Israeli researchers: optimism extends life expectancy

June 2, 2021 by  
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Happiness might lead to better health and helps you live longer, researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have found in a longitudinal study they began back in the 1990s. Read more

PA head Abbas flies to Germany for medical treatment

April 6, 2021 by  
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The head of the Palestinian Authority (PA) Mahmoud Abbas has surprisingly travelled to Germany for medical examinations, TPS has learned. Read more

Former Chief Rabbi Sacks of United Kingdom and Commonwealth is diagnosed with cancer

October 16, 2020 by  
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Jonathan Sacks, the former Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth from 1991 to 2013 has been diagnosed with cancer. Read more

The Shtick on J-Wire: Wellbeing in COVID-19 times

Melbourne nutritionist Talitha Newton is also a Hypnotherapist, Counsellor and Life Coach, who advises her clients on how to deal with their health challenges, be it mental, physical or spiritual. Read more

First of 11 planes bringing vital medical supplies from China to Israel touches down

April 7, 2020 by  
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The first in a convoy of 11 El Al planes carrying tons of critical medical equipment to Israel from China touched down at Ben-Gurion International Airport on Monday morning, as the nation continues to battle the coronavirus pandemic. Read more

For Israel, recognizing another enemy is second nature

Among the world’s democracies fighting the coronavirus, Israel has so far been by far the most successful. Read more

A fine line between sensible caution and outright hysteria

It’s time to take the threat from the coronavirus seriously. Read more

MDA moves national dispatch centre to reinforced facility

February 28, 2019 by  
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Magen David Adom, Israel’s national EMS organization, has dedicated its new National Operations Centre… a dispatch centre east of Tel Aviv that’s housed in a reinforced and partially subterranean facility designed to be protected against missile, chemical and biological attack. Read more

Israeli research finds cannabis can ease symptoms of autism

February 1, 2019 by  
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A new joint study conducted by the Ben-Gurion University and Soroka University Medical Centre in Beersheva found that cannabis administered as a treatment for autism spectrum disorders appears to be well-tolerated, and can serve as a safe and effective option to relieve symptoms including seizures, tics, depression, restlessness and rage attacks for patients under the age of 18. Read more