Shin Bet: Terror attacks in Israel drop back to pre-escalation level
UN rights expert accuses Israel of excessive force against Palestinians
'What do you want from me?' Abbas explains why, despite everything, he wants peace
Israeli-Arab dentist sentenced for funneling money to Hamas
Abdullah: Israel-Palestine stalemate 'a festering wound exploited by ISIS'
Israel, EU resume contacts after dispute over settlement product labels
'Palestinian violence, Israeli settlements imperil two-state solution'
Israel, Russia reportedly say 'Da' to free trade agreement
Fishing for compliments
Wine Talk: From Concord to Cabernet
Top 10 things to do
Veni, vidi, Venezuela!
Arbeitman, Hap Haifa aim to upset leader Beersheba
Commentary: Eye-opening and embarrassing experience
Comfortable first-leg conquests for Mac TA, Bnei Sakhnin
Yellow-and-blue bounced from Eurocup
AJC demands Likud minister apologize to Reform Jews for 'disparaging remarks'
'If ribs were visible at Auschwitz, you were a candidate for crematorium'
Machete wielding attacker wounds 5 in Ohio restaurant owned by Israeli
Dutch Zionist store owners highlight settlement goods to protest EU
Assad vows to 'fight terrorism' and reconquer all of Syria
Pakistani army foils Islamist plot to spring free killers of Daniel Pearl
Strategy, not ideology, differentiates ISIS from al-Qaida
US, Russia agree to 'cessation of hostilities' in Syria
Iranians mark anniversary of 1979 Islamic revolution holding 'Death to America, Israel' signs
Israel says 'always watching' Iran’s missile developments following announcement of missile upgrade
Senior Iranian military official: US is subordinate to Iran in Middle East
'Iran to upgrade ballistic missiles, get Russian S-300 defense system soon'
WATCH: New ISIS video shows child solider blowing up four alleged spies
Saudi Arabia prepared for ground war in Syria, military spokesman says
'Briton who became ISIS beheader traveled to Gaza with Galloway convoy'
International sweet tooth: Israel exported $10m. worth of chocolate in 2015
GLOBAL AGENDA: ‘Deutsche unter alles’
Hapoalim goes gold with ‘Vatikiyada’ event for seniors
Einstein’s Theory posited a century ago proved; original documents at Hebrew University
High-risk groups should be screened for hepatitis C and treated, Knesset told
Israel signs stem cell research agreement with California Institute
Study urges at-home voting
E-waste recycling surpasses 2015 target
Green activists: Haifa pollution plan 'is like giving giving a bandaid to a cancer patient'
Agriculture Ministry calls to further restrict trawl fishing
Weather Roundup: Cold and rainy in an unusually dry winter
'Unique' Israeli bandage: The more you bleed, the quicker it works
Tel Aviv-based antifraud company Riskified raises $25 million
Change diapers, breastfeed baby, start a business
TECH TALK: Intel Israel is constantly expanding
Ted Cruz campaign defends pastor who said God will send hunters for Jews
Bret Stephens: The next US president may not be pro-Israel
Analysis: New Hampshire - Revolution against status quo under way
Sanders may play down Judaism, but he played big role in Hannukah case
Star Catcher: Astrology for the week of February 12, 2016
Grapevine: Chock-a-block festival
Grapevine: Australian makes good
Launching a ‘little prayer book’ at the Western Wall
Podcast: Monty Python and the Search for the Two-State Solution
Podcast: How Israel would vote in the New Hampshire primary
Podcast: Behind the scenes of Israel’s Super Bowl ad
Podcast: Does the Western Wall plan signal the end of the haredi monopoly?
NO COMMENT: Israeli strategic ascendancy; American strategic decline
Hymn for the Weekend
NO HOLDS BARRED: Honoring Hollywood celebrities we may not always agree with
MY WORD: Radio days
My birthplace is not my home
Holy work honored
Keeping the moneyball in her court
Holland’s forgotten Jews
God’s presence is you!
Fifteen characters in search of a better author
The perfect mystery
Playing with conditionals
Russian Air Force hits Aleppo hard
Gulf states take a bad rap on Syrian refugee issue
Chocolate treats, American South style
Three Ladies, Three Lattes: Better to be buried than to burn
Desert oasis – at Kfar Hanokdim
Fresh and tasty: Jerusalem goes Mexican
Halftime in the Holy City ‘
All the colors of Estonia
Framing the refugees
The many faces of Roee Rosen
מִשִירֵי רָחֵל: רַק עַל עַצְמִי
יַלְדֵי בֵּית הָעֵץ
פִּיסוּל: כָּאן, עַכְשָיו וְהַנֶצַח
Say-Way כָּך אוֹמְרִים בְּאַנְגְלִית
Pro-BDS Presbyterian church set to lose 400,000 members
The Grace of God
German pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer and his fight against the Nazis
US Professor who said Christians, Muslims worship same God to leave school
A Response to Mr. Frantzman
Elliot Wave Theory and the Talmud
The Hope Index: Israel among the Nations
The UK's BREXIT referendum may aggravate EU's corrupted democracy
Tree Planting Celebration in Biriya Forest
Israeli and Diaspora Youth Bond over Trees in Maale Michmash
Planting Trees in Memory of the Carmel Disaster Victims
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
Shimi Rouimi Garden Dedicated in Ofakim
The New Shoham Forest Bike Trail
Papua New Guinea Pilgrims Plant Olive Trees in the Galilee
Senior Chinese Foresters Visit Israel
Prime Minister of Albania Plants 80th Tree in Grove of Nations in Jerusalem
President of Ukraine Plants Olive Tree at Grove of Nations in Jerusalem
Solar Panels Installed on KKL-JNF Offices' Roof in Jerusalem
23rd Beekeepers Conference Salutes KKL-JNF Professionals
Five Years after the Fire, the Carmel is Green Again
Green Leadership Classroom for Rehovot's Hadarim School
Olive Tree Planted in Rome for Holocaust Remembrance Day
105-Year-Old WWII Hero Honored at KKL Italy Event in Rome
Arava Open Day 2016
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
02.13.2016 | 4 Adar I, 5776
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
“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.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
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.
Move comes more than two decades after mental health reform was recommended.
Antibody holds promise for delay or early treatment of type 1 diabetes.
Employing lasers, fiber optics, method eventually could be used on other organs.
“Theories of global and multisensory integration deficits in ASD are deeply rooted in the scientific conversation about autism,” says expert.
Grappling for a decade with faults in medical education, Haifa Prof. Arie Oliven teamed up with computer experts to produce a ‘revolutionary’ platform.
One of Canada’s largest foundations donated the funds to the Jerusalem center to study and develop cures for a wide variety of genetic disorders.
Lung cancer annually kills almost 1.6 million people around the world.
Price drop to start on June 15, Health Ministry announces.
Out of 72 alumni, 23 are already in senior faculty positions.
"I prefer to take care of sick people than injured soldiers," says head of Beersheba hospital's ICU, who is set to speak at the The Jerusalem Post Conference in June.
Recently-issued directive will not automatically license experience PAs who have made aliya or those seeking to emigrate to Israel.
Hod Hasharon company develops automatic screening algorithm based on hemoglobin levels to test all blood in over-50s for early detection of colorectal cancer.
All organ transplants were considered successes.
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
Les scientifiques israéliens sont à l’avant-garde de la guerre contre « la pire des maladies». Tour d’horizon des dernières percées dans le domaine de la recherche
By SHLOMO MAITAL
The disease originated in the Middle East in 2012; So far, 41 cases have been documented in South Korea.
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
The family donated the young boy's liver, heart, lungs and kidneys.
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.
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