Health & Science
'Itching' to help us stop scratching
Itch and scratch, itch and scratch. It’s not the most serious physical problem in our lives, but it is common and it is very annoying. Now, researchers at the Hebrew ...
From Nazareth Illit to White House
The cooking of Shula, Hannah, Yulia, Doris, Tzipi and their friends from the northern Israeli city of Nazareth Illit is loved by anyone who has ever entered their ...
Poll: Israelis cutting down on smoking
It may be the coughing, or perhaps the soaring cigarette prices or anti-smoking laws – but one thing's for sure: The number of smokers in Israel is declining, according ...
Study improves lives of AIDS patients' kids
An in-home training program for caregivers can give children of AIDS patients, and infants or toddlers with AIDS, a better shot at prosperity by improving their ...
Jewish NGO fights Chagas Disease
VIDEO – Every year, the World Health Organization celebrates International Chagas Day, a date to remember a neglected tropical disease, which still affects millions in ...
Israel has fewer hospitals than Yemen
Israel's health infrastructure is among the worst in the world – not far from that of Ethiopia, Zambia and Congo, according to a new World Health Organization report ...
Dr. Itay Gal
Rabbi okays HIV-positive organ donation
Receiving an organ donation from an HIV-positive patient is permitted according to Halacha: Following an appeal from Israel's AIDS Task Force through the Puah Institute, ...
Dr. Itay Gal
Israel may limit fertility treatments
The Health Ministry is considering defunding fertility treatments for women over the age of 44: Ynet has learned that Health Ministry Roni Gamzu and Health Minister Yael ...
Dr. Itay Gal
Israeli-American connection saves lives
"What I learned in Maryland saved the lives of many people in Israel, and we Israelis thank you for that," Prof. Avi Rivkind, head of the Department of General Surgery ...
Boston doctors praise Israeli training
VIDEO –The Boston Marathon bombings left at least three people dead, including an eight-year-old boy, and injured more than 170 people, but in the aftermath of the ...
Stephen Hawking coming to Israel
While Israel has been making headlines for the regular flow of “A List” musicians to perform in the Jewish state recently, a rock star of another kind is expected to land ...
Israelis invited to TEDMED Conference
For the first time in its history, the Annual TEDMED Conference – held in Washington, DC this year – will see Israeli doctors unveil their latest and greatest ...
Gaza sees rise in cancer-related deaths
Cancer rates among Palestinians are on the rise, the Al-Monitor newspaper reports, based on information received from the Palestinian Ministry of Health in Ramallah. ...
Dr. Itay Gal
Israeli hospitals to serve tastier food
The Health Ministry has issued for the first time uniform standards for food served in Israeli hospitals, aiming to guarantee that patients receive more wholesome and ...
US refuses visa to caregiver of muscular dystrophic
When people ask me what I do for a living, I often answer – "making my dreams come true." Because really, the profession I chose, my rich social and romantic life, the ...
Galliano says didn't mean anti-Semitic slur
Hated Israeli restaurateurs to be deported?
Italian-Jewish cooking all year round
NY college cancels Galliano workshop
Wine strengthens Israeli-German ties
Pet Shop Boys: Israel not apartheid state
Barbra Streisand arrives in Israel
Streisand to sing to Israelis in Hebrew
Israeli pianist wins Queen Elisabeth contest
Obama opens new doors for David D'Or
Robert De Niro to visit Israel in June
Bar Refaeli to host 'X Factor Israel'
Anti-Israel film wins Cannes prize
Morgan Freeman honored at Hebrew U gala
Ari Folman animates Robin Wright in film
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