02.22.2017 | 26 Shevat, 5777
BDS protest nixes envoy’s talk at Dublin college
Egypt, Jordan leaders say two-state solution not up for compromise
Family of Palestinian assailant: Azaria deserved at least 10 years
Iran's Khamenei calls on Palestinians to pursue intifada against Israel
PM planning another trip to Russia
PM: Israel's pivot to Asia is economic not political
While trade unexpected, Casspi to get much-needed opportunity with Pelicans
Yellow-and-blue brought back down to earth by Herzliya
Analysis: Will lower sentence cost Israel on legitimacy and at ICC?
Cabinet secretary recommends indicting Yoel Hasson for forgery
Police commissioner’s plan to command elite investigative unit draws criticism
Jazz guitarist Larry Coryell, the ‘Godfather Of Fusion,’ dies at 73
Austrian Film Week returns to Israel
Donald Trump gets ‘Eretz Nehederet’ treatment
Veteran Israeli guitarist/composer collaborates with Vertigo Dance Company
IFL’s Kovalski earns football scholarship in US
Casspi on the move in blockbuster trade
Health Ministry knew about elderly abuse a year ago, says Channel 2
Your Taxes: Reportable tax positions
52 faculty dentists get dismissal letters
Leviathan partners raise $1.75b. from international lenders
Health Ministry cannot judge medical negligence, say MKs
Health Ministry acts to prevent elder abuse in geriatric institutions
Israeli firm to build second sewage treatment plant in Ethiopia
Building frustration in the wild, wild east
Rihanna the rhino gives birth to first calf at Israeli zoo
Honey of an idea
Who are the people killed by Nouri al-Maliki, and why?
After al-Bab, is Turkey really opting for liberating Raqqa?
The two-state solution is dead! Long live the quest for peace!
Planting trees in the bastion of democracy
Demonstrators in Ramallah protest Trump policies on Israel-Palestinian conflict
Le Pen refuses to wear headscarf, nixes meeting with top Lebanese cleric
Iran bans chess players for 'bad hijab,' match against Israeli
ISIS in Sinai: the Libyan connection
Steinitz: Trump’s test is to expel Iran from Syria
Iran: Israelis and Saudis coordinating on certain issues in region
Saudi Arabia and Israel issue twin warnings on Iran
Zarif takes apparent shot at Israeli 'audacity,' says Iran will never develop nukes
What do the warning shots from Sinai mean?
Why does a weakened ISIS see Trump presidency as a lifeline?
Refugee who took selfie with Merkel sues Facebook
'Iraq to oppose US travel curbs, to preserve alliance against ISIS'
Israeli-American students gather in LA to sharpen tools against BDS
US Jewish leaders call on government to take decisive action against antisemitic attacks
Hillary Clinton: Trump must take action against string of antisemitic acts
Ivanka Trump, White House condemn bomb threats targeting Jewish centers
Mobileye outfits 4,500 NYC Uber & Lyft cars with anticollision tech
Tech Talk: Cyber criminals breach enterprises in 40 countries
‘Israeli venture capital sector is booming, despite global decline’
OurCrowd Global Investor Summit begins in Jerusalem
NJ yeshiva’s alumni, staff implore graduate Jared Kushner to help halt refugee ban
Trump says antisemitism is 'horrible' and has to stop
Trump chooses McMaster to replace Flynn as National Security Advisor
'Israel, US Jewish leaders must reach out to Democrats'
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
Grapevine: A Netanyahu orchid blossoms in Singapore
'Dancing with the Stars' celeb gives baby Hebrew name
Trump appears to invent Sweden terror incident
Grapevine: Balfour et al
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
Disney drops top YouTube star over antisemitic videos
Dominican paper apologizes for Baldwin-Trump photo flub in Israel article
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A taste of its own medicine?
Art that isn’t what
Books: The mystery of things
that remain unresolved
Driven by hatred
Hot off the Arab press
Pascale's kitchen: Cholent, Tunisian style
Estonian Jewry revisited
Sugar is a spice
Critics and hugs
This week in Jerusalem
Color and food for thought
Returning to their land
Who are you, Tel Aviv marathoners?
מֵחוֹדֶש יָנוּאָר צָרִיך לְשַלֵם עַל שַׂקִיוֹת נַייְלוֹן
שִידוּרִים חַיִים מֵהַכְּנֶסֶת
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Baptist leaders tour Israel
The fulfillment of Ezekiel 36
Ecumenical group ‘blind to facts’ in support of ‘Palestine’
O.L.E.I Helps Restore Burnt Neveh Shalom Forest on Tu Bishvat
Planting and Marching Together to a Shared Future
Muslala Plaza Enlivens Jerusalem's Clal Commercial Center
Tu BiShvat Ceremony with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin
Are You Threatened?
The Recorded Deed to Jerusalem
Trump's Middle East policy takes shape
Bill Maher vs. Milo Yiannopoulos: Double Standards
The newest generation of Israeli doctors may put the desire for appropriate pay and working conditions before altruism.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
One of the kidney recipients, 36-year-old Muhammad Badarna, had been suffering from kidney failure since childhood: "Thank you from the depth of my heart.”
The emergency room will be just a 30-second drive away from Yad Sarah Shaare Zedek Medical Center.
About half of them now have significant hope that they can become biological parents, the hospital said.
Knesset session convened to discuss financial issues of psychiatric hospitals .
“The major insight from this research is that there is an active process in the brain which inhibits the ability to learn new things and protects the consolidation of memories.”
Live donors now constitute two-fifths of the number of transplants, so much so that there are queues for potential donors waiting for surgery.
The girl was born with a very rare congenital defect in the development of the muscles of the abdominal wall called omphalocele.
People who contracted benign tumors in their jaws and need rehabilitation will get it at state cost.
The course is designed for students in the field of medical administration, after they have completed one year of study at least.
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
By JUDY SIEGEL
Health experts have often advised consuming more sodium during the summer months, but it is unnecessary, according to University of Haifa researcher.
New biological treatments and ways of getting babies exposed to allergens early are revolutionizing the field of clinical immunology.
More than half a million people have tuned in during the last two days and watched the Soroka-University Medical Center operations.
Magen David Adom's new app boasts of advanced features such as geolocation, live videos of medical scenes and text message communication with medics.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
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.
The innovation could lead to the possibility of regrowing larger bones in the rest of the body.
Not long ago, former US vice president Richard Cheney, who uses a pacemaker for his heart problems, said he learned that various individuals had tried to “break into” it.
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.
“When someone offends you while smiling, should your brain interpret it as a smile or an offense?” asks Dr. Hadas Okon-Singer of Haifa.
Even many nurses and doctors are unaware of all the latest scientifically based guidelines for preventing sudden infant death syndrome, whose rate has declined little in Israel.
Shaare Zedek becomes full Level-One trauma center with neurosurgery, neuroradiology and neurological care.
For three decades, the hospice on Jerusalem’s Mount Scopus has accompanied thousands of terminal patients to the edge of their lives. A symposium marked the anniversary event.
The BGU researchers compared the records of long-term health records of 250,000 babies born at Soroka between 1991 and 2013 and found the highest cardiac risks among those born prematurely.
The numbers represent an 18% drop in mortality rate for the infants.
Anesthesiologists around the world are marking the 170th anniversary of their profession while there are too few of them for the advanced medical procedures of today.
Quick supportive medical treatment saved her from system failure and possibly even death. A black widow bite causes severe pain and muscular and neurological symptoms.
A University of Chicago economist uses the tricks of her trade to analyze advice for pregnant women.
A round up of the latest health innovations.
State subsidizes wrong products and doesn’t cover costs of nutritious foods, they say.
Finding compatible bone marrow could save the lives of a toddler and a 31-year-old father, both named Adam.
Public health authorities are urging the public - from infants aged six months and up through the elderly - to get their annual influenza shots.
ImmunoXpert is based on the fact that viruses and bacteria stimulate different protein pathways when they infect the body.
“In a few weeks, a month, it will be clear if he has left the immediate dangerous situation and can be rehabilitated," say senior neurologist.
Although more than 90 percent of women say after giving birth that they want to breastfeed, only about 58 percent do so because of various factors, including pressure from formula companies.
Hadassah to Treasury: “What else can you do to harm the hospital that you haven’t done already? You... are like a pyromaniac who lights a fire and then runs to call for firemen.”
The researchers produced key insights into how cells and embryos develop, which led to the formation of the field of biology called epigenetics.
Most pregnant women are warned about artificially induced deliveries and told that induction may cause a low fetal heart rate
A total of 150 more job slots for medical residents will be added in public hospitals around the country so as to lighten the workload of existing residents.
Due to the lack of enough doctors on the job, Dr. Leonid Eidelman said the burden of long hours is worse than ever, especially on young residents learning a specialty.
It works on batteries in the event of a power failure and is water resistant.
Prostate cancer is complex and confusing, but men diagnosed with it can be hopeful, as the vast majority have a slow-growing tumor that is not lethal.
The child arrived with a high fever and other symptoms that raised the doctors’ suspicions of a virulent Streptococcus bacterial infection that causes the victim to decline rapidly.
"It is a matter of definitely less than 10 years, maybe less than five, that we can have this treatment available," professor says.
By PAUL ALSTER
Israelis have more babies, live longer than average.
As far as is known, this is the Microsoft founder's first-ever investment in Israel.
By GLOBES/GALI WEINREB AND YANIV MAGAL
Maor Alonso was killed in the tragic accident on his 18th birthday.
Yizhar is particularly interested in the long-distance communications between nerve cells in different areas of the brain.
The Queens-born physician voted the ‘most influential physician executive’ and ‘one of the most important physicians’ in the US makes his first visit to Israel.
Jerusalem’s 114-year-old Shaare Zedek Medical Center organized its first-ever staff research day and intends to hold them every two years.
"I am insanely lucky to be alive," the 45-year-old says after being hospitalized.
By JULIE STEIGERWALD
Quelle est l’origine de la vie ? Le Dr Gary Steinman, homme de foi et brillant scientifique, n’a eu de cesse de chercher la réponse à cette questio
By ELISSA EINHORN
La sclérose en plaques ne sera bientôt plus une maladie incurable. Un traitement révolutionnaire à base de cellules souches expérimenté à l’hôpital Hadassah verra le jour d’ici quelques années
Shai Brenner is a Tel Aviv jazz saxophonist who devotes several hours a week to lightening the emotional load of sufferers from serious ailments of various ages.
By BARRY DAVIS
Identifying and changing realities for Israel’s dyslexic children.
By SHOSHANNA KEATS-JASKOLL
Many in Israel are concerned that postdoctoral scholars will remain abroad rather than return to Israel.
By LIOR LEHRS
Exploring the choice of some women to give birth at home, and the midwives who support them – despite Health Ministry obstacles.
By WENDY BLUMFIELD
One of Israel’s first family therapy centers, Shiluv aims to provide high-quality, professional therapy to residents of the greater Jerusalem area regardless of their financial situation.
By UDI SHAHAM
“So at the age of 16, I came to Israel...I came not knowing any Hebrew and learned fluent Hebrew. That set my path toward wanting to make my life here and help contribute in whatever ways I could.”
By RIVKAH LAMBERT ADLER
Taking a look at a canine health fund.
By KEREN PREISKEL
A growing crisis in geriatric nursing care in Israel has worsened; the prime minister has been notified and asked to intervene.
The procedure was carried out by Dr. Aharon Medina, head of Shaare Zedek’s electrocardiography department.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
“This landmark report shows that the relationship between American and Israeli universities is stronger than ever.”
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
Five experts who have had a significant influence on Israeli medicine.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
As The Jerusalem Post gets set to publish its 50 Most Influential Jews list for Rosh Hashana, we spoke with Soroka Medical Center doctors who influence medicine in Israel.
For 20 years, Save a Child’s Heart has been treating kids from third-world countries – many of which don’t have ties with Israel.
Rx for Readers welcomes queries from readers about medical problems. Experts will answer those we find most interesting.
By RX FOR READERS/JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Each scholar to receive $30,000 a year for 4 years of study
The kidney was removed from her body and flown to Israel, where it was transplanted into her brother.
Teva Pharmaceuticals, Israel’s biggest
company, has seen its share price
halved as generics eat at its profits,
and leveraged buyouts have left it
burdened with huge debts.
By SHLOMO MAITAL
A medical clinic in Tel Aviv provides basic treatment free of charge for migrants who have no insurance.
Chronically cold extremities may go hand-in-glove with serious health concerns
Queries from readers about medical problems getting answered by medical experts.
Soroka University Medical Center doctors encourage most of us to roll up our sleeves.
Readers get answers to their health questions.
Readers gets their health questions answered.
‘Israel was asking people who are highly licensed and very
skilled to give up their source of employment just to prepare to take an exam. Who
could do that?’
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.
‘They laid me on the table and explained that I was to be given general anesthesia...’
By PHILIP GOLD
News briefs from around the nation.
By COMPILED BY JULIE STEIGERWALD
United Hatzalah president and founder Eli Beer's aim is to double the number of volunteers and ambucycles.
By PAMELA PELED
Since Angelina Jolie went
public with her preventive
double mastectomy and
for BRCA tests have spiked
all over the world.
Sasson and his team have treated children from over 50 countries around the world.
By GABRIEL SMITH
Adam Krief, a father of three from Israel, was diagnosed recently with primary myelofibrosis, a rare form of blood cancer that is likely fatal if he does not find a blood transplant match.
“Is it not time that the world recognized the humanitarian work carried out here, in spite of the continued incitement, stabbings, vehicle rammings and rockets activated against us?”
By BRENDA KATTEN
Only 14% of Israelis carry the ADI card donating their organs for future lifesaving, while
dozens, maybe hundreds of men, women and children die waiting for an organ.
By BARBARA SOFER
Ben-Gurion Airport hadn’t been opened on Yom Kippur for seven years; VitalOne, friends and family began securing the permissions and assembling the crew.
Every crisis contains a hidden opportunity.
By YEHUDA WEINRAUB
The stars are aligned in favor of Israeli nurses, and Goldberg will lead the way towards a brighter future for nurses and healthcare in Israel.
By ELIANA MARCUS AARON