17 newborns infected with VRE in Tel Aviv hospital

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria discovered in hospital nursery, 17 babies infected.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/27/2017, 8:19 AM

Israel to encourage production of gluten-free foods

Health Ministry announces new policies aimed at reducing food costs for Celiac sufferers and widening variety of available foods.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 2/26/2017, 1:11 PM

'Health Ministry chairs are already shaking'

Israel's Health Minister promises he 'will not rest' until nursing home abuse issue solved.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/26/2017, 8:45 AM

NASA discovers new planets

Scientists discover 'exoplanets' that may hold potential for life., 2/23/2017, 11:35 AM

Steve Jobs final project has an opening date

After six years of planning and building, Apple's new headquarters is set to open this April., 2/23/2017, 10:48 AM

Waze puts morning drivers to Jerusalem in a (traffic) jam

Error by Waze causes major headache for Israeli drivers heading to Jerusalem.JTA, 2/23/2017, 5:07 AM

No more non-skippable 30-second ads on YouTube

By 2018, viewers will no longer have to wait out annoying 30-second ads before watching a video.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/21/2017, 3:12 AM

New bed protects sleepers from earthquakes

Engineers designed a bed that reacts to earthquakes and protects sleepers from falling objects.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2017, 11:36 AM

Watch: how astronauts write in space

Because of the lack of gravity, astronauts would have trouble writing in space if it wasn't for 'space pens'., 2/16/2017, 8:08 AM

Cotton candy machines serve new purpose

Scientists discover new and innovative ways to create artificial organs using cotton candy machines.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/15/2017, 2:07 PM

Life of Israeli tourist in Peru depends on fast blood donations

Emergency blood donation campaign underway to save life of Israeli tourist in Peru who contracted deadly bacterial blood infection.JTA, 2/13/2017, 5:52 PM

3 infants dead from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

MDA reports 3 cases of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome in one day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/12/2017, 6:57 PM

Tel Aviv University among world’s top startup schools

New study ranks Tel Aviv University among the top schools producing billion-dollar startups.JTA, 2/7/2017, 5:54 AM

Will Israel's next big export item be marijuana?

Committee approves bill legalizing export of medicinal marijuana one month after Agriculture Ministry pledges investment into pot research.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/5/2017, 7:32 PM

EMT saves mom and son within two days of each other

United Hatzalah EMT saves mother, son, in two separate incidents over two days.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/5/2017, 1:57 PM

Israeli computer scientist wins Japan Prize

Israeli computer scientist among three winners of the 2017 Japan Prize for his work in the field of cryptography.JTA, 2/3/2017, 2:34 AM

Israeli org offers free calls to those affected by travel ban

Israeli mobile company Viber offers fee calls to 7 Muslim nations affected by President Trump's travel ban.Gary Wilig, 1/30/2017, 7:44 PM

'Maybe the next Israeli astronaut is here'

Israel Space Agency launches the annual Israeli Space Week, offering space-related activities free of charge in locations throughout Israel.Yoni Kempinski, 1/30/2017, 3:42 AM

Elbit Systems implements Infor’s ERP technology platform

The five-year project is designed to create a standard set of processes and practices within dozens of sites across numerous countries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2017, 1:14 AM

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