Israel Medical Breakthroughs

  • A boy with autism stands in his room

    Haifa psychologists suggest why people with autism recoil at physical contact

    By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH

  • A scientist looks through a microscope

    Researchers discover micro-gene that protects brain from developing epilepsy

    By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH

  • Syringe

    Forget Botox, Israeli scientists invent unique anti-aging cream

    By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH

  • kidney operation

    Palestinian, Israeli-Arab teens saved by organ donation from each other's family

    By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH

  • diabetes

    Israeli researchers help improve diabetics' insulin management

    By SHARON UDASIN

  • Hospital

    Israeli miracle surgery helps child hear for the first time

    By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH

  • Human brain

    Israeli hospital treats first Palestinian for unique brain condition

    By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH

  • A laboratory assistant

    Israeli research successful in identifying possible HIV, AIDS cure

    By KATIE BEITER / THE MEDIA LINE

  • doctor

    Proposal to set down principles of medical tourism approved by committee

    By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH

  • Professor Dimitrios Karussis

    Stem cell therapy trial for ALS and MS patients at Jerusalem hospital shows stunning results

    By PAUL ALSTER