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Posts Tagged: Israeli Medicine

September 16, 2016 5:06 pm
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

May 17, 2012 11:23 am
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Making the Positive Case for Israel

The world well knows of Israel's military prowess in protecting its citizens against threats of terrorism and the even greater threat of a...

May 11, 2012 3:32 pm
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Israeli Medical Advances to Showcase at BioMed 2012

Tel Aviv will be hosting the BioMed 2012 conference May 21-23 to display advancements in the biotechnology industry, including in stem-cell research. Sixty...

Culture

Chutzpah and High Heels: A Sad, Funny, True Story

Chutzpah & High Heels, by Jessica Fishman. 317 pages. Yotzeret Publishing. $15.95. In her new book, Jessica Fishman gives us an...

New Documentary Details Extraordinary Holocaust Escape

JNS.org - The mission to tell the world the story of Jack Kagan's risky escape from a Nazi labor camp consumed Kagan and...

Israeli President Rivlin Witnesses Jewish State’s Technology in Action in Vietnam

JNS.org- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin this week visited the Southeast Asian nation of Vietnam,...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

Israel

Hamas Closes Gaza-Israel Border in Wake of Commander’s Assassination

Hamas closed the border crossing between the Gaza Strip in Israel on Sunday morning in the wake of the assassination of one of its commanders, Mazan Fukha. As a result of...

Middle East

Iran Sanctions 15 US Companies for Alleged Collusion With Israel

Iran has imposed sanctions on 15 U.S. companies for alleged human rights violations and cooperating with Israel, the state news agency IRNA reported on Sunday, in a tit-for-tat reaction to...

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