israeli health news

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.

12/12/2019
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.

By ILANA STUTLAND
19/06/2019
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.

By OZ ROSENBERG
01/05/2019
Israel's Sheba Medical Center one of 10 best hospitals in world - report

"We are proud and excited to have been chosen by Newsweek magazine to appear on this prestigious list of elite hospitals around the globe."

By ZACK EVANS
06/04/2019
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.”

Bone marrow sample
Hadassah hospital to expand pediatric bone marrow transplant unit

The new expanded unit will enable Hadassah to provide life-saving treatments to 51 additional children every year.

Nurses protest at Haifa University.
Nurses strike in response to violence towards healthcare workers

No recommendations have been implemented in the attempts to eradicate violence. The Israeli Histadrut of nurses declared: “It is unthinkable that a nurse could go to work and end up in the E.R.”

By MAAYAN HARUNI
06/08/2018
A higher calling: How Israeli marijuana research changed the world

“The problem is that for many years, marijuana was put on the [same] scale as cocaine and morphine.”

19/06/2018
A boy at the beach in the summer (Illustrative)
Summer hazards for kids

Health professionals answer your questions.

By RX FOR READERS/JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
01/06/2018
Israeli health funds logo
Sick? Injured? Get to your health fund

The final months of 2017 were tough on the health of the people in Zion

By LIOR REGEV
01/06/2018
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