half of children diagnosed with the neurological disease will recover within a few years.
Yesh Atid MK urges Health Ministry to hurry and prepare operating procedures to deal with such victims.
Beit Issie Shapiro, a leading Israeli facility in Ra’anana, was awarded "special consultative status" to the UN’s Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in 2012.
Pillcam was invented by Given Imaging in Yokne’am. In March 2014 Given Imaging was acquired by Dublin-based Covidien.
The events are meant to raise awareness of the infectious disease that in 2014 killed 1.5 million people, including 380,000 of those living with HIV/AIDS.
Vipers are full of venom and the most dangerous in this area.
The fluoridation policy, especially beneficial to the dental health of children, is endorsed by public health experts and dentists.
Thirdhand smoke absorbs in carpets and furniture, does not dissipate, study shows
Opponents of the practice argue that small amounts of fluoride gas added to water supplies are "poison."
Knesset Labor, Social Welfare and Health Committee approved bill for its second and third readings.
Tikkun Olam Makers create games and activities to help youngsters at Jerusalem’s Alyn center.
In the past years, 48 percent of immigrants joined Maccabi Health Fund, 37% Clalit, 17% Meuhedet and 5% Leumit.
Researchers are currently examining how his proof of concept could apply to the brain and spinal cord to treat neurological conditions.
Satisfaction was rated highest in pediatric emergency departments, which averaged 72%.
The survey, carried out in May to August of last year queried 300 people in regular emergency departments and 100 in pediatric emergency departments in each hospital.
Until now, the only blood-stopping solutions for wounds caused by violent stabbings have been either too weak or so strong that they cause deadly blood clots.
The app, developed by the Regulation and Enforcement Administration in the ministry, aims to increase accessibility to information about employees’ legal rights in both Hebrew and Arabic.
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
Could be used for couple therapy, especially where man suffered trauma.
Thousands of Israeli women have joined teams and participate weekly in several amateur leagues, including at the workplace, and it is the fastest-growing sport for women in the country.
“There are many heartbreaking stories of healthy people who were hospitalized for a simple operation and died of infections. Good intentions are not enough. The test is the result.”
More than 2,000 public health nurses work in 500 Tipat Halav clinics around the country.
Setting down the regulations has taken a long time.
Gene mechanism could have important implications for diabetes treatment.
Hadassah researchers: Reduction should serve as a example for other countries.
The charity's British Friends Organization has committed itself to match every shekel to be collected for equipping the van through the end of April.
Rare Diseases Day was marked on February 29. Of some 5,000 of them, about 400 can be treated.
Is this standard behavior?
All health-giving bases seem to be covered.
By BARRY DAVIS
Light rail’s electronic message boards finally to warn against illegal smoking.
At least 160,000 Israeli senior citizens and residents who are either wholly or partially dependent on others are receiving financial assistance for home care and other crucial services.
By AVIVA BAR-AM
"Despite my heavy schedule, I’m happy to share; I realize that that’s also another important aspect of our work.”
By LEAH ABRAMOWITZ
Residents exposed to material reported being plagued by vomiting and a burning sensation in the eyes.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
While the Health Ministry bans such moves, the report indicates that a number of medical centers have complied with the appeals for division made by the patients.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH,ARIEL BEN SOLOMON,JPOST.COM STAFF
The best-selling hybrid desk hopes to make standing while you work the new normal.
By BRIAN BLUM
Ruth Corman’s short stories offer an uplifting insider’s peek at Israel and its people.
By STEVE LINDE
Many people have discovered the convenience of using the Internet to both search for a therapist and schedule online sessions.
By MIKE GROPPER
Research studies have found important gender differences concerning risk and prevalence of a number of mental health issues.
By RUTH GROPER
Millions of dollars are spent on treatment and incarceration of adolescents, in lieu of preventive treatment.
By TRACEY SHIPLEY
There is an alternative therapy center in Gaza City that treats its patients using bee sting, which they claim has a variety of healing qualities.
The likelihood of witnessing or being involved in a traffic accident is very high.
By AMIR ZENDAKOVICH
Citizens of a country 1,000 times bigger than Israel come here for their cure. How likely is that?
By BARBARA SOFER