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Traces of emotional trauma from war? Here's how you can erase them - study

Israelis are agonized over the thought that they will suffer from long-time emotional trauma due to what they endured.

Israel aids in development that can save lives on the battlefield

The first supplies have already been delivered to the IDF for soldiers on the battlefield.

Unable to get 7 hours of sleep at night? Don’t follow with an important decision

Total sleep deprivation can have a detrimental effect by disrupting the relationship between neural response and an individual’s risk-taking behavior.

On World AIDS Day, rising HIV rates in Israel

"The AIDS epidemic is still with us," said Prof. Itzchak Levy, director of the HIV/AIDS center at Sheba Medical Center.

Walking improves information processing in adults with Down syndrome - study

While walking is often a subconscious activity, the researchers noted that the activation of locomotive neural pathways through the process of walking drives cognitive development.

Israeli victims of Hamas terror have trauma that may never heal

HEALTH AFFAIRS: The psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and other clinicians can suggest and try out a patchwork of therapies. Some victims may never be healed.

Doctors treating hostages: They don't teach this in medical school

Hostages have been released gradually every day, and the doctors treating them are learning exactly what it means to care for a former Hamas hostage.


How do you support hostages who are now coming home?

Psychiatrist Dr. Oren Tana advises on the appropriate steps for mental health treatment when hostages return, as well as guidance for friends and family on how to interact with them.


No need for brain exercise's anymore, some personality traits have a lower risk of Alzheimer's

People who "exercise" their brains are known to have a lower risk of developing Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia when they get older.

Dogs of Love: The cutest and most exciting project of the war in Gaza

Reserve Dogs: Meet the adorable dog patrol providing smiles and support amidst the challenging times of the war in Gaza.

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