Dr. Fischer: Czechoslovakia's Gift to IsraelHow one man's vision became a household name - and a symbol of the Jewish state's gift to the world.
Israeli Study Finds New Way To Treat Brain DamageTel Aviv University study finds hyperbaric oxygen treatment can greatly increase a patient's cognitive ability.
30,000 Kids Receive Polio Shot SundaySome 30,000 children throughout the country were inoculated against polio Sunday, the first day that the inoculation effort went nationwide
A Dose of Ritalin for Better Balance in ElderlySome people believe Ritalin, used to treat ADHD, is over-prescribed. Now scientists are probing its use for balance in the elderly.
Oral Polio Vaccine to Be Given In Southern IsraelThe Health Minister has decided to administer an advanced form of the oral polio vaccine to 150,000 children in southern Israel, in drops.
Israeli Doctors Save Life of 10-Year-Old Arab BoyA ten-year-old Palestinian Authority boy received new life thanks to an Israeli kidney transplant.
Winning Start-Up Fights AIDS, BiowarfareA winning Israeli start-up uses nanotechnology to fight HIV/AIDS and other killer viruses. Nano-cells could protect from bio-warfare, too.
Israeli Company Unveils New Medical SmartphoneIsraeli company LifeWatch Technologies unveils the LifeWatch V, a medical smartphone that measures seven medical indexes.
Israeli B-Cure Laser Cures Your Pain Right at HomeArutz Sheva meets the people behind B-Cure Laser, a cutting edge technology in soft laser therapy.
Research May Lead to Antibiotics of the FutureA new discovery may lead to the development of a new wave of antibiotics, to replace the aging ones that are losing effectiveness.
Rambam Hospital Hosts Doctors from IndonesiaA special seminar at Haifa's Rambam Hospital has attracted doctors from all over the world, including from Muslim Indonesia.
Video: Medical Clowning Conference in JerusalemThe International Conference on Medicine and Medical Clowning shows that medical clowns are just as important as doctors.
2 Jews in Trio of 2011 Nobel Prize WinnersTwo 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.
Old-Fashioned MD Exams Better than Hi-TechOld-fashioned doctor-to-patient dialogue and exams often are more useful to hospital doctors than hi-tech scans, Israeli researchers say.
Made in Israel: New Hope for Chronic WoundsA new Israeli product provides the right ingredients to help the body repair wounds that refuse to heal, especially for the elderly.
Heartfelt Israel: Doctors Save a Child in TanA medical team from Israel’s Save a Child’s Heart performs the first-ever pediatric open heart surgery on the youngest child in Tanzania.
Kosher for Passover MedicinesAs is customary around this time of year, lists of Kosher for Passover medicines have been publicized.
Green Light for OTC RitalinCriticism of decision by Ethics Committee of Medical Federation to allow purchase of Ritalin without a prescription.
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.
New Meds Could Stop CancerTel Aviv U researchers developing new medicines that could prevent cancer and make existing cancer a manageable chronic illness.
Growth for PharmaceuticalsA recent market study predicts annual growth in Israel's pharmaceutical market, to a total of $1.84 billion in 2014.
Israeli BioMed ConferenceConsidered the biggest life sciences conference held outside the USA, ILSI Biomed attracts world's leading biotechnology and medical entities
Snake-Bitten Arab Boy SavedA Jenin Arab’s antipathy is replaced by appreciation after his son’s life is saved in HaEmek Hospital in Afula.
Multiple Sclerosis BreakthroughTel Aviv University finds that multiple sclerosis biomarkers appear almost a decade before symptoms.
Survivors to Get Medicine AidThe Knesset has approved reduced-price medicine for Holocaust survivors.
Progress on New Alzheimer's DrugA new medication designed to slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease and improve its psychological symptoms is entering advanced trials.
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.
Law Prescribes Hebrew for MDsA new law requires doctors to know Hebrew before they obtain a license to practice medicine in the State of Israel.
Swine Flu Vaccine for AllThe H1N1 flu vaccination is available, as of this week, to all citizens of Israel. Not everyone is taking it.
New Treatment for Gaucher'sAn Israeli firm has passed the first hurdle in gaining FDA approval for a new treatment for Gaucher's disease.
Flu Closes Tel Aviv SchoolA 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.
Tzfat Medical School Takes OffThe President and Health Minister spoke at the opening ceremony for Israel’s newest medical school in Tzfat, set to start classes in 2011.