Erdan: Government must express its sovereignty in Arab neighborhoods of Jerusalem
Israel to world leaders: Urge Palestinian Authority to stop incitement
Opposition parties not joining coalition despite terror
MK Oren Hazan sues Channel 2 reporter for libel
Fasten your seat belts!
Blues Brothers and Booker T. Jones to calm frazzled Israeli nerves
Israeli designers shine at NYC Bridal Week
Concert Review: Dudu Fisher and Colin Schachat
Strong 6th for Israeli golfer Beck at Symetra Tour IOA Classic
Israeli surfers still hoping to compete in Oman
Gut-punched blue-and-white rues squandered opportunity
Basketball: Hapoel Jerusalem gets campaign rolling with easy win
New annual prize to recognize pediatric oncologists
Tel Aviv financial police slow on cases with multiple suspects, shows report
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Joint List’s Odeh calls on Arabs to mobilize for successful strike Tuesday
Suspect in ramming, stabbing attack: It was a ‘car accident’
Terrorist shot after attempted gun-snatching from IDF soldier in Jerusalem
Safed chief rabbi: Destroy enemy to deter attacks
Gazan rioters breach border fence, IDF units fire tear gas
Israeli students attacked with firebomb in Manhattan
Yesh Atid, Shas Lawmakers working to dissuade divorce refusal in the Diaspora
Jewish cemetery in Poland dug up in quest for gold, says NGO
Yemenite government to Jews: Convert or leave Yemen
Ohio to pass anti-BDS law
Washington Post reporter Rezaian convicted, Iran news agency says
Iran tests new precision-guided ballistic missile
Sources: US warns governments, bankers Iran sanctions still in place
Khamenei bans Iran from negotiations with US
'ISIS is prime suspect in Turkey bombings that killed 97'
Iraqi air force: We hit convoy of ISIS leader Baghdadi
ISIS vs. al-Qaida: Zawahiri says Baghdadi is not the leader of the Muslim world
'ISIS militants blow up ancient Arch of Triumph in Palmyra'
Pope Francis prays for Turkey following Ankara bombings
Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Hadassah fights BRCA with decorated bras
Barzilai gets medical administration degree recognition
How to cope with holiday’s excess calories and winter’s illnesses
Adam Teva V’Din demands broad energy efficiency program
Antitrust Authority eases restrictions on search for additional natural gas fields
Cabinet approves plan to transfer KKL-JNF funds to ministry
Still too soon to determine production potential of Golan Heights oil
Israelis compete to dream up car of the future in TA hackathon
Israeli parking app, coming to a university near you
Tech talk: Battle Hacks are back
Facebook pegs Israeli satellite to provide African Internet
'Secret Tel Aviv' in the time of stabbing attacks
Jerusalem's King David Hotel prepares for Indian president's visit
Grapevine: Mission Accomplished
This week in 60 seconds: Terror hits Israel
Grapevine: Labor of love
ISIS – the international ‘whitewasher’
Dismantling the Oslo Accords also dismantles Israeli-PA cooperation
Hope amid the storm in Tel Aviv
Kahlon, keep recruitment in our hands
Borderline views: Border tourism in Israel, Korea, Germany and India
Who is a hero?
The diplomacy profession
Coexistence in a cone
2016 Budget: Not just numbers
The good doctor’s advice
Courage, rabbis, courage!
Fresh cooking tips from France
Meandering along the Rhine River, soaking up the rich Jewish heritage
Food does grow on trees
A treasure trove of historical posters
Is your dog Jewish?
Ironic Mother Earth
Neighborhood Watch: Regenerating Safed
Cancer Chronicles: Side effects
Feeling uneasy at the moment?
מִשִירֵי רָחֵל: זֶמֶר נוּגֶה
אֲנִי בְּחוֹפֶש, תִסְתַדְרוּ לְבַד
Living in a shoebox
Building health in Rwanda
‘The Sabbath is on Saturday not Sunday’
Born to dance
American Dreams Gone Awry
New York Nu York: The Call of Comic Con
Israel is bleeding
Open Letter to NYT: Manipulating Temple Mount History to Further PA Propaganda?
Honoring Zakarpatia-Transkarpathia Jewry in Ben Shemen Forest
North American Fallen Remembered at AACI Memorial Forest
Inauguration of the Masonic Forest Square in Jerusalem
Free Schach Distribution in KKL-JNF Forests
greenXchange at EXPO Milano
First Tree after Shmita Year Planted by Bavarian Agriculture Minister
Prime Minister of Lithuania Plants Tree in Jerusalem
KKL-JNF International Expo Mission to Milan
Agriculture Festival at Hula Lake Park
An Ecological Festival at the Shafir Winter Pond
KKL-JNF Global Landscapes Seminar at Expo 2015
New Bio-filters Purify Surface Runoff Water for Reuse
Got Water Problems?
$100 Million JNF Boruchin Israel Education Advocacy Center Opens
JNF Canada Pays Tribute to the Honourable John Baird
From Sunny Israel to Cold Canada
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
Arava Open Day: Food Security for Israel and the Entire World
Melinda and Chelsea: The Inspiring Story of Aliyah Across the Ages
An Olah Reports From Nepal
How One Oleh is Helping to Transform the Way People Drink Water
From Think Tank to Environmental Consultant
Why People Love Volunteering in Israel
How Natalie Edwards Built a Successful Career in Israel’s Startup Industry
5 Tips to Land a Job in Israel
Starting Your Own Business in Israel: Real Life Examples
Where Are They Now? The Olim of the July 2014 Charter Flight
36 Hours in Southern Israel
Food Shopping In Israel
How Women Can Have it All in Israel
Why Retirees are Thriving in Israel
Thanks to Aliyah video
6 Frequently Asked Questions about Israeli Healthcare
Starting Over in Israel
Spotted on Social: Moshe Somers’ Activity List
Sam Eisenberg: From Nativ to Aliyah
WATCH: Why Olim #LiveLoveIsrael
5 Ways that Olim Kick Back
WATCH: Highlights of 221 Olim Landing on the July 2015 Charter Flight
“WATCH: Highlights of 232 Olim Landing on the August 2015 Charter Flight”
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10.13.2015 | 30 Tishri, 5776
Hadassah's Uplift Project uses whimsical creations to empower survivors and raise awareness for breast cancer research.
In the new Barzilai program, doctors will be exposed to theoretical and practical studies on how to run a hospital or community health facilities.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
The odor won’t go away perhaps, but your worry may.
By RX FOR READERS/JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
The end of the holiday season means it's now time to take off those extra pounds and beef up your immune system before cold season sets in.
According to a questionnaire results, physicians recommend medical cannabis to some of the patients who asked for a prescription but not to all.
The Beersheba team is the first-ever Israeli Team to become iGEM finalists competing against 259 groups from around the world.
Exercising and losing weight raise survival rates and quality of life.
The health system is too important to be run by people who were not trained to be senior administrators.
Announcement follows precautionary information from the World Health Organization about the cases.
Snoring is an indication of obstructed breathing and should be taken seriously.
Study found that due to strained relations between siblings, healthy sisters of women suffering from eating disorders suffer from higher levels of depressive symptoms.
Neuroscientist and mentalist test their brains on Night of the Scientists
“Brain hats” will be colored by children at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, while clay models of the brain will be built.
There are still seven general hospitals and two health funds without an MRI, and a total of only 21 scanners around the country.
Psychologists at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Beersheba recently published an article in the journal 'Neuropsychologia'.
A paramedic with a son suffering from bone cancer that was put through hell by the health system relates his story in a published diary, and it has a happy end.
Maccabi says it decided to act now because it has received supplies and that fears illnesses of winter are already showing signs of having arrived.
“The Israeli-Palestinian conflicts may be intractable, but in the emergency department, all children are treated the same,” says lead study author Dr. Itai Shavit of Rambam Medical Center in Haifa.
School Health Service has been highly criticized by the State Comptroller and MKs almost since its founding around a decade ago.
Formulated over six decades ago, cognitive behavioral therapy is healing disturbed minds with the Internet. A European congress in Jerusalem discussed it and other developments.
According to the epidemiology department, two people were very sick from such occurred in 2014; in previous years, there have been limb amputations and even fatalities.
Ministry doesn't allow any interviews with public health officials, and doesn't carry out on its promise that a senior public health official would give a background briefing on the matter.
First aid stations and ambulance teams have been boosted in public places and in neighborhoods ahead of the upcoming holiday.
“This is the way of our organization – a good deed brings about another good deed. Congratulations!”
Dust particles in the air may cause high blood pressure, difficulty breathing and the allergy-related production of phlegm.
There was an increase in hospitalization costs of 5% compared to 2014, a 5.2% rise in salary costs and a 5.1% increase in medication and medical equipment costs compared to 2013.
Most of the morbidity was in men aged 65 and up, and the average age at diagnosis was 69.6 years.
West Nile is usually a mild, flu-like disease that passes without treatment.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH,SHARON UDASIN
Presymptomatic detection of disease and identification of increased disease risk provide the opportunity for early diagnosis, intervention or prevention.
The latest medical discoveries from around the country.
Since 1979, Ben-Gurion University has given honorary doctorates to more than 300 Israelis and foreigners in a wide variety of fields.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The nationwide voluntary organization Yad Sarah has decided to hold an information campaign for the first time.
Israeli scientists report producing large quantities of functional liver cells from human embryonic and genetically engineered stem cells.
Over 400 young scientists brought from 70 countries to Jerusalem are expected to go home and become scientific ambassadors of goodwill for Israel.
Autistic spectrum disorders represent a variety of types of the neurodevelopmental disease that is diagnosed in around one in 20 children, more commonly in boys than in girls.
The most common cause of allergic asthma in school-age children is dust mites.
The survey of inflammatory bowel disorders among Jewish Ethiopian immigrants living in Israel.
The use of anesthesiology assistants, or non-physicians who learn the field and work under close supervision by specialists, could significantly alleviate the chronic shortage of Israeli specialists.
The portable, household "anaerobic digesters" can be taken along if people living in ramshackle huts or tent dwellers decide to move or relocate.
Platform for screening and evaluating small molecules as potential drugs for various human genetic disorders uses human pluripotent stem cells as a model system.
Help is available if a family adopts a dog or cat that turns out to have been abused.
Dr. Daniel Chemtob, director of the ministry’s department of Tuberculosis and AIDS, and colleagues have just published the study in the open-access 'Israel Journal of Health Policy Research'.
The social media provide opportunities and possibilities to interact and engage with people during emergencies by disseminating relevant information and gathering posted information.
ECMO, works by removing blood from the persons body and artificially removing the carbon dioxide and oxygenating red blood cells.
There is a risk that hospitals will not be able to perform non-emergency operations.
Like the gas, licensing and taxing locally grown marijuana could be a boon for the government coffers.
By NIV ELIS
Racing technology coming from the Technion and a new way to login to your online accounts?
The recent Israel Medical Conference in Jerusalem, attended by over 1,000 laymen, offered experts discussing a variety of relevant subjects.
Employers consent to court’s request that the strike stop and for the two sides sit down for serious deliberations until an agreement is reached.
For the first time, cigarette smoking is linked to a major decrease in the concentration of bone marrow progenitor cells.
The meeting, held in the municipality office of Safed Mayor Ilan Shohat, was called to discuss health disparities between the center of the country and the periphery.
A sense of connection to a being larger than oneself was associated with better physical function and fewer, or less severe, symptoms of cancer or treatment, according to patient reports.
Most implants develop microscopic cracks and defects over the years.
Epilepsy is an ancient brain condition that responds well to prescription drugs, but 30% of patients need more help.
In the first part of the study, the researchers examined the electrical activity in the brains of rats during social behavior.
Litzman added that the patient will be in the center, with public hospitals strengthened and waiting periods for treatment and MRI scans reduced.
Some 1,000 technicians in the government, Clalit, municipal and voluntary hospitals will stop working.
Deputy minister says Israeli medicine is excellent and admired by many other countries but there is suffering from long queues, manpower shortages and nosocomial (in-hospital) infections.
Melanoma results from the uncontrolled division of melanocytes in the skin.
Queues for doctors are "longer, patients are frustrated and angry, and Leumit secretaries have informed me that the Leumit clinics are emptying out."
Assistant Prof. Akram Alian said on Sunday that due to the partial failure of existing drugs, the strategy of medical research in this field is changing.
Health advice for your burning questions.
Until now, the authorization had to be signed by a doctor, but as the four public health funds did not agree that personal physicians sign the exact forms, it fell to sports medicine doctors.
The research team think that problem occurs because the beta cells in the pancreas, which create insulin, “forget their vital task of producing insulin when they wait for a meal.
The Customs Authority’s drug unit identified 42 packages all coming from the same address in Bulgaria.
“This is a breakthrough that can improve PTSD treatment in a big way,” Tel Aviv University researcher says.
The research results were sent for presentation at the European Burns Conference to be held in Germany in September.
The policy shift will make it easier for tens of thousands of people with pain and other chronic symptoms to get medical marijuana.
Empathy is a key mechanism for understanding the other, helping us to feel the emotions of someone distinct from ourselves.
Cochlear implants, in addition to conventional hearing aids, are increasingly supplied by the government and health funds to the severely deaf.
HoloDent reduces the time it takes to get dentures from 30 days to 30 minutes, while making the treatment more comfortable and precise.
Researchers from University of Haifa, Tel Aviv University and the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center conduct study on fatty liver disease and ties to gym training.
Between 4,000 and 6,000 patients die each year from contamination at hospitals.
Knesset Public Complaints Committee to ask Economics Minister Arye Deri to take measures.
The reform transferred responsibility for mental health treatment from the ministry’s hands to those of the four health funds.
Rabbi Yeshaya Haber discussed the kidney donation that he himself received and which opened his eyes to the issue, how he helped more than two hundred people in Israel to donate a kidney.
By JEREMY SHARON
Ellen Hershkin set to take over from Marcie Natan
By JENNA PERLMAN
Successful resuscitation of heart attack victims, including from the use by rescuers of defibrillators following cardiac arrest, has also lowered the rate of potential donors.
Prof. Jochanan Benbassat was a senior staffer in his department at Hadassah University Medical in Jerusalem’s Ein Kerem in the 1970s and 1980s.
Since 2010, ranking rose impressively from 19th place.
According to a new statistical report, the Health Ministry says that by the end of January there were 15,457 budgeted general-hospital beds, with 167 added in 2014 alone.
Prof. Joseph Jacobson, a leading physicist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is not only the inventor of e-ink but also a mover in creating artificial DNA to eventually cure diseases.
Nobel laureate Prof. Robert Aumann remembers cousin Oliver Sacks.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Jerusalem’s burgeoning cycling scene negotiates challenging logistics and exciting terrain
By BARRY DAVIS
Herzog Hospital has struggled to cope with its lack of space for patients. And the waiting list is only growing.
By SHANA MEDEL
The prize committee will be composed of leading figures from business and the military.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Birthday cakes balanced with fruits, vegetables, and physical activities are on the menu
By HAYAH GOLDLIST-EICHLER
Some 400 food establishments in Tel Aviv are certified "vegan friendly," including Domino's Pizza.
Josh Ruxin applies basic business management principles to implement massive changes to health care.
By BERNARD DICHEK
More women than men suffer from phobias.
By MIKE GROPPER
Granting more than 3,000 children the joy of a fulfilled desire, the Make-A-Wish Foundation is celebrating 20 years in Israel.
By TAMARA UNGAR
Readers get answers for their medical and health queries.
If the cancer doesn’t get you, the treatments will.
By PHILIP GOLD
Religious Jews have traditionally not kept dogs as pets, despite the many benefits of doing so. What is the place of pooches in Judaism?
By RUTH JUDAH
‘I fear I’m becoming a bit of a lymphomaniac.’
Ramat Gan Safari successfully operated on Samouni, an 8-year-old lion, after carers noticed abnormal swelling in his abdomen.
Are the scales balanced on the matter of passenger vs luggage weight?
By MARK FELDMAN