Six IDF soldiers wounded near Hebron in second vehicular attack of the day
Two IDF soldiers hurt in West Bank vehicular-ramming attack
Abbas once again rails against Israel after diplomatic meeting
11-year-old Palestinian boy says he stabbed light rail guard ‘to die a martyr’
United Arab Emirates: Israel mission not sign of changed relations
What Obama did and didn’t say about Ezra Schwartz
Israel to establish formal presence in Abu Dhabi
Greek PM stresses importance of global cooperation in fighting violence, extremism
Dudu Tasa’s roots revisited
Winner of Holocaust survivors' beauty contest: The Jew will never disappear from the world
8-year-old 'Indiana Jones' makes First Temple era archaeological find in Beit Shemesh
White will light up Ashdod
Hapoel Beersheba looks to stop the bleeding
Maccabi TA in Spain playing for Euroleague life
Group stage an eye-opening experience for Maccabi
Spotlight: Israel’s hoops lifer Henig reflects on 30 years of NBA connections
VIDEO: Border Police officer stabbed in Nahariya
Police arrest gunman who opened fire in Colorado abortion clinic, 11 injured
NYC to fund security guards for Jewish schools
Mastermind of Paris terror onslaught planned to hit Jewish targets
Remembering Holocaust eased Cuba imprisonment, US contractor Gross says
Erdogan warns Putin 'not to play with fire'
New phone app 'Israel's Nightmare' educates users on Iranian missile capabilities
Analysis: How Iran exploits ISIS to wage terror
IN PICTURES: Thousands of Iranian soldiers stage mock siege of Temple Mount
Russia's Putin due to meet Khamenei, Rouhani in Iran
France, Russia eyeing united front against ISIS
Despite ISIS threats of attack, New York prepares for Thanksgiving parade
Obama to Putin: 'Direct your focus on tackling ISIS'
VIDEO: US rock band singer describes massacre at Paris concert hall
Is political correctness over Islam and 'refugees' putting lives in danger?
Putin: Turkish downing of Russian plane 'a betrayal by a friend'
Coptic Pope Tawadros’s Jerusalem visit ‘will create huge firestorm in Egypt’
Woman accused of unlicensed cosmetic injections
Lab-grown human liver cells can advance treatment
Majority of Israelis lack faith in the public health system
Cancer is No. 1 cause of death in Israel
Israel's Leviathan, Egypt's Dolphinus to negotiate gas export deal
Budget funds found for rabies vaccines, botanical gardens
Experts: Israel could still export natural gas to Egypt
Economic Affairs Committee session heats up over gas debate
Israeli e-commerce works around Israel Post as Black Friday demand spikes
Israeli start-up AudioBurst wants to be the Google of radio
Tech talk: Get in the Ring
Six US-Israeli energy projects to receive $5.1m in funding
Your Taxes: Portfolio adjustments for year-end
Meet Leem Lubany, the Israeli Arab beauty turning heads in Hollywood
Why did Hollywood actress America Ferrera want to convert to Judaism, have a bat mitzva?
Grapevine: Four-footed friends
Lone soldiers from North America attend Thanksgiving dinner in Tel Aviv
This week in 60 seconds: Who woke up the Russian bear?
My word: Checks and balancing acts
Into the Fray: Immoral!
The eternal struggle and how it will end
Yael's Corner: The Western World’s War for Survival
Middle Israel: Israeli thoughts on Thanksgiving
Parshat Toldot: After despair
A heartbreak novel
Internet of everything
On the margin
Books: A primer for every palate
Books: Grappling with childlessness
Food: Hanukka samosas
Tour Israel: No-hike outing
Neighborhood Watch: Downtown Jerusalem coming into its own
Life, Life, Life: The newest grief
City Health: Young smokers? Ho hum, but the IDF is concerned
Corridors of Power: War time
The newest grief
‘If it’s good enough for me, it’s good enough for the museum’
Blues from the roots, in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem by way of LA
Changing the view
מִשִירֵי רָחֵל: בְּגַנִי נְטַעְתִיךָ
מוֹפָע חָדָש: אִינְסָאנִיָה
סְטְרִיט וַייְז הִיבְּרוּ
The power of education
At the crossroads
Going with the Romanian flow
Orthodoxy, Truth, and Half-Belief
A trip to Auschwitz-Birkenau and Krakow
This Week in Israeli History: Operation Moses, Raful Eitan and the Patria Disaster
Fiesta Shalom – Shortening the Distance Between People
Jonathan Jay Pollard -- A Greek Tragedy
Historical Agreement Signed Between KKL-JNF and the State of Israel
JNF Canada Dedicates New Bike Path with Gilad Shalit
Ben Gurion Accessible Park in Dimona
Fred and Linda Waks Botanical Garden Inaugurated in Akko
Furrows in the Desert in Turkana, Kenya
Portugal Entomologists Tour the Negev with KKL-JNF
Mississippi Governor plants a tree in Israel
Honduras President Plants Tree in Jerusalem
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
Agriculture Festival at Hula Lake Park
An Ecological Festival at the Shafir Winter Pond
KKL-JNF Global Landscapes Seminar at Expo 2015
KKL France Mission Parts from Israel by Planting Trees
Got Water Problems?
$100 Million JNF Boruchin Israel Education Advocacy Center Opens
JNF Canada Pays Tribute to the Honourable John Baird
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
11.28.2015 | 16 Kislev, 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
The liver cells represent varying genetic backgrounds for scientific, clinical and pharmaceutical development.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
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.
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
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.
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.
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
Innovations in Israeli cannabis farming could lead to global solutions to feed the world
By NIV ELIS
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.
The Clearance line of products is designed to provide efficient solutions with the use of advanced technologies and effective ingredients.
By LAURA TAUB
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