Swarm of Bees Attacks Family in Northern Israel

Several family members suffered an allergic reaction to the apitoxin – honey bee venom – according to MDA.

Bar-Ilan University Treating C-PTSD in victims of Yazidi genocide

"We feel a moral obligation not only to study the effects of genocide, but to share our know-how to assist those suffering from it."

Cavaliers’ Former Israeli Coach David Blatt Announces He Has MS

"I’m a coach and my job is to lead, to teach and inspire many people. The fact that I’m not that mobile or active does not affect my mental ability to do these things."

Israeli Scientists Find Melanoma Tumor Cells ‘Hijack’ Inflammatory Pathway in Brain to Form Metastases

The researchers are currently investigating the trigger that instigates inflammation in the brain, which promotes metastasis.

Druze MDA Volunteers Collected Thousands of Food Items for Needy Families

Many Druze Israelis who recognized the importance of donations for the needy bought food that was handed to the volunteers.

El Al Flight Attendant Dies 5 Months After Contracting Measles

So far in 2019, a total of 1,165 Israelis have contracted measles.

Israeli Scientists Testing New Treatment to Prevent Brain Metastases in Cancer Patients

Tel Aviv University researchers say injection of synthetic DNA material found to activate brain's immune cells and kill invading tumor cells.

Report: TAU Scientists Developed Melanoma Nano-Vaccine

"We believe that our platform may also be suitable for other types of cancer and that our work is a solid foundation for the development of other cancer nano-vaccines."

Education Minister Peretz Replacing Anti-Ariel U. Professor with Aryeh Eldad on Budget Committee

Commission officials said Shain's tenure was not renewed because of his opposition to the establishment of the school of medicine at Ariel University.

Hebrew U. MRI Technique Can ‘See’ Molecular Changes in the Brain

This new technique provides biological readouts of brain tissue—the ability to see what’s going on on a molecular level, and to direct a course of treatment accordingly.

Putin’s Foe Suffers ‘Severe Allergic Reaction’ in Prison

In 2018, Navalny, then leader of the Progress Party, was barred from running for Russia's presidency.

Rivlin Marks 2nd Decade of Handicapped Accessibility in Israel

President Reuven Rivlin on Sunday hosted representatives of Accessibility Israel to mark its 20th anniversary. Accessibility Israel works to change the perception of the...

Study: Holocaust Survivors More Likely to Succumb to Dementia

The study tested the competing hypotheses stating that past genocide exposure reduces (owing to resilience) versus increases (owing to vulnerabilities) the risk of dementia.

Israeli Scientists Use Genetic Screen to Identify Genes That Protect Cells from Zika Virus

The study identified genes that safeguard against the viral infection as well as resuscitate infected cells, according to the researchers.

Israel-Invented Hand-Held Allergen Detector Will Help Save Lives

A sample of food is placed on a single-use pad, the device then analyzes the sample and gives an answer within three minutes to a smart-phone with which it is paired.

New Israeli Treatment Prevents Scarring Resulting from Breast Cancer Procedures

A new treatment developed at Ichilov Hospital in Tel Aviv prevents scarring during surgeries for removing tumors in breast cancer patients.

Israeli Scientists Say Fat Cells are Key in Dangerous Transformation of Melanoma

"Our findings can serve as a basis for the development of new drugs to halt the spread of melanoma — therapies that already exist, but were never used for this purpose."

Israel Ranks Among UN’s Top 10 Most Innovative Nations

Israel’s precise place in the 2019 top 10 list has yet to be disclosed — the final results are slated to be unveiled on July 24 at a special event the WIPO will be hosting in New Delhi.

Gazan Factions Oppose Establishing of US Hospital in Northern Strip

From the PA to Hamas, each of the factions opposes the new hospital for their own reasons.

MDA Inaugurates First Sea Ambulance

"On the Seabulance, several people can be treated at the same time, with medical equipment similar to that on an MICU."

Gaza ‘Tree Man’ Gets New Lease on Life from Israeli Doctors

“After years of suffering and solitude, I can finally live a normal life."

Leeds, UK, Reduces Childhood Obesity Using Bar-Ilan Professor’s Program

The program has been tailored to families with children under the age of three.

Hebrew U. Researchers Produce Chemical Insulin that Cuts Frequency of Injections Substantially

The stability of the chemical hormone developed in Prof. Metanis' laboratory will not only affect the duration of its decomposition in the body, but also its transportation.
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After Losing her Father and Brother, She Discovered Light Could Be Extracted from the...

"People tell me: Stop dealing with bereavement all the time," Orit says, "But I feel that there is where strength lies."
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Chancellor Merkel Shaking Uncontrollably Twice in 9 Days

A Merkel spokesman said she would fly to Japan on Thursday to participate in the G20 meeting this weekend. But should she?

Israeli Ministries Fighting Substance Abuse on International Day Against Drug Abuse

Data published by Israel’s Labor and Social Services Ministry show that 3,989 youth were treated for alcohol and substance abuse in 2018.

Israeli Health Tech Startup ‘DayTwo’ Raises $31M

DayTwo says it now has raised a total of $48 million with which it intends to continue to develop new products for metabolic and gastrointestinal conditions.

Bahrain Peace Summit May Provide Breakthrough for Israeli-Gulf Cooperation

The last time that Israelis have been allowed to visit Manama, Bahrain’s capital, en masse was in the halcyon days following the signing of the Oslo Accords on the White House lawn in 1993.

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