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Israeli Scientists Discover Environmental Factors May Trigger Onset of Multiple Sclerosis

Tel Aviv University researchers say structural changes to protective neural membranes may be involved in the onset of the neurodegenerative disease.

Israeli Health Officials: Measles Outbreak Spreading

In Jerusalem, there have been 314 cases so far this year, 213 new cases in September alone. Health officials are expecting the total number of cases in the current outbreak to rise potentially up to 10 times that number.

Netanyahu Loses Cool with Heckler at Dedication of Kiryat Shmona Medical Emergency Care Center

Needless to say, the PM's snap response took over the morning headlines across Israel's media.

Medicinal Herb Festival Entices Hundreds to Jerusalem

Holistic medicine is a significant component of medical care in Israel.

Contact Lenses for the Nose that May Help You Lose Weight

Revolutionary drug-free, soft silicone device called NozNoz mechanically diverts smells from olfactory receptors in the nose, which can help curb appetite and change metabolism.

Measles Outbreak Feared in Tel Aviv

It’s not clear how many other children have been found to be infected with the illness so far.

Israeli Scientists Have Bad News for Users of Artificial Sweeteners

The bacteria found in the digestive system (e.g. E. coli) had a toxic response when exposed to concentrations of only one mg./ml. of the artificial sweeteners.

Prayers Needed for Founder of Mayanei HaYeshua Hospital in Bnei Brak

The public is asked to pray for the complete recovery of Moshe ben Sarah.

Rabbi Elisha Vishlitzky, Prominent National Religious Figure, Hospitalized in ICU

The public is asked to please pray for the full recovery and good health of Elisha ben Bella Bertha.

A True Closing of a Circle

However the story does not end there. It has an astounding conclusion . . .

Weizmann Scientists Design ‘Personalized Approach’ to Improve Immune System Ability to Kill Cancer

"This would be the ultimate “personalized” cancer therapy – a new drug is created for every patient.”

Breslov Chassid Who Received Trump’s Well Wishes Passed Away in Uman

Rabbi Getz came to Uman with the last strength in his body to stay near Rabbi Nachman's gravesite during the days of Judgment.

$29M Private Financing Secured for Developer of New Radiation Cancer Therapy

"The funding will be invaluable to explore the full potential of the Alpha DaRT as a cancer treatment for clinical trials worldwide."

Jewish Ethicist Says Sanctioning ‘Anti-Vaccine’ Parents Justified But Not Effective

"Such sanctions will likely have limited impact upon parents who are so swayed by incorrect information.”

Jewish Healing Movement Pioneer Rachel Cowan Dead at 77

A convert to Judaism who, with her late husband, Paul, author of "An Orphan in History,'' helped many assimilated Jews to seek out their Jewish heritage.

Hebrew U. Drug Trials Show 50% Cure Rate in Lab Mice Acute Leukemia

BioTheryX recently bought the rights to this promising drug from HU’s technology transfer company Yissum.

Knesset Health Committee Schedules Emergency Session on West Nile Virus

The committee intends to build an immediate strategy to end the outbreak of the disease in the country.

Israel’s Health Ministry Confirms Two Deaths in West Nile Virus Outbreak

Both were older Israelis, ages 85 and 76; one had "preexisting health issues."

Juul Asks Court to Overturn Israeli Ban on E-Cigarette

Juul cartridges contain 59 milligrams of nicotine for every milliliter of liquid, nearly tripling Israel's legal limit.

West Nile Virus Contracted by Dozens in Israel

So far, the number of those who have fallen ill with the disease is already double the number of cases in 2017.

Israeli Scientists Explore Whether Pomegranate Juice Can Reduce Risk of Brain Damage in Newborns

Studies have shown that pomegranates are rich in polyphenols, known to have strong antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects.

TEVA Shares Skyrocket After FDA Approves US Subsidiary’s Generic EpiPen

The generic EpiPen, an epinephrine auto-injector, is to be marketed in 0.3 mg and 0.15 mg strengths, according to the statement by the FDA.

FDA Approves Marketing for Israeli-Developed OCD Treatment

“Transcranial magnetic stimulation has shown its potential to help patients suffering from depression and headaches.”

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