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Doctors save life of baby who swallowed Advil 'candy'

Baby loses consciousness after swallowing 11 times the maximum dosage for his age.

Doctors save life of baby who swallowed Advil 'candy'

'Miracle drug' saves Jewish hockey player with two weeks to live

Miracle drug with Israeli roots saves Jewish hockey player hit with cancer.

'Miracle drug' saves Jewish hockey player with two weeks to live

Massive growth anticipated in Israeli pharmaceutical market

The Israeli pharmaceutical market is set to rise from $1.75 billion in 2015 to around $2.12 billion by 2020, a new report finds.

Massive growth anticipated in Israeli pharmaceutical market

Prescription Database Likely to be Established

All pharmacies to have access to the networks of all health funds, and supply members of any health fund with subsidized pharmaceuticals.

National Prescription Database Likely to be Established

Egypt's Military Has Cured AIDS?

Army announces 100% cure for AIDS and hepatitis C. Doctors call the 'cure' a 'scientific scandal.'

Egypt's Military Has Cured AIDS?

Doctor Explains Why Israelis Study Medicine Abroad

Israeli who recently graduated Italian medical school talks about his motives and challenges in studying abroad.

Doctor Explains Why Israelis Study Medicine Abroad

Dr. Fischer: Czechoslovakia's Gift to Israel

How one man's vision became a household name - and a symbol of the Jewish state's gift to the world.

Dr. Fischer: Czechoslovakia's Gift to Israel

Israeli Study Finds New Way To Treat Brain Damage

Tel Aviv University study finds hyperbaric oxygen treatment can greatly increase a patient's cognitive ability.

Israeli Study Introduces New Options For Brain Damage Treatment

30,000 Kids Receive Polio Shot Sunday

Some 30,000 children throughout the country were inoculated against polio Sunday, the first day that the inoculation effort went nationwide

30,000 Kids Receive Polio Shot Sunday

A Dose of Ritalin for Better Balance in Elderly

Some people believe Ritalin, used to treat ADHD, is over-prescribed. Now scientists are probing its use for balance in the elderly.

At BGU, A Dose of Ritalin to Help Elderly Keep Their Balance

Oral Polio Vaccine to Be Given In Southern Israel

The Health Minister has decided to administer an advanced form of the oral polio vaccine to 150,000 children in southern Israel, in drops.

Oral Polio Vaccine to Be Given In Southern Israel

Israeli Doctors Save Life of 10-Year-Old Arab Boy

A ten-year-old Palestinian Authority boy received new life thanks to an Israeli kidney transplant.

Israeli Medical Team Saves Life of 10-Year-Old Arab Boy

Winning Start-Up Fights AIDS, Biowarfare

A winning Israeli start-up uses nanotechnology to fight HIV/AIDS and other killer viruses. Nano-cells could protect from bio-warfare, too.

Winning Start-Up Fights AIDS, Biowarfare

Israeli Company Unveils New Medical Smartphone

Israeli company LifeWatch Technologies unveils the LifeWatch V, a medical smartphone that measures seven medical indexes.

Israeli Company Unveils New Medical Smartphoneplayer

Israeli B-Cure Laser Cures Your Pain Right at Home

Arutz Sheva meets the people behind B-Cure Laser, a cutting edge technology in soft laser therapy.

Israeli B-Cure Laser Cures Your Pain Right at Homeplayer

Research May Lead to Antibiotics of the Future

A new discovery may lead to the development of a new wave of antibiotics, to replace the aging ones that are losing effectiveness.

Hebrew U Research May Lead to Antibiotics of the Future

Rambam Hospital Hosts Doctors from Indonesia

A special seminar at Haifa's Rambam Hospital has attracted doctors from all over the world, including from Muslim Indonesia.

Rambam Hospital Hosts Doctors from Indonesia

Video: Medical Clowning Conference in Jerusalem

The International Conference on Medicine and Medical Clowning shows that medical clowns are just as important as doctors.

"One of the Biggest Israeli Exports will be Medical Clowning"player

2 Jews in Trio of 2011 Nobel Prize Winners

Two 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.

2 Jews in Trio of 2011 Nobel Prize Winners

Old-Fashioned MD Exams Better than Hi-Tech

Old-fashioned doctor-to-patient dialogue and exams often are more useful to hospital doctors than hi-tech scans, Israeli researchers say.

Israeli Research: Old-Fashioned MD Exams Better than Hi-Tech

Made in Israel: New Hope for Chronic Wounds

A new Israeli product provides the right ingredients to help the body repair wounds that refuse to heal, especially for the elderly.

Made in Israel: New Hope for Chronic Woundsplayer

Heartfelt Israel: Doctors Save a Child in Tan

A medical team from Israel’s Save a Child’s Heart performs the first-ever pediatric open heart surgery on the youngest child in Tanzania.

Israel Medics Save a Child’s Heart in Tanzania

Kosher for Passover Medicines

As is customary around this time of year, lists of Kosher for Passover medicines have been publicized.

Kosher for Passover Medicines

Green Light for OTC Ritalin

Criticism of decision by Ethics Committee of Medical Federation to allow purchase of Ritalin without a prescription.

Green Light for OTC Ritalin, But Some See Red

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.

Knesset Probes Poor Response to Flu Shot Campaign

New Meds Could Stop Cancer

Tel Aviv U researchers developing new medicines that could prevent cancer and make existing cancer a manageable chronic illness.

New Meds Could Stop Cancer by Cutting Off Its Blood

Growth for Pharmaceuticals

A recent market study predicts annual growth in Israel's pharmaceutical market, to a total of $1.84 billion in 2014.

Study Predicts Growth in Israeli Pharmaceuticals

Israeli BioMed Conference

Considered the biggest life sciences conference held outside the USA, ILSI Biomed attracts world's leading biotechnology and medical entities

ILSI Biomed - International Life Science & Technology Weekplayer

Snake-Bitten Arab Boy Saved

A Jenin Arab’s antipathy is replaced by appreciation after his son’s life is saved in HaEmek Hospital in Afula.

Arab Boy from Jenin Saved in Afula Hospital

Multiple Sclerosis Breakthrough

Tel Aviv University finds that multiple sclerosis biomarkers appear almost a decade before symptoms.

Catching Multiple Sclerosis Before It Strikes

Survivors to Get Medicine Aid

The Knesset has approved reduced-price medicine for Holocaust survivors.

Shoah Survivors to Get Medicine Discount

Progress on New Alzheimer's Drug

A new medication designed to slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease and improve its psychological symptoms is entering advanced trials.

New Israeli Drug for Alzheimer's Disease in 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.

Tel Aviv University: Disabled Children Begin Healing - Magically

Law Prescribes Hebrew for MDs

A new law requires doctors to know Hebrew before they obtain a license to practice medicine in the State of Israel.

New Law Prescribes Hebrew for Doctors

Swine Flu Vaccine for All

The H1N1 flu vaccination is available, as of this week, to all citizens of Israel. Not everyone is taking it.

Swine Flu Vaccine Available to All

New Treatment for Gaucher's

An Israeli firm has passed the first hurdle in gaining FDA approval for a new treatment for Gaucher's disease.

Israeli Biotech Firm Produces New Drug for Gaucher's Disease

Flu Closes Tel Aviv School

A 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.

Flu Closes Tel Aviv School

Tzfat Medical School Takes Off

The President and Health Minister spoke at the opening ceremony for Israel’s newest medical school in Tzfat, set to start classes in 2011.

Peres: Tzfat Medical School Will Transform Israel