01.22.2017 | 24 Tevet, 5777
Autopsy of Beduin driver casts doubt on terrorism claim
Wadi Ara protesters block roads, call for public security minister to resign
Israeli security forces predict uptick in tensions as Trump inauguration looms near
Training for the next missile attack or earthquake to hit Israel
Right off the plane, straight into the kitchen
Maccabi cruises in Tel Aviv derby; J’lem wins third straight
Late goal costs Hapoel Beersheba dearly
Netanyahu looks to delay Ma’aleh Adumim annexation bill
After Trump inauguration, Netanyahu wastes no time putting Iran back on agenda
Rivlin congratulates Trump on inauguration, invites him to Israel
UN envoy: 'A true friend of Israel will enter the White House today'
MK Tzipi Livni threatened with arrest if she lands in Brussels
Ma’aleh Film School to present films by women at TA Cinematheque
Opera review: Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor
Jazz: Back to bassics
Top 10 things to do
Beersheba firmly in control heading into Petah Tikva duel
Another humbling setback for Mac Tel Aviv
People with verbal and visual creativity have different sleep patterns
Science goes in the door, politics out
4,000 Israelis die annually due to lack of magnesium
Leonardo DiCaprio showcases Israeli solar thermal plant on Instagram
New device enables disabled people to summon their electric wheelchair
The West Bank has become Israel's garbage can
Greek energy developer: We are here to open the Israeli gas market
Drilling firm to pursue water, gas, oil projects
Hydroponic farm for refugees, foreign workers launches on Tel Aviv rooftop
A history lesson
The IDF’s judicial empire in Judea and Samaria
Letter from America: A speech Kerry could have delivered in Paris
Where do the Palestinians stand on Trump?
Turkish parliament approves presidential system, paving way for referendum
Trump to develop missile defense system against Iran, North Korea
The globalist: Barack Obama’s legacy in the Middle East
Blazing Tehran building collapses; 75 hurt, deaths feared
Watch Live: Zarif discusses Iran's future foreign policy
House bill would target Iran's airline and test its nuclear deal
Rouhani: Trump's talk 'propaganda,' he can't cancel Iran nuclear deal
Report: Istanbul nightclub attacker says he was directed by ISIS
Families of Americans killed in ISIS attacks suing Twitter
8 Egyptian police killed in north Sinai attack
ISIS claims responsibility for Istanbul club attack
Two Jews – one for, one against
Finnish NGO in violation of terrorism law for funding Hamas parlay?
US Jewish groups congratulate Trump on inauguration
Jewish world weighs in on Ivanka and Jared's piety on inauguration day
Israel secures top-10 ranking in 2017 Bloomberg Innovation Index
Israeli device to prevent GPS disruptions hits the market
Ramat Gan start-up wows elderly with robot helper
The Trump presidency - a time of instability
Melania Trump's up-do and the Israeli behind it
Kushner role in Trump administration is kosher, says US Justice Dept.
Why three Jewish women are marching on Washington
Analysis: Clinton falls amid assault on establishment
Clinton concedes: 'We have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling'
Hillary Clinton and the glass ceiling: Cracked but intact
NY hassidic village loyal to Clinton despite Trump popularity among ultra-Orthodox
Trump reportedly picks friend of Jared Kushner to serve in administration
Trump calls UN 'sad,' days after Israeli settlements vote
Saddam Hussein's daughter touts Trump's 'political sensibility'
Dermer calls on Trump to move embassy to Jerusalem
This week in 60 seconds: Attack or accident?
Metro Grapevine: Top tips
Parashat Shmot: Yes you can!
Ask the Rabbi: May Jews serve in foreign armies?
Podcast: Three Ladies, Three Lattes
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
Destination:Unknown, TEDx most recent event will be held in Tel Aviv
Palestinian flag-waving fan arrested after accosting models Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner
Jewish comedian Chelsea Handler blames Kardashians for Trump election
Has actress Lindsay Lohan converted to Islam?
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
It’s time for wide
recognition of Palestine
Gotta have faith
Hemmed in from all sides
The challenges ahead
Art: Seeing between the lines
A voice from the past
Palmah vs Gandhi
to the limit
– and beyond
Employment population ratios
a survivor’s soul
Grapevine: Like clockwork
City Notes: TEDx takes Tel Aviv
Road to recovery – with the Stroke Club
A night for women – and men
Swings and roundabout jazz
לַעֲבוֹר אֶת הַקִיר
מַעַרְכוֹת בְּטִיחוּת אַקְטִיבִיוֹת
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Christians flock to Jordan River baptism site despite landmines
A poor, Catholic farmer's religious duty
The Roman Catholic Dutchwoman who hid Anne Frank and family
Accessible Garden and Pathways Inaugurated at ILAN Haifa
Russian-Speaking Journalist Deputation Visits Israel
Sierra Leone President Plants a Tree in the Grove of Nations
Celebrating 115 Years
We will win but how long will it take? Including Bibi's Building Bluff
Is a Jewish safe haven possible in the Diaspora; is America the “exception”?
Potentially Misleading Statistics on Global Terrorism
Still Looking for Israel at Harvard
The researchers concluded that the two types of creativity had different sleep characteristics, hinting that processing and expression in their brains involved different psychobiological mechanisms.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Despite reports of anti-Israel sentiment in Europe, an EU-Israel joint project celebrates 20 years of fruitful scientific cooperation.
Bureaucracy delays supplementation to desalinated water • Plan’s cost has been debated for 8 years.
“At the beginning of infection, it makes sense for the viruses to go the fast-replication, kill-the-host route.”
Gov’t says certain models could be harmful to health, warns pregnant women to avoid them
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH,ELIYAHU KAMISHER
Knesset convenes session to discuss psychiatric hospital money issues
By JUDY SIEGEL
In the committee meeting, MK Yoel Hasson (Zionist Union) said the public serve as “subjects of scientific experiments and are on borrowed time.”
“Our research has shown for the first time that the children of immigrants report health that is less good than those born in Israel and even in comparison to immigrant children as well.”
Dr. Milton Saute, who developed and implemented a valuable technique in the field of video surveillance in lung surgery, said Morad first began coughing uncontrollably four years ago.
The team warns that if the Middle East becomes more arid in the long term due to climate change, extreme dust storms may become more common and their impact unavoidable.
The announcement comes days after a Channel 2 investigation showed aides to Litzman taking cash in exchange for meetings between him and a fictional importer of electronic cigarettes.
Knesset session convened to discuss financial issues of psychiatric hospitals .
With the lack of an official bank, some women have purchased frozen breast milk via the Internet, said the two MKs.
"She came to give ‘spiritual support’ to patients without the halachic angle over which those who trained her boast,” the weekly handout said.
According to the report, 2,057 patients died in an emergency room in 2015: 1,807 from disease and the rest from external causes.
A 4,000-square-meter campus on Jerusalem’s Mount Scopus has opened to
integrate all services imaginable for abused children. Professionals and private
donors have made it happen.
Elli•Q aims to address the loneliness and social isolation experienced by many older adults.
By JOSH DELL
Litzman opposes plan which would tax unhealthy
Democracy association asks attorney-general to investigate Litzman’s tobacco/Hamodia ties.
“All the lessons were learned and all changes required to prevent such an incident from happening again were made.”
Physicians claim medical organization has ‘unilaterally suspended’ academic appointments.
According to Knesset member Eli Alalouf, Israel's Health Ministry is causing the death of thousands annually due to lack of planning and neglect of the country's periphery.
New system evaluates slumber by smartphone.
The Health Ministry told health fund pharmacies to accept unused drugs free of charge even from people who were not members in that health fund, and some have installed drop boxes.
Health minister under fire after Channel 2 investigation shows cash-for-meeting deal by aides.
Study: Cavity rate has not declined, more preventive measures needed.
Live donors now constitute two-fifths of the number of transplants, so much so that there are queues for potential donors waiting for surgery.
Dr. Moriah Ellen, who teaches at the Jerusalem College of Technology, brings knowledge and experience on health issues from Canada.
The girl was born with a very rare congenital defect in the development of the muscles of the abdominal wall called omphalocele.
The ministry said that there is no mandatory standard for children’s jewelry.
People who contracted benign tumors in their jaws and need rehabilitation will get it at state cost.
"Kindergarten sandboxes poorly maintained."
Public committee chairman: There is no important life-saving or enhancing drug not included.
Studies estimate 5%-25% of mothers suffer from the disease.
The course is designed for students in the field of medical administration, after they have completed one year of study at least.
The study examined PTSD symptoms among nearly 1,300 adult Israeli civilians exposed to missile attacks.
The new president of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities has an agenda for promoting women, bringing back emigrant researchers and engaging the general public.
EpiPens are automatic syringes that inject the neurotransmitter epinephrine to treat life-threatening allergic reactions caused by insect bites or stings, foods, medications, latex and other causes
Alcohol brings extra risk to the roads on New Year’s Eve
Health Ministry encourages opening of urgent-care centers to reduce emergency room pressures.
Health experts have often advised consuming more sodium during the summer months, but it is unnecessary, according to University of Haifa researcher.
After seeing the number of smokers in the Western world decline, Phillip Morris decided to invest huge sums in a new product, and employed hundreds of scientists to work on the project.
BGU student develops app for smartphone
A conference on disability of poverty was held at Jerusalem’s monumental Shalva center, where disabled children are treated like royalty.
One-tenth of dentists completed a dental specialty.
High-speed algorithms and artificial intelligence are keys to early detection of diseases.
By MICHAEL ZEFF
Mice experiments show common food additive could slow nerve degeneration in neurodegenerative diseasesץ
Alalouf criticized pro-health organizations and tobacco companies for not appearing at the meeting.
These facts were released by the Health Ministry for publication on Tuesday morning.
The poles can be purchases at sports-equipment shops and through Nordic walking clubs.
New biological treatments and ways of getting babies exposed to allergens early are revolutionizing the field of clinical immunology.
The natural pacemaker consists of designated pacemaker cells responsible for the contraction of the heart muscle.
A government bill also being composed "discriminates against populations" such as homosexuals, opposition MK Aliza Lavie charges.
“The idea is not the chair itself, but the mobility and independence it enables children, without which some of them will not have any access to school, or community life.”
The project's goal is to raise NIS 50,000 to fund touch therapy for children for a full year.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
A police representative said there has been a 71% increase in police files involving the illegal growing of cannabis.
Elscint founder Dr. Avraham Suhami developed technology for detecting tunnels, but the IDF turned him down. Now he is applying it to early detection of breast cancer.
Survey of pupils shows 30% smoke nargilas.
Local cosmetics companies argued heatedly that the changes did nothing for them, only for importers.
A provocative new book by an American anthropologist about the influences of evolutionary
biology on men’s health will cause both genders to think about the past and the future.
Also included: Which gender has better memory?
The study will soon appear in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease.
Sticking to routine helps cut stress in protracted war or other uncertainty.
Ministry balancing protecting public and expanding pool of donors.
Maccabi Health Services’ Ido Hadar said that in the coming year, the state budget for health will be NIS 600m. less than in 2016.
The innovation could lead to the possibility of regrowing larger bones in the rest of the body.
The Taub researchers noted that in three of the four countries with the highest male life expectancy in the world, there is compulsory military service.
A tiny grape pip, or seed, left on the ground some 780,000 years ago is one of more than 9,000 remains of edible plants discovered at a Stone Age site in Israel.
Preventing blindness would save NIS 62 million a year for the National Insurance Institute (NII) budget alone.
Health fund says haredi families ‘hardest to convince’ to get shots.
Health Ministry survey shows ‘devastating’ addiction to sugar, salt, saturated fat.
“When someone offends you while smiling, should your brain interpret it as a smile or an offense?” asks Dr. Hadas Okon-Singer of Haifa.
"We’re working with everyone to ensure that we find pragmatic, bipartisan, common-senses solutions to these seemingly intractable problems.”
By BEN SALES/JTA
“This is what cloud 9 looks like … I’m so grateful to let you all know that a donor has been found.”
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs.
By PEGGY CIDOR
Netanyahu's comments came during a visit to Hadassah University Medical Center in Jerusalem's Ein Kerem where he visited, along with Health Minister Yaakov Litzman.
By HERB KEINON
Two daughters autopsied; family’s funeral held in the capital.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Thus far, about 20 Israelis have been diagnosed with Zika in recent months – with all of the infections originating abroad rather than through local transmission.
By SHARON UDASIN
"Sufganiyot out," says Yaakov Litzman, warning of the high fat content in the traditional Hanukkah treat.
By ORIT BRAUN/MAARIV,JPOST.COM STAFF
Home remedies for a better winter.
There are only 14 women
out of 250 participants
in the Israman triathlon
competition. What drives
them to take part in one
of the most punishing
distance races in the
By ABIGAIL KLEIN LEICHMAN
It’s not just sweetened drinks – plain soda water may also be chomping at your teeth.
Queries from readers about medical problems getting answered by medical experts.
The magic of friendships and caring help mitigate the challenges of cancer.
By SARAH LEVI
Might looking at screens for too long be harmful to our eyes?
"Worrying is toxic to your health and takes you nowhere positive."
By BATYA L. LUDMAN
Experts concur that there’s more to health than looking good and feeling good.
How to cope with panic attacks: five practical steps.
By MIKE GROPPER
The Stroke Club started 21 years ago for younger survivors, but they have aged and there has not been much success in recruiting the younger age group.
By WENDY BLUMFIELD
Abnormal behavior after pregnancy should not be
ignored or labeled as attention-seeking.
By SHOSHANNA KEATS-JASKOLL
‘They laid me on the table and explained that I was to be given general anesthesia...’
By PHILIP GOLD
The need for immediate gratification affects tendencies of violence toward others and themselves.
By TRACEY SHIPLEY
The two kinds of runners in the world are those who run alone and those who prefer running with a group.
By AMIR AFSAI
It was estimated that about 8,000 died in 2015 from illnesses related to smoking – 800 from passive smoking. The health costs related to smoking were estimated to be NIS 3.7 billion.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Could it be that religion developed in part as a preconscious strategy to help humans steer clear of disease?
By BRIAN BLUM