Abbas to seek statehood recognition from France during Paris visit
Palestinian autopsy: Teen shot in head with police sponge bullet
Hamas confirms official wounded in Gaza operation
Former Unit 8200 commander lashes out at reservists' public criticism
Gaza landlords refusing to rent to Hamas, official says
Netanyahu, Lapid step up confrontation over budget
Dov Hanin pens letter to Sheshinski, imploring committee not to cave into ICL pressure
Ministerial Committee approves proposal for reduced regulatory burden
Tzohar hits back against chief rabbinate, other critics in conversion imbroglio
Implanted cardiac tissues from pig and horse save life of combat soldier
Proposed state legislation to prohibit e-cigs released by Health Ministry
Authoritative website on dangers to health of non-ionizing radiation to be established Tuesday
*Minuscule cubes get into a twist*
'Beersheba is the new cyber Silicon Valley'
BGU first Israeli university to become member of US National Academy of Inventors
Social media after death
Israeli-Indian agricultural cooperation springs forward
Paul Anka reschedules war-canceled shows
Lady Gaga's manic sci-fi artRAVE wakes Tel Aviv from its war-induced slumber
Watch: Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett team up at Tel Aviv concert
The fantastic films of fall
Jerusalem Arena all ready for tip off
Yellow-and-blue up and running with easy win
Israeli hopes crushed on final day of Davis Cup
Israel within win of surprise return to World Group
IDF: Rocket alert siren in Ashkelon Coast Regional Council likely a false alarm
Supreme Court rules Olmert can stay out of jail until Holyland appeal is heard
19 weddings and a refugee crisis
Analysis: In Germany a gap between 'Never Again-Jew-Hatred' and real action?
Merkel: Our Jewish friends are at home in Germany
Brussels Jewish Museum reopens four months after shooting that killed four
More Hollywood heavyweights join pro-Israel ad campaign
Hamas denies Mashaal being expelled from Qatar, seeking shelter elsewhere
Analysis: Turkey balks at helping West, prefers Sunni jihadists
Arab countries offer to strike Islamic State, say US officials
New study: Islamic State overtaking al-Qaida in social media
Kuwaiti FM makes historic visit to Ramallah and Jerusalem
Illinois – a university with principles
Why the global tech sector should follow Israel’s lead
Terra Incognita: Jewish self-flagellation and Islamic denial
A sad anniversary
Judgment by numbers
Do it today
LAWFARE AGAINST IRAN
From Gaza to comprehensive peace
Hot off the Arab press
Chicken BBQ, American style
Matrimony made easier
As sweet as honey
Grapevine: Brain-drain warning
Painted street dividers get failing grade
This week in Jerusalem
The ambassadorial treatment
Someck so good
CITY NOTES: Australian street artist showcases work at Haifa art festival
Ramallah’s own ‘Krabby patty’
Does moderate Islam exist?
Will the minority Pundits return home?
To end anti-Arab violence, stop freeing terrorists
The battle for Western values
A song for ELUL: 'The song of the land
סִדְרַת סְטֶנְד-אַפְּ חֲדָשָה: קוֹמֶדִי בִּיט
גִיבּוֹרֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל מְקַבְּלֵי עִיטוּר הַגְבוּרָה
For the love of debauchery
Paris in Jerusalem
Love in the time of plenty
Religious strife … AGAIN?
Watch: Israelis dip apples in honey for Rosh Hashana in adventurous locations
Amy Winehouse statue unveiled in London, commemorating late singer's birthday
Watch: Israeli artist's mash-up of amateur Youtubers goes viral
WATCH: Egyptian academic demands Jews give back gold stolen during the Exodus
Woman gives dying father gift of seeing her married
Le stade flambant neuf de la capitale, nouveau fief de l’Hapoel Jerusalem
Quand Roméo et Juliette s’appellent Reouven et Djamila
Jeunes, braves et valeureux : la nouvelle génération des soldats de Tsahal
Tout un programme…
Oh les filles, oh les filles…
Revisiter le sionisme
Préserver l’héritage des Juifs de Tunisie
Ton peuple sera mon peuple
Malgré quelques revers, l’Etat islamique se porte bien
Israël et la « coalition virtuelle » contre le Hamas
Sous la coupe de l’Etat islamique en Syrie
Les ,ésaventures de Sainsbury
David Azrieli, 1922-2014
Dimanche 13 juillet
Deux familles, une histoire
Il était une fois en Israël
Boucler la boucle
Sondage : la victoire de Tsahal à Gaza
L’épreuve de la dissuasion
Sale temps sur les routes israéliennes
Les Juifs aux USA
Canadian Young Leadership Solidarity Mission to Israel
JNF USA Solidarity Mission Visits Southern Israel
Turning Tanks into Pine Cones
Under Hamas Fire, KKL-JNF Paves a Security Road for Kibbutz Sufa
KKL-JNF Helps Chile Deal with the Gall Wasp Pest
KKL-JNF and Fair Planet in Ethiopia–Seeds of Hope
KKL-JNF at United Nations Committee of Forestry Conference
Argentine Province of Misiones Minister for Agriculture Visits the Negev with KKL-JNF
Care of the Forests Continues Even in a Sabbatical Year
Nevatim Celebrates 60 Years and Dedicates a New Reservoir
Mexican Parliamentarians Visit the Biofilter for Urban Runoff in Kfar Saba
European Leadership Conference 2014 - Brussels, Belgium
The KKL-JNF Europe Young Leadership Conference
KKL-JNF Office Opens in New Zealand
KKL-JNF Leaders at ELC meet with the EU Parliament
Addressing Climate Change Conference
Nurturing the Foresters of the Future
Saving the Sabras
Ma’alot 360 Scholarship Recipients from Australia Tour Israel
09.15.2014 | 20 Elul, 5774
En cas de guerre, l’hôpital Rambam de Haïfa est prêt à parer à toute éventualité et pourrait traiter en toute sécurité les victimes du Nord du pays grâce à un dispositif ingénieux
By PATRICIA CARMEL
The famed Field Museum in Chicago has sent its biomechanics exhibition to Jerusalem’s Bloomfield Science Museum.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Rather than simply digging holes in the ground, scorpions prepare sophisticated burrows, which the researchers believe are purposefully designed to meet the animals’ physiological needs.
By SHARON UDASIN
The impact of starvation on expectant mothers produced one of the first known epigenetic “experiments.”
Can one’s gray hair spontaneously revert back to its original color?
DF surgeon-general Brig.- Gen. Prof. Yitzhak Kreiss disclosed the innovations on Tuesday at the one-day annual Israel Medical Conference in Jerusalem.
Public health experts say health minister’s policy ignores years of research.
Disease arrived with summer, but all cases have been mild so far.
Many general practitioners and hospital doctors still wear stethoscopes, but use them only infrequently.
An American-born virologist at Ben-Gurion University is at the forefront of the world’s battle against deadly Ebola virus.
During Operation Protective Edge, five people drowned throughout the country.
Ministry director-general: Health system functioned excellently during Gaza conflict, now can return to normal.
Is it safe to take the shingles vaccine?
Eating fruits and vegetables are certainly good for you, but sometimes they can make you sick if bacterial biofilms stick to the produce and the packaging in which they are shipped.
Interventional cardiologist Prof. Giora Weisz returned from 13 years of work in New York to head Shaare Zedek Medical Center’s cardiology department – the largest in Israel.
Baby girl born at only 24 weeks, needs no ventilation and is going home three months later.
A Tel Aviv University study shows Israeli youths exposed to protracted conflict suffer higher levels of anxiety and depression than their US counterparts.
Whey protein is a popular protein among sportsmen who want to build muscle.
Tel Aviv University’s Sackler Medical Faculty is 50 years old but constantly innovating and looking to the future, says outgoing dean Prof. Yossi Mekori.
Northern cancer patients need to travel to Haifa, Tel Aviv area to receive PET/CT diagnoses, treatments.
Committee chairman Likud MK Haim Katz welcomed move but complains that the Israel Police “is not doing enough."
Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem tried to predict a different evolutionary process and follow it in real time
There are about 1,000 well-baby clinics around the country, of which 43 percent are owned and run by the ministry in municipal facilities.
Ministry says it “has initiated a multi-year program to improve the status and image of 'tipat halav' stations and its nurses.
Vital mechanism that causes accumulation of protein plaques in brain has been discovered by scientists in Israel, and may eventually lead to cure for fatal dementia.
Seven out of 10 heavy smokers started smoking while living with their parents and followed their unhealthy example.
As some community clinics in the area closed due to under-staffing and other reasons, it was decided that residents can go to the clinic near to their home.
Researchers at Soroka University Medical Center, Ben-Gurion University develop way to diagnose blood problems early on, prevent serious hemorrhages thus saving lives.
The prevalence of premature births was twice as high during Cast Lead as during quieter periods.
On the one hand, they are in Israel and see what Gaza terrorists have done, and at the same team they see how their own population is being hurt.
Is there a yoga regimen to strengthen our oculars?
Hospital save 37-year-old mother of three from Katzrin from death after suffering a severe allergic reaction to a bee sting.
Each carries a stipend of over $100,000 ($30,000 per year) and a full exemption from tuition for four years of doctoral studies.
Central Bureau of Statistics figures show brain drain for academics seems to be stabilizing, though others still likely to remain abroad.
Bill aimed to require restaurants and cafés with at least five branches around the country to list the calorie counts of all the dishes they serve.
Scientists at the Technion have developed three-dimensional cell networks that can simulate complex aspects of brain activity.
Jerusalem’s Alyn Hospital has for 80 years treated and rehabilitated infants, children and teens suffering from a wide variety of injuries and congenital diseases.
The program aims to reduce the need for the elderly to move to special housing and to instead receive services directly at their homes.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
The program encourages seniors to leave their homes and travel, consume culture, shop or simply enjoy life by offering them special discounts.
Report showed its health system is efficient, citizens’ life expectancy admirable and infant mortality is low.
Dangerous Salmonella bacteria may stick to the cardboard of egg cartons, causing a serious danger to children and others with weak immune systems.
In the US, the ReWalk system is currently used in rehabilitation clinics, but now that it has received FDA clearance, marketing there may begin.
Arab children are three times more liable to die in falling accidents than their Jewish counterparts.
Against the decrees of the rabbinical leaders, medical facilities began to spring up in disease-ravaged Jerusalem in the mid-19th century.
By AVIVA BAR-AM
A NIS 23 million Beit Melabev facility for dementia victims opens in Givat Masua.
After more than 18 months, a recovery plan for Hadassah Medical Organization’s financial woes has finally been signed.
By PEGGY CIDOR
The young soldier, Yaniv Yifrah, was diagnosed with severe cardiac insufficiency caused by a damaged aortic heart valve that endangered his life.
The use of e-cigs would be prohibited in public locations, just like tobacco products themselves, if the bill passes.
Next step is to establish unit for basic epidemiological research, risk assessment.
Magnetism is just one of the forces acting on the nanoparticles.
Prof. Mary-Claire King, one of the world’s leading medical geneticists and a good friend of Israel, has won a prestigious award that often leads to the Nobel.
Naomi Elishuv, a former violinist at Lithuania’s national philharmonic orchestra, had to give up her beloved instrument 20 years ago.
The volunteer organization is available 24 hours a day to talk with people suffering from suicidal thoughts and other feelings that are disturbing the caller.
Health Ministry report: Insurers delaying payments to suppliers; Leumit has sufficient funds for only two days.
Health minister says independent body will bring end to conflict of interests in ministry.
A health worker from Nigeria hospitalized on suspicion of having contracted the deadly Ebola virus tests negative for the disease, released from quarantine.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Rumaisa was an urgent case, brought during the fighting in Red Cross ambulance; condition was so serious doctors needed a few days just to stabilize her.
A randomized study at the University of Haifa and Bar-Ilan University offers hope to those suffering from cigarette addiction.
As the school year opens, the benefits and possible overuse and abuse of methyphenidate and other prescription drugs for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder are being discussed.
MDA urges parents not to leave young children in a vehicle for even a moment.
Shaare Zedek Medical Center treating Nigerian health worker in isolation after admission to hospital with high fever.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Previous recommendation was that screening should be done if a close relative contracted breast or ovarian cancer.
Starting on Sunday, the dental clinics of Meuhedet Health Services will be closed due to the beginning of a strike, the Histadrut’s health institutions unit announced.
Use of non-prescribed contact lenses by people that were not examined properly is dangerous to the eyes.
Bnai Brak man ignored ministry and didn’t turn up at own hearing.
The Vietnamese nurses were most grateful for learning about using anatomical simulators for teaching nursing.
As the Hamas rockets triggered stress in virtually the entire population, doctors should check their patients now that the rockets have ceased falling.
Despite the financial difficulties of the past year, the Hadassah Medical Organization managed to hold its eighth annual medical conference.
Cuts would call for every government ministry, aside from the Defense Ministry, to slash its budget by two percent; Education cuts would amount to NIS 500 million.
Environmental Protection Minister: "The use of plastic bags has turned into an addiction, which has become a dangerous and polluting dependence."
Other ways to promote children’s health during the new school year include carrying the right schoolbag and wearing the right shoes.
For two hours, the kidneys in the 30-year-old man who suddenly died of cardiac arrest were kept cold while they were tested for tissue and blood types, diseases and functioning.
This was discovered by Dr. Leah Fostick of Ariel University’s communications department.
Setting fractures and treating infections used to be the main job of doctors treating musculoskeletal disorders.
Private expenditure on health services in Israel has reached 40 percent, with only 60% covered by public sources.
Since the magnets were stuck together in the body, an operation was needed to remove them and fix the holes in the intestine.
The move is in contravention of leading public health experts and prime minister’s position in 2012.
These are the findings of a new study published by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researchers in the Journal of Gerontology.
Tel Aviv University researchers have discovered the biological flaw that is responsible for the death of 90 percent of fish larvae.
A new book by a former Israeli pediatrician explains how better doctor-patient communication can improve treatment and save money and even lives.
Health Ministry and Jerusalem Municipality agree to keep Lifta Detoxification Center open until end of year, as ministry searches for new operator.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Take the time to enjoy and appreciate the small things in life while practicing deep breathing. This will help relieve feelings of stress.
By BATYA L. LUDMAN
Licensed Canadian ‘ganjapreneur’ MedReleaf is benefiting from Israel’s advanced expertise in the medical marijuana field.
By KARIN KLOOSTERMAN
Helping you and your soldier through this transition.
"Can weekly exposure to high volumes reduce the level of hearing in young people?"
By RX FOR READERS/JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Resources for Israel’s disabled people fall short in wartime.
By MIRIAM KRESH
The question of cannabis use by people under the age of 21 and its effect on the brain is still controversial, because the younger brain is not fully formed.
By TRACEY SHIPLEY,JUDITH POSNER
Outbreak in West Africa has claimed the lives of nearly 900 people and isolated cases have already been detected outside of Africa.
Organization asks UN for proper protection to retrieve bodies of St-Sgt. Oron Shaul and Second Lt. Hadar Goldin, who went MIA in Gaza.
Ashdod, Ashkelon and Sderot fighting to balance calls about rockets with regular load of medical emergencies.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
As barrage of rockets continue to rain down on major Israeli cities, people with disabilities face increasingly difficult reality.
The Court of Appeals has reaffirmed that the First Amendment’s guarantee of a person’s right to free exercise of religion is entitled to the very highest level of constitutional protection.
By DANIEL BERMAN,BRENDA BREUER,AWI FEDERGRUEN
I’m no longer some guy trying to put on a costume. Now I’m a medical clown.
By ADAR MARGALIT
My name is Israel Kehat, I’m 46 years old and work with medical equipment for diagnosing lung cancer.
By ISRAEL KEHAT
Two years ago, Sanford came a mere nine hundredths of a second from winning an historic medal for Israel.
By ALLON SINAI