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Researchers find anomalies in 30% of fetuses who later develop autism

A routine prenatal ultrasound can identify early signs of autism, Ben-Gurion University and Soroka Medical Center researchers find.

Researchers find anomalies in 30% of fetuses who develop autism

Two children die of coronavirus in Be'er Sheva hospital

The two, both six years old, deteriorated over the past few days, and doctors tried everything possible to save them.

Two children die of coronavirus in Be'er Sheva hospital

Health Minister: 'No reason to panic, there's room for optimisim'

Health Min. visits Be'er Sheva hospital, says there are 'initial indications' that booster dose protects against the new Omicron variant.

Health Min.: 'No reason to panic, there's room for optimisim'

Hospital cameras capture brawl outside Soroka Medical Center

Two families clashed outside the Soroka Medical Center, prompting the mayor of Be'er Sheva to demand governmental intervention.

Hospital cameras capture brawl outside Soroka Medical Centerplayer

Be'er Sheva Mayor: 'This is a national emergency'

Violent brawl at hospital 'is a war on democracy, there's civilian terror here,' Be'er Sheva's Mayor Danilovich warns.

Be'er Sheva Mayor: 'This is a national emergency'

Omer Council Head: 'What happened here doesn't happen even in 3rd world countries'

Pinny Badash, head of Omer Council, urges Bedouin leaders to gather together, find solution for violence in their communities.

'What happened here doesn't happen even in 3rd world countries'

Siamese twins joined at the head successfully separated

In first-of-its-kind operation in Israel, a pair of baby girls born with their heads attached were successfully separated.

Siamese twins joined at the head successfully separated

Teen girl hospitalized with suspected rabies

16-year-old girl hospitalized at Soroka Medical Center in Beer Sheva after traveling with puppy suspected to have rabies.

Teen girl hospitalized with suspected rabies

Soroka Hospital doctor, Professor Ruth Shaku-Levy, called on public to evade isolation

'Whoever comes [to the protest] and is not interested in 2 weeks isolation, leave your phone at home.' Edelstein: 'Encourages breaking law.'

Soroka Hospital doctor called on public to evade quarantine

Israeli woman hospitalized after mistaking wasabi for avocado

60-year old woman goes to emergency room with 'unexpected chest pressure' after mistakenly eating wasabi at a wedding.

Israeli woman hospitalized after mistaking wasabi for avocado

"Horrific" findings show patients' lives were put at risk

Former Health Ministry Comptroller says Israel Hayom's findings on Soroka 'raise concerns,' put lives at risk.

"Horrific" findings show patients' lives were put at risk

4-year-old boy drowns after floods hit southern Israel

Boy falls into flooded river near Negev town, drowning.

4-year-old boy drowns after floods hit southern Israel

'I'm a bad mother'

Beer Sheva woman who threw her baby out of a moving car indicted - but attempted murder charges dropped.

'I'm a bad mother'

Children from fertility treatments at risk for juvenile cancers

Ben Gurion University, Soroka researchers reveal that children born from fertility and IVF treatments at greater risk for juvenile cancers.

Children from fertility treatments at risk for juvenile cancers

Facebook screens live brain surgeries from Israeli hospital

Brain surgeries taking place at a southern Israeli hospital were broadcast live on Facebook.

Facebook screens live brain surgeries from Israeli hospital

Woman dies of swine flu, six others infected

Four women are being treated at Soroka hospital in Be'er Sheva; the other two are hospitalized in Jerusalem.

Israeli woman dies of swine flu, six others infected

IDF Soldier Wounded in Gaza Gunfire Improves

Condition upgraded to 'stable' one day after shootout, Soroka Medical Center says.

Condition of IDF Soldier Wounded by Gaza Sniper Improves

Rocket Fire Sparks Premature Births in the South

Constant sirens, missile fire sparks 10% increase in birthrate in Be'er Sheva; naming trends reflect confidence in IDF operation.

Rocket Fire Causes Rise in Premature Births in the South

Prayers for Seriously Wounded Soldier

Public asked to pray for Mordechai Yemin, soldier from Itamar who suffered head wound from mortar shells fired by Gaza terrorists.

Public Urged to Pray for Seriously Wounded Soldier

Three-Year-Old in Negev Airlifted After Snake Bite

Infant in Har Amasa bit while frolicking in playground, evacuated by helicopter to Be'er Sheva hospital.

Three-Year-Old in Negev Airlifted After Snake Bite

Crash in Negev Kills Child, Leaves 4 Injured

11 year old boy killed, four teens injured in crash in southern town of Hura. MDA medics recount the scene.

Crash in Negev Kills Child, Leaves 4 Injured

Car Crash on Route 90; 35 Year Old Woman Killed

Passenger vehicle overturns on Arava Road; 35 year-old woman killed, 3 others suffer moderate to severe injuries.

Car Crash on Route 90; 35 Year Old Woman Killed

Beer Sheva Doctor, 34, Drowns at Sea

Police say Dr. Tamir Perry went for a swim in Park Ashkelon and never returned.

Beer Sheva Doctor, 34, Drowns at Sea

Record Number of Births at Soroka Hospital

Midwives at Be'er Sheva's Soroka Medical Center worked extra hard as a high of 58 births was recorded over a 24-hour period.

Record Number of Births at Be'er Sheva's Soroka Hospital

'One Arm Flew Off, the Other was Crushed'

Captain Ziv Shilon lost one arm and is fighting for use of the other, but says: "IDF is strong."

'One Arm Flew Off, the Other was Crushed'

Injured Officer Salutes with Mangled Arm

Doctors are trying to save Captain Ziv Shilon's right arm. He has regained consciousness.

Injured Officer Salutes with Mangled Arm

IDF Hosting NATO's Surgeon-Generals

For first time, IDF Medical Corps hosting senior medical officers from NATO member countries.

IDF Hosting NATO's Surgeon-Generals

Research Breakthrough in Male Fertility

Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev have made a breakthrough in the field of male fertility.

Research Breakthrough in Male Fertility

Second Victim Dies from Rocket Fire

A 62-year-old woman has become the second victim to lose her life as a result of the weekend rocket fire.

62-yr-old Israeli Woman Second Victim to Die from Rocket Fire