Majority of Gulf Arabs support two-state solution, US think tank says
Watch: East Jerusalem terrorist who killed infant girl hails Palestinian kidnappers of Jewish teens
Right-wing minister mulls relocating to sensitive east Jerusalem neighborhood
IDF kills Palestinian who hurled firebomb at motorists on West Bank highway
Erekat: Resolution to be put to Security Council calling for Palestinian state by 2017
Ya'alon snub 'should come as no surprise,' US official says
Court bars Olmert’s lawyers from hearing misplaced Zaken CDs
Livni: Irresponsible Israeli politicians must stop stoking flames in Jerusalem
Coalition crisis ends with forming of committee
Rates of bariatric surgery have doubled since 2012
Doctors remove pen cap from boy's lung, warn of dangers of sucking on pen caps
Ministry uploads comparative data on health funds
MDA calls for blood donations after High Holidays shortage
Five scientific balloons to launch simultaneously Wednesday in Israel, Europe
Tel Aviv U. launches fuel substitutes accelerator
US agency gives $1 million to boost Israeli Arabs in hi-tech
Israeli gas firm signs bid to sell natural gas to Egypt
Israel surely in 'front line' for climate refugees, says expert
Renée Zellweger responds to Twitter’s shock at her current appearance
Lord of the dance to play ‘Dangerous Games’ in Israel
Blue-and-white on the silver screen
Show Review: Cirque Eloize - Cirkopolis
Mac Haifa hosts Ra’anana hoping to get campaign on track
Maccabi TA yet again outplayed in Moscow
IFA punishes Sakhnin with NIS 15K slap on wrist for honoring Bishara
Maccabi Tel Aviv poised for first real test at old nemesis CSKA
US says youth killed by IDF was Palestinian-American
Women of the Wall smuggle tiny Torah scroll to Western Wall for Bat Mitzva
Pro-Israel German-language Jewish magazine launches
Jewish leaders alarmed by UKIP’s new European ally
Jewish leader compares eastern Ukraine to Gaza
Israeli youth now eligible for work permits in Australia
World Jewish Congress flips on Nazi pensions
Iran set to execute woman convicted of killing her rapist, Amnesty International says
Egypt: At least 10 soldiers killed, dozens more wounded by car bomb at Sinai checkpoint
Kuwait bolsters secondary boycott of Israel
Across party lines, Congress seeks more details from Iran talks
Most Americans unclear on objective in ISIS fight
Aliya’s historic shift – from rescue to free choice
Column One: It’s time to beat the Jew-haters
Parshat Noah: Caring as a remedy for corruption
The library for Israel and the Jewish world
Does Islamic State pose a threat to us?
Guarantor of the natural world
The fierce estuary of memory
Crossroad to nowhere
What happened to Renée Zellweger?
Staying honest in the ‘Wild East’
Book Review: Expectations and reality
Book Review: Dancing with the Iranian devil
Grapevine: Synagogue spirit
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Grapevine: A worthy ‘Hatan Torah’
City Notes: Haifa holds viewing event in response to soccer ticket protest
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Is Israel safer Than America?
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Shirt-fronting Putin can help eradicate Islamic State crisis
How the media helps perpetuate a high cost of living
A song for TISHREI: 'A good word'
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‘Russia’s goal is to destabilize the EU and NATO’
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Frontlines Podcast: Is there a 'silent intifada' in Jerusalem?
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Pope Paul VI, first pontiff to visit Israel, moves closer to sainthood
Dutch Christians boycott church over exhibit on Palestinian children
Christian Pastor warns Ebola is God's Punishment for Obama dividing Jerusalem
Evangelical support for Israel? Look to the east
Vatican promotes military force in to protect Christians from Islamic Extremism
Free Schach Distribution in Honor of Sukkot
Covenant of Brothers, Covenant of Life
Celebrating the New Year in KKL-JNF Parks and Forests
International Cleanup Day in Ashkelon
Central America Celebrates Independence at the Rabin Center
European Parliament Member Bastiaan Belder Tours the Negev
KKL-JNF Helps Chile Deal with the Gall Wasp Pest
KKL-JNF and Fair Planet in Ethiopia–Seeds of Hope
Cleanup Day Activities in Central Israel
International Cleanup Day: Cleaning Together in Northern Israel
Care of the Forests Continues Even in a Sabbatical Year
Nevatim Celebrates 60 Years and Dedicates a New Reservoir
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Saving the Sabras
10.25.2014 | 1 Heshvan, 5775
Let’s show love to nations that are already at risk and to nations that Ebola has yet to reach.
By RABBI LAZER GURKOW
The task force was created thanks to the work of the consulate in Los Angeles, and an agreement signed by Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu with California Gov. Jerry Brown in March.
By KELLY HARTOG
En cas de guerre, l’hôpital Rambam de Haïfa est prêt à parer à toute éventualité et pourrait traiter en toute sécurité les victimes du Nord du pays grâce à un dispositif ingénieux
By PATRICIA CARMEL
The impact of starvation on expectant mothers produced one of the first known epigenetic “experiments.”
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Can one’s gray hair spontaneously revert back to its original color?
DF surgeon-general Brig.- Gen. Prof. Yitzhak Kreiss disclosed the innovations on Tuesday at the one-day annual Israel Medical Conference in Jerusalem.
Weight-loss procedure often eliminates type II diabetes
Site compares supplementary insurance programs offered by Clalit, Maccabi, Meuhedet and Leumit health services.
MDA stations in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Haifa and at Tel Hashomer, are open from 10 a.m. through 8 p.m. on Thursday and between 8 a.m. and 12.30 p.m. on Friday.
To make iPSCs, scientists expose adult cells to a combination of genes that are active in embryonic stem cells.
Claims that avoiding wheat, barley and rye can eliminate symptoms of a wide range of diseases have reached Israel in a translated Hebrew-language book from the US. Experts here advise caution.
Experts respond to readers' health queries.
Animal rights activists, natural food lovers and simply curious citizens alike gathered in Ramat Gan for world’s largest vegan festival.
By SHARON UDASIN
In the past five years, there has been a 150 percent increase in bed bug cases during this short period of time.
Each of the hospitals has experts in infectious disease prevention and will brief emergency room staffers on what to do.
Ben-Gurion Airport will begin infrared camera checks of fevered arrivals from African countries at risk of Ebola
The goal is to create a center for researchers and students to conduct research using state-of-the-art equipment.
The Ashkelon Academic College has become the first in the country to establish a bachelor’s degree program for students in health promotion and disease prevention.
MDA ambulances, helicopters and other vehicles will be on duty round the clock during the festival.
Efforts will increase to locate people entering Israel from Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone.
By HERB KEINON
Group financing appeal says German’s decision will cause harm to public health.
Scientists found that hormone that keeps us alert also suppresses metastasis.
Also known as reparative therapy, the “treatment is advocated by some Christian and Orthodox Jewish groups that oppose homosexuality
Three teams of medical professionals, along with mobile emergency clinics, will be sent to West Africa.
The more resistant the bacteria on the skin, the higher the risk of the infecting bacteria being resistant to antibiotics, the researchers found.
Ariel University in Samaria now has 30 students in a special program it launched six years ago, making it possible for people with pervasive developmental disorders to get academic degrees.
During Gaza war, The Lancet published a 1,600-word “Open letter for the people in Gaza” that aroused a wave of protest among advocates of Israeli around the world.
With no ‘magic bullet’ to cure the disease, multiple treatment plans are recommended to alleviate symptoms.
The facilities have never been tested or approved.
The soldiers, all from the Givati infantry Brigade, apparently took their own lives in the weeks that followed the war.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Lack of public awareness of cleft palate (the roof of the mouth) or lip can, if not treated soon after birth or at least during the first year, cause psychological and eating problems.
Health Ministry director-general Prof Arnon Afek said it was true that the hospitals lack funding, but added that purchasing of vital drugs was not affected.
Premature birth is one of the most difficult complications as childbirth and is defined as delivering a baby before it reaches the gestational age of 37 weeks.
Hospital directors and hospital department heads, as well as leading ministry administrators, will have tenure for six to 12 years.
Neurobiologists at University of Haifa explore brain’s role with colleagues from Japan’s Riken Institute.
The new list includes exposure to electromagnetic radiation as a possible cause of cancer.
Rated #16 among US medical centers, NYC’s Mount Sinai Hospital has expanded beyond its original Jewish roots.
Seven meals on two days of the holiday and Shabbat can be a caloric explosion unless one sets limits.
“This means that even during a simple associative taste, the brain operates the hippocampus to produce an integrated experience," researcher says.
Six hundred new medical technologies proposed for inclusion in basket.
Agricultural worker succumbs to his wounds after being treated for bee stings across entire body.
Health Ministry issues closing order against Sushi Garden in Jerusalem due stating restaurant posed immediate danger to public health.
Plan part of larger vision to expand health facilities in South.
In the US alone, these epidemics are estimated to account for 3.1 million hospitalization days and a loss of $10.4 billion in direct medical costs.
A recent Jerusalem scientific symposium focused on reducing the risks of breast and ovarian cancer through genetic testing and personalized treatment.
The proposal will include expanding the facilities at Beersheba’s Soroka University Medical Center and building a second hospital in the “capital of the Negev.”
‘The pain resulting from the cramps is excruciating. I’ve reached the point where I’m almost afraid to go to sleep.’
Researchers have been puzzled over the fact that non-caloric artificial sweeteners do not seem to help reduce weight; some studies even suggest opposite effect.
The increase in the length of our lives raises the question of how to finance those added years.
By AARON KATSMAN
A total of 320,000 pieces, from hospital beds to wheelchairs, were lent by the Jerusalem-based organization’s 104 branches.
There are currently some 16,000 Israeli men who have been diagnosed with invasive prostate cancer, and around 2,400 were diagnosed annually.
The young soldier, Yaniv Yifrah, was diagnosed with severe cardiac insufficiency caused by a damaged aortic heart valve that endangered his life.
The use of e-cigs would be prohibited in public locations, just like tobacco products themselves, if the bill passes.
Next step is to establish unit for basic epidemiological research, risk assessment.
Magnetism is just one of the forces acting on the nanoparticles.
Prof. Mary-Claire King, one of the world’s leading medical geneticists and a good friend of Israel, has won a prestigious award that often leads to the Nobel.
Naomi Elishuv, a former violinist at Lithuania’s national philharmonic orchestra, had to give up her beloved instrument 20 years ago.
The volunteer organization is available 24 hours a day to talk with people suffering from suicidal thoughts and other feelings that are disturbing the caller.
Health Ministry report: Insurers delaying payments to suppliers; Leumit has sufficient funds for only two days.
Health minister says independent body will bring end to conflict of interests in ministry.
A health worker from Nigeria hospitalized on suspicion of having contracted the deadly Ebola virus tests negative for the disease, released from quarantine.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Rumaisa was an urgent case, brought during the fighting in Red Cross ambulance; condition was so serious doctors needed a few days just to stabilize her.
A randomized study at the University of Haifa and Bar-Ilan University offers hope to those suffering from cigarette addiction.
As the school year opens, the benefits and possible overuse and abuse of methyphenidate and other prescription drugs for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder are being discussed.
MDA urges parents not to leave young children in a vehicle for even a moment.
Shaare Zedek Medical Center treating Nigerian health worker in isolation after admission to hospital with high fever.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Previous recommendation was that screening should be done if a close relative contracted breast or ovarian cancer.
Starting on Sunday, the dental clinics of Meuhedet Health Services will be closed due to the beginning of a strike, the Histadrut’s health institutions unit announced.
Use of non-prescribed contact lenses by people that were not examined properly is dangerous to the eyes.
Bnai Brak man ignored ministry and didn’t turn up at own hearing.
The Vietnamese nurses were most grateful for learning about using anatomical simulators for teaching nursing.
As the Hamas rockets triggered stress in virtually the entire population, doctors should check their patients now that the rockets have ceased falling.
Despite the financial difficulties of the past year, the Hadassah Medical Organization managed to hold its eighth annual medical conference.
Cuts would call for every government ministry, aside from the Defense Ministry, to slash its budget by two percent; Education cuts would amount to NIS 500 million.
Environmental Protection Minister: "The use of plastic bags has turned into an addiction, which has become a dangerous and polluting dependence."
Other ways to promote children’s health during the new school year include carrying the right schoolbag and wearing the right shoes.
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.
This was discovered by Dr. Leah Fostick of Ariel University’s communications department.
Setting fractures and treating infections used to be the main job of doctors treating musculoskeletal disorders.
Private expenditure on health services in Israel has reached 40 percent, with only 60% covered by public sources.
Since the magnets were stuck together in the body, an operation was needed to remove them and fix the holes in the intestine.
The move is in contravention of leading public health experts and prime minister’s position in 2012.
A school for sick kids breaks educational ground
By ANDREW FRIEDMAN
A modern day remedy to reduce stress.
By MIKE GROPPER
‘Introspection is enhanced by repetition, probing and reflection.’
By BATYA L. LUDMAN
Take the time to enjoy and appreciate the small things in life while practicing deep breathing. This will help relieve feelings of stress.
Licensed Canadian ‘ganjapreneur’ MedReleaf is benefiting from Israel’s advanced expertise in the medical marijuana field.
By KARIN KLOOSTERMAN
Vegan Festival in Ramat Gan promises entertainment and enlightenment.
By MIRIAM KRESH
When you treat only seriously sick people, and have to deal with them and their not-always-gracious families, it’s easy to get tough.
By PHILIP GOLD
Although Moran Samuel has lost her ability to walk, she’s quick as can be on the basketball court and in a racing boat – which she plans to prove at the upcoming Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro.
By EYAL LEVY
The monument dates back to sometime between 3050 BCE and 2650 BCE, making it older than the pyramids of Egypt.
By COMPILED BY TAMARA ZIEVE
Zuckerberg warned that Ebola could become the next HIV or polio, a disease that will be fought for decades.
Experience Rome in downtown Jerusalem
By AVIVA BAR-AM
‘Without saying anything, coloring in embarrassment, Saranchuluun Otgon rolled up her pant leg. Beneath the cloth were the metal wires of a prosthetic foot. Until then, no one
on the staff knew.’
By BARBARA SOFER
The Court of Appeals has reaffirmed that the First Amendment’s guarantee of a person’s right to free exercise of religion is entitled to the very highest level of constitutional protection.
By DANIEL BERMAN,BRENDA BREUER,AWI FEDERGRUEN
I’m no longer some guy trying to put on a costume. Now I’m a medical clown.
By ADAR MARGALIT