Doctor Explains Why Israelis Study Medicine AbroadIsraeli who recently graduated Italian medical school talks about his motives and challenges in studying abroad.
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 Introduces New Options For Brain Damage TreatmentTel 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
At BGU, A Dose of Ritalin to Help Elderly Keep Their BalanceSome 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 Medical Team Saves 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.
Hebrew U 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.
"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.
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.
Israeli Research: 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.
Israel Medics Save a Child’s Heart in TanzaniaA 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 Ritalin, But Some See RedCriticism of decision by Ethics Committee of Medical Federation to allow purchase of Ritalin without a prescription.
Knesset Probes Poor Response to Flu Shot CampaignDeputy 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 Cancer by Cutting Off Its BloodTel Aviv U researchers developing new medicines that could prevent cancer and make existing cancer a manageable chronic illness.
Study Predicts Growth in Israeli PharmaceuticalsA recent market study predicts annual growth in Israel's pharmaceutical market, to a total of $1.84 billion in 2014.
ILSI Biomed - International Life Science & Technology WeekConsidered the biggest life sciences conference held outside the USA, ILSI Biomed attracts world's leading biotechnology and medical entities
Arab Boy from Jenin Saved in Afula HospitalA Jenin Arab’s antipathy is replaced by appreciation after his son’s life is saved in HaEmek Hospital in Afula.
Catching Multiple Sclerosis Before It StrikesTel Aviv University finds that multiple sclerosis biomarkers appear almost a decade before symptoms.
Shoah Survivors to Get Medicine DiscountThe Knesset has approved reduced-price medicine for Holocaust survivors.
New Israeli Drug for Alzheimer's Disease in Advanced TrialsA new medication designed to slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease and improve its psychological symptoms is entering advanced trials.
Tel Aviv University: Disabled Children Begin Healing - MagicallyA researcher at Tel Aviv University is using magic tricks to make therapeutic exercises more fun for children - with significant results.
New Law Prescribes Hebrew for DoctorsA new law requires doctors to know Hebrew before they obtain a license to practice medicine in the State of Israel.
Swine Flu Vaccine Available to AllThe H1N1 flu vaccination is available, as of this week, to all citizens of Israel. Not everyone is taking it.
Israeli Biotech Firm Produces New Drug for Gaucher's DiseaseAn 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.
Peres: Tzfat Medical School Will Transform IsraelThe President and Health Minister spoke at the opening ceremony for Israel’s newest medical school in Tzfat, set to start classes in 2011.