National 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?

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

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

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 Introduces New Options For Brain Damage Treatment

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

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

At BGU, A Dose of Ritalin to Help Elderly Keep Their Balance

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

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 Medical Team Saves 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

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 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

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

Hebrew U 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

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

"One of the Biggest Israeli Exports will be Medical Clowning"

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

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

Israeli Research: 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

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

Israel Medics Save a Child’s Heart in Tanzania

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

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, But Some See Red

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

Knesset Probes Poor Response to Flu Shot Campaign

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 by Cutting Off Its Blood

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

Study Predicts Growth in Israeli 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

ILSI Biomed - International Life Science & Technology Week

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

Arab Boy from Jenin Saved in Afula Hospital

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

Catching Multiple Sclerosis Before It Strikes

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

Shoah Survivors to Get Medicine Discount

The Knesset has approved reduced-price medicine for Holocaust survivors.Maayana Miskin, 4/26/2010, 3:51 PM

New Israeli Drug for Alzheimer's Disease in Advanced Trials

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

Tel Aviv University: Disabled Children Begin Healing - Magically

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

New Law Prescribes Hebrew for Doctors

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 Available to 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

Israeli Biotech Firm Produces New Drug for Gaucher's Disease

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

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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

Peres: Tzfat Medical School Will Transform Israel

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