Israel not opposed to Iranian civilian nuclear program, Netanyahu tells Italian PM
Edelstein warns Ban against Iran deal: I believe people who say they want to destroy me
Study: Americans make up 15% of settler population in West Bank
Israel hits back at Swiss envoy's 'ugly act' in showing Netanyahu bird droppings cartoon
Jerusalem once again celebrates sacred music
‘We’ will connect
Concert review: English Indie band Alt-J rocks Israel
Tour Israel: Up, up and (almost) away
Judo: Israel ends World Championships with just one medal
Israelis fall short of finals at Beijing
Israel needs significant improvement before EuroBasket
Soccer: Hapoel Beersheba hoping to burst Maccabi Tel Aviv's bubble
Weinstein to check new allegations against police chief nominee Hirsch
Public sector likely to strike today over mass dismissals of IBA workers
Senior Palestinian official calls for unification of Islamic Jihad, Hamas into PLO
Iran nixes Israeli conductor’s Tehran performance
Hamas member killed after Gaza tunnel suffers malfunction
Report: Islamic Jihad made plans to attack Israel if hunger-striker died
WATCH: Palestinians struggle with IDF soldier, preventing boy's arrest
Life on Mars? American Jewish doctor hopes to find out
Report: Reality TV star Tila Tequila thrown off show after posing in Nazi uniform
Jewish CEO of Ashley Madison infidelity site resigns amid hacking scandal
Yazidi leaders demand ‘Jewish Schindler’ prove he is saving people
Report: Iran cancels Israeli conductor’s Tehran performance
'Iran won't recognize Zionist usurper regime,' senior Khamenei aide vows
Unrestricted Europe-Iran trade will help empower regime’s oppression of citizens
Rouhani vows to defend Iran 'with missiles or other methods', claims military power unscathed
US State Department clarifies description of Parchin as nuclear site
Report: ISIS beheads 39 of its own members
Worth their weight in gold: ISIS reveals new coins to replace 'satanic conception of banks'
US confirms Islamic State computer expert killed in air strike
Analysis: Is ISIS here to stay in the Middle East?
Regev: Unfortunate Iran said no to Israel before Germany said no to Iran
Tweet for change: How a single tweet launched viral campaign to help Syrian refugee
'Three Israeli officers killed in operation in Syria' Iranian media claims
Missing piece found in liver puzzle
Fledgling scientists meet elder geniuses
Risk of another autism spectrum disorder child after a first one is much lower than presumed
Allergy experts urge taking kids with symptoms for evaluation to avoid problems as school start
A rock star, 9 congressmen, and one solar field
German, Israeli and Jordanian experts team up to explore climate change and bird migration
Israel likely to be water-stressed in 2040, study finds
Israelis excel at bottle recycling, less so in paper, cardboard, electronics
Israeli startup's digital 'guardian angel' saving lives of children with special needs
An Israeli laundry app with potential for more
Global innovators collaborate in Israel
The new space age: Israel holds youth satellite building contest
Global agenda: Move along
A fitting way to remember the fallen
Grapevine: Good intentions gone awry
Grapevine: Toasting the New Year
This week in 60 seconds: Israel 1, BDS 0
What we should have learned
August 30, 2015: Fingers in the till
26 years of Russian aliya: Segregation, poverty and police brutality
Could the ‘Amazon effect’ occur in Israel?
Confronting anti-Israel views in Sweden
The People and The Book: Of power and pain
Stasis of belligerence
Necessary Stories: Hitched
A concerned poet
The improbable Zionist
Open the gates of conversion
A literary life
Solemnity and levity on the shore
A laptop, Wi-Fi and a cup of coffee
Unusual tombs in the Kidron Valley
Here come the ‘monument men’
Oddities: Almost paradise
It’s a boy!
Shades of black and white
The face of Israeli prostitution
מִשִירֵי רָחֵל: כִּנֶרֶת
הַמִזְרָקָה הַמוּזִיקָלִית בְּאֵילַת
Samphire and sourdough
"Thank You for Making Me... Whatever"
The Gospels: Metaphors and “The Three Wise Men”
A Paradise for Kids
Gaza Evacuees in Halutza, 10 Years Later
A Corner in Nitzana Forest in Memory of Sergeant Erez Sagi
Australian Legislators and Political Advisors Visit Gaza Border Communities
New Campsite for Youth Dedicated in Maginim Forest
Chinese Delegation Tours Negev Agriculture and Forestry
Italy’s National Day at EXPO 2015
The Ambassadors’ Club of Israel Tours the Galilee with KKL-JNF
The International Solidarity Mission Says Goodbye in Jerusalem
An Ecological Festival at the Shafir Winter Pond
KKL-JNF Global Landscapes Seminar at Expo 2015
New Bio-filters Purify Surface Runoff Water for Reuse
Future Tour Guides Discover the Negev with KKL-JNF
$100 Million JNF Boruchin Israel Education Advocacy Center Opens
JNF Canada Pays Tribute to the Honourable John Baird
From Sunny Israel to Cold Canada
Walking for Water with KKL France in the Mountains of Eilat
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
Arava Open Day: Food Security for Israel and the Entire World
An Olah Reports From Nepal
How One Oleh is Helping to Transform the Way People Drink Water
From Think Tank to Environmental Consultant
Award Winning Designer Launches Career as Wedding Dressmaker
How Natalie Edwards Built a Successful Career in Israel’s Startup Industry
5 Tips to Land a Job in Israel
Starting Your Own Business in Israel: Real Life Examples
5 Strategies for Finding Your Professional Place in Israel
36 Hours in Southern Israel
Food Shopping In Israel
How Women Can Have it All in Israel
The Eisenberg’s Long Journey Home
Why Retirees are Thriving in Israel
Thanks to Aliyah video
6 Frequently Asked Questions about Israeli Healthcare
Starting Over in Israel
Sam Eisenberg: From Nativ to Aliyah
WATCH: Why Olim #LiveLoveIsrael
5 Ways that Olim Kick Back
VIDEO: Are you ready for the South?
Make yourself at home… in Israel
NBN Announces Bonei Zion Prize Recipients for 2015
NefeshB’Nefesh Provides Services to Bnot Sherut
How Doctors Are Impacting Israel’s South
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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
Served as a top adviser to former PM Salam Fayyad.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
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.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
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.
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.
The death toll has jumped by over 1,000 since November 26 alone, according to the World Health Organization.
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.
Health funds made a total profit of NIS 31 million in 2013, a decrease from NIS 68m. during the previous year.
Health Ministry chief has permanently removed video clip produced for NIS 450,000 for World AIDS Day from website and Facebook page.
The association joins international effort for ‘Health For All, Everywhere -- Universal Health Coverage Day.’
Age and emotional development influence kids’ coping abilities, but all benefit when parents grant legitimacy to their feelings and encourage them to ask questions.
Zarka, who works out of the Tel Hashomer army headquarters, will soon run Safed’s Ziv Medical Center, not far from the village of Peki’in where he was raised.
Private pharmacists may check chronic patients and eventually give flu vaccinations.
476 new cases of HIV among Israelis in 2013; minor decline from previous year.
‘Though dry eye is very common, some people don’t even realize they have it or regard it as normal, so they don’t consult with doctors’
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
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.
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