'How Iran duped the West' - Israeli embassy produces mock 'New York Times' front page from future
US hails Israeli decision to connect Palestinian town to water grid
Italian parliament approves symbolic recognition of Palestine
Analysis: Netanyahu climbs a tree, Obama happy to see him fall
Tel Aviv marathon cancelled midway due to heat after 75 runners injured
A week before holiday, Purim accidents already sending kids to hospitals
Hebrew University develops ‘breakthough’ method to suppress malaria parasite’s harmful genes
First-ever Health Ministry survey shows patient treatment highly satisfactory across Israel
Israel, Jordan sign historic plan to save Dead Sea
Israeli, Jordanian officials signing historic agreement on water trade
Israeli scientists help you quit smoking while you sleep
The IDF is prepared for an 'alien invasion'
Leonard Nimoy, known as Spock on 'Star Trek,' dies at 83
Israel's contemporary art - quality work that's also a sound investment
Afghan Whigs conquer Tel Aviv
Festival Review: Red Sea Winter Jazz Festival
Fresh faces set to step up for Israel’s Davis Cup tie in Romania
Maccabi Tel Aviv aims to bookend month with win
Hap Jerusalem rebounds from cup loss with league win
Pivotal home test for yellow-and-blue against Panathinaikos
WATCH: Michael Oren channels President Frank Underwood in latest Kulanu campaign ad
Netanyahu: Congress speech is not illegitimate because American public supports Israel
Platforms for the politically perplexed
Israeli party leaders butt heads in televised debate
Herzog renews challenge to Netanyahu for a debate
PLO offers qualified praise for Italian parliament vote on Palestine
With Gaza war in rear-view mirror, Southern residents brace for another round
IDF thwarts stabbing attempt in West Bank
'Rebuilding Gaza Strip could take a century if Israel keeps blockade'
Israeli security forces uncover two Palestinian terror cells in West Bank
Jewish student's credibility questioned by UCLA student government due to her background
Katy Perry visits Auschwitz, says experience left her with 'heavy heart'
A kosher (medical) high
Federation newspapers pose challenge for Jewish journalism, AJPA head says
Madonna: Atmosphere of intolerance in Europe 'feels like Nazi Germany'
Iran cleric vows to 'raise flag of Islam on White House' to avenge Israeli attack
'US will be able to detect Iranian sprint to nuclear bomb,' ex-Obama aide says
Iraqi Kurdistan's Texas oil tanker unloads in Israel
Jordan takes no chances in confronting native Jihadis
Rawabi, the first new Palestinian city, can finally open its doors
February 27, 2015: NY verdict
One speech won’t make or break the Iran deal
No Holds Barred: Susan Rice and the politicization of genocide
My Word: Stories and plots
Transforming hate into love
The epitome of evil
A literary master
Veterans: Gentleman’s politics
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Books: Killing Yair
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Tony Blair’s flawed peace plan
The question the left refuses to face
Islamic State: Egypt wakes up – when will the US and Russia?
A song for Shvat: 'Song of the grasses'
אַתְ לְבַדֵך תָבִינִי
FIELDWORK: Dashed hopes
Ready, set, go
US air strikes hit area of Syria where Islamic State abducted Christians
Christian groups recognized for aiding Ukrainian Jews
ISIS in Syria has abducted 220 from Christian villages this week, monitor says
Video: Christian seminary torched in suspected hate crime in Jerusalem
Vatican apologizes for Pope's offensive comment about Mexicans
A Gathering Place for Lone Soldiers in Raanana
KKL-JNF at the International Mediterranean Tourism Market 2015
The Tastes in the Valleys Festival
Topaz Even-Hen Klein Scenic Lookout Inaugurated in Adamit Park
Serbian PM Plants a Tree in the Grove of Nations
Sharing and Learning - German Forestry Students Intern with KKL-JNF
Israel and Finland Connect through the Environment
KKL-JNF Experts Visit China for Future Environmental Collaborations
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The Shamir Drilling Project
Graduation Ceremony for Rosh HaAyin’s Volunteer Firefighters
Nigerian Forestry Delegation Sees KKL-JNF Desert Afforestation First-hand
Celebrating 50 Years of German-Israeli Diplomatic Relations
JNF KKL Scotland Musical Fundraising Event a Success
WMC 2015 Closing Evening Reception
Living on the Edge in the Gaza Periphery
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
Arava Open Day: Food Security for Israel and the Entire World
Living Green in Israel: the Contest and the Winners
Addressing Climate Change Conference
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Award Winning Designer Launches Career as Wedding Dressmaker
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The Eisenberg’s Long Journey Home
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02.28.2015 | 9 Adar, 5775
Israel is home to some 70,000 carriers, 65,000 of whom have never heard of BRCA.
By PAMELA PELED
Lia Isakov, six, seeks $500,000 for experimental leukemia treatment in the US.
By GAVRIEL FISKE
Meretz protesters say government funding must go to "the sick and not the settlements"; hospital occupancy rate actually lower than in previous winters.
By LAHAV HARKOV,JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Two children already hospitalized for reckless holiday-related accidents.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Jerusalem researchers have discovered the genetic mechanism by which the 'Plasmodium falciparum' parasite evades the body’s immune response to cause the most dangerous type of human malaria.
Through smell stimulus association, smokers can change behavior and decrease cigarette addition.
British parliament prohibits smoking in all vehicles with passengers who are minors.
A new book about the Jerusalem medical career of famed ophthalmologist Dr. Avraham (Albert)
Ticho and his artist wife Anna is a fascinating read.
Researchers analyze soft drink consumption data to determine people's exposure to the potentially carcinogenic byproduct.
Dozens of vans being readied to treat patients, in preparation for snow in the capital.
Hebrew University scientists have proposed a way to “trick” harmful bacteria that infect humans by infecting them with viral bacteriophages that gobble up bacteria.
Government ministries fail to renew future budget, put Efsharbari health project at risk.
The campaign includes signs of an elderly person demanding to know why she has to wait so long for surgery and a child with cancer asking why his medicine is not included in the health basket.
So far, health issues have been all-but-forgotten by the parties in the election campaign.
The studies were just presented at an international stroke conference in Nashville, Tennessee.
Experts on bats have been wondering why the flying mammals hunt in groups.
Patients with serious illness can overcome political, religious and ethnic barriers and benefit from emotional and spiritual support.
The technicians say they are the lowest earners in the health system, and that many receive income supplements to reach minimum wages, even though they are academics.
Smokers had thinner brain cortex than those that never smoked.
With too few chronic-pain specialists and family doctors often lacking knowledge about treatment, patients people living with pain are increasingly using the web.
The chamber treats many ailments.
Artificial heart pumping devices that can remain in the chest even for years, Israeli researcher says.
Defrin, working together with TAU doctoral student Nirit Geva and Prof. Jens Pruessner of McGill University, used acute stress tests on a large group of healthy young males.
Although the state unit for freedom of information was established almost three years ago, until its website accepting requests for data online was established a year later it was rarely used.
German and Lapid also promised to help vegans by lowering the cost of their food.
‘Frozen shoulder’ is a painful condition that can disrupt daily life.
Excluding lymphomas, cancer prevalence rates and deaths here in general are below the OECD averages.
“If we wait to improve for another two or five years, we will no longer get compliments, because the situation will decline,” he said.
Called “Tiger King,” “Shark King” and “Ping Pong” pills, the products in the past were examined by ministry experts and found to have sildenafil and tadalafil.
18% higher risk of death from flu complications among people over 65 from cities whose fans attend the Super Bowl.
The products contain chemicals that comprise prescription-only Viagra and Cialis pills to treat impotence.
He was hospitalized a month ago because of a hematological (blood) disease from which he suffers.
By LAHAV HARKOV
The idea for the study surfaced when Dr. de Vries was asked to treat two POI patients, daughters of two sets of Israeli-Arab parents who were related to each other.
Three-dimensional printing, called stratification by professionals in the field, is often called the “Third Industrial Revolution.”
Treatment of children with chronic diseases is a complex, grueling task for parents, medical staff and community services.
Babies and small children are involved in choking incidents when small pieces of hard food gets lodged in the trachea.
Last year, Yad Sarah lend out 303,000 pieces of equipment to keep the elderly, lonely, injured and sick at home rather than be hospitalized.
Agriculture Ministry teams says area quarantined around Kibbutz Magal, which houses about 40,000 birds.
By SHARON UDASIN
Researchers studying brain activity of blind people have tackled the long-inscrutable question of how tasks such as reading and identifying numerical symbols have their own brain region.
The Health Ministry spends many millions of shekels to vaccinate children, but some parents ignore experts’ pleas to take them for shots.
There are outpatient and hospital facilities for eating disorder patients, but until recently, there have been none suited specially for the Israeli modern Orthodox and ultra-Orthodox communities.
Judy Siegel-Itzkovich helps readers with their medical and health queries.
2.8 million visits made in 2013 with primary reasons being physical trauma, infections, pregnancy and delivery.
A highly contagious disease among poultry because H5N1 is a zoonotic virus, the illness also can potentially spread to humans.
Some 30,000 cases of H5N1 had been identified, with 15,000 resultant deaths and 10,000 other birds "destroyed."
"Recent public complaints against Hadassah Medical Organization will be investigated."
Scientists are now designing a variety of medical devices to counter the effects of retinal disorders by sending visual signals to the brain.
Both nanoparticles and UFPs can be inhaled and trigger negative biological effects, yet until this study, their effect on the development of atherosclerosis has been largely unknown.
For those who missed Tuesday's tests, a second chance at donating will be presented.
The use of healthy stools to treat or even cure diseases has been known by Chinese medicine for some 1,500 years.
Testing to be held in Jerusalem on Tuesday.
ACRI lawyer Tal Hassin said that mental health personnel “are under unfounded pressures and threats.
Pregnant women are protected by the amniotic fluid in the womb.
HU Medical School nutritionist Prof. Elliot Berry spent a year at the UN Food and Agriculture Organization in Italy to help fight world malnutrition.
Rx for Readers welcomes queries from readers about medical problems. Experts will answer those we find most interesting.
By RX FOR READERS/JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Nearly all patients who underwent clinical trial showed benefit.
The Israel Cancer Association threatened to cancel its research grants to the university if the event went ahead.
Why would a cell go to the trouble of destroying perfectly good, newly minted proteins?
13 cancer drugs, 14 medications for diabetes added.
By NIV ELIS
University of Haifa researchers have found a way to improve memory by suppressing a molecule that is known to function poorly in old age and is closely linked to Alzheimer’s disease.
Computer-aided design and manufacturing are changing restorative dental treatments, but growing new teeth with stem cells will be the much-sought answer to decay and neglect.
Migraine sufferers are not alone and should consult with a neurologist for best treatment options.
Yael German says she hopes the committee set up to look into blood donation by “high-risk groups” would change existing policy.
There are 240,000 people of all ages with the condition, some more serious than others.
Constant fear can be a major contributor to spikes in one’s resting heart rate.
A deficiency in vitamin K can lead to uncontrolled hemorrhaging in various parts of the body.
Ex-Health Ministry head Gamzu: Make urgent government reforms.
Health funds made a total profit of NIS 31 million in 2013, a decrease from NIS 68m. during the previous year.
Health Ministry chief has permanently removed video clip produced for NIS 450,000 for World AIDS Day from website and Facebook page.
In the week since health minister Yael German of Yesh Atid resigned, government hospital directors have claimed they have no money to buy necessary equipment and to perform elective surgery.
The researchers said they couldn’t be sure how one problem causes the other, but “it may be that the connection comes from a third biological factor that we still can’t point our finger to."
Prof. Jesse Roth recently received his fifth honorary doctorate in Rehovot, in recognition of his more than 50 years of medical research that has benefited mankind.
Leading Israeli figures, including supermodel Bar Refaeli alongside members of Knesset and local celebrities signed on to the campaign to help raise awareness for children with autism.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
The association joins international effort for ‘Health For All, Everywhere -- Universal Health Coverage Day.’
Age and emotional development influence kids’ coping abilities, but all benefit when parents grant legitimacy to their feelings and encourage them to ask questions.
Government hospital doctors expected to carry out another round of protests.
Winners of award have a one-in-five statistical chance of winning a Nobel Prize.
The patient was afraid his ability to communicate with eye movements picked up by an electronic sensor would disappear, leaving him only with the ability to think.
The meetings organized by the state hospital doctors’ union will be held at Sheba, Rambam, Wolfson, Assaf Harofeh, Barzilai, Abarbanel, Western Galilee and Poriya Medical Centers.
The use of organic phosphates for agriculture is banned, other chemicals more regulated.
About seven months ago, the ministry recommended to pharmacies and the public that they replace the tubes of glass filled with toxic black mercury.
Warnings on mattresses to avoid having babies sleep on them may have more to do with immediate danger, rather than long-term harmful effects.
Those suffering from anxiety not only have to deal with their thoughts or worries, but often feel physically unwell – and this too must be addressed.
By BATYA L. LUDMAN
RS is the tendency to anxiously expect, readily perceive and overreact to social rejection.
By MIKE GROPPER
Latest studies suggest that it may affect about 2 percent of the US population.
For a stronger Jewish community, Jay Ruderman – of the Ruderman Family Foundation – works
toward inclusion for the disabled
By HANNAH BROWN
A revised law lays the foundation for a more inclusive society.
With improved health and educational services and increased real-estate prices, Dimona’s star is on the rise.
By JOHN BENZAQUEN
‘Metro’ talks to ordinary people who did the extraordinary.
By MIRIAM KRESH
Let’s talk about the BRCA gene.
$30 million of debt may force the Al-Makassed Islamic Charitable Hospital to shut its doors.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
The new king is Crown Prince Salman, 78, state media announced.
By MICHAEL WILNER
The Clearance line of products is designed to provide efficient solutions with the use of advanced technologies and effective ingredients.
By LAURA TAUB
Cardiology Prof. Amos Katz takes over the reins as the ninth dean of Ben-Gurion University’s Faculty of Health Sciences.
While the headlines often are filled with violence or political turmoil, JPost looks back on the most uplifting and inspiring moments of the year.
By ARIEL COHEN
Its intensive hydrating property makes oil the perfect ingredient for many health and beauty products