Teva’s Parkinson Drug Now Marketed in Japan

Japan’s largest pharmaceutical company, Takeda, recently signed an agreement with Teva Pharmaceutical Industries to commercialize the Israeli company’s innovative treatment for Parkinson’s disease, rasagiline, in Japan.

Bringing Moshe to the Moon

Israeli scientists are trying to add a Sefer Torah to the moon's holy book collection.

BDSers Call for an ‘AidCott’ of Soros for Daring to Invest in Israel

The BDS leadership wants to punish Soros for Israeli investments; they are calling for an "aidcott."

In Israel, A Prosthetic Tailored for a Turtle

An Israeli scientist created a prostethic for a turtle based on the design of a Lockheed-Martin warplane.

Israeli Engineering Students Take Second Place in Istanbul Competition

Three Israeli students from Ben Gurion University of the Negev won second place at the International Cultural and Academic Meeting of Engineering Students conference (ICAMES), a world-wide engineering project competition organized by the Engineering Society of Bogazici University in Istanbul.

Israeli Men Have World’s Fourth-Highest Life Expectancy

Israeli men have the fourth-highest life expectancy of any nationality, according to a new analysis by the World Health Organization.

A Lifetime of Achievement, From New York to Beer Sheva

After reaching the pinnacle of the American medical profession by the age of 30, Glick packed it all up for the opportunity to build the Jewish state. Ahead of his latest award ceremony, Glick sat with The Jewish Press to talk about Israel, medicine and everything in between

Breakthrough in Heart Research at Hebrew U

Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem announced on Sunday a discovery that could have important implications for the treatment of heart failure. The research,...

FIFA World Cup in Brazil to be Protected by Israeli Security Systems

The FIFA stadium, which will seat 44,000 fans, will be protected by an Israeli company’s advanced security systems.

Helping Sick Israeli Children Produces Miracles and a Fund to Help More

A decision to help sick Israeli children in need led to miracles for Yael and Albert Shaltiel -- and a special fund to help even more.

Common Blood Pressure Drug Prevents Post-TBI Epilepsy

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

Adelson Donates $16.4 Million for Israeli Launch to the Moon

The Sheldon Adelson Family Foundation has contributed $16.4 million to the Israel Lunar Project to build the world smallest spacecraft that SpaceIL hopes to...

Israel’s Newest ‘Eye in the Sky’ Watching Iran

Israel has launched another military satellite to keep an eye on Iran as Tehran ramps up its nuclear development program.

Israeli Lunar Mission and Chicago’s iCenter Join Hands

If Israel sends a spacecraft to the moon, will BDS call the lunar surface “occupied territory”?

BGU Researchers Say Oxytocin May Promote ‘Lying for Your Team’

Oxytocin may cause people to "bend ethical rules to help the people close to us, like our team or family," say research team leader Dr. Shaul Shalvi.

Israeli Firm Launches Non-Invasive Brain Treatment for Depression

The technology is unique in that it can penetrate deeper than any other non-invasive method currently in use, which allows it to reach areas that were heretofore inaccessible.

Novartis Trying to Buy Israeli Stem Cell Research Developer

The Novartis dug company is in advanced talks to buy up Israeli-based stem cell treatments developer Gamida-Cell for $600 million, sources told the Globes...

Israeli Doctors Save 7-Year-Old Jordanian Boy

One of these days the Arabs are going to be very sorry if they have to live up to their anti-Israel rhetoric.

United Hatzalah Treats Groom Injured Breaking the Glass

Guests at a wedding in Petach Tikvah last night were shocked as the groom did the unthinkable. Towards the end of the wedding ceremony,...

Family Starts Nonprofit for Cure for Cause of Deaf-Blindness in Jews

Usher Syndrome is a genetic disease that is the leading cause of deaf-blindness in the world, particularly affecting Ashkenazi Jews, 2% of whom carry...

Historic Jerusalem Child Abuse Conference

Professionals and lay leaders from around the world will gather in Jerusalem for a historic 3-day conference on child abuse.

The Science of 20 mph

If you could save a person’s life, would you slow down?Of course you would.Convincing your neighbor might be more complicated. Luckily, science is on...

Parkinson’s Study Will Look at Ashkenazi Jewish Genetic Mutation

A study sponsored by The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research will investigate a genetic mutation found more often in Ashkenazi Jews.The Parkinson’s...

Ben-Gurion University Start-Up Wins $1 Million ‘Cybertition’

Israel's largest early-stage cyber-security investor, Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), announced in San Francisco on Tuesday that a Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) startup...

Study Finds No Evidence of Khazar Origin for Ashkenazi Jews

Of course, the fact that a major study finds no basis to the Khazar theory won't make it go away.

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