An unhappy marriage could cause a stroke

June 23, 2021 by  
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A new Tel Aviv University study reveals that perceiving marriage as unsuccessful is a significant predictor of death from a stroke and premature death among men, no less than well-known risk factors such as smoking and lack of physical activity. Read more

Medical cannabis for younger patients

June 23, 2021 by  
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A team of researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HU) has completed the first-ever meta-analysis of pediatric patients treated with medical cannabis to understand better the risks and benefits of cannabis use among young patients. Read more

Israel seeks Aliyah from medicos

February 22, 2021 by  
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 The Jewish Agency for Israel’s Board of Governors is to introduce a comprehensive program for physicians and medical professionals from around the world willing to join the Israeli health care system.

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Israelis can’t mask a lack of anxiety

June 10, 2020 by  
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The reopening of the Israeli economy after nearly two months of COVID-19 closures was bound to lead to laxity on the part of the public. And it did, in spite of endless Health Ministry warnings that a release from lockdown bondage would require extra vigilance where social-distancing, mask-wearing and hand-washing were concerned. Read more

Israeli-Palestinian cooperation saves the life of a six-month-old baby from Gaza

May 18, 2020 by  
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Unique cooperation this week between Israeli and Palestinian doctors, as well as authorities from both sides, has saved the life of two-year-old Lama Abu Dalal from Gaza. Read more

Researchers at Ben-Gurion University develop one-minute coronavirus test

May 14, 2020 by  
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Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev have developed a one-minute coronavirus test they hope will be used to help authorities more quickly track and identify the spread of the virus at a significantly lower cost than current testing. Read more