Ya'alon: Israel sees Iran as main problem in region, US views it as part of solution
'Chance for Palestinian statehood, like flotilla, has sunk to the depths'
Coalition crisis cooking over who says what’s kosher
Netanyahu: Despite late hour, still time for world to get better agreement with Iran
Mariah Carey, boyfriend dine with Netanyahus during 'spiritual' Israel visit
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Israeli opera review - Donizetti: The Elixir of Love
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Man accused by Israel of plotting Hezbollah-backed attack pleads guilty in Cyprus
Government plans to build 30 km fortified fence on Jordanian border
Terrorist stabs IDF soldier at Jerusalem checkpoint
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Doctors associations object because it places responsibility on physicians to carry out invasive treatment of prisoners in spite of their preference and right to autonomy.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Photos from Kaplan Medical Center showing doctor with pendant after it was pulled out, and girl with medical clown and playing with soap bubbles.
To help advance research on devastating neurodegenerative disease Prize4Life-Israel offers prize to discover why some die quickly from Lou Gehrig’s disease and others survive for decades.
Tel Aviv University researchers have discovered a sea creature that ejects its digestive system when danger threatens, and then regenerates it within two weeks.
The Hebrew University’s medical library is consolidating digital data with old, rare books and medical equipment that continue to educate.
Israel-American team says technology will “change the face of biomedical research by creating the ability to identify unique disease-related genes and predict their biological functions."
Botox (botulin toxin) is not the only way to get smoother.
Method may pave way to provide alternative to using electrodes into various parts of the heart.
The main purpose of video cameras in hospitals of all kinds is to prevent theft, smoking and various other violations of the law on the premises.
Ministry says equipment was added to 2015 basket of health services to help people who suffer from aphasia, other speech problems and complicated motor disabilities.
Researchers conclude that while some randomized and controlled studies have shown benefit, others have not.
Now new research compares 278 pregnancies in which one fetus disappeared with 252,000 children born in normal single and 1,800 twin pregnancies.
Contrary to conventional wisdom, becoming fit is more important to health than
losing fat. A leading US cardiologist and fitness expert who made his first visit
to Israel explains why.
Health Minister says it is unconscionable that any patient had to wait for weeks or months for MRI test.
Jewish National Fund among recipients of grant money.
If you are sensitive to swimmer’s ear, use a combination of ear plugs and alcohol to clean the inner canal.
Dehydration sneaks up on children and others vulnerable to it.
Between two percent and 4% of the populations in Western countries have the chronic condition, 90% of whose sufferers are women.
In his new post, he will coordinate the functioning of the ministry, promote inter-branch programs and lead in implementing important strategic processes, the ministry said.
Parents of deceased says he often mentioned importance of having an ADI organ-donor card.
Prof. Nili Cohen was chosen at a general assembly of academy members on Tuesday.
The voluntary organization with over 100 branches around the country has 100 such units, which are lent out for up to three months in exchange for a deposit.
Move comes more than two decades after mental health reform was recommended.
Antibody holds promise for delay or early treatment of type 1 diabetes.
Israel Medical Association says it will "continue to fight" it.
Employing lasers, fiber optics, method eventually could be used on other organs.
Experts answer reader's medical queries.
By RX FOR READERS/JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Lung cancer annually kills almost 1.6 million people around the world.
Ministry issues report to mark 20 years since National Health Insurance Law
So why did Doron Libshtein tell Microsoft: Sorry, I’m leaving?
By ARIEL SHAPIRA
The would-be appointee has been in charge of health budgets in the Treasury for several years.
Family brought six-year-old to emergency room after she suffered for two years from repeated bouts with pneumonia and breathing problems that were not eliminated by antibiotics.
Yael German decided to prohibit the addition of fluoride to potable water soon after taking office two years ago, against the professional advice of public health and dental experts.
Health Ministry nixes press conference to mark World No-Tobacco Day today, but releases report.
As sirens sounded warning of projectile attack, Lital Biton’s water broke, leading to the birth of a healthy baby girl at Rehovot’s Kaplan Medical Center.
Municipality, Health Ministry call on parents on babies from 6 weeks to 4 months and older to bring them in for shots without appointment.
Ariel University nutritionist: Diet of whole-grained diet bread and lots of vegetables, plus moderate exercise can prevent weight gain after quitting smoking.
An 18-member delegation of physicians and researchers from 10 African countries has arrived to participate in a seminar on HIV and AIDS at Rambam Medical Center in Haifa.
Cross-border study finds presence of endocrine disrupting chemicals minimal in Israeli, Palestinian treated wastewater.
By SHARON UDASIN
Findings were revealed in a new study from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and Harvard University.
The mixed-breed dog could have been in contact with over 1,000 people between May 3 and 17, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday.
Countries must work together to counter onset of global warming, says visiting ambassador.
Exercise slows down aging of the brain and can reduce risks of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias by about half.
Some 37,000 patients (or 451 per 100,000 people) are now have it, compared to estimates 10 years ago of about 30,000.
Out of 72 alumni, 23 are already in senior faculty positions.
Recently-issued directive will not automatically license experience PAs who have made aliya or those seeking to emigrate to Israel.
His first priority, Litzman said, was hospital emergency rooms, to which specialists are called but are not on duty around the clock.
Hod Hasharon company develops automatic screening algorithm based on hemoglobin levels to test all blood in over-50s for early detection of colorectal cancer.
The baby was born in the center of the country with outer genitals that do not have the typical appearance of either a boy or a girl.
Bulletproof uniforms and space suits impervious to micro-meteorites are two of the potential applications for new materials developed at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.
Stuttering affects five percent of the world’s population at some time in their lives and disappears in most young children. But while treatable, it is incurable and a lifelong condition in adults.
Avoid unprotected exposure to the sun: 230 Israelis died of melanoma in 2012.
Former health minister MK Yael German and her party colleague MK Karin Elharar presented the suit through the party’s lawyers.
Report criticizes government for “recognizing” socio-economic rights theoretically, but undermining rights with policies, red-tape in practice.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH,NIV ELIS,YONAH JEREMY BOB
One can’t help but wonder how the population’s life expectancy continues to rise despite the ministry's serious deficiencies.
Mylan had unanimously rejected Tea’s bid to acquire it for roughly $41 billion earlier in the week.
By NIV ELIS,GLOBES
WHO’s Regional Office for Europe holds high-level summit in Haifa.
About 600,000 premature deaths and diseases linked to air pollution takes an economic toll, equivalent to nearly one-tenth of the 2013 gross domestic product of the entire European Union.
One of the Israeli inventions being featured is the Respimometor, from RespiDx, for early diagnosis of pneumonia.
By STEPHANIE GRANOT
According to the lawsuit the teens were bitten by sand flies and contracted Leishmaniasis, a parasitic disease which manifests itself as skin ulcers.
La croisade d’Anita Shkedi pour promouvoir l’équithérapie en Israël, ou quand guérison
rime avec équitation
By PAUL ALSTER
The disease originated in the Middle East in 2012; So far, 41 cases have been documented in South Korea.
"The quicker we get involved, the better the prognosis."
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
'This is one of the first, if not the first, cases of manmade pollution on the planet' said Professor Barkai, lead researcher at Tel Aviv University.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Farmers are demanding that the government act upon its December 2013 decision and issue additional licenses without delay.
The report, written by the Prime Minister's physician Dr. Tzvi Berkovitz, gave the Prime Minister a clean bill of health.
Meir Medical Center doctor who performed C-section advises against "dangers" of late, illegal IVF.
The family donated the young boy's liver, heart, lungs and kidneys.
Researchers say the technique is less expensive and invasive than current polysomnography (PSG) technology.
Psychologist and trauma expert Dr. Naomi Baum recounts her personal journal through breast cancer in a new book with a happy ending.
The study was conducted by monitoring the healths of 687 married men who were treated for health ailments at five hospitals in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
University of Haifa finds that upon discharge, previously healthy elderly likely to suffer functional decline.
Judy Siegel-Itzkovich helps readers answer their health queries.
The invention is scheduled to be presented at the 19th Agritech Israel exhibition currently being held in Tel Aviv.
Discovery could be first step to comprehending how information flows and is processed in nervous system.
Researchers have shown that the way fish perform visual searches resembles the way humans do and provides an important insight in to the way the visual system works.
Most people take the sounds that come out of their mouth for granted, but when acute or
chronic conditions appear, ear-nose-and-throat and clinical communications specialists
should be consulted.
Every year, hospitals treat young people injured by incidents on the holiday.
Haifa mayor withdraws factory closure orders, but demands answers.
Those chosen to light torches at the official Independence Day ceremony this year are all innovators and pioneers in their fields
Twelve to 15 young scientists will study in Israel and Great Britain under program.
Paramedics and medics in ambulances, mobile intensive care units, ambucycles, Segways and jeeps will be on duty to treat people who feel unwell at the ceremonies.
The exact cause of the condition, which affects about one in 3,000 people, has long eluded scientists.
While we undoubtedly stare at the screens of our electronics for the majority of the day, no medical harm will come of it.
Cancer cases in Haifa Bay may be linked to air pollution, study finds.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH,SHARON UDASIN
Anita Shkedi’s crusade to promote therapeutic horse riding for the disabled.
An Israeli microchip will allow blind people to become independent again.
By BERNARD DICHEK
Israeli scientists are in the forefront of the war on the deadliest disease.
By SHLOMO MAITAL
Motivational counseling is a powerful and useful therapeutic paradigm that has helped motivate many people to get over their psychological inertia.
By MICHAEL GROPPER
Former Israel Museum director Martin Weyl presents a new photographic exhibit exploring the dangers of sun exposure in Israel.
By BARRY DAVIS
Geerz is a youth mountain biking program that takes boys on bike trips throughout the Judean Hills.
By ABIGAIL KLEIN LEICHMAN
A baby's first shoes can be cloth to give them protection, but in general should fit baby’s foot well and bend as needed.
Judith Yovel Recanati estimates that 10% of Israelis suffer from PTSD as a result of war and terrorism.
By PAMELA PELED
Susie Dvoskin isn’t letting cancer stop her from participating in the women’s triathlon named in her daughter’s memory.
By ALLON SINAI
Rumors questioning Nasrallah's health largely began in 2013 when Lebanese Radio reported that he visited Iran to undergo treatment for cancer.
For decades, Israel has enjoyed an enviable reputation for healthcare, but the demographic reality propping up this reputation is about to collapse.
By ALEX BENEDYK