Prescription Database Likely to be Established

Prescription Database Likely to be Established

All pharmacies to have access to the networks of all health funds, and supply members of any health fund with subsidized pharmaceuticals.Moshe Cohen, 10/26/2014, 6:39 PM
Egypt's Military Has Cured AIDS?

Egypt's Military Has Cured AIDS?

Army announces 100% cure for AIDS and hepatitis C. Doctors call the 'cure' a 'scientific scandal.'Ari Yashar, 2/27/2014, 9:41 PM
Doctor Explains Why Israelis Study Medicine Abroad

Doctor Explains Why Israelis Study Medicine Abroad

Israeli who recently graduated Italian medical school talks about his motives and challenges in studying abroad.Ari Yashar, 1/10/2014, 10:11 AM
Dr. Fischer: Czechoslovakia's Gift to Israel

Dr. Fischer: Czechoslovakia's Gift to Israel

How one man's vision became a household name - and a symbol of the Jewish state's gift to the world.Mark Langfan, 12/8/2013, 2:14 PM
Israeli Study Finds New Way To Treat Brain Damage

Israeli Study Finds New Way To Treat Brain Damage

Tel Aviv University study finds hyperbaric oxygen treatment can greatly increase a patient's cognitive ability.Tova Dvorin, 11/26/2013, 1:42 AM
30,000 Kids Receive Polio Shot Sunday

30,000 Kids Receive Polio Shot Sunday

Some 30,000 children throughout the country were inoculated against polio Sunday, the first day that the inoculation effort went nationwideDavid Lev, 8/18/2013, 8:14 PM
A Dose of Ritalin for Better Balance in Elderly

A Dose of Ritalin for Better Balance in Elderly

Some people believe Ritalin, used to treat ADHD, is over-prescribed. Now scientists are probing its use for balance in the elderly.Hana Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 7/22/2013, 8:23 PM
Oral Polio Vaccine to Be Given In Southern Israel

Oral Polio Vaccine to Be Given In Southern Israel

The Health Minister has decided to administer an advanced form of the oral polio vaccine to 150,000 children in southern Israel, in drops.Chana Ya'ar, 6/30/2013, 3:56 PM
Israeli Doctors Save Life of 10-Year-Old Arab Boy

Israeli Doctors Save Life of 10-Year-Old Arab Boy

A ten-year-old Palestinian Authority boy received new life thanks to an Israeli kidney transplant.Arutz Sheva staff, 6/3/2013, 1:16 AM
Winning Start-Up Fights AIDS, Biowarfare

Winning Start-Up Fights AIDS, Biowarfare

A winning Israeli start-up uses nanotechnology to fight HIV/AIDS and other killer viruses. Nano-cells could protect from bio-warfare, too. Maayana Miskin, 7/9/2012, 4:42 AM
Israeli Company Unveils New Medical Smartphone

Israeli Company Unveils New Medical Smartphone

Israeli company LifeWatch Technologies unveils the LifeWatch V, a medical smartphone that measures seven medical indexes.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 7/4/2012, 5:43 AM
Israeli B-Cure Laser Cures Your Pain Right at Home

Israeli B-Cure Laser Cures Your Pain Right at Home

Arutz Sheva meets the people behind B-Cure Laser, a cutting edge technology in soft laser therapy.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 6/13/2012, 6:45 AM
Research May Lead to Antibiotics of the Future

Research May Lead to Antibiotics of the Future

A new discovery may lead to the development of a new wave of antibiotics, to replace the aging ones that are losing effectiveness.TechIsrael Staff, 12/12/2011, 11:00 PM
Rambam Hospital Hosts Doctors from Indonesia

Rambam Hospital Hosts Doctors from Indonesia

A special seminar at Haifa's Rambam Hospital has attracted doctors from all over the world, including from Muslim Indonesia.Elad Benari, 11/16/2011, 7:51 AM
Video: Medical Clowning Conference in Jerusalem

Video: Medical Clowning Conference in Jerusalem

The International Conference on Medicine and Medical Clowning shows that medical clowns are just as important as doctors.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 10/26/2011, 4:10 AM
2 Jews in Trio of 2011 Nobel Prize Winners

2 Jews in Trio of 2011 Nobel Prize Winners

Two of this year's Nobel Prize winners for discoveries in medicine are Jewish, but one of the two did not survive to hear the good news.Chana Ya'ar, 10/3/2011, 8:54 PM
Old-Fashioned MD Exams Better than Hi-Tech

Old-Fashioned MD Exams Better than Hi-Tech

Old-fashioned doctor-to-patient dialogue and exams often are more useful to hospital doctors than hi-tech scans, Israeli researchers say. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/15/2011, 4:37 PM
Made in Israel: New Hope for Chronic Wounds

Made in Israel: New Hope for Chronic Wounds

A new Israeli product provides the right ingredients to help the body repair wounds that refuse to heal, especially for the elderly. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/14/2011, 10:33 AM
Heartfelt Israel: Doctors Save a Child in Tan

Heartfelt Israel: Doctors Save a Child in Tan

A medical team from Israel’s Save a Child’s Heart performs the first-ever pediatric open heart surgery on the youngest child in Tanzania. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/7/2011, 10:41 AM
Kosher for Passover Medicines

Kosher for Passover Medicines

As is customary around this time of year, lists of Kosher for Passover medicines have been publicized. INN Staff, 4/4/2011, 3:53 PM
Green Light for OTC Ritalin

Green Light for OTC Ritalin

Criticism of decision by Ethics Committee of Medical Federation to allow purchase of Ritalin without a prescription. Gil Ronen, 2/8/2011, 2:31 PM
Why Don't People Get Flu Shots?

Why Don't People Get Flu Shots?

Deputy Health Minister Litzman set a personal example Monday and received a flu shot, while the Knesset asked why the public isn't doing the same.Chana Ya'ar, 11/29/2010, 10:11 PM
New Meds Could Stop Cancer

New Meds Could Stop Cancer

Tel Aviv U researchers developing new medicines that could prevent cancer and make existing cancer a manageable chronic illness.Gil Ronen, 8/11/2010, 8:03 PM
Growth for Pharmaceuticals

Growth for Pharmaceuticals

A recent market study predicts annual growth in Israel's pharmaceutical market, to a total of $1.84 billion in 2014.Maayana Miskin, 7/5/2010, 1:02 PM
Israeli BioMed Conference

Israeli BioMed Conference

Considered the biggest life sciences conference held outside the USA, ILSI Biomed attracts world's leading biotechnology and medical entitiesYoni Kempinski, 6/14/2010, 10:33 PM
Snake-Bitten Arab Boy Saved

Snake-Bitten Arab Boy Saved

A Jenin Arab’s antipathy is replaced by appreciation after his son’s life is saved in HaEmek Hospital in Afula.Hillel Fendel, 6/7/2010, 12:33 PM
Multiple Sclerosis Breakthrough

Multiple Sclerosis Breakthrough

Tel Aviv University finds that multiple sclerosis biomarkers appear almost a decade before symptoms. Baruch Gordon, 4/29/2010, 9:27 PM
Survivors to Get Medicine Aid

Survivors to Get Medicine Aid

The Knesset has approved reduced-price medicine for Holocaust survivors.Maayana Miskin, 4/26/2010, 3:51 PM
Progress on New Alzheimer's Drug

Progress on New Alzheimer's Drug

A new medication designed to slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease and improve its psychological symptoms is entering advanced trials.Hana Levi Julian, 4/21/2010, 4:12 PM
Healing Children With 'Magic'

Healing Children With 'Magic'

A researcher at Tel Aviv University is using magic tricks to make therapeutic exercises more fun for children - with significant results.Malkah Fleisher, 3/17/2010, 7:07 AM
Law Prescribes Hebrew for MDs

Law Prescribes Hebrew for MDs

A new law requires doctors to know Hebrew before they obtain a license to practice medicine in the State of Israel.Hana Levi Julian, 3/3/2010, 2:50 PM
Swine Flu Vaccine for All

Swine Flu Vaccine for All

The H1N1 flu vaccination is available, as of this week, to all citizens of Israel. Not everyone is taking it.Hillel Fendel, 12/21/2009, 1:57 PM
New Treatment for Gaucher's

New Treatment for Gaucher's

An Israeli firm has passed the first hurdle in gaining FDA approval for a new treatment for Gaucher's disease.Hana Levi Julian, 12/10/2009, 5:11 PM
Stop ADHD In 18 Days

Stop ADHD In 18 Days

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Flu Closes Tel Aviv School

Flu Closes Tel Aviv School

A Tel Aviv elementary school has been closed for the first time due to an outbreak of flu. It is not clear which viral strain caused the closure.Hana Levi Julian, 10/27/2009, 11:12 AM
Tzfat Medical School Takes Off

Tzfat Medical School Takes Off

The President and Health Minister spoke at the opening ceremony for Israel’s newest medical school in Tzfat, set to start classes in 2011.Yehudah Lev Kay, 7/6/2009, 5:05 PM