Study: Majority of Israeli adults overweight

Rate of adult obesity in Israel rises while rate of child obesity declines. Link found between obesity and economic status.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/1/2019, 10:40 AM

9 Israeli inventions make Time magazine’s top 100 list

A personal robot, home water generators, and vision technology device are three of the nine Israeli inventions tapped for Time's top 100Marcy Oster, JTA, 11/27/2019, 3:07 PM

Discovery at Hebrew University could revolutionize chemotherapy

New technique singles out cancer cells while leaving healthy ones unharmed, enabling patients to receive less chemo and fewer side effects.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/27/2019, 9:09 AM

Study: Living near busy streets increases cancer risk

UK study shows that living within 165 feet of a busy street increases risk of lung cancer 10%, hampers lung growth in children.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/25/2019, 2:55 PM

Health Ministry recommends: Videotape all medical operations

Special committee investigates complaints against doctors, suggests all operations be videotaped and complications centrally monitored.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/25/2019, 10:28 AM

Entire family hospitalized after contracting the flu

Family of three placed in separate hospitals after contracting influenza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/25/2019, 9:28 AM

Jerusalem has one of world's 'smartest' transportation systems

Hi-tech traffic system in Israel's capital lands Jerusalem place in the Smart City Expo's finals.Orly Harari, 11/22/2019, 2:25 PM

How Israel's Sheba became one of the world's top hospitals

A look at how Sheba Hospital, ranked as one of the world's top 10 hospitals, became Israel's most prestigious - and innovative - hospital.Yoni Kempinski, 11/19/2019, 12:23 PM

White House issues Presidential message on antibiotic awareness

At least 2.8 million become infected with antibiotic-resistant bacteria or fungi every year; more than 35,000 people die of those infectionsMordechai Sones, 11/18/2019, 7:08 PM

Heart patients may not need surgery, study shows

Angioplasty and medications prevent heart attacks in at-risk patients at approximately the same rates, largescale clinical trial finds.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/18/2019, 10:35 AM

One-third of Israelis have suffered from depression

A third of all Israelis say they have suffered from depression at one point in their life, new study claims.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/18/2019, 7:29 AM

Aircraft model grounded after 2 crashes to return to service

Boeing model which suffered software malfunctions which resulted in 2 crashes which killed hundreds to resume flights.Gary Willig, 11/17/2019, 7:57 AM

Israel invests less in healthcare than any other OECD country

Health expenditure in Israel is around $2,780 per person per year average OECD country spends $4,000 per personArutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2019, 11:10 AM

£2.8 million awarded to joint British-Israeli medical research

BIRAX grant awarded to 7 bilateral research projects in the field of ageing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2019, 11:29 AM

Beating cancer without chemo

Israeli research carried out over a decade indicates breast cancer did not recur among almost 100% of patients treated without chemotherapy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2019, 8:31 AM

Special UK Israel Tech Hub to focus on healthcare

British Embassy in Israel launches flagship technology program - TeXchange 2020.Yoni Kempinski, 11/10/2019, 12:08 AM

Health Ministry: Watch for illegal counterfeit medications

Tel Aviv businesses sold fake medications illegally, Health Ministry says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/6/2019, 12:43 PM

China moves to ban online sale of e-cigarettes

China issues temporary ban on sale of electronic cigarettes over the internet, days after lawsuit claims Juul sold contaminated pods.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/4/2019, 2:33 PM

Flu shots arrive in Israel

Health Ministry announces flu vaccines' arrival in Israel, after two people contract H1N1.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/4/2019, 11:31 AM

American-Israeli astronaut photographs Israel from space

Jessica Meir, American Astronaut born to Israeli father, tweets pictures of Israel from International Space Station.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/3/2019, 1:50 PM

OpEd: Dispel the myths — Vaccines are vital

Vaccinations are universally accepted by doctors and scientists and are only controversial due to conspiracy theorists.Dr. Alan Kadish, 10/30/2019, 3:43 PM

WhatsApp sues Israeli firm over cyberespionage

WhatsApp accuses NSO Group of using social media company to spy on journalists, human rights activists.AFP, 10/30/2019, 12:12 AM

Vaccination - the unending controversy

Scientist Dr. Chana Gabay says parents must get as much info as possible and make an independent, personal decision about their children.Shimon Cohen, 10/29/2019, 10:52 AM

Pioneering pain relief for pancreatic cancer

Israeli doctors develop new method to relieve pancreatic cancer pain by delivering radiation to nerve in solar plexus.i24News, 10/28/2019, 5:15 PM

He took weight loss pills - and ended up in the ICU

Health Ministry warns against taking VOX weight loss pills after man is hospitalized intensive care unit in life-threatening condition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2019, 2:50 PM

'Israel is the center of global interest'

Science and Technology Minister Ofir Akunis inaugurates Israeli pavilion at International Astronautical Congress.Nitsan Keidar, 10/24/2019, 4:42 AM

800 liters of water - from air

Israeli technology converts air into water for residents in northern Colombia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/23/2019, 4:13 PM

Moms who breastfeed at lower risk of diabetes

Mothers who breastfeed at least 12 months have lower risk of hypertension, diabetes, than other new mothers, meta-analysis shows.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/22/2019, 6:55 PM

ADL: Trolls exploiting social media platforms to spread hate

Attackers take advantage of the fact that platforms are not equipped to quickly remove content, finds new ADL report.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/18/2019, 4:01 AM

Apple withdraws Hong Kong police-tracking app

Apple removes app used to track police amid protests, asserting that it was used to "ambush police" and “victimize residents."Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2019, 12:07 PM

3D printer makes meat in space

Collaboration involving US, Russian and Israeli companies uses 3D printer to create meat on the International Space Station.AFP, 10/10/2019, 8:05 AM

Nobel Prize in chemistry for development of lithium-ion battery

The winners of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry are John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/9/2019, 10:07 PM

Hospital works to uncover source of germ that killed 3 preemies

Pennsylvania hospital trying to uncover source of bacteria which killed 3 premature infants and infected 5 others.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/8/2019, 8:45 AM

Nobel Prize in Physiology, Medicine winners announced

Trio of researchers awarded Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for study of how human cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/7/2019, 12:45 PM

Microsoft: Iran-linked hackers tried to compromise US campaign

Microsoft says hacking group that appears to be linked to the Iranian government carried out a campaign against a US presidential campaign.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/4/2019, 8:40 PM

Israeli scientists say cure for diabetes coming soon

Betalin Therapeutics touts 'Engineered Micro Pancreas' as replacement for insulin injections for diabetes patients.Gary Willig, 10/2/2019, 8:39 PM

Israel seeks to feed growing global appetite for food-tech

Israeli scientist seeking to replace sugar with protein says he aims to 'heal the food we make.'Jonah Mandel, AFP, 9/28/2019, 9:03 PM

Israeli woman hospitalized after mistaking wasabi for avocado

60-year old woman goes to emergency room with 'unexpected chest pressure' after mistakenly eating wasabi at a wedding.Laura E. Adkins, JTA, 9/26/2019, 10:15 PM

Why is Fatah hiding its Facebook page?

Fatah, fearing Facebook would close its homepage due to anti-Semitism, support for terrorism and violence, hides page.Palestinian Media Watch, 9/26/2019, 4:52 PM

Child swallowed battery? Give honey immediately

New guideline recommends starting honey treatment at home and visiting emergency room immediately to prevent damage.Mordechai Sones, 9/26/2019, 2:59 PM

Health Ministry to ban sale of electronic cigarettes?

Health Ministry Director-General examines option to ban or limit sale of e-cigarettes - without passing a new law.Chana Roberts, 9/25/2019, 10:49 AM

FDA expands warning against use of blood pressure drug

Patients taking affected medication should contact their pharmacist or physician.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/24/2019, 5:28 PM

Amazon launches in Israel

Global online retail giant launches its local delivery service in Israel. For the time being, the website is in English only.Elad Benari, 9/23/2019, 5:12 AM

Measles: One in ten patients requires hospitalization

Over half of measles patients are 0-5 years old, 12% of measles patients readmitted to hospital within three months.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/17/2019, 10:42 AM

With silicon chips, the slower, the better

New research by Bar Ilan University combines sound and light waves in silicon chips to create a new type of signal processing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/16/2019, 1:52 PM

Israel to ban flavored e-cigarettes?

Dep. Health Minister promises: 'I'll work to ban flavored cigarettes - after the elections.' Drs: 'No reason to insist on harming youth.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/13/2019, 9:29 AM

Israeli company seeks to print 3D meat

Redefine Meat raises $6 million for project to 'print' meat without use of animals.Gary Willig, 9/11/2019, 7:11 PM

Live: Apple Special Event

Cupertino calling. Join us for an Apple special event live from the Steve Jobs Theater on September 10 at 10 AM Pacific time,, 9/10/2019, 8:01 PM

Facebook's terror-promoting partnership with Fatah

Palestinian Media Watch's new report finds that "Facebook has chosen to be Fatah’s willing partner in 2019.”Palestinian Media Watch , 9/10/2019, 5:53 PM

CDC recommends avoiding e-cigarettes

CDC, FDA, investigating 'multistate outbreak' of severe pulmonary disease linked to vaping, urge avoiding the products.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2019, 11:40 AM

Hadassah opens new pediatric bone marrow transplantation unit

“The new expanded unit will enable Hadassah to provide life-saving treatments to 51 additional children every year.”Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/8/2019, 9:47 AM

First-ever Tel Aviv to Jerusalem electric train run

The electric train successfully traveled from the Tel Aviv HaHagana station to the Yitzhak Navon station in Jerusalem.Orly Harari, 9/6/2019, 3:15 PM

Rabbi Dr. Abraham Twerski to speak at Mayanei Hayeshua Hospital

World-renowned psychiatrist and author Dr. Twerski will speak on “The importance of self-esteem in mental health.”Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/5/2019, 10:30 PM

UK teen loses vision and hearing due to junk food diet

Since age 10, Jake has eaten only French fries, Pringles, white bread and processed ham.Sara Rubenstein, 9/5/2019, 10:26 PM

Electric buses hit Jerusalem streets

Jerusalem passengers on the 15 bus route from the Central Bus Station to Talpiot will be the first to experience greener buses.Sara Rubenstein, 9/5/2019, 5:10 PM

Health Ministry to travelers to Uman: Vaccinate against measles

Ministry warns against measles outbreak in Ukraine, calling on those traveling there to make sure they are vaccinated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/4/2019, 4:49 PM

Israel Railways builds new cyber-monitoring center

New center to provide greater cyber-security to Israel's railways systems.Arutz Sheva Staff , 9/3/2019, 6:13 PM