Health Ministry proposes new anti-smoking laws

Health Ministry proposes law equating e-cigs and cigarettes, widening no-smoking radius around preschools and playgrounds.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/25/2017, 2:35 PM

New study links dyslexia with shorter memory trace of stimuli

Hebrew University researchers provide new insight into the brain mechanisms underlying dyslexia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/25/2017, 10:24 AM

Health Ministry report exposes sepsis rates in Israeli hospitals

Health Ministry report details which hospitals have most cases of sepsis, which have least.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/25/2017, 8:19 AM

Report: 30% of first graders use smartphones unsupervised

Education Ministry holds meeting to discuss solutions for students' access to unfiltered internet.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/23/2017, 12:41 PM

Experts: Male circumcision helps prevent all HIV variants

Researchers find circumcision helps prevent all strains of HIV, not just HIV-1.JTA, 1/21/2017, 6:14 PM

Health Ministry: Don't buy coffee from cafes

Health Ministry suspects coffee machines found in cafes and restaurants have high levels of lead, warns public to avoid using them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/18/2017, 9:48 AM

For viral predators of bacteria, sensitivity can be contagious

Bacteria can exchange their membrane proteins through extracellular vesicles.Dov Smith, 1/14/2017, 11:52 PM

Israeli scientists crack code of the brain's inner compass

Researchers at Weizmann Institute discover brain cells responsible for sense of direction and navigation in bats - and possibly humans.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/12/2017, 9:00 PM

Hackers could remotely control defibrillator or pacemaker

Attack on this level is low-probability but very high-impact; Insulin pump also found vulnerable to hacking.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/12/2017, 11:23 AM

New research shows medical clowns can help autistic kids

Groundbreaking research from Ziv Hospital shows medical clowns help autistic children learn to communicate better.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/11/2017, 8:57 AM

Israeli company developing 'flying ambulance' drone

Israeli company Cormorant developing unmanned passenger drone the size of a car to evacuate wounded from dangerous situations.Gary Willig, 1/6/2017, 10:17 AM

New system takes control of drones without human intervention

Israeli company develops system to protect against drone infiltration by automatically taking control of the drone's operating system.Gary Willig, 1/3/2017, 4:31 PM

Cause of explosion that destroyed Israeli satellite discovered

SpaceX company announces that rockets which have been grounded since September explosion will return to service next week.JTA, 1/2/2017, 9:40 PM

Ageless 85-year old marathon runner confounds scientists

85-year-old Ed Whitlock runs marathons in under 4 hours and is confounding scientists' ideas on aging.Yoel Domb, 12/29/2016, 12:56 PM

Uruguay opens security center fueled by Israeli technology

Uruguay opens a $20 million video surveillance monitoring center with major support from Israeli technology.JTA, 12/29/2016, 5:30 AM

Ebola vaccine 'provides 100% protection'

New Ebola vaccine 'provides 100% protection' against extremely lethal Ebola strain.Chana Roberts, 12/25/2016, 11:05 AM

Teva fined $519 million in U.S. for foreign bribes

Israeli generic drug giant Teva will pay $519 million to settle charges that it paid bribes to foreign officials to win business.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/23/2016, 5:37 AM

Israel's doctor shortage

Ongoing healthcare crisis continues to worsen, with close to half of general practitioners nearing retirement age.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 12/21/2016, 2:08 PM

Pacifier decorations may present choking hazard

Economy Ministry warns decorations glued or tied on pacifiers may present safety hazards.Reut Hadar, 12/21/2016, 1:44 PM

Arab-Jewish startup raises 2.5 million NIS for tissue repair R&D

Medical startup is developing an innovative technology platform for soft tissue replacement and repair.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/20/2016, 1:30 PM

New study links prenatal vitamin D deficiency to autism

New research shows children born to women deficient in vitamin D more likely to show signs of autism by age six.Chana Roberts, 12/19/2016, 9:12 AM

Jewish surgeon who invented Heimlich maneuver dies at age 96

Dr. Henry Heimlich dies at age 96 after suffering massive heart attack.Chana Roberts, 12/17/2016, 9:07 PM

Hack on Yahoo hits more than a billion users

Yahoo says more than a billion users may have had data stolen in a hack dating back to August of 2013.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/15/2016, 2:14 AM

Woman dies after c-section

Arab woman dies after emergency c-section causes amniotic fluid embolism.Hezki Baruch, 12/14/2016, 7:09 AM

Facebook screens live brain surgeries from Israeli hospital

Brain surgeries taking place at a southern Israeli hospital were broadcast live on Facebook.JTA, 12/13/2016, 11:08 PM

Litzman: Say 'no' to doughnuts if you can

Health Minister calls on the public to find a healthy alternative to the jelly doughnuts which are eaten during Hanukkah.Chaim Lev, 12/12/2016, 1:16 AM

New study links pollution to strokes

New study shows those under 55 who live in polluted areas at greater risk of stroke.Yedidya Ben-Or, 12/11/2016, 9:17 AM

Study shows BMI in adolescence influences cognitive function

New study shows higher BMI in adolescence impairs cognitive functioning in midlife.Dov Smith, 12/10/2016, 9:34 PM

This Jewish woman's research may save millions of lives

Is this shomer-Shabbat 'inventor scientist' about to discover a cure for antibiotic-resistant bacteria?Victor Wishna, 12/8/2016, 8:30 PM

Google removes ‘are Jews evil’ search suggestion

Google removes the phrase “are Jews evil,” which had been automatically generated by its search algorithm.JTA, 12/6/2016, 4:57 AM

Mexican billionaire: Israel challenges US high tech leadership

Israel poses a challenge to the United States in the leadership of the global high technology industry, according to billionaire Carlos SlimJTA, 12/5/2016, 8:50 PM

Haifa Chemicals receives summons to hearing

Environmental Protection Ministry summons Haifa Chemicals to hearing, warns them not to continue using poisons.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/5/2016, 1:53 PM

Massive growth anticipated in Israeli pharmaceutical market

The Israeli pharmaceutical market is set to rise from $1.75 billion in 2015 to around $2.12 billion by 2020, a new report finds.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/1/2016, 3:53 PM

Israel a world leader and innovator in clean technologies

Minister Gilad Erdan: “Nearly 90% of Israel’s Waste Water is Now Recycled, 4 Times Higher Than Any Other Country in the World.”Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/1/2016, 2:35 PM

Check Point reveals 1,000,000 Google accounts were hacked

Israeli software security company Check Point revealed that hackers had breached more than a million Google accountsArutz Sheva staff, 11/30/2016, 5:12 PM

Teva to market, distribute medical cannabis inhaler in Israel

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries to become the first major medical company to market and distribute a cannabis inhaler.JTA, 11/30/2016, 3:53 AM

Israeli scientists discover why diets fail - and a solution

Weizmann Institute researchers investigated the phenomenon of post-diet weight gain, the"yo-yo effect" and discovered a possible cure.Yoel Domb, 11/24/2016, 6:30 PM

Technion opens new cancer research center

Scientists and researchers from around the world gather in Haifa for the inauguration of the Technion Integrated Cancer Center (TICC).Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/24/2016, 4:43 AM

'Early identification - saves life'

Beilinson Hospital is inviting men above the age of 50 to undertake tests tomorrow for early identification of prostate cancer.Yoni Kempinski, 11/22/2016, 9:38 PM

Israeli researchers uncover a survival mechanism in cancer cells

Scientists make new advances in the fight against cancer.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/22/2016, 3:25 PM

China to Israel: You are a technological powerhouse

The Chinese Deputy Minister of Science is visiting Israel to mark 25 years of China-Israel relations.Hezki Baruch, 11/21/2016, 5:48 PM

New laser technology can detect explosives from a distance

Drone-based bomb-finding system created in Tel Aviv.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/20/2016, 8:31 AM

Health Minister: No more chocolate milk at school

Health Minister bans distribution of 'shoko' - chocolate milk drinks - in Israeli schools as part of campaign for healthier school lunches.Gary Willig, 11/17/2016, 8:45 PM

Israeli-American researcher wins prize for young scientists

Israeli-American researcher Dr. Gilad Evrony wins prestigious award for his work analyzing individual brain cells.JTA, 11/15/2016, 4:54 AM

Manufacturers nervous about red stickers

60% of food products expected to be marked with red stickers warning public of potential health dangers.Chana Roberts, 11/14/2016, 4:20 PM

Israeli army medics named world’s best in disaster relief

World Health Organization recognizes Israel as top emergency aid force in the world.JTA, 11/13/2016, 6:47 PM

Zika case discovered in central Israel

Rishon LeZion municipality sprays around patient's home in attempt to stop spread of virus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2016, 3:22 PM

Israel pioneers 'green' transportation

Israel pioneers 'green' transportation solutions, aims to cut down on oil use.Chana Roberts, 11/13/2016, 2:05 PM

Israel to participate in World Walking Day

180 Israeli municipalities to hold activities for World Walking Day on Friday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/7/2016, 4:18 PM

Israeli medical clowns help Syrian refugees

Medical clowns from Ichilov cheer Syrian refugees in Germany.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/7/2016, 9:19 AM

New study: Facebook leads to long life

A new scientific study links friend acceptance on Facebook to longevity.Tal Polon, 11/3/2016, 3:15 AM

Miami-Dade declared 'red zone' for Zika virus

CDC urges pregnant women to stay out of Miami-Dade area; says anyone who's been there should be tested.Chana Roberts, 11/1/2016, 7:38 PM

Cyber attacks disrupt service on East Coast

Cyber attacks on internet infrastructure provider Dyn disrupt service on major sites such as Twitter and Spotify.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 11/1/2016, 7:38 PM

Shady hacking group claims responsibility for major cyberattack

“We didn’t do this to attract federal agents, only test power.”Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/1/2016, 7:38 PM

First of its kind: Wall of screens guides, tracks tumor removal

Rambam Hospital unveils state-of-the-art digital control system for delicate cancer removal surgeries.Hillel Fendel, 11/1/2016, 7:37 PM

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 no longer allowed on planes

FAA releases statement warning passengers not to stow, charge, or use Galaxy Note 7 smartphones while on planes.Chana Roberts, 10/15/2016, 9:15 PM

Samsung: Turn off your Galaxy Note 7 before it catches fire

Samsung halts production of flagship smartphone and tells customers to turn phones off to prevent the phones from catching fire.Gary Willig, 10/11/2016, 8:50 AM