IDF recommends Israel bolster Palestinian Authority to prevent further security deterioration
Ya'alon: Israel intends to build security fence between Hebron, Kiryat Gat
Israeli-Palestinian relations at 'pivotal moment,' Kerry says
Israel, Greece, Cyprus likely to hold 3-way gas summit in January
Liberman, Lapid slam Netanyahu's security policies
Cohen Paran sworn in as first-ever MK from an environmentalist party
Bayit Yehudi MK revives controversial 'Muezzin bill'
Dudu Tasa’s roots revisited
Winner of Holocaust survivors' beauty contest: The Jew will never disappear from the world
8-year-old 'Indiana Jones' makes First Temple era archaeological find in Beit Shemesh
White will light up Ashdod
Sinai says: Israel’s swimming scene set for wave of attention with Euros
Chelsea spanks Maccabi Tel Aviv in Haifa
Hapoel Jerusalem on brink of Eurocup ouster after tight loss in Lithuania
Israel Golf: Ladies light up the local links in Ga’ash golf’s annual tourney
Elderly Israeli man, female Brazilian accomplice indicted on cocaine trafficking charges
Eighth grader who committed suicide, Maya Elmo, laid to rest
Obama gets 'verklempt' awarding Medal of Freedom to Streisand, Spielberg
US officials advise Jewish groups to review security after Paris attacks
Turkish-funded group in Germany posts anti-Semitic quotes online
Despite broad support of migrants among Jews, divisions remain
WATCH: New England Patriots hold moment of silence for terror victim Ezra Schwartz
New phone app 'Israel's Nightmare' educates users on Iranian missile capabilities
Analysis: How Iran exploits ISIS to wage terror
IN PICTURES: Thousands of Iranian soldiers stage mock siege of Temple Mount
Russia's Putin due to meet Khamenei, Rouhani in Iran
Despite ISIS threats of attack, New York prepares for Thanksgiving parade
Obama to Putin: 'Direct your focus on tackling ISIS'
VIDEO: US rock band singer describes massacre at Paris concert hall
Nurse discovers man he tried to save in Paris attack was bomber
No warnings from Turkey received before being shot down, says surviving Russian pilot
Putin: Turkish leadership's policy of encouraging 'Islamization' is a problem
Russian envoy: Second pilot from downed plane alive, in hands of Syrian army
ISIS kills its Austrian 'poster girl' after she attempts to flee Syria
Murder rate 3.3 times more common among Arabs than Jews in Israel
93-year-old woman recovers from stroke after brain catheterization
Shortage of nurses in neonatal units leads to infant fatalities
NIS 1 million of home rehab equipment stolen by Palestinians
Israel's Leviathan, Egypt's Dolphinus to negotiate gas export deal
Budget funds found for rabies vaccines, botanical gardens
Experts: Israel could still export natural gas to Egypt
Economic Affairs Committee session heats up over gas debate
Israeli e-commerce works around Israel Post as Black Friday demand spikes
Israeli start-up AudioBurst wants to be the Google of radio
Tech talk: Get in the Ring
Six US-Israeli energy projects to receive $5.1m in funding
Israel, Australia boost research ties with new agreement
'The Jew who gave us GPS' - World marks 100 years since Einstein's theory of relativity
Star catcher: Astrology for the week of November 27, 2015
Grapevine: Keter and Karmiel
Amazon removing Nazi-symbol ads on NY subways for new TV show
Remembering the UN’s hypocrisy, 40 years on
Candidly Speaking: Saving innocent lives must have priority over civil liberties
Why we’re not winning against Islamic State
November 26, 2015: Pollard’s treatment
We cannot turn our back on today’s refugees
Parshat Toldot: After despair
A heartbreak novel
Internet of everything
On the margin
Checking out the flip side
Promise and pain
Blunders and bargains
Artist, writer, woman
Dining: Branching out
The newest grief
‘If it’s good enough for me, it’s good enough for the museum’
Blues from the roots, in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem by way of LA
Changing the view
מִשִירֵי רָחֵל: בְּגַנִי נְטַעְתִיךָ
מוֹפָע חָדָש: אִינְסָאנִיָה
סְטְרִיט וַייְז הִיבְּרוּ
The ghosts of 1929
Friends with benefits or frenemies?
Finding her strength
Remembering Yitzhak Rabin, 20 years since his murder
Foreigners are not fools !
Israel and Argentina: An Opportunity for Rapprochement
Sephardic Conversion in 1492: Myth and Reality
Historical Agreement Signed Between KKL-JNF and the State of Israel
JNF Canada Dedicates New Bike Path with Gilad Shalit
Ben Gurion Accessible Park in Dimona
Fred and Linda Waks Botanical Garden Inaugurated in Akko
Furrows in the Desert in Turkana, Kenya
Portugal Entomologists Tour the Negev with KKL-JNF
Mississippi Governor plants a tree in Israel
Honduras President Plants Tree in Jerusalem
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
Agriculture Festival at Hula Lake Park
An Ecological Festival at the Shafir Winter Pond
KKL-JNF Global Landscapes Seminar at Expo 2015
KKL France Mission Parts from Israel by Planting Trees
Got Water Problems?
$100 Million JNF Boruchin Israel Education Advocacy Center Opens
JNF Canada Pays Tribute to the Honourable John Baird
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
11.25.2015 | 13 Kislev, 5776
Cancers, followed by heart diseases are the biggest causes of mortality in Israel.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Patients who hoped to be discharged and recover at home remain hospitalized.
David (Dudu) Wiessman's fundraising event raises much needed funds for pioneering cancer, transplant centers.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
IMA chairman Dr. Leonid Eidelman said the level of medicine here and the reputation of physicians are very good.
A 15-page study showing its efficacy has been published in the latest issue of the journal Behavioral Medicine.
“The treatment improves the functioning of the limbs and eases psychological problems due to disfigurement,” Dr. David Friedman said.
There are 800,000 procedures carried out in the US alone each year, which means that 4,000 patients there will be seriously injured.
A new Israeli e-book recommends cooking from scratch as much as possible – with your family – to avoid obesity and improve ties with children.
Advice for an expecting mother and an unsatisfied patient.
By RX FOR READERS/JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Antibiotic resistance happens when bacteria change and become resistant to the antibiotics used to treat the infections they cause.
World Diabetes day to be marked in Israel on Tuesday
But some communities almost Third World
A day-long Jerusalem conference on changes since the National Health Insurance Law was implemented stressed how different medical care is today.
Ze’ev Weiner, a member of the PHR-I ethics committee, said many southern residents not only suffered acutely, but sometimes their emotional problems became chronic and caused ongoing disability.
Researchers publish findings on tests with mice.
62-year old woman saves two other women as well.
Bill would regulate and make more strict the supervision and punishment of pharmacists and manufacturers and importers of drugs in the even of counterfeiting, stealing or selling defective drugs.
When Health Minister Ya’acov Litzman took office, he committed himself to make MRI scans more accessible around the country.
Gaucher's disease is the most common in Ashkenazi Jewish families, but quite rare in the world, compared to Parkinson’s, which affects 1% of people over age 60.
Russian-born Yuri Milner created award 3 years ago alongside tech giants, including fellow Jews: Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, 23andme founder Anne Wojcicki and Google co-founder Sergey Brin.
NIS 75 million to be given to to young medical specialists who decide to work in the periphery.
Researchers find genetic key in ovary development and cause of infertility.
Gene is a newly identified member of a group of genes called tumor suppressor genes.
A morning of free lectures on avoiding and treating breast cancer was recently held in Jerusalem that was well-received by women – and some men.
The Health Ministry commented that “Israel is situated in a good place compared to other OECD countries, and the report’s details will be studied in depth and acted upon.”
Rotstein will replace Prof. Tamar Peretz, who has been acting director since June 2014, and take up the position at the beginning of January 2016.
Readers get their interesting health queries answered.
Haze to gradually clear today and tomorrow; Experts concerned by weather patterns.
By SHARON UDASIN
Rambam doctors: Laparoscopic approach can be equal
The reform will keep regulatory standards tough on "sensitive" items such as baby food, meat and dairy products and dietary supplements
By NIV ELIS
High winds, large concentrations of dust forecast for Wednesday.
Fifty-eight percent of patients hospitalized against their will were much less satisfied with their treatment, compared to 72% who went voluntarily.
Weather conditions force Jordanian plane from Dubai to make emergency landing in Tel Aviv.
The decline of hearing in the elderly is becoming more common in the Western world due to the aging of the population and increased exposure to noise.
“Right here in Haifa, our researchers and entrepreneurs are working in labs and hi-tech startups on developments that will bring about significant changes” in the way people will live.
At the request of Tourism Minister MK Yariv Levin, he will also represent Israel at the international tourist fair being carried out in Britain.
The dictionary features some 3,000 photographed symbols, constituting an extensive vocabulary of signs used on a daily basis by the deaf and hard-of-hearing community in Israel.
Chameleons, of which there are over 200 species, live naturally in the tropics and desert but are commonly kept as pets all over the world.
A new book highlights the need to prevent transmission of viral infections between medical staffers and patients – but the Health Ministry has not given the subject much attention.
Once when pursuing a telephone interview, she accidentally dialed the wrong number and found herself speaking to David Ben-Gurion.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Lifesaving drugs not in health basket to be available in supplementary insurance, Litzman says.
Some forms of depression may result from malfunctioning microglia but this does not mean that all sub-types of depression are caused by abnormalities in these cells.
Health Ministry launches media campaign to inform public of signs of stroke.
Research may in the future provide insight into the ways that male and female brains function when it comes to such conventional gender-related activities as tending to infants.
A new, long-term collaboration between a leading New Jersey university and Tel-Hai College in the north aims at developing foods to treat out ills.
There is clearly a direct connection between fever and teething.
Campaign is an event through which children learn about the importance of giving and helping others, ICA says.
Lawyer Amos Hausner says state doesn’t invest at all in smoking prevention.
Professor Haim Bitterman appointed director-general of Ashdod’s Assuta Public Hospital.
Health ministry report finds most patients hospitalized in a medical facility closest to their place of residence.
“We pay less attention to the seasonal ticking – partly because we live in an artificial environment of ‘constant summers’ with steady temperatures and available lighting.
‘I was vaccinated against influenza to serve as a personal example and to stress its importance.’
Complaints have increased either because it is occurring more frequently, or because there is more awareness of it and willingness to complain.
The new study used “big-data” analytical methods to reveal the “social character” of genes – a phenomenon in certain diseases whereby genes operate jointly rather than independently.
Tip no. 1? It involves what you're doing right now.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
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.
The odor won’t go away perhaps, but your worry may.
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.
By PEGGY CIDOR
The Serenity Prayer has been used by 12-step programs since they began, helping addicts and their parents focus on the achievable.
By TRACEY SHIPLEY
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. "In Jerusalem" shares how one woman battled the disease – and came out on the other side.
By AS TOLD TO NOREEN SADIK
Judge Ofer Groskopf’s ruling could have a major impact on the drug and patent markets in Israel and even overseas.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
The prize committee will be composed of leading figures from business and the military.
Josh Ruxin applies basic business management principles to implement massive changes to health care.
By BERNARD DICHEK
For patients who lack a physical diagnosis, validation from a doctor is an important step.
By BATYA L. LUDMAN
CEO Orly Gal opens up about NATAL's range of services and why she sees her work as a 'mission.'
By TAMARA ZIEVE
The most common phobia is arachnophobia, the fear of spiders.
By MIKE GROPPER
More women than men suffer from phobias.
Addiction is a family disease and, as such, affects everyone who has a relationship with the addict or alcoholic.
A more dangerous trade has developed in Ma'aleh Adumim's neighboring Arab villages over the past 12 years: burning trash to extract metal for resale.
By MIRIAM KRESH
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. "Metro" shares how one woman battled the disease – and came out on the other side.
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
News briefs from around Jerusalem.
Diamond Oxy Lift, a new treatment by L.Raphael Geneve, provides instant radiance and long-lasting benefits.
By NORA BERLIN
“Taking risks is part of embracing joie de vivre,”
By BARBARA SOFER
Are optimists and pessimists born or made?
By JUDY MONTAGU