Study: Drinking alcohol reduces risk of diabetes

A new study suggests that moderate wine consumption could reduce the risk of diabetes.Arutz Sheva staff, 7/30/2017, 4:01 PM

Colorectal cancer risk may be related to weight in adolescence

Huge cohort study finds overweight, obese teens have 50% higher risk of colorectal cancers down the line.Chana Roberts, 7/28/2017, 11:15 AM

Israel's health system ranks as one of the best globally

Comparative study shows Israelis enjoy top health care, but need to work on environmental protection.Chana Roberts, 7/28/2017, 8:59 AM

Teva to lay off 350 employees in Israel

Teva to lay off some of its 7,000 employees in Israel it reorganizes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/24/2017, 5:42 AM

Class action lawsuit against Facebook for privacy violations

25,000 users seek right to sue Facebook together in Europe for tracking them even when they used other websites.Gary Willig, 7/21/2017, 10:12 AM

Microscopic silk cocoons may facilitate drug design

Latest development by joint Israeli-British-Swiss team could revolutionize the way we take medication.Weizmann Institute of Science, 7/20/2017, 3:21 PM

California, Tel Aviv firms to jointly develop cannabis therapies

Israel 'at forefront of cannabinoid-based research in world' and therefore is 'perfect place to start development of these products.'Mordechai Sones, 7/19/2017, 12:31 PM

Blue light from screens harms sleep - but red light doesn't

New study shows that screens before bed aren't the problem - the blue light they emit is. What can we do to lessen the screens' effects?Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/19/2017, 9:46 AM

Israeli 'mental first-aid' method goes international

'The given is that we can't stop the threat. What we can do is stop the helplessness.'AFP, 7/18/2017, 1:56 PM

Will Israel subsidize the new anti-AIDS drug?

Israeli government approves new anti-AIDS drug meant to prevent healthy people - especially homosexuals - from contracting HIV.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/17/2017, 1:31 PM

​​​​​​​Study reveals elevated cancer risk in Holocaust survivors

Longitudinal study shows Holocaust survivors born in occupied countries have highest risk, those denied compensation from gov't have lowest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/13/2017, 7:57 AM

Teva expected to name new CEO

Teva Pharmaceutical expected to name Pascal Soriot as its next CEO, reports say.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/13/2017, 3:37 AM

Iceberg size of Delaware breaks off of Antarctica ice shelf

The iceberg, one of the largest ever recorded, weighs 1.12 trillion tons and covers more than 2,300 square miles.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/12/2017, 6:52 PM

Two new EMTs deliver baby on first-ever call

2 Israeli emergency medical volunteers finish training course - and deliver a baby on their very first day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/11/2017, 10:02 AM

Super-STD has no cure - and it's spreading

Antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea can cause permanent damage - and it appears to be spreading.Chana Roberts, 7/10/2017, 9:22 AM

Supreme Court rejects new ward for children with cancer

Court rejects demands of parents of children with cancer to open new ward in capital following during Hadassah crisis.Gary Willig, 7/9/2017, 10:27 PM

'Improving wheat yield and quality essential for food supply'

Wild wheat genome sequencing provides ‘time tunnel’ capable of boosting future food production and safety.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2017, 7:13 AM

2 Israeli Nobel Prize winners save Chicago lawyer's life

Israeli cancer research leads to life-saving drug - and a grateful patient joins the Israel Cancer Research Fund.JTA, 7/6/2017, 11:17 AM

New research shows olive oil may help prevent Alzheimer's

Study shows mice who receive extra-virgin olive oil do better on tests, have better memory, and have better-preserved neurons.Chana Roberts, 7/5/2017, 3:26 PM

Health Ministry cautions against toxic children's products

Ministry says that poisonous chemicals exist in some children's jewelry - and current safety regulations are inadequate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/4/2017, 9:05 AM

Hackers target Israeli hospitals

Wave of cyber attacks affecting Western countries makes its way to Israeli hospitals - where it gets stopped short.Nitsan Keidar, 6/29/2017, 12:12 PM

Love grapes? Watch out for phosphorus

Mother and son eat unwashed grapes, suffer organic phosphorus poisoning.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2017, 12:48 PM

Mossad to invest millions in Israeli start ups

Libertad to invest in cutting edge R&D programs and allow Mossad to use new technologies developed by entrepreneurs in the start-up nation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/27/2017, 4:30 PM

Israeli innovation feeds the world - with more fish protein

Hebrew University researcher finds a new way to grow larger fish to feed the expanding world population.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/27/2017, 2:43 PM

Consumer privacy expert qualifies Google announcement

'Most people think email should be private, just like a letter sent through postal mail.'Mordechai Sones, 6/27/2017, 12:15 AM

Google to stop reading private emails

Software giant announces the end to the policy of 'scanning' content of Gmail users to create personalized ads.Gary Willig, 6/26/2017, 4:24 PM

Government halts research on Haifa pollution

Health, Environment ministries say research investigating connection between Haifa pollution and higher morbidity needs to be redone.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2017, 3:06 PM

Parents didn't vaccinate, daughter suffers neurological damage

Unimmunized 4-year-old falls ill with pneumococcal disease.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2017, 2:11 PM

'You saved my life - please come to my son's wedding'

MDA volunteer invited to wedding of son of heart attack victim he provided life saving assistance to.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/25/2017, 6:43 PM

Algorithm leads to dramatic improvement in drug discovery times

Algorithm by Hebrew U. researchers cuts through vast number of possible solutions to shorten drug discovery times from years to months.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/22/2017, 1:07 PM

Health Ministry: Israel well-protected from Polio outbreak

The Health Ministry says its closely monitoring polio cases in East Syria but says very slim chance of polio outbreak in IsraelGuy Cohen, 6/21/2017, 10:26 PM

Israeli company that makes water from air launches pilot program

Water-Gen, which captures humidity from the air, launches pilot program to help Florida deal with severe drought.JTA, 6/21/2017, 8:33 PM

Polio outbreak in Syria

World Health Organization reports 17 cases of polio in Syria since May, mostly in ISIS-controlled areas.Guy Cohen, Chana Roberts, 6/21/2017, 8:38 AM

Google: We haven't done enough to stop terrorism

Google outlines new steps to fight online terrorism. Minister Erdan: This is a revolution.Nitsan Keidar, 6/20/2017, 1:07 AM

Careful: Coconut oil may not be safe

New study shows coconut oil has high levels of saturated fat, researchers suggest using sunflower, olive oil instead.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/19/2017, 1:58 PM

Study shows marriage improves survival rates

British study finds married people more likely to live even if they suffer from diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/18/2017, 7:07 AM

5 Israeli advances that could transform cancer treatment

Five promising areas Israeli researchers are studying in their quest for better cancer detection and treatment.JTA, 6/15/2017, 7:31 AM

It's more important than ever to raise children who read

Getting the digital generation hooked on books.Dr. Nitza Dori, 6/14/2017, 10:39 AM

Rothstein: 'Hard to accept doctors abandoning child patients'

Hadassah director Professor Zeev Rothstein defends his decision to hire new doctors for Hemato-Oncology unit after 6 senior doctors resign.Yoel Domb, 6/13/2017, 4:37 PM

Report: Syrians treated in Israel carrying resistant bacteria

Study shows nearly 80% of Syrian children brought for treatment in Israel are carriers of bacteria resistant to antibiotics.Shimon Cohen, 6/13/2017, 8:18 AM

Hebrew U wins tender to build quantum communications system

Research at Israel’s leading quantum science center paves the way for massive improvements in computation speed and secure communication.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/12/2017, 9:06 AM

Does daycare harm children's development?

Studies show long hours in daycare lead to high cortisol levels, harm children's emotional development.Shoshana Heiman, 6/10/2017, 11:19 PM

How Britain’s hung Parliament will benefit Israeli Start-ups

Though a hung Parliament may not bode well for Britain, Israeli start-ups stand to benefit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/10/2017, 9:47 PM

Hebrew U. places in 99th percentile of world universities

Ranking positions Hebrew University among the top 1% of world’s 26,000 institutions of higher education.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/8/2017, 12:03 PM

Smoking making a comeback in Israel?

Health Ministry's annual report notes biggest single-year rise in smoking rate among Israelis in more than a decade.JTA, 6/8/2017, 7:28 AM

Netanyahu meets eBay President

Netanyahu and eBay's Devin Wenig discuss possibilities for expanding eBay's research and development in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/6/2017, 4:16 AM

'Fixing a damaged heart'

Administering “young matrix” molecules to damaged mouse hearts led to muscle repair.Weizmann Institute of Science, 6/5/2017, 6:01 PM

Some lollipops may present a choking hazard

'Carmit' candy company warns certain lollipops may present choking hazard.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/5/2017, 11:05 AM

Strauss recalls chocolate 'Milky' puddings

Chocolate puddings sold in packages of eight are being removed from shelves.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/5/2017, 10:07 AM

Five measles cases in Jerusalem

Five Jerusalem women aged 20-40 fall ill with measles.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/5/2017, 9:38 AM

'We need to minimize the risks'

Israel’s government takes climate change seriously. Here's how.JTA, 6/4/2017, 7:18 AM

NASA to launch mission to Sun in 2018

NASA renames mission to Sun after living scientist, explains mission will explore Sun's atmosphere and its effects on Earth's power grid.Chana Roberts, 5/31/2017, 9:24 PM

Israeli drug achieves dramatic results with lung, colon cancer

Eliminates 70% carcinogenic cells in recent molecular biology experiments; Gammora research named 'outstanding cancer research paper'.Mordechai Sones, 5/22/2017, 9:09 PM

Zika case in Israel

Holon resident contracts Zika virus abroad. 20 Israelis have contracted the virus in other countries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/21/2017, 8:39 PM

Self-organization makes for efficient separation

A new, water-based, recyclable membrane filters all types of nanoparticles.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2017, 8:41 PM

Rare genetic defect may lead to cancer drug

A lack of the protein citrin slows children’s growth; blocking it in cancer slows tumor growth.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2017, 2:28 PM

Getting rid of old cells

Understanding why cells refuse to die may lead to treatments for age-related disease.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2017, 11:07 AM