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CDC recommends avoiding e-cigarettes

CDC recommends avoiding e-cigarettes

CDC, FDA, investigating 'multistate outbreak' of severe pulmonary disease linked to vaping, urge avoiding the products.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/09/2019 11:40
Health Ministry: Leptospirosis isn't contagious

Health Ministry: Leptospirosis isn't contagious

Leptospirosis transfers only via animals, not people, Health Ministry Director-General Moshe Bar Siman Tov says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/08/2018 14:32
Health Ministry: Number of leptospirosis cases rises to 42

Health Ministry: Number of leptospirosis cases rises to 42

Health Ministry says rising number of leptospirosis cases under control, calls on relevant office to work together.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/08/2018 13:18
Clean water to be added into infected Golan streams

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, 16/08/2018 16:00
Water company shuts tap due to suspicious test result

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, 15/08/2018 12:17
Fear of leptospirosis: 2 treated at hospital in Tzfat

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, 14/08/2018 12:59
Warning to Golan hikers

Warning to Golan hikers

27 people contract Leptospirosis disease; Health Ministry warns against entering Zaki, Yehudia, Meshushim, and Zavitan until further notice.Mordechai Sones, 13/08/2018 19:46
Leptospirosis suspected in northern water sources

Leptospirosis suspected in northern water sources

Nature and Parks Authority closes two streams as Health Ministry investigates leptospirosis cases.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/08/2018 08:17
Parasitic disease outbreak in Samaria: Government must wake up

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, 04/07/2018 00:13
Israel Medical Association declares obesity a disease

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, 16/05/2018 14:21
Israeli hospital sends delegation to cholera-stricken Zambia

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, 11/01/2018 11:11
Israeli researchers identify cause of rare disorder

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, 04/08/2017 10:37
Getting rid of old cells

Getting rid of old cells

Understanding why cells refuse to die may lead to treatments for age-related disease.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/05/2017 11:07
Main cause of death in Israel: Cancer

Main cause of death in Israel: Cancer

About 25% of deaths are from cancer, and another 21% are from heart disease.Orly Harari, 25/11/2015 15:51
CBS: Cancer, Heart Disease Biggest Killers

CBS: Cancer, Heart Disease Biggest Killers

More Israelis died from cancer in 2012, the latest year for which statistics were available, than from any other disease.Yaakov Levi, 26/11/2014 17:55
Ebola Outbreak Reaches African Capital

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, 28/03/2014 15:02
Meningitis Outbreak Spreads to 5 States, Kills 4

Meningitis Outbreak Spreads to 5 States, Kills 4

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 , 04/10/2012 14:02
Israeli Medical Breakthroughs Offer Hope

Israeli Medical Breakthroughs Offer Hope

A team of Israeli scientists offer hope in treating autoimmune diseases, such as Crohn’s, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis.Rachel Hirshfeld, 10/05/2012 12:41