Clean water to be added into infected Golan streams

In an effort to fight leptospirosis, Israel adds clean water into several northern streams.Eliran Aharon, 8/16/2018, 4:00 PM

Water company shuts tap due to suspicious test result

Water company says business as usual after closing tap due to abnormal test result.Orly Harari, 8/15/2018, 12:17 PM

Fear of leptospirosis: 2 treated at hospital in Tzfat

Northern hospital tests two patients for leptospirosis after they arrive with abdominal, muscle, pain and fever.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2018, 12:59 PM

Warning to Golan hikers

27 people contract Leptospirosis disease; Health Ministry warns against entering Zaki, Yehudia, Meshushim, and Zavitan until further notice.Mordechai Sones, 8/13/2018, 7:46 PM

Leptospirosis suspected in northern water sources

Nature and Parks Authority closes two streams as Health Ministry investigates leptospirosis cases.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/13/2018, 8:17 AM

Parasitic disease outbreak in Samaria: Government must wake up

Dozens of residents ill, shortage of millions of shekels to protect settlements. Council head: Budget doesn't cover quarter of need.Mordechai Sones, 7/4/2018, 12:13 AM

Israel Medical Association declares obesity a disease

Approximately 4,000 die each year in Israel from obesity; a quarter of adult population suffers from disease not due to behavioral weakness.Mordechai Sones, 5/16/2018, 2:21 PM

Israeli hospital sends delegation to cholera-stricken Zambia

Medical professionals from Israel help treat cholera victims in Zambia, which is battling an outbreak of the disease.JTA, 1/11/2018, 11:11 AM

Israeli researchers identify cause of rare disorder

Team of Israeli, US, researchers successfully identifies a single gene which causes a rare and severe neurological disorder.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/4/2017, 10:37 AM

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

Main cause of death in Israel: Cancer

About 25% of deaths are from cancer, and another 21% are from heart disease.Orly Harari, 11/25/2015, 3:51 PM

CBS: Cancer, Heart Disease Biggest Killers in Israel

More Israelis died from cancer in 2012, the latest year for which statistics were available, than from any other disease.Yaakov Levi, 11/26/2014, 5:55 PM

Ebola Outbreak Reaches African Capital

Guinea confirms lethal virus has infiltrated capital of two million, suspected cases in neighboring Liberia and Sierra Leone.Ari Yashar, 3/28/2014, 3:02 PM

Deadly Meningitis Outbreak Spreads to 5 States, Kills 4 in U.S.

An outbreak of a rare and deadly type of meningitis has killed four people and caused 30 others to fall ill in five states across the US. Rachel Hirshfeld , 10/4/2012, 2:02 PM

Israeli Medical Breakthroughs Offer Hope to Auto-Immune Patients

A team of Israeli scientists offer hope in treating autoimmune diseases, such as Crohn’s, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis.Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/10/2012, 12:41 PM