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Posts Tagged: Israeli Medicine

September 16, 2016 5:06 pm

Israeli Doctor Who Saved Lives in Haiti Now in Charge of Treatment of Hospitalized Ex-President Peres (VIDEO)

Six years ago, the doctor currently in charge of the treatment of former Israeli President Shimon Peres -- who suffered a stroke earlier this week...

January 1, 2015 12:19 pm

IDF Doctor in Emotional Reunion With Parents of Palestinian Baby Whose Life He Saved

An emotional reunion has taken place at a Jerusalem hospital between a Palestinian family and the IDF medical officer who saved the life of...

December 10, 2014 6:47 pm

Safed Mayor Calls on Israeli Hospitals to Share Responsibility for Treatment of Wounded Syrian Refugees (VIDEO)

The mayor of Safed in the northern Galilee wants the Israeli Health Ministry to stop sending wounded Syrians to cash-strapped hospitals in the periphery, and...

October 19, 2014 2:45 pm

Israeli Hospital Confirms: We Treated Hamas Chief Haniyeh’s Daughter

In one of several such known cases, an Israeli hospital on Sunday acknowledged that it had recently provided medical treatment to a family member of...

October 19, 2014 1:41 pm

Israeli Hospitals Set Up Ebola Wards, as Country Prepares for Possible Cases From African Travelers (VIDEO)

Haifa's Rambam medical center announced Sunday that it has set up a ward containing three isolation tents for dealing with patients diagnosed with the...

October 1, 2014 12:37 pm

Israeli Hospital Removes Bullet From Syrian Child’s Neck (VIDEO)

Surgeons at Haifa's Rambam Medical Center recently saved the life of a 5-year-old Syrian boy hit in the throat by a stray bullet during fighting...

September 15, 2014 7:54 pm

12,000 U.S. Physicians Watch New Israeli Brain Catheterization Technique Live Online (VIDEO)

In a first, some 12,000 medical professionals in Washington, D.C., watched a new Israeli brain catheterization technique, livestreamed from Jerusalem's Sha'are Tzedek  Medical Center on...

September 2, 2014 6:37 am

As Ice Bucket Challenge Draws Attention to ALS, Israeli Cure Gathers Pace

While people across the world - or at least those who post to YouTube - are taking the "ALS Ice Bucket Challenge," and hopefully actually...

June 10, 2014 7:03 am

Precedent: Israeli Court Imposes Cancer Treatment on Minor Despite Family’s Opposition

A judge in Tiberias on Monday ordered doctors to begin chemotherapy and radiation treatments for a leukemia-stricken 14-year-old, against his and his parents' wishes. The youth...

July 11, 2012 10:34 am

Israeli Trained Scientist Saves Man’s Leg With Medical Maggots

When Waclaw Tyszkiewicz checked himself into the Rouge Valley Centenary Hospital in Ontario, Canada recently with an infection in his foot that was spreading to...

July 5, 2012 8:58 pm

Orthodox Rabbi May be First ALS Patient Cured by Israeli Drug

Haredi leader Rabbi Refoel Shmulevitz, a victim of the motor neuron disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), may be the first known patient cured of ALS,...

June 1, 2012 2:25 pm

15 Quirky and Game Changing Israeli Inventions

MEDICINE Invented by electro-optical engineer Gavriel Iddan, the PillCam takes images of the digestive tract and detects gastrointestinal diseases such as Crohn's disease. Patients swallow...


10 Things That Happen During the Holidays — Only in Israel

1. Everyone wishes you a happy new year, easy fast and happy holiday -- just as they do for Christmas in...

Israel Advocate Wants to Change Views About Jewish State, One Tattoo at a Time

“Low-brow” art forms can be a powerful advocacy tool, the head of a...


Police Called to London University After Protesters Trap Attendees of Israe...

Police were called to University College London (UCL) on Thursday evening after anti-Israel protesters stormed an event organized by local pro-Israel advocacy...

Middle East

Arab States Pressuring PA President Abbas to Resolve Internal Palestinian D...

Saudi Arabia, Egypt and other Arab states are piling pressure on Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to resolve divisions in his Fatah party...