Study: Majority of Israeli adults overweight

Rate of adult obesity in Israel rises while rate of child obesity declines. Link found between obesity and economic status.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/1/2019, 10:40 AM

Israel invests less in healthcare than any other OECD country

Health expenditure in Israel is around $2,780 per person per year average OECD country spends $4,000 per personArutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2019, 11:10 AM

'Rabbi Firer was hurt but he doesn't have time to waste on this'

Rabbi Firer's assistant says that the rabbi is too busy assisting people to react to the furor around the canceled fundraising event.Shimon Cohen, 11/10/2019, 9:03 PM

Special UK Israel Tech Hub to focus on healthcare

British Embassy in Israel launches flagship technology program - TeXchange 2020.Yoni Kempinski, 11/10/2019, 12:08 AM

How to find reliable health info online

In order to eradicate confusion, there are a few tips to be kept in mind while researching health information on the internet., 10/2/2019, 9:45 PM

Flu vaccines will only be available in November

Global delay to cause flu vaccines to reach Israel only in November, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/19/2019, 8:57 AM

Can we beat Alzheimer's with aerobic exercise?

Is aerobic exercise the right prescription for staving off Alzheimer's?NPR, 7/19/2019, 6:57 AM

New York may close yeshivas which allow unvaccinated students

NY Health Department warns: Brooklyn yeshivas allowing unvaccinated students to attend face violations and possible closure.Chana Roberts, 4/9/2019, 11:13 AM

Drug-resistant and deadly germ is 'pretty much unbeatable'

Candida auris, resistant to antifungals, is an example of the increasingly growing public health threat of drug-resistant infections.Sara Rubenstein, 4/7/2019, 6:50 PM

Israel ranked 10th healthiest country in the world

Bloomberg ranks Israel as 10th healthiest country, ahead of US at 64th.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 2/27/2019, 7:50 AM

Nasrallah: Reports of my deteriorating health are baseless

Recording with Nasrallah's voice says reports are Israeli 'psychological warfare' intended to 'harm morale.' 'I am not taking any medicine.'Tal Polon, 1/15/2019, 12:36 PM

Israel technology continues to revolutionize healthcare

Raziel Therapeutics develops melting injection to replace current treatments by melting fat cells., 12/11/2018, 9:52 PM

Soldiers visit doctors twice as often as everyone else

New study finds soldiers go to the doctor twice as much as civilians of the same age.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2018, 12:53 PM

Maternal depression may alter children's immune responses

Israeli study shows maternal depression may have a long-term impact on children's psychological and immune health.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/27/2018, 11:51 AM

The secret to a healthy lifestyle

Eric Pesach Harbor, food consultant: 'The secret to a healthy lifestyle was written hundreds of years ago.'Sponsored content, 8/6/2018, 8:55 AM

New study links eczema with ADHD

News Israeli research shows children who suffer 'skin asthma' more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD.Orly Harari, 1/9/2018, 2:44 PM

Israeli company will treat bunions worldwide

ILTV speaks with Rafi Herzog, who presents his company "Cycla Orthopedics" that has found a treatment for bunions.ILTV, 12/14/2017, 9:17 AM

MDA safety guide for winter

Magen David Adom issues advisory calling on public to take precautions to prevent injury, illness during colder winter months.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/5/2017, 3:13 PM

They died of cancer and left many orphans behind

44-year-old father of 10 and 34-year-old mother of 8 die of cancer a few hours apart in central Israeli hospital.Michal Levi, 11/6/2017, 3:21 PM

MDA’s Safety Guidelines for the Yom Kippur Fast

How to treat dehydration? How to check if an elderly man is feeling well during the fast? What to eat before and after the fast?Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/27/2017, 7:27 PM

IDF cracks down on smoking among soldiers

New program looks to educate soldiers on dangers of smoking, limit places and times where it is legal for soldiers to smoke.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/1/2017, 7:25 PM

Ever wanted to know what your body looks like on the inside?

A new teaching app can show you an inside look of your body., 3/20/2017, 3:49 PM

Israel's doctor shortage

Ongoing healthcare crisis continues to worsen, with close to half of general practitioners nearing retirement age.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 12/21/2016, 2:08 PM

New study links pollution to strokes

New study shows those under 55 who live in polluted areas at greater risk of stroke.Yedidya Ben-Or, 12/11/2016, 9:17 AM

Study shows BMI in adolescence influences cognitive function

New study shows higher BMI in adolescence impairs cognitive functioning in midlife.Dov Smith, 12/10/2016, 9:34 PM

Wall of screens guides, tracks tumor removal

Rambam Hospital unveils state-of-the-art digital control system for delicate cancer removal surgeries.Hillel Fendel, 11/1/2016, 7:37 PM

Can being religious make you healthier?

Research finds link between attending religious services and a lower risk of death from all causes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/31/2016, 4:12 AM

Study: Nearly half of Israeli Arabs depressed

Physical, mental health poorer in Israeli Arab sector, in study released amidst debate on segregation in hospitals.Tova Dvorin, 4/6/2016, 6:00 PM

Take an eye break

We all try to look after our bodies and personal hygiene - but how many people properly take care of their eyes?Promotional Content, 1/27/2016, 7:18 PM

It's not Obamacare, but there are holes in Israel's healthcare system

Minister Litzman, are you listening?Dr. Harold Goldmeier, 1/16/2016, 6:15 AM

6 Keys To Outsmart Stress

Simple steps to reclaim your life.Slovie Jungreis-Wolff, 12/9/2015, 10:56 AM

Is our antibiotics addiction killing us?

By taking unnecessary antibiotics and eating food filled with it, humanity is writing its own death warrant, claims recent report.Raphael Poch, 12/7/2015, 2:59 PM

Could too many medical tests harm your health?

'More medical tests and more antibiotics aren’t always better and sometimes, they can even cause harm,' medical expert says.Raphael Poch, 11/29/2015, 2:38 PM

Netanyahu Holds A Special Hearing to Discuss Ebola

In a meeting discussing Ebola prevention, a decision was made to question travelers arriving from Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone.Cynthia Blank, 10/12/2014, 12:46 PM

Hospitals Treated Over 2,200 Civilians, Soldiers

Israel's hospitals treated some 2,200 injured civilians and soldiers during the war, proving their worth, says Health Minister Yael German.Moshe Cohen, 8/7/2014, 4:39 PM

OECD: Medical Equipment, Hospital Bed Shortage

Israel's hospitals are consistently full-to-bursting, lack enough advanced medical equipment, according to 2012-based survey.Tova Dvorin, 6/30/2014, 7:10 PM

‘1 in 200 Million’ Triplets Go Home

Rare identical triplets born in central Israel are finally all at home after premature birth.Maayana Miskin, 1/30/2014, 12:35 PM

California Rabbi Wins First MMA Fight

Rabbi Yossi Eilfort wins first amateur Mixed Martial Arts match by TKO, wants to promote self-defense among religious Jews.Ari Yashar, 1/23/2014, 6:57 PM

Rabbi Shteinman Released from Hospital

Rabbi Yehuda Leib Shteinman was released from the hospital Thursday, after being treated for the flu in recent days.David Lev, 1/23/2014, 3:29 PM

Govt to Compensate Soldiers for Anthrax Vaccine

100 soldiers who say they were hurt by anthrax vaccine test to get 36,000 shekels.Maayana Miskin, 1/12/2014, 4:42 PM

Former PM Ariel Sharon in 'Slow, Gradual Decline'

No changes reported in condition of former premier, described as undergoing a 'slow, gradual decline'.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/4/2014, 6:32 PM

Israeli Researchers Link Bacteria, Proteins

Hebrew University research team finds that some bacteria simply becomes 'inactive', reinfecting patients. The key: amino acids.Tova Dvorin, 12/27/2013, 12:42 PM

Doctors Warn: Say No to Vaporizers

Israeli pediatricians come out against vaporizers, humidifiers as ineffective and potentially deadly.Maayana Miskin, 12/10/2013, 6:40 PM

8% Rise in HIV Carriers in Israel

2012 report counts 487 carriers of HIV in Israel, an 8% increase from 2011. Experts: soon, we'll approach the same percentages as in US.Tova Dvorin, 12/1/2013, 9:54 AM

MKs to Tackle Nutrition, Hygiene in Schools

‘Worrying’ findings from 2009 the subject of Knesset discussion after MKs find no changes were made.Maayana Miskin, 11/27/2013, 9:51 AM

Knesset Committee: Mandatory AIDS Testing By 2015

Israel AIDS Task Force tests all Knesset MKs in push to mandate HIV screeningsTova Dvorin, 11/25/2013, 10:18 PM

Statistics Show Leading Causes of Death in Israel

Data released Wednesday from Central Statistics Bureau reveals cancers as major killer, with heart disease as close second.Tova Dvorin, 11/20/2013, 8:39 PM

Netanyahu Back in the PM’s Seat

Netanyahu officially gets his powers back as recovery from surgery continues to go smoothly.Maayana Miskin, 8/11/2013, 11:49 AM

MK Disturbed by ‘Third World’ Care in Beitar Illit

MK warns that health centers are failing to keep up with hareidi birthrate, putting babies at risk.Maayana Miskin, 6/25/2013, 12:39 PM

Officials: Arab 'Traffic' Gives Israel Virus Risk

Israeli health officials said they were keeping a close eye on the spread of a new virus in the Middle EastDavid Lev, 6/20/2013, 4:51 PM

Woman Sets Medical History, Twice

Second Israeli record as woman gives birth twice with no cervix.Maayana Miskin, 6/19/2013, 8:41 AM

Smartphone App Helps ‘Balance’ Alzheimer’s

A new smartphone app helps caregivers manage the myriad tasks of coordinating help for their loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 3/11/2013, 5:39 PM

Cancer #1 Killer in Israel, Alzheimer’s Rising

Mortality statistics from Israel’s Health Ministry released Sunday held good news and bad for residents in the Jewish State. Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 3/10/2013, 4:55 PM

Nurses ‘Being Treated like Slaves’

Nurses’ Union head accuses the government of treating hospital staff “like slaves.” Nurse: We’re doing this for the patients.Maayana Miskin, 12/18/2012, 4:44 PM

Teva Joins Breast Cancer Cure Trial

Israel’s giant Teva Pharmaceuticals has signed a deal with Galena Biopharma to develop and sell NeuVax breast cancer treatment in Israel. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/5/2012, 12:04 PM

2011 Births: More Epidurals, Fewer Triplets

Doctors review births for 2011. More epidurals, more large families, fewer triplets.Maayana Miskin, 11/9/2012, 11:35 AM

Fears of Outbreak as Anti-Vaccine Trend Continues

Doctors fear that trend toward avoiding vaccine could mean a resurgence of childhood diseases in Israel’s capital.Maayana Miskin, 11/2/2012, 1:39 PM