04.29.2016 | 21 Nisan, 5776
Hamas: 'There will be an explosion' unless Israel lifts Gaza blockade
Two Palestinian teens attempt to stab IDF soldier at West Bank checkpoint
Palestinians clash with IDF forces as Jewish worshipers visit Joseph’s Tomb
Exclusive: Israeli envoy slams Austria’s hosting of Palestinian hijacker terrorist
IDF soldier who shot subdued Palestinian driven by 'twisted ideology'
Palestine, ISIS flags banned from Eurovision song contest
In Depth: ZAKA founder explains why Haredim entering the workforce is a Torah value
NYT: Israel denies waiting for Obama successor to strike defense aid deal
Gal-On endorses Berko to head key Knesset panel
Mimouna all night long
Katz: We can’t count on US at UN
Music maestro Zubin Mehta remains young at heart
ISRAELI OPERA Gounod: Romeo and Juliet TA Opera House, April 18
Dining: A roadside attraction
J’lem wraps up first place and home court in postseason
Rajkovic suspended following Sakhnin brawl
Tensions run amok as Mac TA, Sakhnin brawl in rematch
Sinai Says: New horizons open up for Casspi following breakthrough season
Your investments: Omer and building wealth
COLUMN ONE: Defeating Hamas in America
Israel’s economy: Reasons to be cheerful – and some for concern
MIDDLE ISRAEL: Should we visit Auschwitz?
Terror victims' kin have no right to sue Iran in US courts, Zarif says
Fragile economy forces Iran's top leaders to form alliance
From petrol to pesco: ISIS turns to 'non-traditional' terror funding
Italy nabs four suspected in ISIS plot to attack Israeli embassy, Vatican
Analysis: The limits of the Iran-Russia alliance
Report: Iran looks to deploy Hamas in the battle to liberate Mosul from ISIS
VIDEO: ISIS forces withdraw from strategic town under Assad’s protection
Boston-area men charged in ISIS-inspired beheading plot against police
After claiming Hitler was Zionist, ex-London mayor refuses to back down
'I'm ashamed I did nothing to stop injustice,' ex-Nazi SS officer says
Former Nazi guard expected to break silence at German trial
Potential Jewish NFL pick chooses latkes all year long
How much money is the life of the world's richest Jew worth?
Rx for Readers: Attending to hygiene in geriatric homes
Country feels heat, wildfires break out in Jerusalem, Galilee
Tech Talk: Start in Germany
Haifa and NY researchers collaborate on treatment for two deadly cancers
TA pub fined NIS 50,000 in anti-tobacco suit
Optical guide will keep orthopedic procedures on target
Something strange in the air at Haifa Earth Day
Nation celebrates spring festival at natural wonders
‘Israel needs to invest in Negev, Galilee for future population hike’
In 5 years, driverless cars based on Israel's Mobileye tech
TECH TALK: Women's Empowerment
Country’s young computer innovators create apps at HackTrack TLV
Journalist hit with anti-Semitic hate mail after profile on Trump's wife
US Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate
Trump on foreign policy: Iran deal allowed it to become a 'great power' at Israel's expense
Trump, Clinton score early wins in Northeast states
VIDEO: A 'Hassidic Jew' and 'devout Muslim' walk the streets of New York
This week in 60 seconds: Priestly blessings and religious brawls
Grapevine: Finally, a family center
Just Torah: Passover: A means – not an end in itself
Briefing: The Democratic showdown on Israel
Podcast: Is Bibi the worst option except all the rest?
Briefing: Bernie Sanders, Monica Lewinsky, and an uneventful cyber attack
Exclusive: Some Trump Vodka, popular as kosher for Passover spirit, may not be kosher
WATCH: Superman's got nothing on Israel!
Can you match the President to his opposing candidate?
Animals are just the best.
Can you solve this riddle?
Peace train building up steam
Hezbollah at a crossroad
A survivor’s story
A year after quake, Israelis still helping Nepal recover
Necessary Stories: Grasping at the void
Trees for grandchildren
Bellicose culture mogul
In the heart of Africa
Veterans: Comic timing
Books: Seeing God’s face
Books: Between tribalism and universalism
Hot off the Arab press
A musical journey back to the Holy Temple
Hello, goodbye Jerusalem
This week in Jerusalem
Seen by engagement
Turning the (Seder) tables
‘Seas’ the day
Worn out with your workout?
The secret of the lost color
הַצַלָמִים – יְרוּשָלַיִם בְּעֵינֵי צַלָמֶיהָ
Palestinian Christians slam PA for refusal to recognize Easter
Orthodox Christians mark Palm Sunday at Jerusalem church
Israeli brewery resurrects beer recipe from time of Jesus
A different Passover Seder
Eurovision Contestants Plant Trees in Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
Cornerstone Ceremony for ANZAC Museum in Beersheba
The 19th Walk for Water: Touring the Desert, Loving Israel
A Tree Avenue for the Mashabim Air Force Base in the Negev
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Italy-Israel Friendship Tree Planted in Italian Ambassador’s Garden
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
UN World Water Day 2016: Better Water, Better Jobs
International Forest Day 2016: Saying Thank You to the Trees
US Forestry Service Shares Remote Sensing Tech with Israel
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
First-Ever Birthright Israel Trip for Jewish Law Enforcement Announced
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
Peonies and Pineapples in the Negev Desert
An Interview with Israel Prize Winner Prof. Yossi Katz
Arava Open Day 2016
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
Appeasement for Peace?
Just look at Miriam now
It's The Jews Fault, They Could Have Prevented WWII!....
Politicians say new force-feeding law protects sanctity of life, but NGOs believe it violates autonomy and human dignity and serves political purposes only.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
The statistical report says that the national suicide rate in Israel is lower than in 28 countries in the OECD.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Pontiff to donate iconic white skullcap and donate 35,000 euro from online auction to the Save a Child’s Heart nonprofit in Holon.
In the future, patients with stubborn and even fatal diseases may have the option of undergoing fecal transplants to overcome ‘bad’ bacteria and replace them with beneficial ones.
Yesh Atid MK urges Health Ministry to hurry and prepare operating procedures to deal with such victims.
The new system would allow ultrasound scans to be performed in disaster areas and after road accidents in developing countries with limited medical infrastructure.
Blood test breakthrough promises a revolution in diagnostic medicine.
Tel Aviv University researchers identify defective gene linked to colon cancer in an 18th-century Hungarian mummy.
Health Ministry approves pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) program for high-risk groups, making Israel one of a handful of countries to use the daily pill prevention regimen.
Card would include not only medical histories, a list of medications and test results but also scans, X rays and information on allergies.
The careless maintenance worker is still working at Hadassah.
“We hope that in the future, it will be possible to use our discovery to develop a simple blood test for this serious disease even in its early stages,” said TAU lead researcher Prof. Illana Gozes.
Men and women tend to have different diseases and are affected differently when treated, largely because of hormones.
The conference will be held at Jerusalem’s Israel Academy of Sciences and the Humanities, presided over by Prof. Nili Cohen, the new head of the academy.
17-year-old girl from West Bank city had been suffering from serious and rare endocrine disorder that led PA doctors to refer her to Israeli hospital.
Of 129 families asked by hospital transplant coordinators for permission to take organs, 77 agreed to give one or more.
Israel's three other health funds reportedly agree that doctors’ prescribing medical marijuana is “problematic,” but they have not yet made statements about it.
Special treatment for eye diseases in children – even newborns – is not very well known among the public or even some physicians. There are 36 pediatric ophthalmologists in Israel.
The trigger for the free app was when a friend of Benny Zviran, who initiated the idea, died of cardiac arrest during a trek on foot in the Jerusalem hills four years ago.
The institute conducts autopsies to investigate sudden and suspicious deaths, accidents, suicide, homicide, suspected malpractice and sudden-infant-death syndrome in babies.
New ALS treatment spearheaded at the Jerusalem Hadassah Medical Center yields encouraging results.
Impairment in Alzheimer’s identified; start-up to research drugs to delay onset of disease.
Jewish men and women and Arab women enjoyed a rise in longevity, while that of Arab men declined from an average 78 years in 2013 to 76.9 years in 2014.
Herzog Memorial Hospital veteran geriatrician Dr. Ephraim Jaul mines Torah wisdom from the 16th century commentator Kli Yakar and turns it into contemporary advice in dealing with the elderly.
5,500 Israeli women die from cardiovascular disease every year.
Herzog Medical Center has the world’s only school for severely brain-damaged and ventilated children that aims to improve their quality of life.
Exposure to a lot of pressure at work has both short-term and long-term effects of workers.
Lack of rest affects emotions and the ability to cope with anxiety.
“Raise their wages rather than waiting for strikes and struggles,” says committee chairwoman.
Agriculture and Health ministries are conducting investigations in order to identify presence of salmonella bacteria in specific Israeli poultry products and destroy it at origin.
By SHARON UDASIN
MK Ofir Akunis: “This is additional proof of our contribution to research and innovation."
In light of the International Day of People with Disabilities, Israeli engineering expert Dvir Brand speaks with the 'Post' about his company's various medical technology projects.
By JULIE STEIGERWALD
By RX FOR READERS/JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
The liver cells represent varying genetic backgrounds for scientific, clinical and pharmaceutical development.
60% say they are not fully aware of patient rights
Knesset panel marks International Premature Baby Day.
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.
Rambam doctors: Laparoscopic approach can be equal
As oxygen therapy is easy, non-invasive and safe, they will now try it on patients with low- and medium-level depression.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH,JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Announcement follows precautionary information from the World Health Organization about the cases.
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.
The latest medical discoveries from around the country.
The use of anesthesiology assistants, or non-physicians who learn the field and work under close supervision by specialists, could significantly alleviate the chronic shortage of Israeli specialists.
Platform for screening and evaluating small molecules as potential drugs for various human genetic disorders uses human pluripotent stem cells as a model system.
The recent Israel Medical Conference in Jerusalem, attended by over 1,000 laymen, offered experts discussing a variety of relevant subjects.
University of Haifa researchers also found no basis for the claim that legalization of medical cannabis spurs a rise in crime.
Deal will further enhance Teva’s goals of delivering the highest quality medicines at the most competitive prices, Israeli company says.
By NIV ELIS,REUTERS
Researchers from University of Haifa, Tel Aviv University and the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center conduct study on fatty liver disease and ties to gym training.
Organ donors are entitled to a rebate of NIS 2,700 for travel expenses and a grant to cover the loss of work days for 40 days before and after giving the organs.
Rabbi Yeshaya Haber discussed the kidney donation that he himself received and which opened his eyes to the issue, how he helped more than two hundred people in Israel to donate a kidney.
By JEREMY SHARON
Ellen Hershkin set to take over from Marcie Natan
By JENNA PERLMAN
According to a new statistical report, the Health Ministry says that by the end of January there were 15,457 budgeted general-hospital beds, with 167 added in 2014 alone.
IsrALS organization has given seed money for an Israeli startup, EyeControl for development of affordable mobile communication device.
VAT office in the Tax Authority last week conducted surprise checks of the finances of 250 private physicians.
Annual report compares more than 40 health indicators in 34 countries.
A round-up of the latest health news.
Prof. Peter Piot has been involved with HIV from its first discovery in humans as a researcher, clinician and UNAIDs official; His new book tells the story nearly 35 years since it became a pandemic.
Officials praises natural gas outline as a way of "earning money to improve medical services."
Director of the Association for the Protection of Individual Rights rejects ministry's remarks; says "We live in a terrible environment for LGBTs. Don’t hide your heads in the sand.”
If you are sensitive to swimmer’s ear, use a combination of ear plugs and alcohol to clean the inner canal.
Organization’s president writes the Simon Wiesenthal Center, following a call by a group 71 British doctors to expel the Israeli Medical Association over accusations of “medical torture.”
By SAM SOKOL
Canada’s Kashrut Council considered the issue after MedReleaf, a producer of medical marijuana, inquired about obtaining certification.
Nobel laureate Prof. Robert Aumann remembers cousin Oliver Sacks.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Yehuda Meshi Zahav, who a short while ago was the operations officer of the anti-Zionist Eda Haredit extremist group, abandoned this ideology and now works on the front lines of saving Israeli lives.
By STELLA KORIN-LIEBER/GLOBES
Thousands of children are alive today because of a small group of medical professionals who volunteer their time and expertise to perform lifesaving cardiac surgery and train local medical personnel.
By DAFNA JACKSON
A visit to the clinic of Israel’s expert in iridology was a real eye-opener.
By NERIA BARR
Bill exempts dentists with five or more years of experience from taking test, and it must go into effect within 30 days.
By LAHAV HARKOV
‘Israel’s Nobel’ honors academics who contribute to scientific research, artistic practice.
Dentists who have been working for at least 5 years would be exempt from taking a test; Certified occupational therapists, physiotherapists, speech therapists and dietitians will be able to practice.
Among attendees of soirée was former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg, who presented the AFMDA 2015 Humanitarian Award to philanthropist Ronald O. Perelman.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Another amendment that was accepted was written to discourage doctors in the public sector from referring their patients to their private clinics.
A new study by Jerusalem’s Taub Center found large differences in salaries between Jewish female pharmacists and their Arab-Israeli counterparts, apparently due to differences in seniority.
The B-Cure Laser is a home device that harnesses the powers of soft laser to treat aches and pains
By NORA BERLIN
MK Zandberg: Gov’t must adapt to changing public opinion
By BEN HARTMAN
A physician shows a medical Birthright group that blending profession and Judaism works.
By JEFFREY DEVRIES
By MIKE GROPPER
For patients who lack a physical diagnosis, validation from a doctor is an important step.
By BATYA L. LUDMAN
An innovative music studio helps people with physical disabilities – employing creativity as therapy.
By JOSH HASTEN
Readers get answers for their medical and health queries.
A profile of Dr. Meyer David Gershbaum, MD, who made aliya with his family in 2014 from Woodmere, New York to Ra'anana.
By SUSAN DE LA FUENTE
The vast majority of foreign caregivers are warm and wonderful people – and those of us in need of their help feel we could not get along without them.
By AVIVA BAR-AM
Kindergarten of Dreams offers promise for the youngest victims of cancer.
By JOSH DELL
Medical record from the time when Hitler was put in prison after the failed Munich beer hall putsch in 1923 shows he suffered from "right-side cryptorchidism"
Raphael's dream was to one day get healthy and become a full medical emergency volunteer.
A round-up of news from around Jerusalem.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
SEVERAL NEIGHBORHOODS have websites that inform residents about community services and events, but few are as clear and comprehensive as that of Har Nof.
Citizens of a country 1,000 times bigger than Israel come here for their cure. How likely is that?
By BARBARA SOFER
Every year different patient groups and protesters around the world request funding for the treatment of their respective conditions.
By RON TOMER
Some claim that Captagon reduces the sensation of pain, neutralize inhibitions and create a feeling of ecstasy mixed with euphoria that causes extreme and wild behavior.
By BOAZ GANOR,MIRI HALPERIN WERNLI