08.29.2016 | 25 Av, 5776
IDF investigating soldier who shot Palestinian running toward checkpoint
Bomb expert at Hebron shooter trial: Terrorist shouldn't have been moved without clearance
Thousands turn Nablus funeral into protest against PA
PA official says discussions underway with Russians in arranging meeting between PM, Abbas
The benefits of using prestigious skincare products - Tresor Rare review
Israeli directors win MTV award for Coldplay music video
Israel sets roster for Brooklyn World Baseball Classic Qualifier
Dramatic draw for Beitar, Mac TA triumphs
Could the day of rest arrest the government?
Peres remembers his colleague Ben-Eliezer as a ‘courageous commander’
Lapid accuses Swedish FM of anti-Semitism at Stockholm rally
Settlers plan new website to combat BDS
Out of the box
Canines, and their owners, enjoy the country’s first-ever ‘Dog Day’
Israeli, Jewish players make waves in tournament before the main event
Why doesn’t anyone care about the Paralympics?
Cellphones distract kids crossing the street, says study
Allergy season will soon blow our way as we blow our noses
iPhone hacking saga raises questions about Start-Up Nation’s dark side
Israeli and US researchers: Many elderly unwilling to ‘retire’ from sexuality
Measuring oceans of activity in one drop of water
As summer draws to a close, beaches still plagued by garbage
Agriculture Ministry, Parents Forum team up for healthy eating campaign
Water scarce West Bank to receive short-term boost in supply
New Israeli venture hopes to revolutionize small dairy farms in Vietnam
Walking barefoot to the House of God: My childhood Slichot prayers in Iraq
Netanyahu meets the media
My mother is not a Syrian girl
Meet the Israeli-Palestinian duo that owns Berlin’s hippest hummus joint
Iran deploys latest long-range missile system at nuclear facility
Israelis and Palestinians partner to save animal shelter
Iran arrests nuclear negotiator suspected of spying
Top Iranian admiral: US lacks the power to confront Iran militarily
'Saudi and Persian Gulf states share Israel's concerns about Iran hegemony'
Iranian ex commander: New militia formed to destroy Israel in 23 years
Turkey, US-led coalition launch large-scale border offensive against ISIS
Iran talks up Russia cooperation, predicts Islamic State's downfall
Exclusive: The Sunni tribe that survived a two-year Islamic State siege in Iraq
Germany denies 13,000 immigrants entry amid terror in Europe
Son of Republican mega-donor Adelson holds 'Vote for Hillary' sign in tweet
Will Rahm Emanuel be US's next ambassador to Israel? Not so fast, says Chicago mayor
AJC campaign urges 50 US governors to reject BDS
Merkel's deputy says she underestimated migrant integration challenge
How can you make your users fall in love with your digital product?
Israeli start-up turns waste into cooking gas
Mobileye, Delphi partner to jump-start fully automated driving
New app allows volunteers to target traffic violators
Did Sheldon Adelson convince Trump to be more humble?
Roseanne Barr lashes out at 'anti-Semitic' Hillary Clinton on social media
Report: Trump campaign CEO 'doesn't like Jews' claims ex-wife
‘Dr. Drew’ show cancelled after remarks about Clinton’s health
Grapevine: UK politicians salute haredim in hi-tech
A tale of two ‘White Houses’ in Tel Aviv
Easy, breezy Scotland
Mom and Dad are cousins: Online humor provides escape for Israelis
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Podcast: From Tel Aviv, a story of hope for Orlando
Norwegian politician rebuked for playing Pokemon Go during defense hearing
Aly Raisman finishes the Olympics with an NFL date
Conspiracies run amok after Ivanka Trump spotted with rumored Putin girlfriend
Photos of cat making Nazi salute land Austrian man in jail
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
Much more than a Holocaust survivor and memoirist
A line of Who
Books: A star (mole) is born
Hot off the Arab press
‘Port’ of history
L’haim! Dancing Camel Brewery celebrates 10th anniversary
Corridors Of Power: Prepare yourself for a surprise audit
This week in Jerusalem: Happy birthday to the light rail
Site-specific festival showcases Jerusalem
Exposure to loud noise can affect your hearing – and your life
Artist Rachel Timor: Tales of the White City and the Land of Israel
Consumers: Shaken – and restored – confidence in obtaining refunds
Tel Aviv Light Rail: What a difference a year makes
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Mideast Christian woman on ISIS: God’s plan is ‘working perfectly’
Ratifying the Jewish state
Special envoy to the UN calls for immediate halt of aid money to Gaza
Olympiyaar Forest Olympics Conclude a Year of Volunteering
Kanim Trail in Adulam Park Dedicated in Memory of Alex Moïse
International Clean Up Day in Israel 2016
Ilanot School Accessible Playground makes Learning Fun
President of Paraguay Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
Planning a Sustainable Future through Water Sensitive Cities
Burnt Trees and Charred Earth in Jerusalem’s Arazim Valley
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
JNF USA Holds 5,000 Strong Water Summit in Washington D.C.
AMERICAN PROFESSORS TAKE PART IN FACULTY FELLOWSHIP SUMMER INSTITUTE IN ISRAEL
Looking for IMI, the Blue Box's “Little Sister”- Can you help?
KKL-JNF holds its 6th Latin American Leadership Conference
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
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
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.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
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.
Over the past two years, deaths from COPD, which includes asthma, but is caused mainly by smoking, and in rare cases by exposure to asbestos, have been significantly lower in Israel.
The statistical report says that the national suicide rate in Israel is lower than in 28 countries in the OECD.
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.
"I am insanely lucky to be alive," the 45-year-old says after being hospitalized.
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.
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
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
Israel’s unrecognized Arab volunteer medics
By MARK TAINAR
Rx for Readers welcomes queries from readers about medical problems. Experts will answer those we find most interesting.
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.
Kidnappers reportedly threatened to sell the 2 students - who were originally from the Beduin town of Rahat - to ISIS if their families failed to pay ransom.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
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 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
United Hatzalah president and founder Eli Beer's aim is to double the number of volunteers and ambucycles.
By PAMELA PELED
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
There is an alternative therapy center in Gaza City that treats its patients using bee sting, which they claim has a variety of healing qualities.
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 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
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