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Obesity Becoming ‘National Security Issue’ Says US General

An American general says the US is facing a "national security" crisis over obesity among the nation's youth.

Israeli Scientists Testing Cannabis Treatment for Diabetes

Israeli scientists are testing a new therapy - with cannabis -- for diabetes.

ISIS Fighters in Syria May Be Felled By Lesions (Not Legions)

ISIS fighters in Syria may ultimately be felled by a skin disease likely to be wracking thousands of its ranks.

Israeli Scientist Finds Omega-3 Reduces Smoking

A new study conducted by an Israeli scientist finds that Omega-3 helps reduce a smoker's craving for nicotine.

Chocolate May Be Sweet Solution for Memory Problems Age 50+

Over fifty and having trouble keeping track of car, keys and new faces? A component in chocolate may help.

Israeli ALS treatment Gets ‘Fast-Track’ FDA Designation

Stem cell treatment developed by Israeli company BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics has been designated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a "fast-track" treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

Despite Rockets: PA, Gaza Arabs treated at Haifa Hospital

Palestinian patients fear returning to Gaza, say they are embarrassed by Hamas actions.

Israeli Treatment for Gaucher Disease Approved in Canada

A new Israeli treatment for Gaucher disease, approved by the FDA, has received a green light in Canada as well.

Common Blood Pressure Drug Prevents Post-TBI Epilepsy

Israeli researchers discover a common blood pressure medication can prevent epilepsy from developing after TBI.

Teva Wins FDA Approval for Leukemia Drug

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Israeli-based Teva Pharmaceuticals full approval for Synribo, a drug that is injected for adults with...

No More Lies, Sec. Kerry, There Is No ‘Existential Threat to Israel’

No danger of the Jews becoming a minority in the combined area of Judea, Samaria and the pre-1967 Israel.

Government Panel Wants to Fund Abortions

The government will actively promote abortions by funding them for women between ages 20 and 33 if a proposal by a Health Ministry committee...

Israeli Researcher: Chewing Gum Cause of Migraines in Teens

"Every doctor knows that overuse of the TMJ will cause headaches."

Israeli Developer of Swallowable Camera Bought for $860 Million

An Irish company will purchase Given Imaging Ltd., an Israeli firm that developed a swallowable camera to diagnose problems in the digestive tract. Covidien Plc...

Israeli Invents New Super Glue for Internal Surgery Incisions

Israeli Prof. Havazelet Bianco-Peled of Haifa's Technion University has invented a new super glue that mechanically seals areas of potential leakage after surgery, without...

Israeli Doctor Can Help Make You into a Real Man

Are you a man with no facial hair to shave? Feel like a man but look like a girl? It happens to the best of us, even a combat soldier, who now is a real man thanks to a Tel Aviv University doctor.

Israelis Star in Nobel Prizes, so Why Doesn’t BDS Boycott Them?

If the Boycott Israel movement were intellectually honest, it would condemn the Nobel Prize judges for awarding Israelis. Let’s see how many pro-boycott academics will snub Israel’s universities.

Two Jews Win Nobel Prize in Medicine

Two more Jews, both from the United States, and a German non-Jew won the Nobel Prize in medicine in Monday, while two Israel contenders...

Israel Raises Funds to Treat Ethiopian Boy Mauled by Hyena

A U.S. Jewish doctor in Ethiopia came across a boy whose life is threatened after an attack by a wild hyena. Muslims, Bedouin and Jews now are pitching in to save his life.

Video Games Can Help in Stroke Rehab, Says Israeli Research

Video games do not necessarily numb brains. They actually can help the brain recover from damage caused by a stroke, according to a Tel Aviv University researcher. Bring on Nintendo.

Maimonides Says Change Your Habits, Not Just Your Diet

Maimonides, the Jewish sage and medical doctor, wrote extensively on nutrition and wellness. His writings are now being incorporated into contemporary medical studies on healthy living habits.

Brain-Dead Israeli Boy’s Kidney Donated to PA Child

The kidney of a 3-year-old Israeli boy was successfully transplanted to a 10-year-old Palestinian Authority boy. The parents of Noam Naor decided to donate his...

Tel Aviv U Researcher Says Marijuana Can Halt Brain Damage

Marijuana is known to have therapeutic qualities. A Tel Aviv Univ. professor now says a very low dosage of grass also can prevent brain damage. A new study may reach the same conclusion for the heart.

Would Hawking Meet Paraplegic Arab Saved by Israel?

He could meet a three-year-old Arab toddler with no arms and no legs, named Mohammed al-Farra.

Israel to Show Off to Obama Hi-Tech ‘Robot Snake’ (Video)

Israel is going all out it impress Obama. Israel will show off for the president a robot snake, mini desktop and six other hi-tech products in a “Better World” exhibit at the Israel Museum.

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