Health Ministry proposes new anti-smoking lawsHealth Ministry proposes law equating e-cigs and cigarettes, widening no-smoking radius around preschools and playgrounds.
New study links dyslexia with shorter memory trace of stimuliHebrew University researchers provide new insight into the brain mechanisms underlying dyslexia.
Health Ministry report exposes sepsis rates in Israeli hospitalsHealth Ministry report details which hospitals have most cases of sepsis, which have least.
Report: 30% of first graders use smartphones unsupervisedEducation Ministry holds meeting to discuss solutions for students' access to unfiltered internet.
Experts: Male circumcision helps prevent all HIV variantsResearchers find circumcision helps prevent all strains of HIV, not just HIV-1.
Health Ministry: Don't buy coffee from cafesHealth Ministry suspects coffee machines found in cafes and restaurants have high levels of lead, warns public to avoid using them.
For viral predators of bacteria, sensitivity can be contagiousBacteria can exchange their membrane proteins through extracellular vesicles.
Israeli scientists crack code of the brain's inner compassResearchers at Weizmann Institute discover brain cells responsible for sense of direction and navigation in bats - and possibly humans.
Hackers could remotely control defibrillator or pacemakerAttack on this level is low-probability but very high-impact; Insulin pump also found vulnerable to hacking.
New research shows medical clowns can help autistic kidsGroundbreaking research from Ziv Hospital shows medical clowns help autistic children learn to communicate better.
Israeli company developing 'flying ambulance' droneIsraeli company Cormorant developing unmanned passenger drone the size of a car to evacuate wounded from dangerous situations.
New system takes control of drones without human interventionIsraeli company develops system to protect against drone infiltration by automatically taking control of the drone's operating system.
Cause of explosion that destroyed Israeli satellite discoveredSpaceX company announces that rockets which have been grounded since September explosion will return to service next week.
Ageless 85-year old marathon runner confounds scientists85-year-old Ed Whitlock runs marathons in under 4 hours and is confounding scientists' ideas on aging.
Uruguay opens security center fueled by Israeli technologyUruguay opens a $20 million video surveillance monitoring center with major support from Israeli technology.
Ebola vaccine 'provides 100% protection'New Ebola vaccine 'provides 100% protection' against extremely lethal Ebola strain.
Teva fined $519 million in U.S. for foreign bribesIsraeli generic drug giant Teva will pay $519 million to settle charges that it paid bribes to foreign officials to win business.
Israel's doctor shortageOngoing healthcare crisis continues to worsen, with close to half of general practitioners nearing retirement age.
Pacifier decorations may present choking hazardEconomy Ministry warns decorations glued or tied on pacifiers may present safety hazards.
Arab-Jewish startup raises 2.5 million NIS for tissue repair R&DMedical startup is developing an innovative technology platform for soft tissue replacement and repair.
New study links prenatal vitamin D deficiency to autismNew research shows children born to women deficient in vitamin D more likely to show signs of autism by age six.
Jewish surgeon who invented Heimlich maneuver dies at age 96Dr. Henry Heimlich dies at age 96 after suffering massive heart attack.
Hack on Yahoo hits more than a billion usersYahoo says more than a billion users may have had data stolen in a hack dating back to August of 2013.
Woman dies after c-sectionArab woman dies after emergency c-section causes amniotic fluid embolism.
Facebook screens live brain surgeries from Israeli hospitalBrain surgeries taking place at a southern Israeli hospital were broadcast live on Facebook.
Litzman: Say 'no' to doughnuts if you canHealth Minister calls on the public to find a healthy alternative to the jelly doughnuts which are eaten during Hanukkah.
New study links pollution to strokesNew study shows those under 55 who live in polluted areas at greater risk of stroke.
Study shows BMI in adolescence influences cognitive functionNew study shows higher BMI in adolescence impairs cognitive functioning in midlife.
This Jewish woman's research may save millions of livesIs this shomer-Shabbat 'inventor scientist' about to discover a cure for antibiotic-resistant bacteria?
Google removes ‘are Jews evil’ search suggestionGoogle removes the phrase “are Jews evil,” which had been automatically generated by its search algorithm.
Mexican billionaire: Israel challenges US high tech leadershipIsrael poses a challenge to the United States in the leadership of the global high technology industry, according to billionaire Carlos Slim
Haifa Chemicals receives summons to hearingEnvironmental Protection Ministry summons Haifa Chemicals to hearing, warns them not to continue using poisons.
Massive growth anticipated in Israeli pharmaceutical marketThe Israeli pharmaceutical market is set to rise from $1.75 billion in 2015 to around $2.12 billion by 2020, a new report finds.
Israel a world leader and innovator in clean technologiesMinister Gilad Erdan: “Nearly 90% of Israel’s Waste Water is Now Recycled, 4 Times Higher Than Any Other Country in the World.”
Check Point reveals 1,000,000 Google accounts were hackedIsraeli software security company Check Point revealed that hackers had breached more than a million Google accounts
Teva to market, distribute medical cannabis inhaler in IsraelTeva Pharmaceutical Industries to become the first major medical company to market and distribute a cannabis inhaler.
Israeli scientists discover why diets fail - and a solutionWeizmann Institute researchers investigated the phenomenon of post-diet weight gain, the"yo-yo effect" and discovered a possible cure.
Technion opens new cancer research centerScientists and researchers from around the world gather in Haifa for the inauguration of the Technion Integrated Cancer Center (TICC).
'Early identification - saves life'Beilinson Hospital is inviting men above the age of 50 to undertake tests tomorrow for early identification of prostate cancer.
Israeli researchers uncover a survival mechanism in cancer cellsScientists make new advances in the fight against cancer.
China to Israel: You are a technological powerhouseThe Chinese Deputy Minister of Science is visiting Israel to mark 25 years of China-Israel relations.
New laser technology can detect explosives from a distanceDrone-based bomb-finding system created in Tel Aviv.
Health Minister: No more chocolate milk at schoolHealth Minister bans distribution of 'shoko' - chocolate milk drinks - in Israeli schools as part of campaign for healthier school lunches.
Israeli-American researcher wins prize for young scientistsIsraeli-American researcher Dr. Gilad Evrony wins prestigious award for his work analyzing individual brain cells.
Manufacturers nervous about red stickers60% of food products expected to be marked with red stickers warning public of potential health dangers.
Israeli army medics named world’s best in disaster reliefWorld Health Organization recognizes Israel as top emergency aid force in the world.
Zika case discovered in central IsraelRishon LeZion municipality sprays around patient's home in attempt to stop spread of virus.
Israel pioneers 'green' transportationIsrael pioneers 'green' transportation solutions, aims to cut down on oil use.
Israel to participate in World Walking Day180 Israeli municipalities to hold activities for World Walking Day on Friday.
Israeli medical clowns help Syrian refugeesMedical clowns from Ichilov cheer Syrian refugees in Germany.
New study: Facebook leads to long lifeA new scientific study links friend acceptance on Facebook to longevity.
Miami-Dade declared 'red zone' for Zika virusCDC urges pregnant women to stay out of Miami-Dade area; says anyone who's been there should be tested.
Cyber attacks disrupt service on East CoastCyber attacks on internet infrastructure provider Dyn disrupt service on major sites such as Twitter and Spotify.
Shady hacking group claims responsibility for major cyberattack“We didn’t do this to attract federal agents, only test power.”
First of its kind: Wall of screens guides, tracks tumor removalRambam Hospital unveils state-of-the-art digital control system for delicate cancer removal surgeries.
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 no longer allowed on planesFAA releases statement warning passengers not to stow, charge, or use Galaxy Note 7 smartphones while on planes.
Samsung: Turn off your Galaxy Note 7 before it catches fireSamsung halts production of flagship smartphone and tells customers to turn phones off to prevent the phones from catching fire.