Netanyahu’s office denies stalling on building coalition
BDS movement looking to ‘hold Israel accountable’ over South African visa denial
Netanyahu prepared to crush High Court, undermine foundations of democracy, Gal-On says
Court gives former Bat Yam mayor Lahiani 8 months jail time on state appeal
Researchers map human brain with GPS-like system
Hadassah resumes liver transplants
Universality shown in visual search by fish and humans
Voice of the people
Over 270,000 light virtual candles via Defense Ministry app
Court delays cancellation of Oil Refineries business licenses in Haifa
3-d printing aircraft parts may be in Israel's near future
Chief scientist says startups boom but fail to grow into mature companies
An eclectic array of musicians expected to grace the stage at the Israel Festival
Israel Festival 2015: Out with the old, in with the new
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Out & About: top 10 things to do
Soccer: Kiryat Shmona extends gap over Beitar, sets sights on 2nd place
Shahar Pe’er pulls out tight win in Turkey
Deadlock does Beitar and Beersheba little good
Greens boost BSL playoff hopes with win against Nahariya
11 Israelis remain unaccounted for in quake-hit Nepal amid reports of violence from locals
IDF aid planes land in Nepal, rescue teams to begin searches, set up field hospital
Two projectiles fired from Syria land in Israeli Golan Heights
Palestinian shot near West Bank barrier dies of wounds, marking third death since Saturday
Does US military law report help IDF with ICC against alleged Gaza war crimes?
Analysis: A high stakes covert battle in the North could erupt into an overt clash
Over 200 attend funeral of Arab teen who attacked checkpoint officers with butcher knife
Watch: Hundreds flock to Moscow for international Jewish celebration
Berlin police apologize for making soccer fans remove Israeli flag
Sherman to US Jews: Military strike would only set Iran's nuclear program back 2 years
Jewish man attacked in northern Paris after leaving synagogue
Victims' advocate praises Australian Jewish school’s response to allegations
Monitor: ISIS has murdered over 2,000 off the battlefield in Syria
Hezbollah media: Syria's defense minister embarks on official visit to Iran
Iranian media: ISIS leader declared 'clinically dead' by Israeli doctors in Golan
Analysis: Regional war more likely as Arab armies go on attack
Kerry: 'We're closer than ever to an Iran nuclear deal'
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After failing to preempt: Israel, Iran and nuclear war
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Sa'ar says national unity government is 'still on the table'
Israeli parties prepare legislative demands for Netanyahu's new coalition
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Arab sector turnout for recent elections reached 63.5%, polling data shows
Joubran: Polls have to include parties that don’t pass threshold
Pope Francis prays for victims of Nepal earthquake
Persecution of Christians in China at record high
Republican US presidential hopefuls woo evangelical voters
Armenian Archibishop chides Rivlin for referring to genocide as 'mass killings'
Israelis commemorate 100th anniversary of Armenian Genocide, drawing comparisons to Holocaust
New Occupational Therapy Room and Garden for the Galilee Medical Center
Landscaping Absorption Centers with Ethiopian Immigrants
Holocaust Day Ceremony Honoring the Heroism of Jewish Rescuers
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Chinese Ambassador Visits the Israel-China Friendship Fores
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President of Lombardy Tours Israel Prior to Milan Expo
French Students Get to Know the Real Israel
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Served as a top adviser to former PM Salam Fayyad.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
United Hatzalah founder Eli Beer receives a warm welcome from audience at DC symposium.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
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.
JPPI president says genetic tests tests could foster an "expanded circle of individuals" who feel an affinity for Jews and Israel.
By SAM SOKOL
L’épopée médicale hiérosolomytaine est intimement liée aux questions de religion, de foi et de miracles. Visite guidée.
By Nicole Perez
Dr. Kimchi and her team developed lab mice that retain some natural instincts, such as the ability to react to danger.
The impact of starvation on expectant mothers produced one of the first known epigenetic “experiments.”
Vital mechanism that causes accumulation of protein plaques in brain has been discovered by scientists in Israel, and may eventually lead to cure for fatal dementia.
Against the decrees of the rabbinical leaders, medical facilities began to spring up in disease-ravaged Jerusalem in the mid-19th century.
By AVIVA BAR-AM
The death toll has jumped by over 1,000 since November 26 alone, according to the World Health Organization.
Israel-based pharmaceutical company is battling to protect key patent for $4-billion-a-year multiple sclerosis drug that is due to expire in September 2015.
According to Central Election Committee, some 2,500 polling stations will have access for the physically handicapped.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
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.
By BEN HARTMAN
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’
The one-week course for second-year medical students presents a holistic approach to caring for patients with cancer that goes beyond the biological aspects of the disease.
Lack of bowel control is a growing phenomenon, but it remains largely ‘unmentionable’ not only among those suffering in silence but also among general practitioners.
Assuta Medical Centers and other private hospitals have been carrying out a massive media and lobbyist campaign to fight the government’s intention to tax and restrict private medicine.
Thousands of children are set to knock on doors throughout the country, asking for contributions for the promotion and treatment of some 34,500 people with intellectual disabilities in Israel.
Bill was proposed by Meretz MK Ilan Gilon, who argues that many people have to choose between food and drugs for chronic diseases.
Parents are often required to accompany their children for the difficult treatments four times a week for an average of four hours per treatment.
Leading biologists at Rehovot’s Weizmann Institute of Science reject offer by US companies to encourage women to postpone motherhood and boost careers.
Ministry working to ensure medical treatment is satisfactory and that HMO is carrying out commitments in recovery program.
Bruchian claims acting D-G not running hospitals and that others pull the strings.
Israel remains near the bottom of the list of 34 OECD countries in this measure – there are 1.87 beds per 1,000 Israelis, compared to an average of 3.4.
Site compares supplementary insurance programs offered by Clalit, Maccabi, Meuhedet and Leumit health services.
Efforts will increase to locate people entering Israel from Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone.
By HERB KEINON
Three teams of medical professionals, along with mobile emergency clinics, will be sent to West Africa.
The new list includes exposure to electromagnetic radiation as a possible cause of cancer.
Ashkenazi Jews have played an important role in the study of human genetics, with notable successes in gene mapping as well as prenatal and cancer screening.
Rated #16 among US medical centers, NYC’s Mount Sinai Hospital has expanded beyond its original Jewish roots.
Six hundred new medical technologies proposed for inclusion in basket.
‘The pain resulting from the cramps is excruciating. I’ve reached the point where I’m almost afraid to go to sleep.’
Shaare Zedek Medical Center treating Nigerian health worker in isolation after admission to hospital with high fever.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Two-week-old Gazan baby girl, named Fajar, undergoes successful open-heart surgery at Holon hospital.
Despite the financial difficulties of the past year, the Hadassah Medical Organization managed to hold its eighth annual medical conference.
Setting fractures and treating infections used to be the main job of doctors treating musculoskeletal disorders.
Health Ministry and Jerusalem Municipality agree to keep Lifta Detoxification Center open until end of year, as ministry searches for new operator.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Until this discovery, there had been no reliable physiological markers to diagnose ADHD.
MDA teams transport 18 people wounded in Gaza to Tel Aviv where they boarded Turkish aircraft that flew them to Ankara for treatment.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
Can The Lancet’s moral medical malpractice be fixed?
By YITZHAK SANTIS
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
"Can weekly exposure to high volumes reduce the level of hearing in young people?"
Resources for Israel’s disabled people fall short in wartime.
By MIRIAM KRESH
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.
Emails openly available in Google groups show that two of the authors, Manducca and Ang, have sympathies with the views of David Duke, a white supremacist and former Ku Klux Klan grand wizard.
By YISRAEL MEDAD,ELI POLLAK
Readers respond to the Jerusalem Post's latest articles.
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