03.23.2017 | 25 Adar, 5777
FIFA submits draft report on settler soccer teams
Obama's last year in office saw 40% rise in settler housing
IDF chief: Hamas tunnels are not a strategic or existential threat
Palestinian killed, two others wounded by IDF fire near Gaza border
PM: China holds Israel’s innovation in high esteem
Israel stands with UK against terrorism
Furor over Israel Prize panel’s decision not to honor left-wing artist
‘We’ve got to change the norms’
A chorus line
Concert review: Granddaddy
Cafe 65 on Rothschild boulevard starts the morning off just right
Berlin launches first ever Jewish food week
Crowdfunding campaign launched for Beit Shemesh baseball complex
Financial strain on Israeli fencers emblematic of issue for second-tier sports
Pressure builds for Jerusalem’s decider in Spain
Soccer: Blue-and-white begins preparations for Spain
Insulin resistance can lead to faster cognitive decline
Your investments: Now is the time - You can change
Dramatic rise in opiate use worries health system, politicians
Iron Dome start-up to provide critical support to New York Power Authority
High schoolers turn ideas into prizes at scientists competition
MKs blast Litzman for allegedly protecting tobacco giant Philip Morris
A multi-pronged approach to
water economy innovation
$900,000 awarded to Israeli-American mobile video tech partnership
Migrating starlings swoop over southern Israel
Environmental Protection Ministry orders closure of ammonia facility
Europe’s Jews becoming collateral damage in Europe’s civilizational clash
Letters to the Editor: This ‘mishugas’
Truth is not a political position
Peace when Jews and Arabs educate their children together
Family of missing CIA consultant Robert Levinson sues Iran in US court
Scorched earth: If Islamic State can't have it, no one can
Watch: The latest trend Egyptians are using to vent fury
Mossad chief: Iran is main threat to Israel with or without nuclear deal
Iran loses thousands, 10 generals in Syria-Iraq wars
Turkish ambassador: Iran's regional ambitions must be contained
Saudi Prince: Trump a 'strong president' in fight against dangerous Iran
Will ISIS use chemical weapons against Israel or Israelis in Europe?
US weighs deploying up to 1,000 'reserve' troops for ISIS fight
France's far-right Le Pen loses EU parliament immunity over ISIS tweets
ISIS fanatics call on supporters to 'terrorize' Jewish people in the West
No fanfare for Venezuelan arrivals in Israel
Israelis to be awarded 2017 Rhodes Scholarships for the first time
‘If antisemitic parties rise to power, we will call on European Jews to flee’
Pro-Israel professor withdraws from Ireland summit over Richard Falk controversy
Enticing Israeli startups to expand to Germany
Tech Talk: Israeli satellite to be launched into space
Intel buying Mobileye for $15 billion in biggest Israeli hi-tech deal ever
Ivanka Trump scores West Wing office, government security clearances
Trump immigration lawyer on travel ban: 'What happens to Muslims can happen to Jews'
FBI director confirms Trump team under investigation for Russia ties
'Motorist in custody after making bomb threat outside White House'
Analysis: Clinton falls amid assault on establishment
Clinton concedes: 'We have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling'
Hillary Clinton and the glass ceiling: Cracked but intact
NY hassidic village loyal to Clinton despite Trump popularity among ultra-Orthodox
Trump reportedly picks friend of Jared Kushner to serve in administration
Trump calls UN 'sad,' days after Israeli settlements vote
Saddam Hussein's daughter touts Trump's 'political sensibility'
Dermer calls on Trump to move embassy to Jerusalem
Pregnant Jenna Jameson to give baby Hebrew name
President Trump expecting ninth grandchild, from son Eric and his wife, Lara
Wonder Woman Gal Gadot welcomes second 'wonder baby'
VOTE NOW: Is Israel headed to the polls?
Podcast: Three Ladies, Three Lattes
Podcast: Does Trump love Jews or embolden antisemitic voices?
Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
Roseanne Barr fires back at anti-Israel activist Linda Sarsour
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A surprisingly unorthodox education minister?
Riding the bullet
Ask The Rabbi: Does Halacha permit demolition of terrorists’ homes?
New insight into a legendary leader
An outsider’s view of Israel
Hot off the Arab press
Peace according to Halacha
This week in Jerusalem
Empowered women: A site to see
Campus and the city
The sky and the spirit
An eyeful of music
Two acts for dance lovers
סֶקֶר עַל הָעִישוּן וְעַל שְתִייַת הָאַלְכּוֹהוֹל
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Thousands gather to see restored site of Jesus’s tomb in Jerusalem
Tomb of Jesus reopens in Jerusalem after restoration
Evangelicals' role is to be an ‘articulate advocate’ for Israel, Eagles’ Wings founder says
Czech Parliament Representatives in Israel
Canadian Delegation in Israel: “It’s a privilege to be here”
Bosnian President Plants a Tree in Jerusalem’s Grove of Nations
JNF USA Leadership Mission Visits Northern Israel
KOSHER IN CUZCO
Radical Islamic immigration strategy
The Oscars and Hollywood's hypocrisy; Dear Hollywood, If You Want To Help Women, You Must Strictly And Unapologetically Defend The Values That Have Allowed Women To Thrive.
The New Israel Fund's Law of Return
The Magen David Adom/United Hatzalah imbroglio may soon reach an end.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Touch has been found to be very beneficial in calming people and easing recovery from medical procedures
Small-nerve neuropathy, which can result from uncontrolled diabetes and a variety of other disorders, should be prevented or diagnosed and treated early.
“It is history in the making for an Israeli company to bring the tidings to the citizens of New Mexico.”
By SHARON UDASIN
The procedure uses an MRI-guided ultrasound, developed by the Insightec company at the Technion.
Lack of movement, friction or forgotten
medical devices can cause pressure
ulcers in immobile patients of all ages,
with potentially catastrophic results.
Brought to Israel and treated here for humanitarian reasons, he has recovered and his functional and cosmetic outcome is “acceptable,” doctors stated.
The newest generation of Israeli doctors may put the desire for appropriate pay and working conditions before altruism.
One of the kidney recipients, 36-year-old Muhammad Badarna, had been suffering from kidney failure since childhood: "Thank you from the depth of my heart.”
The emergency room will be just a 30-second drive away from Yad Sarah Shaare Zedek Medical Center.
About half of them now have significant hope that they can become biological parents, the hospital said.
Knesset session convened to discuss financial issues of psychiatric hospitals .
“The major insight from this research is that there is an active process in the brain which inhibits the ability to learn new things and protects the consolidation of memories.”
Live donors now constitute two-fifths of the number of transplants, so much so that there are queues for potential donors waiting for surgery.
The girl was born with a very rare congenital defect in the development of the muscles of the abdominal wall called omphalocele.
People who contracted benign tumors in their jaws and need rehabilitation will get it at state cost.
The course is designed for students in the field of medical administration, after they have completed one year of study at least.
EpiPens are automatic syringes that inject the neurotransmitter epinephrine to treat life-threatening allergic reactions caused by insect bites or stings, foods, medications, latex and other causes
By JUDY SIEGEL
Health experts have often advised consuming more sodium during the summer months, but it is unnecessary, according to University of Haifa researcher.
New biological treatments and ways of getting babies exposed to allergens early are revolutionizing the field of clinical immunology.
More than half a million people have tuned in during the last two days and watched the Soroka-University Medical Center operations.
Magen David Adom's new app boasts of advanced features such as geolocation, live videos of medical scenes and text message communication with medics.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
A provocative new book by an American anthropologist about the influences of evolutionary
biology on men’s health will cause both genders to think about the past and the future.
The innovation could lead to the possibility of regrowing larger bones in the rest of the body.
Not long ago, former US vice president Richard Cheney, who uses a pacemaker for his heart problems, said he learned that various individuals had tried to “break into” it.
Preventing blindness would save NIS 62 million a year for the National Insurance Institute (NII) budget alone.
Health fund says haredi families ‘hardest to convince’ to get shots.
“When someone offends you while smiling, should your brain interpret it as a smile or an offense?” asks Dr. Hadas Okon-Singer of Haifa.
Even many nurses and doctors are unaware of all the latest scientifically based guidelines for preventing sudden infant death syndrome, whose rate has declined little in Israel.
Shaare Zedek becomes full Level-One trauma center with neurosurgery, neuroradiology and neurological care.
For three decades, the hospice on Jerusalem’s Mount Scopus has accompanied thousands of terminal patients to the edge of their lives. A symposium marked the anniversary event.
The BGU researchers compared the records of long-term health records of 250,000 babies born at Soroka between 1991 and 2013 and found the highest cardiac risks among those born prematurely.
The numbers represent an 18% drop in mortality rate for the infants.
Anesthesiologists around the world are marking the 170th anniversary of their profession while there are too few of them for the advanced medical procedures of today.
Quick supportive medical treatment saved her from system failure and possibly even death. A black widow bite causes severe pain and muscular and neurological symptoms.
A University of Chicago economist uses the tricks of her trade to analyze advice for pregnant women.
A round up of the latest health innovations.
State subsidizes wrong products and doesn’t cover costs of nutritious foods, they say.
Finding compatible bone marrow could save the lives of a toddler and a 31-year-old father, both named Adam.
Public health authorities are urging the public - from infants aged six months and up through the elderly - to get their annual influenza shots.
ImmunoXpert is based on the fact that viruses and bacteria stimulate different protein pathways when they infect the body.
“In a few weeks, a month, it will be clear if he has left the immediate dangerous situation and can be rehabilitated," say senior neurologist.
Although more than 90 percent of women say after giving birth that they want to breastfeed, only about 58 percent do so because of various factors, including pressure from formula companies.
Hadassah to Treasury: “What else can you do to harm the hospital that you haven’t done already? You... are like a pyromaniac who lights a fire and then runs to call for firemen.”
The researchers produced key insights into how cells and embryos develop, which led to the formation of the field of biology called epigenetics.
Most pregnant women are warned about artificially induced deliveries and told that induction may cause a low fetal heart rate
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.
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
"I am insanely lucky to be alive," the 45-year-old says after being hospitalized.
By JULIE STEIGERWALD
Quelle est l’origine de la vie ? Le Dr Gary Steinman, homme de foi et brillant scientifique, n’a eu de cesse de chercher la réponse à cette questio
By ELISSA EINHORN
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
Shai Brenner is a Tel Aviv jazz saxophonist who devotes several hours a week to lightening the emotional load of sufferers from serious ailments of various ages.
By BARRY DAVIS
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
Yuval Landschaft, the director of the Healthy Ministry's Medical Cannabis Unit, shared this estimate with the participants of CannaTech, Israel's Int'l Summit for Accelerating Cannabis Innovation.
A growing crisis in geriatric nursing care in Israel has worsened; the prime minister has been notified and asked to intervene.
The procedure was carried out by Dr. Aharon Medina, head of Shaare Zedek’s electrocardiography department.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
“This landmark report shows that the relationship between American and Israeli universities is stronger than ever.”
By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI
Five experts who have had a significant influence on Israeli medicine.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
As The Jerusalem Post gets set to publish its 50 Most Influential Jews list for Rosh Hashana, we spoke with Soroka Medical Center doctors who influence medicine in Israel.
For 20 years, Save a Child’s Heart has been treating kids from third-world countries – many of which don’t have ties with Israel.
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
Each scholar to receive $30,000 a year for 4 years of study
Teva Pharmaceuticals, Israel’s biggest
company, has seen its share price
halved as generics eat at its profits,
and leveraged buyouts have left it
burdened with huge debts.
By SHLOMO MAITAL
A medical clinic in Tel Aviv provides basic treatment free of charge for migrants who have no insurance.
Chronically cold extremities may go hand-in-glove with serious health concerns
Queries from readers about medical problems getting answered by medical experts.
Soroka University Medical Center doctors encourage most of us to roll up our sleeves.
Readers get answers to their health questions.
Readers gets their health questions answered.
‘Israel was asking people who are highly licensed and very
skilled to give up their source of employment just to prepare to take an exam. Who
could do that?’
By RIVKAH LAMBERT ADLER
The Stroke Club started 21 years ago for younger survivors, but they have aged and there has not been much success in recruiting the younger age group.
By WENDY BLUMFIELD
‘They laid me on the table and explained that I was to be given general anesthesia...’
By PHILIP GOLD
News briefs from around the nation.
By COMPILED BY JULIE STEIGERWALD
United Hatzalah president and founder Eli Beer's aim is to double the number of volunteers and ambucycles.
By PAMELA PELED
Since Angelina Jolie went
public with her preventive
double mastectomy and
for BRCA tests have spiked
all over the world.
Sasson and his team have treated children from over 50 countries around the world.
By GABRIEL SMITH
Adam Krief, a father of three from Israel, was diagnosed recently with primary myelofibrosis, a rare form of blood cancer that is likely fatal if he does not find a blood transplant match.
The bottom line is that when someone calls an emergency service number for an ambulance, he may not reach the emergency personnel who are closest to the victim.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
“Is it not time that the world recognized the humanitarian work carried out here, in spite of the continued incitement, stabbings, vehicle rammings and rockets activated against us?”
By BRENDA KATTEN
Only 14% of Israelis carry the ADI card donating their organs for future lifesaving, while
dozens, maybe hundreds of men, women and children die waiting for an organ.
By BARBARA SOFER
Ben-Gurion Airport hadn’t been opened on Yom Kippur for seven years; VitalOne, friends and family began securing the permissions and assembling the crew.
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