Does Susan Rice think Benjamin Netanyahu is a racist?
Wave of violence sweeping Israel is 'terrorism,' US says
Netanyahu offered vague terms for West Bank withdrawal, former US peace negotiator says
Ex-justice: Oversight ‘czar’ should also critique attorney general
Low-calorie bread Catch-22
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Maccabi Tel Aviv out to avenge recent flops as BSL season tips off
Israel on brink of securing spot in Euro 2016 playoff
Oman cancels Israeli windsurfers' visas
Appreciation: The loss of a renaissance man
Two hurt in Jerusalem terror stabbing, assailant shot dead
Rocket from Gaza lands in southern Israel triggering sirens
Ya'alon urges licensed civilians to carry firearms; Riots reported in Arab towns
Joint List MKs rally in Tel Aviv, Umm al-Fahm
Defense sources fear clip of police shooting suspected terrorist could spark more violence
NYC mayor de Blasio to visit Israel, Israeli businessman to foot bill
Edelstein: Romania strong ally in fight against anti-Semitism
Jewish MP in Iran decries ‘destruction of mosques in the Muslim World’
Hebrew education – in Harlem
Report: Russian Jewish leader endorses aid to Assad
Sources: US warns governments, bankers Iran sanctions still in place
Khamenei bans Iran from negotiations with US
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Ankara bombing kills at least 20 at Turkish peace rally
Two alleged Hezbollah associates face arms, money laundering charges in New York court
Israel, Iran trade barbs at UN nuclear disarmament panel meeting
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Health scan: Israeli physicians slowly warming to medical marijuana
Global space community to reach for the stars
Still too soon to determine production potential of Golan Heights oil
Ness Ziona residents threaten to sue Rehovot for raw sewage flow
Burgeoning alternative fuel firms in Israel grow fivefold in less than three years
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Tech talk: Battle Hacks are back
Facebook pegs Israeli satellite to provide African Internet
Israel to host first international 'Under 30' Forbes Summit
Moody’s keeps Israel rating stable
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Computer Generated Spirituality
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10.10.2015 | 27 Tishri, 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
Announcement follows precautionary information from the World Health Organization about the cases.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
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.
One can’t help but wonder how the population’s life expectancy continues to rise despite the ministry's serious deficiencies.
Nobel laureate Prof. Robert Aumann remembers cousin Oliver Sacks.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
United Hatzalah founder Eli Beer receives a warm welcome from audience at DC symposium.
The joint program aims at attracting additional, world-class support from institutions and individuals who are dedicated to eradicating cancer through focused and efficient research.
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.
According to Central Election Committee, some 2,500 polling stations will have access for the physically handicapped.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
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.
Five organs donated by family of 71-year-old stroke victim.
New invention by Thechnion engineers still not perfect but are have made considerable progress.
New research help heart cells "take a step backwards so they can be renewed."
But the new discovery offers insight into the question of why the mammalian heart fails to regenerate and opened up the possibility of reversing this in adult mice.
Lowest rate of going to hospital emergency rooms was in Jerusalem and in Judea and Samaria, according to ministry.
Rebbetzin and author Chana Bracha Siegelbaum pens a wholesome, spirited cookbook for the soul.
By ARIEL HENDELMAN
Over six years after law passed, Economics Ministry begins to map out where defibrillators have been and must be installed.
Security guards at Haifa hospital catch man who had been impersonating a medical intern and seeing patients for an unknown period of time.
Neurobiologists in Rehovot publish study showing that not only do people often sniff their own hands, but they do so for a much longer time after shaking someone else’s hand.
IMA Chairman Dr. Leonid Eidelman charges that politicians have been neglecting the health system, eroding budgets for the hospitals and the health funds.
Jerusalem researchers have discovered the genetic mechanism by which the 'Plasmodium falciparum' parasite evades the body’s immune response to cause the most dangerous type of human malaria.
Most patients very satisfied with their hospital treatment, but some medical centers have room for improvement
The more senior Soreq will receive her $60,000 prize for her research on the neurotransmitter acetylcholine’s role in both health and disease in the brain and other organs.
Facebook has a new medical use: For the first time in Israel, Haifa’s Rambam Medical Center has begun to update the general public on queues in its emergency department via the social medium.
The campaign includes signs of an elderly person demanding to know why she has to wait so long for surgery and a child with cancer asking why his medicine is not included in the health basket.
The studies were just presented at an international stroke conference in Nashville, Tennessee.
The technicians say they are the lowest earners in the health system, and that many receive income supplements to reach minimum wages, even though they are academics.
Smokers had thinner brain cortex than those that never smoked.
With too few chronic-pain specialists and family doctors often lacking knowledge about treatment, patients people living with pain are increasingly using the web.
The products contain chemicals that comprise prescription-only Viagra and Cialis pills to treat impotence.
Researchers studying brain activity of blind people have tackled the long-inscrutable question of how tasks such as reading and identifying numerical symbols have their own brain region.
Judy Siegel-Itzkovich helps readers with their medical and health queries.
2.8 million visits made in 2013 with primary reasons being physical trauma, infections, pregnancy and delivery.
Scientists are now designing a variety of medical devices to counter the effects of retinal disorders by sending visual signals to the brain.
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
Pubs can cut the pretzels – salty snacks don’t cause thirst and increase consumption of drinks
Medicine and technology have been advancing in tandem during recent decades.
By ARIEL SHAPIRA
University of Haifa researchers have found a way to improve memory by suppressing a molecule that is known to function poorly in old age and is closely linked to Alzheimer’s disease.
Computer-aided design and manufacturing are changing restorative dental treatments, but growing new teeth with stem cells will be the much-sought answer to decay and neglect.
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
Innovations in Israeli cannabis farming could lead to global solutions to feed the world
By NIV ELIS
One of the professors insisted on measuring the skull dimensions of the Jewish students, since he was convinced that they differed from the Aryans’.
By IRVING SPITZ
SEVERAL NEIGHBORHOODS have websites that inform residents about community services and events, but few are as clear and comprehensive as that of Har Nof.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
The Clearance line of products is designed to provide efficient solutions with the use of advanced technologies and effective ingredients.
By LAURA TAUB
Cardiology Prof. Amos Katz takes over the reins as the ninth dean of Ben-Gurion University’s Faculty of Health Sciences.
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