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Training Program for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities Opens at School of Dental Medicine

A pilot program launched by Tel Aviv University and AKIM helps students find jobs and change attitudes about people with special needs.

Israeli Scientists Show Tropical Fish Can Control Their Gut Microbes to Survive Extreme Temperatures

"Microbes and their hosts work together in a 'survival of the fittest' as part of the natural selection process."

Netanyahu in ‘Excellent Health’ Says Doctor

Deputy Minister Ze’ev Elkin served as temporary Prime Minister during the time Netanyahu was under sedation.

Hebrew U Researchers Discover Promising Treatment Against Aggressive Brain Tumors

"Not only can this breakthrough molecule kill tumor cells on its own, it has the power to help former chemotherapy-resistant cells become chemotherapy-sensitive once again.”

Eight Students in Jerusalem’s Famed Mir Yeshiva Hospitalized with Measles; Everyone in Building Immunized

Medical teams arrived at the yeshiva on Tuesday morning to immunize everyone in the building, with and without medical insurance.

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.

Epidemic: 42 Israelis Infected by Leptospirosis

The Health Ministry's Director General said there are 242 other patients suspected of contracting Leptospirosis.

Tiberias Surgeons Endoscopically Remove 2 Inch Nail from 8-Year-Old Girl’s Intestine

"Moving slowly, we managed to use the endoscope to grab the nail, transfer it to the stomach and then pull it out through the esophagus," Dr. On related.

Skokie Baseball Field Named After Orthodox Jewish Youth Who Died of Cancer

“Caleb played sports like he lived life: with passion, with pride and always looking out for the other guy,” his mother said.

Haifa U: Disabled at Higher Risk of PTSD due to War, Terror

28% of people with disabilities who were exposed to war and terror were particularly at risk of developing post-traumatic symptoms, compared to 11% of people with disabilities who were not exposed.

IDF Evacuates Syrian ‘White Helmets’ Civil Defense Members Fearing for their Lives to Jordan

The White Helmets have been the target of a disinformation campaign by Syrian and Russian regime propaganda outlets
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Meet Harvest2Order – 2 Israeli Expats Who Revolutionized Salad

Most of the salads you'll be served are kept on the premises in futuristic, hydroponic display cases, and are cut, mixed and served before your eyes.

Report: 55 Complaints Against Ritual Circumcisers in 2017, Out of 75,000 Circumcisions

Attorney Ella Skat of the ITIM Institute asked, “Why not compel mohalim to carry malpractice insurance?”

Report: Gaza Hospitals Provide Medical Helium for Firebomb Terror Balloons

During the 2014 Operation Protective Edge, Al-Shifa Hospital in the neighborhood of North Rimal in Gaza City was described by The Washington Post as being a "de facto headquarters for Hamas leaders, who can be seen in the hallways and offices."

Knesset Committee Hearing Cut Short by Guest Drinking 30 Grams of Cannabis Oil

"I’m scared to death of being confined to a wheelchair again. And the parents here are afraid their children will start twitching again. If you will dare touch the strains, we will turn to the High Court of Justice. I am not going back to the wheelchair.”

Israeli Health Ministry Weighing Criminal Sanctions Against Samaria Vaccine Refusers

In the settlement of Itamar Health Ministry officials have encountered resistance even when the vaccine was intended to prevent the infection of neighbors.

BGU Scientists Find Possible Cancer Breakthough

Prof. Varda Shoshan-Barmatz is developing a novel molecule for the treatment of cancer that may have the ability to reprogram cancer cells back to normal-like cells.

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.

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."

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."

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