israeli health news

Jerusalem family brings grill indoors to warm apartment, start fire

The family brought in the outdoor grill to heat the apartment – which quickly backfired, as they awoke to thick smoke and medical ailments.

Coronavirus in Israel: What do we know about the 143 hospitalized people?

Of the 143 hospitalized patients, 58% were vaccinated, 39% were not at all, and 3% were partially vaccinated.

A patient receives chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer

Student struggles to fund her mother's only life-saving cancer treatment

Riben has been struggling to find a way to fund an alternative cancer treatment that costs NIS 25,000 every three weeks.

Fake flowers

YouTube star and health advocate Claire Wineland passes away at 21

“The quality of our life is not determined by whether we are healthy or sick but by what we have to offer to the world around us.”

Coronavirus diagnostic kit by BATM

Is a home coronavirus test on its way?

Hod Hasharon-based BATM Advanced Communications Limited announced that they have developed a new diagnostic kit to detect the novel coronavirus and that the idea of creating a home test is under discussion.

Innovative new Osteoporosis treatment arrives at Hadassah Ein Kerem

"The drug to our delight is entering the "drug basket" of 2020 and that's a great thing for patients suffering from severe osteoporosis.

Health Ministry Director-General Moshe Bar Siman Tov

Health Ministry D-G commits to NIS 500m. 'health basket' addition

Despite ongoing financial instability, director-general Moshe Bar Siman Tov said it was imperative that medical treatments are funded.


Map of the human heart

Talking with the TAU professor whose team just achieved a biological milestone: 3D-printing a heart using human tissue and vessels.


Health technology: Are medical devices protected?

Once a hacker gets through a hospital’s firewall, they don’t often come up against any other lines of defense protecting medical devices.

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