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Sheba Hospital Rejects ‘Jews-Only’ Donation

“The Jewish people suffered from discrimination in many countries; it is very important that the Jewish people not discriminate in our own country."

Hebrew U. Analysis Links Acetaminophen in Pregnancy to Autism

Researchers at the Hebrew University found a link between prolonged use of drugs containing acetaminophen (paracetamol or Tylenol) during pregnancy, and increased risk of autism spectrum disorder and ADHD.

Adopt-A-Granny Program Tackles Plight of Israel’s Elderly Holocaust Survivors

All prospective volunteers are required to complete an online application, and make a commitment to meeting with their adopted grandparent at least once a week for at least one year.

Haifa U study Shows First Real-Time Trauma Symptoms in Prolonged Warfare

The study, conducted during Israel’s 2014 Operation in and around the Gaza Strip, found that people who reported a startle response to loud or sudden noises were at higher risk of post-traumatic symptoms.

NASA To Test Israeli Anti-Radiation Vest

Last year, the Israel Space Agency signed an agreement with the German Aerospace Center (DLR) to use its expertise in the examination of deep space radiation effects and its absorption in the human body.

Fifty Israeli Farms Win Medical Cannabis Export Licenses

The issue had been the topic of stiff disagreement, particularly from police, who feared the deal would facilitate criminals’ ability to transport and deal drugs.

PM Netanyahu Released from Hospital following Tests

Netanyahu was admitted for tests suffering from coughing fits and a high fever.

Netanyahu’s Modest Proposal: Sell 9 Million Israelis to Scientific Research

"The interest of global companies is very great. I have already met with many of them. They all want to come here, and rightly so. They see this as a new direction."

Israel is First Country to Grant Health Ministry ‘Medical Device’ Certification for Cannabis Vaporizer

Kanabo has also initiated pre-clinical trials on its first patented formula to test its efficacy in treating sleep disorders.

Raw Sewage from Palestinian Authority Villages Flows Near Highway in Samaria

The environmental problems include foul odors, mosquito infestation, severe ecological damage, and a staggering array of health hazards.

Vaccination Debate Rears Head Again

A most disturbing aspect to anti-vaccination groups is that debunked frauds and misinformation are routinely treated as fact.

Religious Zionists’ Spiritual Leader on Vaccination: Listen to Doctors, Don’t Be Your Own Physician

"We very much value independent and critical thinking, but we also need some common sense and humility."

Report: Fewer Than 20 Percent of Israelis Maintain Healthy Lifestyle

During the 2016-17 school year, 18 percent of Israeli elementary school age children were obese.

Israel to Tax Electronic Cigarettes as Regular Cigarettes

The move came after a year-long struggle by the Israeli “Avir Naki” (“Smoke Free Israel” organization and Likud MK Yehuda Glick.

Israeli Scientists Find Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation Improves Gait in Parkinson’s Disease Patients

Tel Aviv University researchers say transcranial direct current therapy positively impacts mobility and executive functions.

Billionaire Donates $20m to Israel’s Sheba Hospital for Nuclear Medicine, Research Center

Targeted cyclotron radiation, which causes minimal damage to surrounding healthy tissue, has been hailed by some as a form of “magic bullet” in the field of cancer treatment.

Haifa U Study: Our Handwriting Reveals Our Mood

The goal: to create an objective index of mood independent of the individual’s subjective report.

Addiction Doesn’t Discriminate, Warns Crown Heights-based ‘Operation Survival’ (video)

"Some people still tend to think of drug use as an 'outside problem', but the reality is that addiction doesn't discriminate."

Israeli Tech To ‘Transform’ British Healthcare System

“This will deliver Israeli innovation and technology for the good of the British people,” UK Ambassador David Quarrey said.

Israeli Scientists Find Medical Cannabis Significantly Safer for Elderly With Chronic Pain Than Opioids

More than 60 percent were prescribed medical cannabis due to the pain, particularly pain associated with cancer.

Israeli Research Creates ‘ Superfood’ Out of Blemished Apples

“The powder can be integrated into many food products and enrich their nutritional values, give them a refreshing apple flavor and turn them into a superfood.”

President Rivlin Visits Downed F-16 Pilot, Navigator, in Hospital

The President visited the combat pilot whose condition was upgraded to moderate, and met his wife and infant son and his parents.

Israeli Doctors Restoring Patient’s Jaw Using Shinbone

In a surgery that lasted 12 hours, a multidisciplinary team of more than 30 doctors and nurses removed a tumor from a patient's mouth and reconstructed part of her jawbone to fit in the gap.

Israeli Doctors Remove Battery from 10-Months-Old Baby’s Stomach

The battery, from a toy, caused an ulcer in the stomach of 10-month-old baby Ram.

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